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Brewed by BrewDog
Style: Amber Ale
Ellon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland

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RATINGS: 92   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 231   ABV: 7.7%
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keg and bottles, special
10 Heads High is loosely based on our awesome 2011 Prototype beer Hops Kill Nazis. This is an uncompromising 7.7% Imperial Red Ale loaded high with American Hops. Think of this as an Imperial india Rd Ale, or a super-charged version of 5am Saint. Either way this is a seriously good beer!
2013 vintage - 7.8% abv


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Senap (321) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - AUG 17, 2013
Hm, doft och smak matchar inte. Fruktig och fyllig doft. Smaken domineras av en tydlig beska. Den har en ton av någon form av trä, typ asp. Ja, inte illa, men ingen mästare heller.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jorn69 (771) - Ängelholm, SWEDEN - AUG 17, 2013
@ Havregatan. Flaska från Systembolaget (30:-). Fruktig doft av bla grape och tallbarr. Också i smaken finns det grape och tallbarr, även lakrits och lite choklad. Rejält besk.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
stefannilssons (1446) - SWEDEN - AUG 16, 2013
Det här var en bra öl med en lätt märklig och komplex smak. Kroppen är stabil men speciellt balanserad tycker jag inte att den är. Smaken är lite lätt spritig med dova fruktiga toner och inslag av lakrits och vindruva. Dessutom är aromen ljuvlig här och beskan hänsynslös.

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Staffan47 (857) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - AUG 15, 2013
Färgen får vi kalla stiltypisk. Men o så dålig. Hög spretig beska som bara är jobbig. Doftar inget vidare heller. Snudd på vasken. Flaskad 26-04-14

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hoffback (37) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - AUG 15, 2013
Doften är små toner av gräs. Känner tydlig maltkaraktär samt någon typ av godis. Smaken är även den maltig och söt. Ganska tunn eftersmak.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Brigadier (2875) - Clevelandish, Ohio, USA - AUG 14, 2013
On tap at Brewdog Birmingham
This was my final stop before heading back home. I am sure it is available at other locations as well. Would I order it again? Probably not due to the high cost but it is worth sampling once if you have plenty of time.

Aroma / Appearance - The amber red base shimmers in the industrial light. A fringe of sticky head adds some more depth. Strong malted tea, cocoa, and a very hoppy assault hit the nose with little effort. This is not an example of subtlety.

Flavor / Palate - Chestnuts, walnuts, and strong tea are bitter on the tongue. A chocolately transition moves things towards a hop driven finish. Strong and intense it isn’t your average amber ale. I would actually prefer something more toned down if I were doing it differently but it was not a bad choice.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
VictorStr (1202) - Helsingborg, SWEDEN - AUG 14, 2013
Söta toner i aroman. Mycket humle. Kraftig doft. Smaken domineras kraftigt av humlen och beskan.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gyllenbock (4398) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - AUG 11, 2013
Bottle from Systembolaget. Clear dark reddish/brown with a medium head. Aroma and taste of malt, some toffee, fruit and some hops. Sweet but dinkable.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
madsberg (10111) - Søborg, DENMARK - AUG 4, 2013
Bottled. Dark amber coloured. Unclear. Dense light beige head. Aroma: Herbs, caramel, sweetness, furits. Flavour. herbs, sweetness, caramel, light grape. meidum bodied. Ends light herbal bitter.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
circinus (197) - SWEDEN - AUG 4, 2013
Hazy deep ruby, beige head. Caramel, sweet licorice, roasty, slight sourness, slight smoke/burnt?, grapefruit, pine.


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