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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: 137   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 375   ABV: 12.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Belgian imperial stout aged on toasted coconut and cacao.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Countbeer (5264) - Best of E-Town mit 2 Brauhausen, NETHERLANDS - OCT 4, 2011
Bottle #1909/3600: Small brown head, disappears quick, on top of a black beer. Smell oatmeal and raisin and hints of coffee, caramel, toffee and liquorice. Taste is liquid liquorice, with hints of coffee, herbs, grass, dark chocolate, brown sugars/sweets and oatmeal. Sweet light herby medium bitter light dry liquorice aftertaste. Low carbo, soft silky mouthfeel, full body and a oily sticky texture. Live up to its name, abstrakt.

2.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
bmerz (739) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - OCT 2, 2011
Way too big and imbalanced for me. Black and totally flat. Cherry, vanilla, milk chocolate, intensely sweet, nothing to balance it but lots of booze. For the price I paid for it at Cask in London where it was the only (really!) UK craft brew they had that wasn’t on the hand pump, you bet i drank it all. Otherwise i might not have.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
IluvatarMilan (281) - Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 25, 2011
Bottle. Pitch black with small, brown head. Intense coffee bean aroma mixed with some sugar. Initially unbalanced upon the first sip, being too sweet, it quickly moderates and turns into a deep melange of liquorice and moccha. Great warm, lingering aftertaste.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cuso (5881) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - SEP 23, 2011
UPDATED: MAY 30, 2015 Bottle from Bierkompass. I had little bit problems to open it, but finally i was successful. Almost black color with medium frothy light brown color. Aroma of chocolate, coffee, woody hints. Sweet taste with coffee, chocolate, alcohol. Tasty.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ungstrup (30267) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - SEP 22, 2011
Bottled. A pitch black beer with a brown head. The aroma has notes of sweet and roasted malt. The flavor is very sweet with notes of soy sauce, roasted malt, and coconuts.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
marcot (770) - Campomorone, ITALY - SEP 21, 2011
Un assaggio all’OConnor, continua la saga delle pigne assurde, almeno la 4 era bona

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 12/20
wavers1 (913) - Notown, California, USA - SEP 21, 2011
wow. this beer is amazing. its literally undrinable. this makes black tuesday drink like 7up. decent aroma and start to the flavor, but man this is the epitomy of cloying. get cumulatively worse with each sip. dont really know what they were thinking here, theres really no arguement that this this a good beer for drinking. tasting and rating, maybe. actually drinking and enjoying, not at all.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
POLK (2219) - Hørning, DENMARK - SEP 1, 2011
UPDATED: SEP 27, 2012 200411@DØE Århus Syd Brewdog meating. A powerful, heavy Belgian inspired Imperial stout, aged in toasted coconut flakes and cocoa. Classical stout flavor without being flashy game. Very sweet, almost like a Christmas beer. Must be drunk alone, as it is too violent even as a dessert beer. However, in perfect balance. This beer is a dessert in itself. Delicious winter beer with a rare strong taste that is in perfect balance. Good creamy cocoa flavor, but where is coconut.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
VsXsV (2778) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - AUG 25, 2011
375 ml bottle. Pitch black liquid with small tan head. Aroma of dark chocolate, coffee, belgian esters, dark berries and maybe very light coconut. Taste is sweet with medium bitterness and lots of chocolate and coffee. Quite burnt. Full bodied with light carbonation and smooth mouthfeel. Quite good imp stout, not boozy at all but not one of the best I’ve had. Balanced.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
blafa (511) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 3, 2011
Pitch black with large brown foam that vanishes in an instant. Milk chocolate, light vanilla, bananas, some cacao and wood notes(coconut?) in the nose. Alcohol is present both in the smell and taste in a bad way, body is full and the rest of the taste complex but very sweet, too sweet. The sugar is overtaking and the alcohol to high, a bad combination. I wouldn’t want more then a small glass if even that.


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