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RATINGS: 44   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 273   ABV: 9.1%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Special Millennium small-volume release.

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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jtclockwork (15454) - , New Jersey, USA - JUL 30, 2014
Bottle shared by me at weekly tasting. Pours caramel. No head. Nose/taste of caramel, burnt wood, sherry and light fruit. Medium body.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hopdog (11888) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 1, 2005
Bottle # 11290. I picked this one up from an on-line auction (gotta it pretty cheap). Poured a cloudy dark brown color with small sized off white head. Aromas of molasses, leather, light citrus and caramel. Tastes of molasses, citrus, caramel, and light alcohol. I was surprised by how much I liked this one (didnt have high hopes for a Pyramid beer). You could tell this one mellowed a little over the years, but it is by far the best Pyramid beer Ive had.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
daknole (10920) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - DEC 24, 2010
I always wanted to try this and chickencoop was awesome enough to send it my way. Reddish brown hue, big bubbled head. Aroma of sherry, some oxidation, molasses, cane syrup, dates. Flavor shows some oxidation, but it doesnt hurt the flavor to speak of. Dates, brown sugar, some light yeast, sherry, brown sugar and a very little spark of hops at the end. Very good. Fun beer to try after this long. It has held up pretty well so far!

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
phaleslu (9709) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - SEP 16, 2014
12 oz. bottle shared by Roger - thanks again! Tonight were gonna party like its 1999. Bottle 03934. Pours a clear amber color with a tiny off-white ring for a head. The aroma has a weird tang atop caramel and brown sugar and leaves. Flavor of dark fruit, caramel, brown sugar, and toast, with only the faintest bit of that tanginess from the nose. Light-bodied, with low carbonation and a malty, barely tangy mouthfeel. This was an interesting one to try for sure.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
DrSilverworm (9671) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - SEP 14, 2014
Taste from a bottle at phaleslus Weird Beers Tasting. Hazy light brown color. Mostly clear, some dark particles in there. Almost no head, minimal off-white ring and some bubbles. Loose dots of lace. Big dark fruit, vinous and oxidization in the aroma. Smells foreboding. Moderate sweet taste, light bitter. Big mustiness. Medium body. Very light carbonation. Drying finish. Tasting pretty oxidized, musty, and old.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
3fourths (9276) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - MAY 16, 2009
Small bottle shared by riversideAK. Little to no carbonation. Cola brown, light haze. Oxidized nose but works really well with the heavy caramelized toffee and bourbon. Smooth and heavy brandy and sweet tobacco. Love it. A little spicy in the long finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
douglas88 (8673) - Portland, Oregon, USA - SEP 20, 2010
Bottle thanks to Toby. Opens with a slight hiss and a oxidized cap, 11 years of age have worked some changes. Pours a muddy dark brown color with a very small hint of a head. A very nice nose of bourbon, sweet fruity malts, woody, oxidized. A fruity oxidized flavor, port, bourbon, woody. Tastes like a vintage for sure. Interesting. Not very warm, thin and port-like. Really nice to try.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ibrew2or3 (8358) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - APR 11, 2011
Courtesy daknole. Pours clear amber with copper edges and really no head to speak of. The aroma is an odd mix of oxidation, soured moldy grapefruit covered with cigar ash and hints of the rich fruity esters way off in the background. The taste has molasses mixing with prunes and sugar stewed cherries. It then rolls into brown sugar toward the finish. Theres a moderate funky tart off-ness to it too.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
vtafro (7032) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - JUL 30, 2014
1999 bottle... Brown pour wkgh no head. Malty, dark and some alcohol aromas. Sweet, oak, some oxidation tones.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
AmEricanbrew (6878) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - NOV 28, 2007
12 oz. bottle in the cellar since 1999. Pours a burnt orange color with a slight tan head. Has a sweet cinnamin roll smell. Full bodied with a super smooth mouthfeel. Taste is sweet raisons, caramel, and grapes; not unlike a port wine. No hint of oxidation or off flavors. Finishes with a sweet alcohol taste on the breath. Average as a fresh beer in 1999, it has aged surprisingly well over the last five years into an excellent brew.oct 2004


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