RATINGS: 97   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.25/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
Brewed For Extra Gravity & Exceptionally Smooth Flavor

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   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
sndfry (1) - Fontana, Alabama, USA - JAN 28, 2017 does not count
omg... loved this purple beer. my friend doesnt drink n she really enjoyed it. I want more .. where can I buy it in Fontana, CALIFORNIA. . I got this up on Lake Isabella, CALIFORNIA on vacation. .

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
JPDIPSO (6002) - Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 31, 2016
Badger slump buster, dont make me bust out the Hell on High! Good lord! This is actually purple with a lavender head. Actually a look that I have to enjoy. Initially it smelled like blackberries, but now, in the glass, it has a juice box fruit punch aroma. Sweet, sweeet, SWEEEET start. Tootie Frootie Joocie. Not much more than a fruit bomb ML. Add some Everclear and let the college games begin! 1/14

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
kevinator (2025) - The Colony, Texas, USA - DEC 14, 2016
Gimmicky. Aroma was of blackberry Kool-Aid and booze. Purple color and a little weird. Taste was blackberry and alcohol. Too sweet. Carbonated syrup. Not as offensive as I suspected.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thedm (5978) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - NOV 13, 2016
This canned brew from a bottle shop poured a small sized head of frothy large sized light purple colored bubbles that were very quickly diminishing and left behind no visible carbonation i a semi-opaque dark purple colored body and a poor lacing. The mild aroma was fruity. The semi-dry mouth feel was tingly at the start and at the finish with a fruity blackberry aftertaste. The ok flavor contained notes of berries and was very fruity. An OK brew just nothing special.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
AirForceHops (6693) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - NOV 5, 2016
Paid $1.79 for a 24. oz can at the local Market Basket. Had this side-by-side-by side with the Spiked Punch and the 6% Steel Reserve. Purple in color with some foamy white head and lace on the glass. Aroma is grape more so than BlackBerry. Reminds me of Kool-Aid.

The base steel reserve is here with notes of sugary great. Again reminds me of Kool-Aid with a shot of booze. Much more palatable than the spiked Punch but that is not saying much. Texture has a light grain feeling.Taste a little more like a malt liquor.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Strykzone (7043) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - OCT 21, 2016
Dont hate that I am a ticker, hey it was $1.69. 24 ounce can. Dark purple with a lighter shade of purple head that is noisy and fizzy. They could have called this "Barney." Oh come on, did you expect a serious rate? The aroma is more grape but some berry, too. It is Kool Ade grape powder along with something odd (whodathunkit?!). This is grape Kool Ade meets one of the Ritas. Heavy on the grape. It is dangerous stuff, really. Almost like drinking the kids drink but with a wallop behind it. To be honest it is pretty good. No taste of alcohol. This is actually not bad.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Tricker (406) - Quebec, CANADA - SEP 4, 2016
Bire couleur liqueur aux raisins de 8 % dalcool. Elle ne possde aucun col au versement. Elle possde un odorat amer, mais fruit, style petits fruits. Elle possde un got trs fruit, comme un mlange de raisin et de bleuets. Son got ne possde aucun pice, aucun got cralier, mais elle est tout de mme trs rafrachissante. Bonne bire dt !!!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
beer_rookie (495) - Arkansas, USA - MAY 31, 2016
Pours a purple color. Purple head. Neato. But no points for dying stuff to make it colorful. No head retention, no retention.

Smells like grape whatever. Grape soda, grape jelly, grape gum....no real blackberry flavor that I can find. No malts, or hops, but I guess there are none. Why do anything fancy when youre gonna hide it behind artificial flavors. Still, smells good.

Taste is very sweet, a touch bitter. Or maybe its the alcohol in it. Tastes okay. Too artificial. Leaves a film in my mouth.

Mouthfeel is heavy and full. Easy drinking, but too heavy to be sessionable. There might be a little metallic taste in there.

Overall, its actually pretty good. It has lots of flaws. But its flavorful and high enough in alcohol that youll forget about anything else. I might recommend it. I dont know that I would buy this again, but Id try a different flavor of the Alloy Series.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
puboflyons (3269) - Allenstown, New Hampshire, USA - MAY 10, 2016
From the 25 oz. can with an expiration date of Sept 19, 2016. It pours purple with a purple head. The head fades fast. Any kind of toasted grain or grassy hop sensations are drowning in the aroma of blackberry juice or jam. The body is smoother than its standard older brother so I will give it that. The taste is more abundantly sweet with blackberry juice but there is just a slight bready malt character underneath with a carbonated finish. You could pound one of these down quickly as a fruit drink but then your head would hate you later.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
ffbot (384) - Oakland, California, USA - MAR 25, 2016
Aroma of berry flavored cough drops, booze, and gut rot. Taste of bad bitter syrup, some moldy berries that have been previously frozen, and possibly of rat poison. The palate is residual metalic

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