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100
style
RATINGS: 2233   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.83/5   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 246   ABV: 8.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Deep burgundy color with a big, fluffy head. Complex fruit aromas with a layered sweetness (honey, then caramel, then toffee) with a hint of licorice and chocolate. A big, rich, abbey-style ale that dries out nicely on the finish.

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4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
UDBeernut (2767) - Earth & Jacksonville (weekends), Florida, USA - FEB 29, 2012
On tap at Bier Markt, poured into snifter A: light amber almost purple color, nice head with retention, ends in a cap S; clean smell of sweat malt, spice, and alcohol T; nice clean taste, dark fruit, slighlty sweat front. Ends dry with alcohol M&d: decent mouthfeel and drinkability..


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
George999 (429) - Colorado, USA - DEC 7, 2016
Bottle - pour is cloudy and a dark brown color with very little light penetration. The head is thick and highly carbonated. The aroma is yeast, vanilla and notes of ice cream. The taste is caramel, vanilla and a highly carbonated finish with a little bitter notes.

3.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
fuzzcro (279) - Illinois, USA - DEC 4, 2016
A fair brew. Not one I would seek out but one I would not turn down. Its good and the aroma is excellent. I may up my rating on this one in the future. I have more to drink and my taste might just be off.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ffaoe (482) - Moorestown, New Jersey, USA - DEC 3, 2016
nice malty stone fruit aromas. dark red in color with nice lightly red tinted long lasting head. taste is malty of darker caramel malts, raison, plum, and cherry. finishes clean and smooth.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Airlifter (127) - Shawnee, Kansas, USA - DEC 1, 2016
12 oz bottle. Pours a dark copper color with a ton of tan head. Aroma is very mild. Some yeast, fruit, maybe molasses. Flavor has a lot of fruit--dried cherries, apricots, a hint of pear. Some nice malt and just a bit of saltiness. Subdued bitterness in the finish. Medium mouthfeel with mild carbonation. This is a very nice beer with a lot of stuff going on.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tapefuzz (202) - Massachusetts, USA - NOV 11, 2016
Tasting at brewery. Pours deep amber with a medium off-white head. Aroma is malt, licorice, spice, and figs. Taste is sweet malt, dark berries, toffee, anise, and licorice. Full body. Light carbonation. Creamy, heavy, almost syrupy mouthfeel.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
PhillyCraft (6309) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 8, 2016
Bottle, pours a ruby brown shade with 2 finger head. Smell and taste of dark cherry, dark malt, roast, licorice, and caramel. Rich in the flavor with lots of dark fruits and yeast. Finish is somewhat dry.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
SvanteL (360) - SWEDEN - OCT 30, 2016
Mrkt brnstensfrgad, disig med medelstort skum. I doften finns massor av torkad frukt, frmst russin och mrka plommon,men ven lite kryddor. Smaken r stor och fyllig med stma frn torkade frukter, mycket russin i eftersmaken, ven lite toffestma, en fin kryddighet som balanserar stman och en liten beska p slutet. Munknslan r stor, mjuk och rund. En riktigt smakrik och vlbalanserad dubbel

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
partchapol (99) - Ohio, USA - OCT 28, 2016
Smell of hop, malt, toast caramel, anise, cinnamon. Come in dark amber with thin brown crown. Full body taste with hop, malt, and sour caramel. Strong alcohol, somewhat bitter. Smooth but not as balanced due to hindered sourness. Good overall.

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
billtheman (86) - milford, Delaware, USA - SEP 28, 2016
UPDATED: OCT 10, 2016 I went to Cooperstown NY this week, enjoyed the Hall of Fame and enjoyed this super tasting beer. Really great taste. Nice dark appearance, with a pleasant aroma, Really great taste with a very good aftertaste. Maybe the best Ommegang brews.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
bbllmm (56) - Rio de Janeiro, BRAZIL - SEP 21, 2016
Grand beer! Faint nose of black plums. Mouth is full body coffee and chocolate with dried fruits, plums, apricots, sultanas, a light touch of licorice. Very well balanced with enough acidity to be fresh and not too sweet. Really good!


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