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RATINGS: 239   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.89/5   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Back from the dead and better than ever! Like a zombie that just wont die, one of the Souths favorite craft beers is back. This newly reincarnated version of Laughing Skull is a full flavored amber ale with a crisp, clean finish thats sure to clear out the cobwebs. So crack open a Skull! Youll be glad you did.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
b3shine (8671) - Indiana, USA - MAR 4, 2015
Bottle to half-pint glass (shared by DrSilverworm). Looks solid; a hazy amberish brown with thin eggshell head that steadily dissipates into lacing. Smells and tastes of caramel and a bit of toast with a fairly clean medium-bodied mouthfeel. Not bad, but forgettable.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
drowland (8476) - Georgia, USA - JUL 27, 2010
7/25/10. 12oz bottle courtesy Cavie. Malty caramel aroma with a hint of medicinal astringency. Very plain malty aroma with a hint of caramel. Meh.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
SudsMcDuff (8296) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - OCT 12, 2011
Had on Draft @ the Abita brewpub in Abita,LA .. . Pours a deep tan .. medium head .. awesome lacing .. . truly great aroma .. . has a unique light sweetness- maple syrup and what not .. . slick and fun to drink .. . wow, really really good .. . to good to write anything really intriguing .. . . you dun goofd ...

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
jredmond (8049) - New York, New York, USA - OCT 13, 2016
Can purchased on Jekyll Island, during M&Ds wedding weekend. Pours an amber body with thick white head. Mouthfeel is medium bodied with noticeable carbonation and notes of offensive malt, sugar and abrasive alcohol.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
PorterPounder (7765) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - DEC 3, 2010
Tallahassee, Fl. - New Leaf Market - 12 oz bottle. Medium copper pour, slight white bubbly head. Aroma is pretty much neutral with just a hint of fresh lake water. Flavor has a hint of spice, some faint caramel notes, and a bit of citrus to round it out. Decent bitterness. Mouthfeel is crisp and dry. Much better than its original name sake - which to this day sticks in my head as one of the most foul tasting beers I have ever put my lips to.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ogivlado (7656) - Zagreb, CROATIA - FEB 21, 2015
Bottled 355ml. - at OHara Zagreb. Golden amber coloured, minimal off-white head, notes of caramel in the nose. Slight toasted malt, dry caramel, dog food with nutty notes and short caramel finish. Cheery label, bad beer....

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (7490) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 30, 2010
From my beer club. Sampled from a 12 oz brown bottle this beer poured a medium amber color with a medium sized foamy white head that produced a little lacing. The aroma was lightly bitter with notes of citrus and honey. The flavor was citrus, honey, nut, bread and vanilla. The finish was medium length bitter lemon and honey. Medium body. Ok.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Idiosynkrasie (7227) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - MAR 10, 2016
355ml bottle. Cloudy, deep reddish amber colour with late awakening, small, rapidly diminishing and completely fading, off-white head. Mellow malty aroma with a minimally nuttily touch, unspecific fruity hoppy overtones, a touch of mandarine and orange. Taste is mellow caramel malty, slightly citrusy fruity hoppy overtones, a touch of mandarine and orange; quite watery. So-so.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Hermod (7226) - Vantaa, FINLAND - OCT 1, 2015
Can @Sbwf15. Pours dark amber with a thin off white head. Caramel, bready notes, malt, hops. Flavor has more sweet notes, hint of chocolate, toffee. Mild bitterness. Ok.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Strykzone (7182) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - MAY 8, 2015
12 ounce bottle from Hayduke that we had together via facebook chat. This beer is clear amber brown and has just a little beige head. The aroma is rich and malty with some nice fruit behind that. The fruit is almost candy. I taste fruity caramel which must mean those two blend well here. A little cinnamon. Mid glass I noted just a little grapefruit bitterness and a tiny bit of chocolate just before that. This beer keeps surprising. Now I am tasting some brown sugar. As fun as the middle of the glass was, the finish was more mundane. There is not usually a lot of excitement in an Amber ale but this one was fun. It offered some nice surprises.


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