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


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RATINGS: 1467   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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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

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheRealMGD (551) - Lakewood, Washington, USA - AUG 13, 2012
Btl from Bottleworks. Clear, red-orange pour with a short beige head with good retention and leaving moderate lace. Nose has an early whiff of Simcoe and fruit, but then is mostly pine and roasty malts. Medium-light body with moderate-plus carbonation. Mouth is crisp and full, but not plush. Toast, pine and walnuts; light citrus and caramel. Finish is medium and slightly softer - presumably getting you ready for another swallow. Very sessionable and one I’ll come back to again if I can find it. I’m impressed that it’s so good this far from Scotland.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
airrick2003 (634) - Louisiana, USA - APR 28, 2015
Appearance: pours with a medium beige head, the beer is a very hazy bronze color that isn't transparent Aroma: strong caramel malt, spicy rye perhaps hard to pick up much else Taste: lightly toasted caramel malt sweetness with that gentle Scottish taste to it, has a very slight bitterness on the finish, very faint grain Palate: has a light mouthfeel, minimal caramel and bitter aftertaste, lively carbonation Overall: not a bad beer, has that Scottish feel to it throughout, sessionable ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jananise (66) - - APR 27, 2015
Tried in bottle. Colour is slightly hazy red amber. Aroma is red fruit, caramel and citrus. Taste is caramel and citrus, well balanced hops and malts. Slight bitter finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
meireteixeira (80) - São Paulo, BRAZIL - APR 26, 2015
Cor rubi, brilhante. Espuma boa, persistente e encantadora pelas rendas formadas no copo. Aroma de grãos e caramelo. No paladar forte herbal do lúpulo e retrogosto marcante e amargo. Única e espetacular!!!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
likeatrainwreck (75) - Stockport, Cheshire, ENGLAND - APR 25, 2015
Deep red with white head... malty, fruity, dry... Nice red ale, but maybe lacking a bit of body. Decent enough though.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Alexi91 (129) - Bristol/Romsey, Hampshire, ENGLAND - APR 25, 2015
Origin: Bottle. Vessel: Tumbler. Supplier: Redland Stores (Bristol). Mild fruitiness.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
20107589 (417) - randers, DENMARK - APR 24, 2015
Light roasted aroma, coffee. Appear red/Brown. With a small White head. Taste medium / light bitter. Soft carbonation lightbodied but creamy

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
wiedrzensky (173) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - APR 22, 2015
Bottle. Ruby clear with small white head. Aroma of red fruits, citrusy, caramel. Taste is medium bitter with some sour notes, all good, citrusy, fruity, fresh. Light bitter finish. Nice and fresh red ale.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
gustavofnd (109) - SAO PAULO, BRAZIL - APR 20, 2015
Excelente red Ale. Tem um aroma excelente por parecer ter mais lupulo. É como se fosse uma Ipa red ale. Vale muito tomar novamente ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Fukito (890) - Sao Paulo, BRAZIL - APR 19, 2015
Pour a clear shinny copper/ red color with an offwhite head. Aroma is caramels and some citrus. Same clean caramel and citrus on the flavor. Medium to light palate, ok and balanced but rather unidimensional.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Fashawn (353) - Montesarchio, ITALY - APR 19, 2015
Onesta ma niente fi speciale. Ricorda la hardcore ipa,con meno impatto. Caramello e spremuta di luppoli in bocca, liscia e scorrevole con carbonatazione meDia. Buona birra ma niente di straordinario

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