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

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RATINGS: 1498   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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


slang's rating

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
slang (654) - Columbia, South Carolina, USA - DEC 12, 2010
12 oz bottle. Healthy lingering head over amber ale. Sweet malts fall back on a solid hop presence. Great mouthfeel & amazing palate.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Nevalainen (247) - FINLAND - JUL 1, 2015
Cloudy amber/brown in color with tan head. Aroma of hops, citrus, a bit sourish. Taste is quite sweet with bitter finish. Very nice beer.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
WillMase (10) - Colchester, Essex, ENGLAND - JUL 1, 2015
Nice ruby coloured ale. Tastes sweet on the tongue but bitter in the throat. Can’t make out the smell much but I like it a lot.

3.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
solvaris (128) - - JUN 28, 2015
Bernsteinfarben mit rötlicher Note, Geschmack leichter Touch von Wermuth, bittersüss malzig, fruchtig ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GreatDane1632 (875) - USA - JUN 27, 2015
On tap at Brewdog Shoreditch -- part of a flight. Delicious red. I love brewdog brews.

3.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
aegirrb (8) - CROATIA - JUN 25, 2015 does not count
Pours hazy red with small head... somewhat caramely on nose and a lot of hops. Dry with very pungent hop flavour..

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Cokemonkey11 (181) - - JUN 22, 2015
Brown bottle, 330ml, co-op. Pours ruby red with an amber brown hue. Head is medium tan and residing. Scent is grassy hops and bitter back notes. Taste is grassy dry herbal body. Finish is complex sharp on the tongue. Fantastic.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
John76 (18) - - JUN 21, 2015
Pours lovely red with a tan head. Nice hops and a rather dry malt base. A very good low abv red ale.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Rumspringers (5) - AUSTRALIA - JUN 21, 2015 does not count
Bottle into glass. Pours an amber light brown. Quickly fading head leaves a green tinge to the tan coloured foam. Aroma of a hoppier Pale Ale. slightly cloying mouthfeel with burnt caramel and coffee flavours. Notes of Plum, citrus peel and Christmas cake. The perfect beer for a whisky lover.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
drmet (220) - Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, GERMANY - JUN 20, 2015
Gutes Red Ale -im antrunk kaffee mit sahnr und eine recht starke,bittere,harzige hopfennote -karamell und wacholder -gut carbonisiert -im abgang bitter und sehr dünn

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Tognetta (279) - Campinas, BRAZIL - JUN 19, 2015
Âmbar avermelhada, espuma irregular e inconsistente, ao servir varias bolhas nas paredes do copo, que somem com o tempo. Aroma intenso de lúpulos, adocicada, caramelo, muito atraente. Com o aumento da temperatura e agitação do copo exalou leves tons metálicos, vegetais cozidos, menos agradáveis que o inicial. Paladar bastante refrescante, amargor médio e dulçor leve muito bem equilibrados. Corpo leve, carbonação média. Aftertaste segue as notas do paladar inicial, tendendo mais para o amargor, persistência média, ao final uma sensação de agua na boca, suco de lúpulo. Uma ótima cerveja para tomar um dias quentes, de preferência em um churrasco.


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