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BrewDog Abstrakt AB:04

Formerly brewed at BrewDog
Style: Imperial Stout
Ellon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Serve in Snifter


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RATINGS: 143   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.05   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 450   ABV: 15%
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Imperial Stout brewed with coffee, cocoa, Naga chilies (the hottest in the world), and champagne yeast.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
USA_MasterHop (15) - Colorado, USA - DEC 25, 2013
Bottle. Tan black with a brown head. Sweet and roasted aroma of dark chocolate with expresso and cocoa powder. roasted flavour of dark chocolate and coffee, slight chilli spice

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Tide (2001) - Espoo, FINLAND - DEC 10, 2013
Bottle from a friend. Black color, brown head. Bittersweet finish with chili, nuts, chocolate, coffee, a bit of licorice, vanilla and dark fruits. Bitter finish with chili, coffee, nuts and vanilla. Exquisite imperial stout.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Countbeer (4962) - Best of E-Town mit ein Brauhaus, NETHERLANDS - OCT 27, 2013
Bottle: Thanks Madmitch: #989/3300: Served in a Chouffe glass: Pitch black pour. No head. Pitch black colored beer. Aromas of soya, ketjap, liquorice, animal feeders, chili/pepper, sweat, dust, bakes malts, some coffee, brown sugars, caramelised sugars, sweet tar and some sticky sweet oil ish tones... Flavours of soya, bitters, sweets, chocolate, ketjap, cream, brown sugars, caramel, some pepper, dust, light dry, malt and coffee roast, toffee, light sticky, some oatmeal, some animal feeders and sweet coffee roast with sugars. Aftertaste is a mix of peppers, dust, brown sugars, roasted malts, roasted coffee, chocolate... Low to no carbo, soft light oily light watery light spicy mouthfeel, full body and a light oily texture. Extreme beer, extreme taste, strange! But wouldn’t say 15%ABV!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
zimbo (639) - SCOTLAND - AUG 30, 2013
rich mocha darkness with wood. Luxurious&dense some soya in the nose. Not what it should be but what it isvis really very very nice.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Impavidus (63) - Budapest, HUNGARY - JUL 20, 2013
Gift.. the year in best. Thank you Rob!
Dark black color, short lived head.
Aroma is heavy malty, roasted, chocolate, strong coffee, burnt, wood, alcohol. Flavor is heavy sweet and light heavy bitter with a long duration, fantastic roasted malt character with some noticable chili heat. Chocolate, wood, light chili warm. Deeply complex. This is simply an great, unbelievable beer. Congratulation. Not every day and not every day to drink. and reasonable opportunity to be the case. Gorgeous.
World class.
Body is medium to full, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to factual.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
teorn88 (3489) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 14, 2013
Bottle. It pours a black colour with a small beige head. Sweet and roasted aroma of dark chocolate and coffee with notes of cocoa powder. Sweet and roasted flavour of dark chocolate and coffee with notes of chili peppers.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Ughsmash (7247) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 6, 2013
Bottled, #2730 of 3300. Poured near black with lighter brown around the edges.. nothing stuck around for head. The aroma picked up burnt coffee, licorice, and cocoa, with black pepper, more robust pepper, and spicy alcohol around.. a little oxidation set in, and it was complementary. The flavor found burnt licorice, molasses, and coffee at the core, with vanilla and dry cocoa on the edges.. a little pepper meat around there too.. picked up a touch of peppery spicage, alcohol warmth, and fruity yesat on the long finish. Heavy-bodied with very low carbonation on the palate.. slick and oily on the middle, and a tad grainy through the finish.. not a lot of Naga presence, but it really didn’t need it. Excellent brew!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nisse666 (4668) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - APR 5, 2013
Bottle many thx to Craig that digged this out from celler - took 10 minutes cons 2013-04-03 Edinburgh AR: bourbon vanilla, coffey, dark chocolate AP: black body, frothy beige head F: rich chocolate flavour, wee chilli, coffey, warming feeling, white sugar finishes chocolate fontain, white sugar cubes, - unfortunatly the sugar cubes are destruering way to much. Storageing improved this beer (bottled 2010)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fletchfighters (1187) - AUSTRALIA - FEB 4, 2013
Will note that the chilies had dropped of considerally. Little to no heat from them. Big roast character. A touches of sweet and sherry but on the dry side overall.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tkrjukoff (4153) - SWEDEN - JAN 4, 2013
Bottle 37,5 cl @ Kaj. Pours black brown with barely no head. Aroma is peppery roasted malty sweet fruity fidges raisins, yaiks so good and a touch of vanilla too. Flavor is chocolate cocoa coffee roasted velvety sweet alcohol bitter. Finishes bitter sweet alcohol and fruity.

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