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52
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Serve in Snifter, Tulip

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RATINGS: 142   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47/5   IBU: 58   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
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A Portland Classic! This strong ale has a deep mahogany color and is crafted with seven different specialty malts. A touch of smoked malt gives it a complex aroma and incredible flavor. LSD is also generously hopped with six hop varieties to help create an awesome beer.

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3.4
yespr (45869) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAR 8, 2012
From tap at Urban Family. Pours clear and golden amber with a small white head. Aroma is roasted malty and caramelish. Sweet, caramelish and toashed malty flavoured. Smooth malty finish.

3.2
Ungstrup (37905) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUN 23, 2008
Draft. A dark deep red beer with a thin beige head. The aroma is sweet malty with notes of caramel as well as a light touch of hops. The flavor is sweet with notes of caramel and malt, leading to a dry bitter finish.

3.2
joergen (28443) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JAN 27, 2013
Bottle at yespr. Hazy orange-red coloured with a huge off-white head. Sweet and spicy aroma of caramel and licorice. Sweet and spicy flavour of spices, licorice and yeast with roasted notes Spicy finish.

3.4
anders37 (26726) - Malmö, SWEDEN - OCT 25, 2008
Draught @ the brewpub. Pours a dark brown/amber color with a small off-white head. Has a slightly roasted malty caramel and hop aroma. Roasted malty caramel flavor with hints of hops. Has a slightly roastedm laty caramel finish with sa long hoppy bitter finish.

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Travlr (25267) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - JUN 22, 2011
Draft at 5th Quadrant. Aroma of silky, rich chocolate. Taste is smooth dark chocolate. Very nice.

3.4
Papsoe (25062) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JAN 25, 2013
Bottle 65 cl. Courtesy of Ungstrup. Comes as: "Lompoc Special Draft". Pours orangey brown with a slight haze and a HUGE off-white head, shaving foam style with a long retention. Caramellish nose with some overripe dark fruits as well. Medium body, carbonation is a bit much, overripe dark fruit, subtle roast, some vanilla. Somewhat malt bitter finish. 250113

3.5
harrisoni (18820) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - OCT 30, 2006
UPDATED: NOV 7, 2006 On tap at New Old Lompoc NW Portland. Very dark ruby, beige lasting head. Some liquoricey malt on aroma. Lovely slightly sour malts. Very different English old ale style. Good coffee malt. Different. Good hop, dry malt finish. I had the nitro version of this too, which is awful. It’s very educational though to have the two together. The nitro is stripped of flavour. A bit like a coffee creme. Like a latte with malt. Hilarious 1.8/5

3.1
mcberko (18081) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 3, 2012
On tap at Uber Tavern, pours an opaque dark reddish / orange brown with a big beige head. Aroma of caramel malts, toasted malt and brown sugar. Flavour of toasted and caramel malts, toasted nuts and dry bread. Finishes on the dry bready notes. Pretty uninteresting but decent.

3.4
Oakes (17831) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 27, 2007
Dark brown colour. Big head. Chocolatey, slightly plummy, toasty, grapefruity aroma. Toasty character with light citrus accents. With its blend of subtle roastiness and overt hoppiness, it reminds me a lot of Black Toque, but with more grapefruit and an extra splash of booze.

3.9
jtclockwork (16696) - , New Jersey, USA - JAN 11, 2011
Bottle shared by Dennis at Paul’s tasting. Pours black. Nose of roasted chocolate malts, brown sugar, light molasses and toffee. Taste of toffee, light caramel, brown sugar and light honey molasses.


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