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BrewDog Abstrakt AB:01

Formerly brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Abt/Quadrupel
Ellon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland


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RATINGS: 177   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56/5   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 306   ABV: 10.2%
Made with the yeast from a bottle of Westvleteren 12, aged with vanilla beans. Only available in 375ml bottles with black plastic corks. Limited to 3200 bottles.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Zita (5984) - Assentoft, DENMARK - MAR 19, 2011
light alcohol aroma,orange, clear, white foam, medium sweetness, salty, medium body, creamy, soft carbonation, long finish,

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thirdeye11 (5952) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAY 26, 2010
(375ml bottle #822/3200 bottled 1-29-10 thanks to James of BrewDog!) clear orange pour with light bubbles. Nose of apples, raisin. Taste of raisin, toastiness, apple. Disappointing given the ingredients listed. Has a nicely spicy finish. Had trouble describing the elements of this as well.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tiong (5842) - Espoo, FINLAND - APR 21, 2012
375ml bottle

Bottled on 29.01.2010, bottle #2573/3200 - Pours dark brown with a tiny white head. Aroma of ripe fruits, malts, yeast, vanilla and spices. Taste is quite malty and smooth with notes of ripe fruits and a lot of vanilla. Finish is quite mild, slick and slightly malty with some alcohol coming through. A bit unbalanced, quite heavy on the vanilla notes. Surprisingly light bodied.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BoBoChamp (5755) - Gent, BELGIUM - MAY 28, 2010
38cl, new exclusive Scottish brew Anno 2010, thx to Jeppe!, complex brew, heavy and sweet, yet balanced, hazy, small head, very good brew, yet very expensive!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beer5000 (5648) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUL 20, 2010
Tap @ Copenhagen Beer Festival 2010. Amber with a thin off-white head. Aroma is mild fruity with malt and burnt sugar. Flavor is sweet, dry fruit, caramel and warming alcohol. A mild and delicate bitterness is detected in the finish. Well balanced and interesting.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
teorn88 (5581) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 27, 2013
Taster from 37.5cl bottle. It pours a deep amber colour with no head. Maybe a small ring of beige bubbles on the side of the glass. Aroma is sweet and bold with big notes of brandy and vanilla. Caramel and tobacco notes. Taste is sweet with some minor drying feeling from the yeast in the finish. Notes of caramel, vanilla, alcohol, brandy. Mouthfell is quite creamy with soft carbonation. Good overall.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bragesnak (5394) - Aarhus, DENMARK - JUL 24, 2010
From Ølbutikken, Copenhagen, DK. Bottled, 170710. Amber with white head. Aroma of alcohol, vanilla and malt. Flavor with many fruity esters and hop spices.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
vyvvy (5306) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - MAR 8, 2011
Pours murky copper / brown with a sudsy beige head. The aroma has bready maltiness, nectarines, apples, syrupy sweetness, funk and alcohol - doesn’t strike me as a quad. Medium / thick body with lots of frothy semi-sharp carbonation. The flavor starts with the aroma traits with lots of fruitiness and warming alcohol. Added to those aspects are peach, cotton candy and spices. The finish doesn’t change too much from the original flavor, but as the beer warms there are hints of vanilla, but it’s not very apparent. This is okay, but I expected more.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
thebeertourist (5169) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUL 30, 2010
Bottle no 581 from Utobeer. Clear copper, big and lacing offwhite head. Complex fruity aroma, slightly vinous. Fruit, some raisins, and caramel flavours. The vanilla beans only give a small impact. Good, but probably overrated.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mar (5135) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAY 17, 2010
bottle thanks to thirdeye11 via james at brewdog. poured a deep amber with a cream head. nose is dried fruits, yeast, vanilla, and faint alcohol. nice on the palate, flavors of dried frutis, vanilla, yeast, and more dried fruits.

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