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RATINGS: 1560   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.74/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 74   EST. CALORIES: 292   ABV: 9.75%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
We brewed this especially bitter ale in dedication to all the world’s would-be astronauts, in remembrance of the 2005 St. Patrick’s Day Massacre on the Brewery Party Grounds and also in joyous celebration of our 20-day suspension that following January. Do the crime. Do the time. Get the bragging rights. Cheers!

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3.5
gunnfryd (15503) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAY 2, 2008
Bottle. Golden colour with a beige head. Aroma is hop, citrus, grapefruit. Flavour is hop, citrus, grapefruit, malt, pine. Bitter finish. Nice hoppy beer.

3
DSG (15432) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - JUN 5, 2014
Bottle. Better Beer Of The Month Club. Clear copper with an off-white head. Aroma of piney and resinous hops, a bit stale, some caramel and cookies. Sweet flavor of chewy malt, caramel, cookies, some fruitiness, a bit of licorice, and piney hops, slightly stale, with a bitter finish. Medium-bodied.

3.6
Theis (15150) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JAN 2, 2008
Bottle at Bagers - NewYears evening. Clear dark amber - offwhite head. High hoppy, flowery, grassy, malty sweetness, piney, caramel, high american hoppy, lovely aroma, amber malts. Lasting bitter finish.

3.7
Tmoney99 (15130) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - AUG 3, 2006
Bottle. Poured dark hazy copper color with a large frothy off-white head that diminished slowly with good lacing. Good complex citrus hoppy aroma. Medium body with a slick finish. Medium malty bitter flavor with a medium bitter small alcohol finish of moderate duration.

4
HenrikSoegaard (14710) - Randers, DENMARK - FEB 17, 2008
Bottle. Creamt off-white good mostly lasting head. Orange colour. Moderate malty heavy hoppy aroma. Nice balanced. Powerfull bitter hoppy flavor. Long complex finish. Creamy palate. Wonderfull beer.

3.7
Drake (14332) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 30, 2008
22 ounce bottle shared by cdumler. Thanks! Pours a hazy golden color with a large white head and great lacing. Big strong fruits in the aroma with some toffee notes. Taste is very similar but with fairly assertive citrus hop notes throughout. Well balanced. Medium bodied.

3.7
Dogbrick (14326) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - APR 24, 2009
This brew pours a clear copper color with a medium thin bone white head that diminishes to nearly nothing eventually. Thick partial rings of lacing on the glass. The aroma is citrusy and spicy hops. Medium body with flavors of peppery hops, citrus and malt. Notes of pine as well. The finish is hoppy with a lingering zesty citrus aftertaste. Pretty good overall.

3.7
Lubiere (14262) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 10, 2006
Red copper ale with a thick light moka head, lacing. Nice herbal c-hops in aroma, with good chunky malt in mouth, welll balanced with floral hops, very grapefruity, and a good dose of candy sugar. Rich bodied, with hops and malt covering the mouth. Bottle from Party Source, Syracuse, August 2006.

3.4
crossovert (14135) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 7, 2012
Heard alot of praise for this one. Just came in locally, bought it out of the cooler, hopefully some of the fresh hop flavors are still there. It pours a deep reddish amber with a foamy off-white head. Decent lacing. The smell is sweet and alcoholic, it has a definite kick to it. Caramel and sweetness dominate. The flavor is robust. Nto for the faint of heart. Big malt notes but also big hop notes. Has a bit of melon and pine form the hops. the sweetness is big and heavy in the aftertaste consisting of caramel and light fruit juice. It isn’t as alcoholic in the taste but it is definitely noticeable. I would like it to be less sweet but overall not too bad. Lagunitas has done better.

3.6
argo0 (14127) - Washington DC, USA - MAY 21, 2006
UPDATED: JAN 10, 2007 (1/9/07, bottle) Crystal clear amber body with beige head. Aroma is medium sweet, grapefruit, caramel, some pine. Taste is moderately sweet, caramel, grapefruit/pine, some peach. Medium body, some resin. Exact same rating as before, without remembering how I’d rated it. (7/3/8/3/15)

(Noogfest2, bottle) Crystal clear copper body with off-white head. Aroma is medium sweet, grapefruit/orange, pine caramel. Taste is medium sweet, grapefruit, caramel, tobacco. Quite bitter. Medium-full body, some acidity. (7/3/8/3/15)


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