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BrewDog / Three Floyds Bitch Please

Formerly brewed at BrewDog
Style: Barley Wine
Ellon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Serve in Snifter


on tap

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RATINGS: 379   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 345   ABV: 11.5%
Special collaboration beer with Three Floyds brewers at BrewDog. A barley wine brewed with many different malts including Laphroig whisky malt, single hopped with nelson sauvin with short bread, fudge and candy floss in the kettle.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
chrisv10 (13474) - DENMARK - MAY 29, 2011
Tap. Clear brown with small off-white head. Flavour is malt, peat, bitter, Islay whiskey and warming.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Kronebryg (1124) - Sorgenfri, DENMARK - MAY 28, 2011
light head, Brown Ale Brown Smoke, peat, light caramel sweetnes, sweat!?! some body and some length. íTaste is peat, butterscotch and caramel. Fine beer where the smoke is "kept" very well?

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
ekstedt (6162) - GŲteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 28, 2011
UPDATED: NOV 27, 2011 Draught at the Danish Beerfestival 2011. Shady copper. Smokey aroma with some fudge and gunpowder. Surprisingly thin. Dry and bitter. Is everything really OK here?

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Beeronaut (176) - Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - MAY 28, 2011
This is a really dificult rate for me as I just canít make up my mind on the beer, the issue is the amount of Islay character on display here. Pours a very deep red/mahogany and is surprisingly crystal clear when held up to the light. It certainly looks the business in the glass, nice amount of head for the abv. a half inch or so of tan coloured reaonably thick foam. Aroma is cheesy, reminiscent of blue cheese, a touch of varnish, then iodine, tar, coal smoke, peat and bacon fat. Everything Iíd expect from a Southern Isla Whisky. Flavour enters with massive peat, more blue cheese, mineral/earth, more iodine, some kind of fruit? maybe raspberries? spiciness, I want to say toffee but hope this is not due to the suggestion of it as an ingrediant, thereís definitely a treacle/liquorice charcter in here. Then I just get saturated with smoke and just canít be botherd to fight through it to seek out a beer underneath. Finish? Have a guess: More smoke and peat. And here in lies the problem, there is almost definitely something very interesting going on underneath the bonfire embers but whatever it is itís totally eclipsed by the savage Islay character. Brewdog have often used the saying"beer for the dedicated" which I dig, but you have to provide something to dedicate yourself to, this is not it. Using Laphraoig malt the 8 months in Jura casks says to me a peat smoke saturated beer. Fine if itís a robust Impy or Porter, but here you have a barley wine thatís smothered.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
saxo (15410) - HÝjbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAY 28, 2011
Sample @ CBF. Medium head with medium duration. Color is amber. Aroma and taste are smoke, fruits, malt and hops.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Leighton (15347) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 28, 2011
Cask at the Euston Tap. Pours a completely foggy, brownish hue with a moderate, off-white head. Lots of sugary malts, candy and fruits in the aroma. Flavor gives ísweetí new meaning, smacking mostly of the fruit variety, but also some cake-like bread, ripe old fruits, some mild booze, brown sugar, bit of leafy bitterness. Full bodied with fine carbonation. Finish has a bit of heat, faint hops, plenty more sugary malts and some toast. Pretty drinkable for a 12% beer. Good stuff.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Papsoe (25069) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 27, 2011
On tap. Clear amber with a creamy off-white head. Heavy iodine aroma. Solid body, rough and unrefined with heavy smoke, tar and iodine. Very bitter and boozy finish. In your face brutal. 270511

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (12960) - Woodland, California, USA - MAY 23, 2011
Bottle from RealAle.com in Twickenham. Pours clear copper with a beige head. Aroma of smokey, oaky malt. Flavor is strong smoke with some almost lost sweet caramel. From the little I can tell, the beer is very tasty. However, the excessive smoke tends to make that difficult to discern. As time goes on it develops a certain amount of bitter. This sort of thing works much better with Impy Stouts.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
lusikka (7622) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAY 20, 2011
330 ml bottle @ OíHaraís, Tampere. BBE 19.03.2016, 11.5% ABV.
Pours a dark, hazy, mahogany colour with a small thick head. Aroma of heavy peated malts, smoke and floral hops. Flavour of heavy peated malts, floral hops, smoke, whisky, tar, caramel and sweet fruits. Full bodied with a thick mouthfeel and a warming, fruity, heavy malty finish. One heavy Barley Wine.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tommann (3053) - Dudley, West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAY 9, 2011
330ml bottle at 11.5%. Pours a hazy burnt amber with a medium head. Aroma is iodine, peat, raisin malt and alcohol. Taste has some hops up front, iodine whiskey throughout with a medium bitter finish. A little thin for the strength.

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