1. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  2. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Angel Of Death - Al's of Hampden / Pizza Boy Brewing

Not Rated.
Angel Of Death
No picture uploaded.
Have one? Upload it now.
BA SCORE
82
good

15 Ratings
THE BROS
-
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 15
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.55
pDev: 9.86%
Wants: 2
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Al's of Hampden / Pizza Boy Brewing visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American Strong Ale |  13.90% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: orangesol on 11-04-2013)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | Likes | High | Low | Top Raters
Ratings: 15 | Reviews: 2 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by StormKing47:
Photo of StormKing47
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

More User Reviews:
Photo of DrBier
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

Photo of salthemonster
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of bigfnjoe
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of dgaffney88
4/5  rDev +12.7%

Photo of Rojada1988
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

Photo of robieobie1
3/5  rDev -15.5%

Photo of jagada
4/5  rDev +12.7%

Photo of orangesol
3.51/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Served on-tap at Al's of Hampden.

A - Pours pitch black with a small half finger tall off white head, dissipating to a light ring around the edges, leaving spotty trails of lace down the glass.

S - Smells of woody oak, raw bourbon, chocolate malt, faint saison funk, some apricot fruitiness and a dash of hops. So damn much going on in this one, really hard to pick it all apart.

T - Starts off with a mix of chocolate malt, oak and warming bourbon slowly giving way to hints of dulled apricots, light hop bitterness and some mild saison funk. Finish is sweet with plenty of heat, lingering long after the finish. Quite the mix of flavors, each sip bringing something new to the forefront, just not sold on that being a good thing.

M - Heavy body with moderate carbonation. Sweet, bitter, boozy feel throughout. Almost tastes sour but I don't think it actually is, more the combo of flavors clashing with each other.

O - Much like the brewery, I am not even sure what to classify this as. It has so much going on that it is really hard to nail down all of the flavors from sip to sip. One of the most...unique beers I have had to date.

Photo of reizorc
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

Photo of cpetrone84
2.7/5  rDev -23.9%

Pour is roasted black with a burnt white head. Nose has a strong whiskey presence. This specific barrel has really stuck with this beer. There is some peaty malt and a fair bit of malt sweetness, smells like lots of sugar. Taste is as anticipated, a bit sweet. This reminds me a little of BA batch 9000 but the barrel isn't as expressive or well integrated. Taste is lots of charred wood and scotch. The malt component is simple, overly sweet, under attenuated. Brown sugar, candied sugar, sweet berry sugars. Medium to full body, a little thin in the finish with softer carb and a slick feel.

Photo of BillRoth
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of cwelsh55
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of tommyguz
4/5  rDev +12.7%

Photo of BMart
3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

Angel Of Death from Al's of Hampden / Pizza Boy Brewing
82 out of 100 based on 15 ratings.