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RATINGS: 608   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.81/5   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 262   ABV: 8.75%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A big, malty beast of a beer that exemplifies the way we roll here at Drakes. Two-row malt is blended with Chocolate malt, roasted barley, and dark Crystal malts to make up the grist. Only one hop addition, Columbus, is added for bittering, allowing the abundance of malt in this beer to shine through. Enjoy the dense brownish head, the silky maltiness, and flavors of licorice, coffee and chocolate, rounded out with a slightly dry finish. heres to those who dont fear the mighty!

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3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
blutt59 (6552) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUN 6, 2015
Bottled, dark brown to black pour with tall tan foam, aroma is malty chocolate And coffee, flavor has too much black licorice and raisin for me, green coffee, bitter is pronounced

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Iznogud (3233) - CROATIA - JUN 1, 2015
Bottle, 650 ml from Za Popent, Ljubljana. Pours dark brown with tan head. Chocolate aroma. Roasted coffee, milk chocolate, licorice. Full bodied. Warming alcohol. Very good.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
GenDV138 (6688) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - MAY 21, 2015
22 oz bottle poured into a snifter. Thanks to my friend Ed for the trade! Black with two fingers of tan head and decent lacing. Aromas of sweet coffee, light roast, vanilla, some dark fruit. Tastes of dark chocolate, coffee, roast, caramel, some vanilla, subtle dark fruit, just a hint of booze. Full body with a dry finish. Very nice.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bergstaden (2675) - Rros, NORWAY - MAY 15, 2015
Black with a brown head - Dark malt and coffee in the aroma - Good malt body with a good coffee flavour with some bitterness as well - The malt and coffee gooes into the finish - This was very good

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bigericsports (67) - Berkeley, California, USA - MAR 28, 2015
Bomber served in a pint. Pours pitch black with a large cocoa head. Excellent retention and lace. Silky maltiness, flavors reminiscent of licorice, followed by dark chocolate, and coffee. Full body, average carbonation, creamy texture, and a long roasted finish. The alcohol is nicely disguised.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rosenbergh (11132) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAR 28, 2015
22 oz bottle. Bomber tasting at Timo A.
Black colour with a small tan head. Roasted malt, sourness and bitterish hops in the aroma and the flavour. Strong alcohol warmth. Tasty!

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Rasmus40 (18747) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAR 6, 2015
Bottle from Mikkeller Web Shop. Black with a big dark brown head. Aroma is sweet, roasted malt, coffee, licorice and chocolate. Flavor is quite sweet and rather bitter. Dry and roated rather bitter finish. 060315

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
VsXsV (4067) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - FEB 20, 2015
Bottle. Opaque black liquid with medium moussy tan head. Aroma of licorice, toast, ash, coffee, chocolate and dark fruit. Taste is light sweet and light to medium bitter with notes of toast, ash and coffee. Medium to full bodied with medium carbonation. Decent.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
VinegarStroke (393) - Napa, Alabama, USA - FEB 16, 2015
Bottle: very dense black that pours with a thick head which dissipates quickly. No lace or head. Very dense aroma. Only moderate lift. Chocolate cocoa, roasted and hint of anise. Lacks complexity but shows nothing unpleasant. The palate is off dry, not sour and only moderately bitter. Very creamy. Great weight. Mocha, chocolate with a silky feel. Good beer but not exceptional or pushing the limits.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
wekker84 (2204) - etten-leur, NETHERLANDS - JAN 20, 2015
Bottle a black colored beer with a white head aroma roasted malts caramel spicy dark fruits citrus some smoke and hops flavor roasted malts smoke dark fruits spicy laurel and a bitter hoppy finish


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