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BrewDog Abstrakt AB:08

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Formerly brewed at BrewDog
Style: American Strong Ale
Ellon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Serve in Snifter, Tulip

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RATINGS: 171   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 354   ABV: 11.8%
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ltd relase
Deconstructed Blonde Imperial Stout


3.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
camk91 (1) - AUSTRALIA - MAY 15, 2015 does not count
Bottle 1221. Bottled 06/12/11, opened and consumed 15/5/15. Unclear brown pour, almost nonexistent carbonation, very strong aroma of malt and molasses. Strong malt taste with slight notes of caramel. Not something I would make a habit of drinking, especially considering the price. People looking for a very strong, flat, dark beer may enjoy it.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kraddel (4539) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - APR 27, 2015
Pours unclear amber. Totally flat looking, no head, no bubbles. Smell is intense, and reminds a lot of a barleywine. Very intense grains, some sweet aspects and just that spot of boozyness that is intense, but not alcoholic.... Taste is intense malts, has some chocolate tones, Mildly bitter, and a tad sweet. Very sticky MF, very damn close to 0 ( as with most of the AB’s ) . Interesting taste profile, but I still think its a weird Idea. Enjoyable beer though, if only it wasnt priced this damn high ( and if it had a decent carbo level )

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Finn (4710) - Tromsø, NORWAY - APR 9, 2015
Flaske 330ml - 6446/7902. Spandert av Rune. Delt med ham på Nerstranda 11 Mar 15. Amber. Litt uklar. Lavt skum. Søt plommearoma. Svakt sherrypreg. Smaken plommer. God - men overraskende tynn & uvariert. Blir for søt.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rune (9239) - Tromsø, NORWAY - MAR 13, 2015
375ml bottle topped by a cork and a wire cradle, no. 6446 (of 7902). Picked up at the Brewdog bar in Glasgow a few years ago. Orange-reddish coloured body with a tiny layer at the top. Dried fruity aroma alongside moments of spiced black malts. Chocolate malts, plums and a backdrop of basement to the flavour character. Rather sweet aftertaste. Tingling alcohol on the tongue. Medium to full bodied. Nice, not outstanding though (shared with Finn, Tromsø 11.03.2015).

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Unde (550) - Helsinki, FINLAND - DEC 18, 2014
Bottled on 6.12.2011, bottle #1173/7902. Colour is reddish brown with no absolutely no head. Well the three years have made their worst. Aroma has roasted malts, raisin, ’date cake’, dried fruits and plums. Taste has date cake, sweet milk chocolate and caramel. Extra sweet taste on this one. Body is full and there is no carbonation left in this bottle. Deconstructed Blonde Imperial Stout. Wow. Well the experiment is quite good, but after 3 years some flavours might have gone away on this one. Still pretty enjoyable beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
madsberg (10684) - Søborg, DENMARK - NOV 23, 2014
Bottled Brown coloured. Small off white dense head. Aroma: Caramel, alcohol, fruits, some roast. Flaovur. Roast, caramel, chocoalte, alcohol, light molasses, fruits. Medium to full bodied. Ends light roasterd bitter.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
nickd717 (3629) - San Francisco, California, USA - OCT 11, 2014
Bottle. Hazy brown with no head like a barleywine. Caramel brandy oxidized aroma. The flavor it’s barleywine-like with big malt and booze. Rather oxidized with cider notes. Full body with minimal carb. Not great.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
olio (7431) - Tampere, FINLAND - OCT 11, 2014
375 ml bottle. No bottle number. Bottled on 12/2011.
Pours hazy dark red color with no head. Sweet toffee and caramel on the nose, some alcohol, malts, dark ripe fruits and molasses. Fruity, plum-y and sweet with caramel, some raisins and lots of alcohol, wet cardboard, faint wooden notes with a subtle vanilla finish. Not the balance I was hoping for. A disappointment.
6323

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
laiti (7263) - Helsinki, FINLAND - OCT 11, 2014
37,5 cl bottle @ lusikka, bottled 06.12.2011
Bottle number missing
Aroma is odd with potatoes, starchy tones, some caramel and toffee. Flavour has potatoes, starch, cardboard, caramel, toffee, alcohol and dried fruits. Also rather strong raisin tones. Not very nice, feels moldy & cardboardy and alcohol comes through too much. One could expect that a beer like this would survive three years but it seems that this was not the case.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
lusikka (7047) - Tampere, FINLAND - OCT 11, 2014
375 ml bottle. Pours a murky brown amber colour with a small head. Aroma of toasted bread, some berries, earthiness and mild spiciness. Flavour of sweet malts, spiciness, apricot, dry wooden notes, some licorice and earth. Medium bodied and almost non-existent carbonation. Weird. Not at it’s best anymore.


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