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RATINGS: 128   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.79/5   EST. CALORIES: 315   ABV: 10.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Abduction in the dead of night, an eerie silence consumes the blackened sky. In an instant, BOOM, a single beam engulfs you. Panic stricken, you flee in no particular direction. Its of little use, as youre lifed effortlessly from the safety and comfort of the earth intoa darkness unknown. Resistance is futile. They have you now. Abduction has you now.

Bottling Dates:
Batch 041: 10/8/12

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4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
allmyvinyl (9676) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 10, 2015
Bottle at Craigs. Pours dark brown with a thin tan head. Aromas of dark chocolate, cherry, coffee. Taste is cocoa, silky texture. Long roasted boozy finish. Tasty.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (11306) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 10, 2015
Bottle at craigs. Pours black, nose is chocolate, toffee, coffee, taste is rich, chocolate, sweet.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
cgarvieuk (22147) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 8, 2015
bottle at home ... dark black ... thin tan lacing ... soft dark chocolate ...dark bitter chocolate roast malts nose ... dark roast malts... soft roast ... soft toffee malts .. soft chocolate... little caramel toffee .. rich roast malt

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Martinus (4560) - Baarle-Nassau, NETHERLANDS - AUG 22, 2015
Black, tan head. Aroma of roasted malts, cacao. Quite sweet flavour, caramel, chocolate. Full body. Finish malts, roasted malts.
(from 66cL bottle @ RBESG 2014, London, Grand Tasting)

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bytemesis (7178) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - AUG 1, 2015
Bottle, Batch #44, 2012. Oops :(. Pours opaque black with a small brown creamy head that dissipates leaving solid lacing. So far, so good. Aroma is really chocolatey, like REALLY chocolate, with heavy roasted malts and a hint of anise. Some molasses on the back end as well. Flavor has all of the above, light plus sweet and medium bitter, rich and cocoa filled, coffee grounds, a hint of sharpmess about it. Lingering roasty bitterness. Medium body, creamy mouthfeel. This guy held up well, methinks

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
commonshawn (1080) - Minnesota, USA - MAR 19, 2015
Big bottle with commonmac and rosskyle. Black with nearly tan head. Sweet aroma. Sweet and syrupy taste. licorice, very light roasted malt. Very pleasant finish. Sweet creamy and tasty. Alcohol is there too. Definitely abducted my taste buds for a little bit.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
commonmac (1091) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAR 19, 2015
Bottle shared by rosskyle acquired in Rockford, IL. Black with tan head. Aroma is coffee and roasted malts with chocolate coming along for the ride. Taste feels relatively straightforward for an imperial stout with a creamy mouthfeel that is appreciated. Chocolate bitterness plays well with sweet vanilla and even caramel. Pleasant finish with some bitter lingering notes and perhaps dark fruits. Pretty decent effort.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rosskyle (546) - - MAR 19, 2015
Standard dark stout appearance. Coffee aroma. A bitter finish. Smooth texture. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Countbeer (6237) - Best of E-Town mit 2 Brauhausen, NETHERLANDS - MAR 11, 2015
Bomber: Batch 41: Served in a shaker at 13 degrees Celsius: Black beer with a medium sized vast mocha brow head. Aromas of roast, bay leaf, sweet wood, liquorice wood, liquorice, laurel, hint of spice like cinnamon, cough syrup, some dried dark fruits and more liquorice... Flavours of liquorice, bay leaf, roast, sweet wood, dried raisin and dried prunes, laurel, sweet wood, some hops, bitters, dried leaves, malt roast, laurel roast, sweet tar, cough syrup, etc. Good beer! Aftertaste is bitter, malt roast, liquorice, herbal roast, some toffee, bay leaf and some chocolate. Low carbo, creamy close to silky mothfeel, between medium and full bodied.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
koleminer20 (2699) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - FEB 24, 2015
22 oz bomber. The pour is a medium black with a thin ring of off white head and no lace to be found. I'm excited for this one. The aroma is typically imperial stout. There is a lot of roasty malt and good dark chocolate to go with a strong licorice. The dark fruits pop through on the back end, but it's definitely a good impy stout. The flavor is really solid. Lots of bitter roasted chocolate malt up front. There is a good dark fruit and licorice on the back end. Pretty basic, but the flavors are well defined. The mouth feel is thin. There is a lack of carbonation which doesn't help it cling to the mouth. The aftertaste vanishes pretty quickly as well, leaving a lightly bitter roast behind. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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