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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: 133   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 375   ABV: 12.5%
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Belgian imperial stout aged on toasted coconut and cacao.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
lortsker (332) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - DEC 12, 2011
Botle. thanks Kschep. pours pitch black with no head, Aroma is blue cheese, salty, nutty, chocolate, coffee, dusty, vanilla, slight boozy, caramel, malty, roasted slight soy sauce, light ashy, Taste: very sweet, tingly, sugary, cocoa powder, malty, chocolate, bready, vanilla, dried fruits, dates,prunes, slight alco burn, nutty, dusty hops. Where’s the coconut? overall: way too SWEET!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
kschep (1706) - DENMARK - DEC 10, 2011
Nose is decent sweet licorice, sharpie notes, cedar, some alcohol, sweet roasted malt, feel is mediumbroad, carb Is mediumweak with small bubbles, taste is cherry, sweet broad licorice, some blue cheese, late iron

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Mortlach (1138) - Rome, ITALY - FEB 18, 2012
30/06/2011 Birra+ (375ml bottle). Degustazione da Birra+. Nera, intensa, con riflessi color caffè, schiuma quasi assente e poco persistente. Aroma spiazzante, dolciastro, quasi stucchevole, vanigliato e zuccheroso. In bocca è dolcissima, cioccolatosa e vanigliata, con note di cocco ad aggiungere ulteriore dolcezza. Corpo medio, carbonazione soft. Birra senza dubbio particolare, ma decisamente modesta come riuscita e stucchevole anche in dosi da degustazione.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rosenbergh (8285) - Tampere, FINLAND - FEB 21, 2012
375 ml bottle in Musa, Aberdeen, Scotland.
Dark brown colour with no head. Heavy malt, mild sweetness, red wine and roasted malt in aroma. Sweet berries and heavy malt in vinous flavour. Smooth. Too smooth.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yngwie (14910) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - FEB 11, 2012
Bottle, 375ml corked, courtesy of Meilby. A minimal-sized tan head disappears quickly. Black body, oily pour. Soy sauce, licorice and roasted malts on the nose. A touch of alcohol too. Flavorwise there’s soy sauce, licorice, roasted malts, coffee and a faint touch of dark chocolate. Not much hoppy bitterness going on. Full-bodied and super soft. Lasting finish. Not much warmth going on, but it’s quite sweet. A nice beer indeed. 120211

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Meilby (8972) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - FEB 11, 2012
Bottle 375ml @ Geokkjer
Pours pitch black with no head. Aroma has notes of roasted malt, chocolate, coffee, cacao, molasses and soya sauce. Taste is heavy sweet and light bitter with a long sweet roasted chocolate and a warm alcohol finish. Body is full, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Geokkjer (6402) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - FEB 11, 2012
Bottle, courtesy of Meilby. Pours black with a beige head. Aroma of roasted malt, soy sauce, brown sugar,some mineral oil and caramel. flavor is sweet and roasted with some soy sauce, chocolate, fruitiness, alcohol, ash and malt.Medium to full body ,average carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ibrew2or3 (7361) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - FEB 3, 2012
Courtesy of madmitch76, cheers Ken! Corked and caged, the cork was a bear to get off, green bottle pours murky dark mahogany with brown edges and no head. The aroma is all molasses, some chocolate, some mild peatiness and then earthy chocolate and spices. The taste is nice and sweet and smooth with molasses, sludgy chocolate malts and sugary caramel goodness. There’s really no carbonation to speak of but this is a sipping beauty. There’s plenty of lingering sweetness and mild chocolate and dark roasted malts carrying deep into the after taste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (18915) - Malmö, SWEDEN - DEC 24, 2011
Bottle. Pours a black color with a small off-white head. Has a roasted malty chocolate aroma. Sweetish roasted malty chocolate flavor with toasted hints. Has a roasted malty chocoalte finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BOLTZ7555 (2939) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - JAN 27, 2012
Bottle shared by ibrew2or3 @ Woodshed 1.0! Pleasantly surprised by this as I somewhat expected a hot mess. Instead, I tried something that was aggressive but refined. Fudge, Baker’s chocolate, dark fruit, rich coffee, and molasses with a Belgian influence. Heavy, viscous, thick but not cloying. Appreciated the chance to try.

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