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BrewDog Abstrakt AB:06

 (RETIRED)
overall
98
96
style
Formerly brewed at BrewDog
Style: Black IPA
Ellon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 234   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.74   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 345   ABV: 11.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A 11,5% triple dry hopped Imperial Black IPA.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
BeerandBlues2 (9690) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - MAR 28, 2014
Bottle via trade with cgarvieuk. Pours clear dark brown to black with a small, fizzy off-white head, short retention with spotty lacing. Aroma is toast, caramel, and chocolate malt with earthy, pine, and herbal hops and dates. Flavor is dark malt, medium hops and moderate bitterness with light oxidation, dark fruits and a dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Beerhunter111 (7397) - Hasborn, GERMANY - MAR 25, 2014
Sehr dunkelbraunes Bier mit schöner Schaumkrone. Geruch röstmalzig, Kaffee, Schokolade, fruchtig hopig. Geschmack röstmalzig, schokoladig, Kaffee, fruchtig bitter.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Xerrol (1) - - MAR 21, 2014 does not count
Pours nearly black with a head that fades completely away quickly. Aroma has roasted maltiness and really strong hoppiness - a special combination - with notes of grass, pine and licorice. Taste is similar with strongly hopped Imperial Stouts as it is both very bitter and richly malty. The taste is sweet and roasty at first; the finish is dry and bitter. Flavours of dark malts, grassy hops and licorice. The palate is nearly full bodied, the carbonation low. An excellent, complex and a really strong beer. One of my top 5 beers of all time.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MattiasA (862) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAR 11, 2014
Backlog. Tasted at a vertical tasting of the first six abstracts released. Bottles from Systembolaget. More fun experiment than good beer.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
AndySnow (3275) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - FEB 25, 2014
How: Bottle.
Where: The Bishops Arms (Folkungagatan), Stockholm.
Appearance: Dark brown colour with a small tan head.
Aroma: Plum, raisin, dried fruit, apricot.
Body: Full body, low carbonation.
Flavour: Dried fruit, raising, plum, alcohol.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
solros (88) - stockholm, SWEDEN - FEB 24, 2014
Doft: fin doft svag sprit, en aning plommon och russin. Lite lakrits ton med bitter torr eftersmak. En trevlig öl.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
angel77 (950) - oviedo, SPAIN - FEB 13, 2014
Botella de 37.5 cl numero 4626 de 8973 de 16-05-2011. tomada en la cantina renfe en agosto de 2013. Me esperaba mas de esta imperial black ipa, algo mas de amargor por ejemplo, pero en general no está del todo mal. Sabores tostados y quemados con un cuerpo medio-alto y un paso por boca bastante ligero y poco denso. Sensación alcohólica bastante buena con 11.2 vol muy intensos. Color negro intenso con poca espuma oscura y poco persistente. Podía aspirar a algo mas.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Scottishchris (180) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 7, 2014
Bottle from Brewdog online I think. Pours coke colour with thin caramel head. Big oily resin nose. Thick sugary mouthfeel. Lightly roasted, balanced bitterness. This is much better than the last Abstrakt I had (05 I think?).

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Balazs (787) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - DEC 31, 2013
From notes. Poured almost black, with essentially no head. Aroma of plum, apple, burnt nuts, grass, pine and hints of licorice. Sweet taste, with a dry, roasty somewhat bitter finish. Decent.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
daknole (9101) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - DEC 23, 2013
Dark brown pour, tan head. Resinous flavors, roasted malt, cocoa powder, grapefruit peel. Ok.


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