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BrewDog Abstrakt AB:05

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

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RATINGS: 131   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 375   ABV: 12.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Belgian imperial stout aged on toasted coconut and cacao.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
allmyvinyl (3642) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 18, 2014
Bottle at Craig’s. Pours near black with no head. Aromas of liquorice and dark sugars. Taste is sweet, quite boozy. not getting any coconut to be honest.. Finishes a bit thin. Glad to have tried.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (2850) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 2, 2014
UPDATED: OCT 17, 2014 Bottle at Craig’s. Sweet, liquorice, little coconut, bit of a funky aftertaste that lingers, sweet, thin.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
MattiasA (862) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAR 11, 2014
Backlog. Tasted at a vertical tasting of the first six abstracts released. Bottles from Systembolaget. Slightly too sweet for me.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mR_fr0g (3379) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 1, 2014
Bootle at home traded with Nick for an AB:06 ages ago. Aroma is sweet brown sugar, muscavado sugar and toffee. Dark brown black pour clear with no head. Really viscous sryupy pour legs. Flavour is sweet toffee, brown sugar and soft roast. some coconut maybe? Maybe aged this one too much. Some earthy coffee bean in the finish. Palte is full and sweet sticky with low carbonation. Hides the the alcohol well. Tasty, maybe a bit too sweet.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
teorn88 (1930) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 27, 2013
Taster from a 37.5cl bottle at La Cantinetta, Rimini. It pours a deep black color with basically no head. Aroma is big on roasted malts, toasted coffe beans and light coconut notes. Little residual sweetness. Taste confirms the little sugars left and great balance of this beer with big coffee and roasted notes. Then some toasted coconut emerges and the finish is bitter with loads of coca. Mouthfeel is quite thick with soft carbonation. Overall, very good IS

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thewolf (11191) - Kolding, DENMARK - NOV 9, 2013
Bottle. Pours opaque black with a small, fizzy beige film head? Disappears fast. Aroma has sweet malts, vinious, coconut, mild chocolate. Low carbonation, oily and dry mouthfeel. Flavour is very sweet, sticky, coconut. Mild roasted with some clear coconut.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Yorker (1252) - Herning, DENMARK - OCT 14, 2013
Corked 37.5 cl bottle @ home (bottle #1234). Pours black with some sediment and no head. Aroma and flavour is coconut, vanilla, chocolate, and coffee – with a sweet and slightly alcoholic finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
McNeillR (1240) - SCOTLAND - AUG 30, 2013
Soft brown body, slight off white head. Easy coco milk, soft spice. Tense charred bitterness with harsh lactosey finish.Big rusty amber body with boozy listless head. Coppery nose, firey. Dense oily, oxidsed boozeage slips away to floral rustiness. Crystalled throughout, keeping it steely and narrow. Terse finish, mapely

Bottle, Brewdog Garvie Gauntlet

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
BenH (2387) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 30, 2013
Bottle. Black with little tan head. Aroma of licorice and ovaltine. Taste of licoroce and alcohol, some dark fruits. Very sweet and a little rough. Not as bad as it was when it came out but still not great.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mcberko (6704) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 1, 2013
375mL bottle at The Bishop Arms Folkungagatan, pours jet black with just a few bubbles of brown head. Aroma screams coconut upfront, followed by decadent cocoa notes. The coconut and cocoa are pretty much the main two qualities on the nose. Flavour is intensely sweet, almost sickly sweet, but somehow fitting, with notes of coconut and cocoa upfront, a little caramel, and lots of residual sugars. This is fairly cloying in sweetness, but somehow it works. These uber-sweet impie stouts are usually detracting to me, but this one feels elegant and complex. Excellent stuff. Perhaps only second to Abstrakt AB:04 in the series. Inexplicably great.


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