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RATINGS: 42   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61/5   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
An American Strong Ale brewed for our 15th Anniversary. Robustly full flavored, deep mahogany hue, hoppy, complex and intensely warming.

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3.5
Travlr (24656) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - SEP 14, 2013
Bottle at maniac’s. hazy brown color, small off white head. Aroma toasted nutella and cocoa. Taste is roasty and somewhat boozy. OK.

3.9
bhensonb (15187) - Woodland, California, USA - JUN 22, 2011
Bomber from Half Time. These guys are good at specials and seasonals. Pours a dark ruddy amber brown with a good creamy beige head. The aroma is heavy hop. Not the harsh cat pee type. More floral and fruit. Med + body. Til the carb leaves. The flavor is heavy malt more than balanced by a lot of earthy, floral, maybe herbal, hop. I’m not getting a trace of heat, which is somewhat amazing. Just excellent ale.

4
Lubiere (13898) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 13, 2010
A dark reddish brown ale with a thin light moka head. A superb fruity hops and malts aroma, resinous and pinhey, just right. In mouth, intense malts, oily mouthfeel, pungeant, with good grassy hops, well sustained by the malts, treacle, licorice notes, all smooth and warming. On cask at the People’s Real Ale Fest, Clarke’s Ale House, April 30 2010.

3.6
Drake (13724) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 14, 2013
Bomber shared by MaltDawg at the Baltimore Late Late Summer Gathering, 9/14/13. Pours a clear dark copper color with a medium sized frothy tan head. Good head retention. Aroma of toffee, spicy herbal hops, mild dark fruits. The taste is toffee malts, earthy, resin hops. Caramelized sugar and even a mild bit of chocolate. Medium-full bodied, lingering bitterness.

3.6
jcwattsrugger (12420) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JUN 23, 2012
22oz bottle-pours dark copper with a tight tan head. Aroma is resin, sweet medium malt-toffee, medium fruit, hint of spice. Taste is resin/spice hops with some bite, dark fruit, some licorice, medium malt-toffee.

3.6
Sammy (12190) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 21, 2010
UPDATED: DEC 19, 2010 It was quite hoppy, very enjoyable and dangerously drinkable. Copper body, a little hoppy aroma. A tad above average mouthfeel. Not very complex, but tasty stuff.

3.4
hopscotch (11078) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - APR 12, 2012
Bottle… Clear Longhorn-orange ale with a mid-sized, creamy, off-white head. Good retention. The malty bouquet furnishes nuts, caramel and toasted barley. Medium to full-bodied with snappy carbonation. The flavor is not quite as malty as the aroma; more bitter and boozy – grapefruit rind and pith stand out. Lengthy, rindy, bitter finish.

3.5
jercraigs (10365) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 21, 2012
2012-01-06. Very dark amber body, small beige head. 3+ Flavour is interesting, fairly bitter but the sweet malty core makes it fairly sweet, caramel and sugary notes, fruity accents. 7+ Modest aroma, sweet malt, caramel, mild hops. 7+ Smooth medium bodied palate. 3+ Modest alcohol throughout makes itself known. Nice, less hoppy than I had hoped, I think I prefer the regular Wailing wench, but this was enjoyable. Bottle from Premier Gourmet, Buffalo

"If I want to go out and poop on someone, I could pay for it... but they can get it for FREE!"

3.5
mabel (9246) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 26, 2012
[4238-20120106] 1pt6floz bottle. Sweet maple grain aroma. Clear, dark amber orange body with a long-lasting creamy off-white head. Grainy fruit malt flavour has a light banana note along with light maple hints. Medium body. Heavy and hot... and so is the beer. (7/4/7/3/14) 3.5
(w/ blankboy, garthicus, GregClow, HogTownHarry, jerc)
Overheard: "I know a girl who looks like this..." -- label lady

3.8
JaBier (7958) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - JAN 11, 2012
Bottle shared by a friend. Clear reddish copper pour with a medium tan head. Aroma of chocolate, caramel, nougat and grassy hops. Caramel malt flavor up front followed by chocolate, booze and grassy hops before a sweet chocolatey finish. Good stuff.


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