RATINGS: 504   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 107   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
100 IBUs
Bottled Version: 107 IBUs, 10%

Prepare to walk the plank to an Ale of overwhelming proportions. More hops & more malts than any land lubber can handle. After this experience...your tongue will be buckled. The I.B.U.s (International Bitterness Units) are off the scale on this ale. Be forewarned, those with a timid palate, this is not a wee beer! Handcrafted in small batches for those sailing the seas in search of great ales.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
slowrunner77 (11460) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 30, 2014
UPDATED: APR 2, 2015 "the version i had,still called Tongue Buckler, was at 10%! and came across as a strong ale/hoppy bw/or sweet double ipa. generoua=sly hopped but candi malty sweet. very good. you could tell the abv was high, but no heat. big body, lasting malty finish with a bittersweet aftertaste."

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
deyholla (11012) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAR 15, 2014
Sampled at the 2014 Untapped festival in Fort Worth. Pours a clear deep red with a yellowish brown head that dissipates slowly to the edges. Aroma has notes of grain, toffee and grass. Flavor has more grass and a bit of pine backed by grain and toffee.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hopscotch (10983) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - MAY 16, 2009
Bottle Clear, deep amber ale with a small, creamy, off-white head. Decent retention. The aroma is a wonderful swirl of pine, caramel and toffee I mean, lots of caramel and toffee. Full-bodied with barbed carbonation. The flavor is just a ton of earthy, citrusy hop bitterness layered upon huge toffee and caramel malt sweetness. Very malty; very hoppy almost balances out. Lengthy, bitter, coarse finish that eventually dries out. Bottle provided by WeeHeavySD!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
daknole (10936) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - JUN 21, 2009
Bottle at JW77s. Damn this is HOPPY. Holy crap. Reddish pour. Off white head. Aroma is full of harsh citrus hops and christmas tree resin. Flavor is just too damn hoppy. Tons of grapefuit peel, bitter resin and some light malt. Wow hopheads rejoice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
kp (10882) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
UPDATED: APR 13, 2009
Name: Tongue Buckler
Date: December 02, 2005
Mode: Draft
Source: Brewfest, Strong Ale Fest
big sweet malt aroma with lots of hops, lots of hops and hops with a long bitter finish
Aroma: 7/10; Appearance: 5/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 11/20
Rating: 3.1/5.0
Drinkability: 5/10
Score: *4

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DocLock (10441) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 10, 2012
Bomber. Pours clear mahogany, looking like orangy-brown fall foliage through indirect light. Nose is rich, heavy resiny hops and a huge malt bill. Almost barleywiney nose. Tastes very astringent and resiny, with a huge hop bill that tells me the 107 claim is likely right on the money. The malt is there, but cannot match the hops in this. Mild vinous fruit flavors late, and some caramel malt, but the hops are center stage here. This one is unique, but way too astringent to be great.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jercraigs (10258) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - APR 4, 2015
UPDATED: DEC 15, 2016 2016-12-09. Dark amber body modest beige head. 3+ Aroma has hoppy character, grapefruit notes. Flavour has pleasant bitterness, grapefruit notes. Average bodied palate, good with a carbonation. Solid, it grows on me as it goes. 7/3-4/7/3/15-16 Bottle shared by Blankboy.

2015-03-14. Dark amber body with a nice foamy beige head. 3+ Moderate aroma, hoppy. Light fruit and vegetation. Flavour is fairly bitter, a bit rough actually. Green hop character lingers long into the finish. Average bodied palate, good carbonation. Okay, sort of rough hop character overall. Bottle shared at beerhuggers tasting.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DuffMan (10057) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 9, 2011
On tap @ Radio Maria. Beautiful russet orange amber, thick lacy tan head. Sugary malty sweetness, spruce tips, orange rind, subtle spiciness. Incredibly long bitter finish. Big bodied, sticky, resinous. So good!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
GT (9982) - Oceanside, California, USA - FEB 20, 2012
Tap at Churchills in San Marcos. Pours a clear amber to near red. Moderate lace. Nose is red fruits, toffee, brown sugar, fruit juice. Hints of sherry. Taste is syrupy, sweet, sticky, moving to sharp tanginess with brown sugar and lemon maple. Lemony and toffee finish. Pretty intensely sticky. Very sharp mouthfeel. Long sticky plus resiny bitter finish. Headache inducing. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
marcus (9970) - Sacramento, California, USA - APR 30, 2012
Bottle from City Beer. Pours reddish amber with a sourish smoked malt aroma and a decent beige head. There is a delicious red malt flavor that is raspy, yet smooth with lots of hop bitterness. Easier to drink than I expected.

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