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BrewDog Abstrakt AB:05

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


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RATINGS: 140   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55/5   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 375   ABV: 12.5%
Belgian imperial stout aged on toasted coconut and cacao.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
molsson (12) - SWEDEN - MAR 19, 2013
Pours thick and black. No carbonation. Nose has massive amounts of chocolate. Taste is smoot, rich and chocolaty. Alcohol is not very obvious. A lighg bitterness in the very back of the mouth. Mouthfeel is a bit of, since there is no carbonation. Al in all, awesome beer, but really needed that carbonation to lift it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
fletchfighters (1404) - AUSTRALIA - FEB 4, 2013
Probably should have drank this on it’s own as this followed the 04. Nose is nice as got good notes of fruit, chocolate and coconut. Rest went downhill quite fast as quite sweet and syrupy. needed carbonation to lift this. Chocolate cake on crack I though. Slick, sweet and syrupy. Needed more dryness

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
thomat (3370) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JAN 9, 2013
Very dark brown with a tiny brown head. Malty with vanilla tones. Malt, vanilla and chocolate. Full body with a nice balanced finish.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (22055) - , Essex, ENGLAND - DEC 28, 2012
1st March 2011
Opaque black beer, little tan head. Sweet coffee and dark malt nose. Soft and surprisingly light palate. Sweet dark malts, traces of coffee, chocolate and sweet brandy. The coconut is pretty subtle and on the back of the tongue. Trace of red berry fruits in the mid. Some aniseed alcohol but no real heat. Semi dry finish. Sweet, tasty and well joined up beer. Should be even better in a year or two.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheJestersBeer (2391) - SWEDEN - NOV 28, 2012
375ml bottle. Pours almost pitch black, with reddish/brown hints, and a thin brown head. Roasted aroma, cocoa, vanilla, coffee, licorice, quite spicy. Sweet, full bodied, medium to high bitterness, low CO2. Roasted, spicy taste, cocoa, coconut, chocolate, toffee, licorice, coffee beans, vanilla, pepper, wood? Rich in flavours, but not overly complex. (2012-11-03)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
bierkoning (12350) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - NOV 21, 2012
Bottle. Pitch black. Roasted nuts, cocos, dark chocolate and a hint of ash in the aroma. Very sweet flavor with rye bread, cocos, chocolate, roast, speculaas and hazelnuts. No carbon. The oversweet flavor is a disappointment after the fine aroma.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
larsniclas (6689) - Billdal, SWEDEN - OCT 14, 2012
Bottled at ekstedt dec11 Pitch black with a beige head Very sweet aroma; soy-sauce. Way too sweet and oily flavour. Some chocolate and a medium bitterness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beersiveknown (5053) - NORTHERN IRELAND - AUG 24, 2012
Ruby tinged black. Slight acetic note on nose, quite sweet, chocolate, light toast, long sweet finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
hellbilly (3249) - scottsdale über alles, Arizona, USA - JUL 31, 2012
bottle at dak’s 1/22/12. brown pour on the black side. no head. viscous. aromas of cherry, red wine, vitamin pills, high roast and loads of boozy burning. the palate is overly boozy and sweet... flavor notes of vanilla, molasses, red wine, roast and spice. roasty bitter finish. thick oily and unnecessary. 5/3/4/2/13

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
thepeter (326) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 22, 2012
Popped the cork that did not "Pop" and Poured pitch black with little head turning to film rather quickly. Aromas of dark malty goodness, toasted coconut, roast nuts, fruit cake, anise, sweet spices and alcohol SWEET TALLAHASSEE ! ! ! (as my friend Arty says) It’s like a dessert in a glass. Burnt Sugars, brown sugar, chocolate, coconut, syrup, dark fruits, cake and then more sweetness. There is a bit of bitterness but it is no match for all the sweetness and throws the balance off completely. Carbonation was lighter than expected which was not a bad thing but the body could have been much fuller and richer especially for what I expected from such a sweet decadent beer. I have really loved the AB series and am a Brewdog Fan. I had high expectations and was not impressed. Well made and I love what they do but not this time so much.

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