RATINGS: 2620   WEIGHTED AVG: 4/5   EST. CALORIES: 330   ABV: 11%
This is a lacerative muther of a beer. The evil big brother of Arrogant Bastard Ale. It is strongly suggested you stay far, far away from this beer. Those foolish enough to venture close enough to taste will experience a punishingly unforgiving assault on the palate. Course theres always the masochists...
Note: 2007 - 10%, 2008 & 2009 - 10.5%, 2010 - 11.2%, 2011 - 10.5%, 2012 - 11.2%, 2016 - 11%.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
tdmuel (251) - South Carolina, USA - OCT 11, 2013
22oz. bottle filled from a 2012 keg. Pour is a slightly hazy burnt orange with a small off white head. Very sweet nose, feels like a cross between a barleywine and a dark belgian. Notes of candi sugar, sweet caramel, dark fruits, very citrusy hops, noticeable alcohol on the nose, and a nice biscuity malt note. Huge citrusy hops that have hardly faded away up front on the taste, then it goes to a plum and cherry sweetness, theres an almost chocolatey taste there, nice piney notes, and a somewhat sticky syrupy taste. Very tasty beer, and even after a year it is still very very aggressive.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
eduardovl (1418) - SWITZERLAND - MAY 21, 2017
600ml bottle served in a snifter glass. 2016 Edition. Enjoyed at "Au Coin Mousse - Geneva". Pours a dark and cloudy amber color forming a medium tan head with medium retention and some molasses lacings formed and left in the glass. Strong notes of caramel and oak in the nose. Dark dry fruits, honey, hazelnut, apricot and roasted malts. Grassy hops. Taste is slightly sweet in upfront, becoming quickly roasted and bitter. Strong notes of caramel, dark dry fruits, honey, nuts, roasted malts. String hops bitterness kick. Great bittersweet balance. Heavy body. Medium carbonation. Caramel and grassy hops in the aftertaste. Great drinkability. American classic.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
jakeskia (13) - Kanata, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 16, 2017
A nice complex beer, while strong is easily approachable. Notes of molasses, honey, cereal, raisin, fig compote, apricot, chocolate, hazelnut, coffee and baking spice. Nice and creamy on the palate a true example of one of the best craft brews out of the USA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jyrsa (791) - - MAY 12, 2017
Tap @ MBCC. The 2006 year. Clear copper. Herbs, caramel, malt body. Herbal with loads of caramel, some nuts. Nice structured body with long herbal finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DwarfeD (3352) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - MAY 6, 2017
660ml bottle shared at home. Hazy dark orange with a medium white soapy head. Medium to full body with low to moderate carbonation. Quite some bitterness with subtle fruity sweetness. Pine, malts, caramel, citrus and tropical fruits. Very good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dzudohonor (64) - POLAND - MAY 4, 2017
Bardzo, wręcz agresywnie nachmielone , bardzo słodowe, sporo karmelu, biszkoptowe, rodzynkowe, pomarańcze, żywica, kandyzowane owoce, dochodza lekkie nuty herbaciane, może ziołowe. Piwo bezkompromisowe i potężne.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Evilkniamhel (883) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 29, 2017
On keg at Hanging Bat (27/04/17). Pours clear deep amber red. Nose of madeira, molasses, toffee cake, raisins, cherries, parmaviolets. Taste is boozy, oak, resin, super hoppy, earthy notes, complex, long finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dambor (620) - Berlin, GERMANY - APR 28, 2017
Pours ruby red with medium head. Aroma: caramel aroma nicely counterbalanced with hops. Taste: caramel, dried fruit and lots of hops. Nice.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Eructoblaster (4136) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - APR 25, 2017
Bottle (2016) - 22oz. Dark copper body with a thick, off-white frothy head. Robust, well-balanced, complex malty/hoppy aroma with cinnamon, fruity, maple syrup, and spicy hints. Alcool is subtle. Its robust malty/hoppy taste carries woody, barley sugar, and cinnamon notes. Ends with a long, strong, warming bittersweet finish. Fantastic winter warmer.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Johnstledger8 (1121) - Dublin, IRELAND - APR 22, 2017
Bottle. Pours a murky reddish brown with a thin foamy off white head. Aroma is of toffee, treacle, dark fruits, figs, raisins, blackcurrant, plum. Taste is of toffee, plum, currants, raisins, brown sugar, red berries, maple syrup. Sticky oily mouthfeel, medium carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Lore (2614) - Budapest, HUNGARY - APR 16, 2017
clear in the first glass, opalescent with a lot of sediment in the second one, mahogany colour, one inch dense yellowish head; aroma of intensive pine resin, caramel, biscuit notes, raisins soaked in liqueur and alcohol; bittersweet taste with tons of resiny hops, syrupy-caramel notes, raisins, maybe other dried fruits and slome spicy alcohol; great strong ale

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