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


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RATINGS: 1577   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
5am Saint is The Holy Grail of red ales. We live in a world of disposable deities. Someone, somehow has managed to press that big, flashing moronic override button and we’re hard wired straight into the pockets of false idols trying to make a quick buck. Sadly, for a lot of people the same mentality applies to beer. But who’s to know what’s worth worshiping when monolithic advertising budgets have you sucked down the rabbit hole in the blink of an eye? At BrewDog we are on a mission to open as many people’s eyes as possible. Cast away any aspersions and let the crook of BrewDog be your guide in a whirlwind of conformity and mediocrity. Once this ruby liquid forms a foamy halo around your glass, you’ll never want to look back.
Malts: Maris Otter, Caramalt, Munich Malt, Crystal and Dark Crystal Malts
Hops:Cascade, Amarillo, Nelson Sauvin, Simcoe, Ahtanum, Centennial
Twist: Loads of late hops and bucket-loads of dry hops

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
lello4ever (336) - ITALY - OCT 14, 2015
Ambra carico, riflessi ramati. Ampia schiuma tendente al beige. Intenso aroma di agrumi con ampia componente di caramello. Al palato piuttosto interessante un ingresso quasi erbaceo in un fondo di malto. Molto beverina. Davvero ben riuscita.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tsekouratos (560) - Nea Filadelfeia, Athens, GREECE - OCT 12, 2015
330 ml bottle from BrewDog Greece. Ruby red color with light head. Aromas is like a DIPA, intense sweet fruits with caramel and floral notes. Taste is not so intense, really smooth. Bitter sweet with fruits and some caramel. Body is light with medium carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ston3s42 (106) - - OCT 8, 2015
Light nutty brown appearance with some head. Tastes of citrus hops, krokan, and some rust. Light body, okay carbonation and a kronany finish

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fombe89 (1130) - Asturias, SPAIN - OCT 5, 2015
Botella. @La Taberna de Hank, Luanco. 03/10/2015 . BBD:04/03/16 Color ambar, aroma malta caramelo, cuerpo medio.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
herrklemann (17) - AUSTRIA - OCT 2, 2015
Pours a clear red with a nice foamhead. Very malty in aroma and taste. Medium body and carbonation. A very good Red Ale, heavy on the malt but still balanced. A nice beer to go with red meat.o Bottle bought at Interspar Wienerstraße, Graz.

---Rated via Beer Buddy for Android

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ryanscourt (1071) - Latrobe, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 27, 2015
Listed as an amber ale, need a category for all the specialty ipa. Heavy hop flavors overpower the toasty malt profile.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BaBo (16) - Osijek, CROATIA - SEP 27, 2015
Amber red color, citrus fruit and hoppy aroma, caramel, sweet tropical smell, little bit of lychee, sweet start and bitter end, nice drinkable refreshing ale

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
artiredbirds (258) - St.Petersburg, RUSSIA - SEP 23, 2015
Узнавае& буйство красок и вкуса, менее яркое и приевше& не феномен& однако родное и близкое.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
scotchzombie (461) - Raleigh, North Carolina, USA - SEP 22, 2015
Pours cloudy brick brown red with a fat foamy yellow-white head that hangs with you. Aroma is a nice pungent fruit slam. Berries predominate, but also orange citrus and some hoppiness. Taste starts with mild berry and citrus notes and resolves into a mild hoppy bitterness. This all rides over a powerful grainy malt backbone. The backend is a meld of hops and malt. Fruit and hops are skewed to the front, leaving the beer a bit unbalanced. Still, a unique and very drinkable red ale. I would drink this again.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Danjo312 (73) - Hamburg, GERMANY - SEP 20, 2015
Wunderschöne, tiefrote Farbe! Geruch herrlich, tropisch, süß, verrucht! Geschmacklich sehr herb, wenig süß! Wenig fruchtig, eher rauchig/malzig. Hopfen kommt spät durch. Zum Ende hin wird der Geschmack interessanter! Insgesamt ein gutes Bier von Brewdog! Der Geruch lässt auf tolle Hopfung schließen! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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