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90
67
style
RATINGS: 266   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54/5   IBU: 100   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Eagle Claw Fist utilizes the same Chico yeast that shaped Hoppy Feet and Brown Angel. Canadian Two Row, English Crystal, and a little English Black Patent malt provide a sweet, balanced backbone. Simcoe, Centennial, and Citra work together to create a unique hop assault, with an intense bitterness that manages to leave your palate in one piece and is harmonized by the flavors of tropical fruits and flowers. The finish is dry.

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4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Cybercat (5404) - Georgia, USA - DEC 31, 2011
Aroma is strong, crisp, malty and fruity with an overtone of hops like an IPA. It pours a dark orange-brown, about halfway between coppery and mahogany, with a decent light tan head. Flavor has a strong, bitter hoppy overtone, more at an IPA than a "regular" ale, with woody and malty notes and floral and fruity hints. Firm-bodied texture is fizzy and lively, leaving a woody and hoppy finish. Let this eagle claw fist loose on your tongue!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Skinnyviking (9215) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - DEC 29, 2011
Bottle. High creamy long lasting white head. Clear dark amber body. Hard to describe aroma of bittersweet hops caramel roasted malt with an unexpected sweet note. Powerful hops flavor with citrus and pine. Low carbonation. Long bitter aftertaste. Well balanced beer in which the alcohol seems just right.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
taphandle (1135) - Texas, USA - DEC 26, 2011
Brown, good head. Piles of malt on this one giving it a thick palate. The hops bitterness is nice and it could almost be an IPA.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mar (5337) - Dallas, Texas, USA - DEC 25, 2011
Deep brown with a short lived cream head. Nose is dank hops, citrus, light caramel, and pine resin. Chewy on the palate, big hop kick in the front, sweet, rich, chewy malts, pine, fruits, big ol beer.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kp (10883) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - DEC 25, 2011

Date: August 20, 2011
Mode: Bottle
Source: Tasting
Appearance: mudy dark brown, frothy grey head, drippy lace
Aroma: sweet caramel aroma, fruity esters, light spicyness
Flavor: sweet caramel malt flavor, lots of balancing earthyness, touch of spicyness, long bitter finish
Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 13/20
Rating: 3.2/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: **+ /4

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ungstrup (35954) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - DEC 22, 2011
Bottled. A slightly hazy red beer with a huge lazing beige head. The aroma has notes of chewy malts, alcohol, hops, and lemons. The flavor is sweet with notes of hops, alcohol, malt, caramel, lemons, leading to a dry and bitter finish.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Sammer (1119) - Plano, Texas, USA - DEC 17, 2011
Taste is hops, rye, bread and hay. A nice, complex winter type warmer. Solid beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tmoney99 (14027) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - DEC 17, 2011
Bottle. Poured cloudy dark brown color with an average to large frothy brown head that mostly lasted with good lacing. Moderate to heavy complex hop & toasted malt aroma. Medium to full body with a slick texture and soft carbonation. Medium to heavy bittersweet flavor with a medium to heavy bittersweet finish of moderate to long duration. My expectations were exceeded.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - DEC 11, 2011
On tap. Pours a warm, reddish amber with a slight haze and a lacing off-white head. Burned caramel in the nose combined with intensely aromatic hops. Quite full-bodied, caramel and biscuit again with an intense hopping. Very classic Amarican - an Imperial Red Id say. 041211

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pinball (11987) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - DEC 7, 2011
tap at mikkeller bar. Cloudy dark amber, small offwhite head. Malty and hoppy aroma, quite malty. Flavor is dry,malty, dr, hoppy, in fact pretty dry good.


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