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BrewDog / Stone Bashah Reserve - Highland

Formerly brewed at BrewDog
Style: American Strong Ale
Ellon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Serve in Snifter, Tulip


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RATINGS: 91   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.77   EST. CALORIES: 261   ABV: 8.7%
Bashah aged in a Highland whisky cask with black raspberries.

Hotspur's rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Hotspur (16) - Nara, - JUN 23, 2012
Deep ruby color. Dusty fruit aroma, hints of cough syrup. Doesn’t taste like Bashah at all. Very fruity, a hint of malt. Nothing to get excited about.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
fugitive (1681) - Athens, GREECE - FEB 26, 2015
Bottle 2009. Color dark brown with small head. Aroma raspberry,roasted, malt. Taste roasted, malt, raspberry, acid.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
McNeillR (1758) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 28, 2014
Thick, dark brown and a greasy lean. Murkyish. Big up smooshed raspberry, dark choc nose. Decent grind of fruit throughout, dank bit of age but rich and smooth clean rich berry kick throughout. Finishes, slowly berry marshmallow and rich juciy sweetness. Smooth without being overly rich. Whisky has smoothed out. Tremendous.

Bottle, Flu Jab Tasting

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
allmyvinyl (6301) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 28, 2014
Bottle at Craig’s. Pours dark brown with no head. Aromas of red fruit, booze, almonds, rhubarb, fruit cake, I could get lost in this for a while. Taste is sweet, sherry, boozy, nutty, more red fruits. Thin body, oily texture. Lovely stuff, cheers to Callum!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mR_fr0g (5348) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 24, 2014
Bottle shared at the RBESG 2014, grand tasting 10/08/2014 Craft Beer Co Clerkenwell. head this when it came out, but before my rating days. Black as sin happy as hell . Dark caramel coloured pour with a lasting cream head. Aroma is some soy sauce, salty, tart fruits, roast, berry and some hot alcohol. Flavour is composed of salty tart berries, raspberry, soy, roast, choc. Bit of age on this one. Palate is full is bodied, oily on the tongue, tart finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BenH (3020) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 30, 2014
Bottle at Sly Casy. Black with tan head. Aroma of rasperry, licorice, whisky amd roast. Taste is similar, roasty raspberry licorice. Sweet. Tasty

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheCametron (2112) - CZECH REPUBLIC - OCT 28, 2014
Bottle at Zly Casy with Ben and Pete. Ben had just come in to some money and was feeling a bit flush. Cheers Ben. This bottle had clearly been here a while. Still tasted good though. Pours Dark Brown with a small cream head. Aroma is very intriguing. Funky raspberry and wood. Quite unusual. Fruity whisky and a quite pronounced raspberry vibe. Still crazy after all these years.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (6470) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 15, 2014
Bottle at Craig’s first tasting. Pours dark brown, nose is fruity raspberry, with light whisky.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
maneliquor (3468) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - SEP 15, 2014
Bottle from the cellar shared at the meatball tasting. Not much carbonation here.... Nose is sweet raspberries and mild tarty cherries with a mild peatiness to it. Rather sweet and dessert like. Taste is damp wood and bright red berries with heavy tart, mild grass and light peat. Cherry tartiness and raspberry sweetness are the focus for sure. A slightly thin mouth feel but it works well. Solid

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AndySnow (4829) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - SEP 10, 2014
How: Bottle, 2009 vintage.
Where: RBESG 14 not so grand tasting.
Appearance: Black colour with a beige head.
Aroma: Sweet, oxidised, funk, berries, fruit.
Body: Medium body, low carbonation.
Flavour: Raspberries, berries, fruit, some whiskey, a bit oxidised.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Desverger (3815) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - SEP 8, 2014
Bottle@Craft Clerkenwell (RBESG 10/08/2014) - black pour with beige head. Roasted malty aroma and taste, treacle, chocolate, caramel, dark berry fruity, whisky infused wooden notes on the palate. Very good!

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