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BrewDog Abstrakt AB:08

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


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RATINGS: 160   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 354   ABV: 11.8%
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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheJestersBeer (2083) - SWEDEN - SEP 23, 2014
375ml bottle. Pours a medium tawny-ish sort of colour, with very little head. Roasted, spicy aroma, chocolate, cocoa, caramel, licorice, coffee. Semi-sweet, full bodied, mid to high bitterness, low CO2. Roasted, malty taste, chocolate, coffee beans, coconut, wood (?), vanilla, faint smoke. Quite enjoyable, but very odd, in an odd sort of way... (2014-09-20)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Osprey87 (1732) - WALES - SEP 8, 2014
Bottled in 2011. Poured into a snifter at home. Dark ruby, clear, totally still with no head at all. Not even a bubble. Aroma is sweet old ale, chocolate syrup - smells like chocolate has been added. Body is medium, totally smooth, no carbonation. Taste is sweet honey yet with a strong bitterness, malty barley wine, some more of that chocolate but it’s in the background. Interesting enough, just not my type of thing. It has nice characteristics, but it’s way too sweet for me.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fiammanghilla (557) - Genova, ITALY - SEP 7, 2014
Assaggio @ cantinetta. Marroncina senza schiuma. Un po' di cioccolata, caramello e torrefatto, alcol. Non memorabile ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhold

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Stuu666 (2328) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 2, 2014
Bottle at home. Rich, sickly toffee, sweet and malty, tastes more like a barley wine now.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beese (1837) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 22, 2014
Bottle at BrewDog, Edinburgh on 17 May. They had a few in stock, but the fridge was emptied of them by the end of my session. Poured amber and was completely flat, with pretty much no head. Aroma of butterscotch, booze and ripe berries. Sharp hop flavour with notes of toffee and spice. Finish was bitter grass, caramel and lavender. Different...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Svesse (6163) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - MAY 16, 2014
(Bottle) Reddish amber colour with brief, beige head. Malty, fruity nose with dried fruit, caramel, oak wood, red fruit, honey, hints of tar and smoked chilli. Malty, fruity taste with notes of dried fruit, caramel, hints of smoke, honey, red berries, orange marmalade, chocolate, toffee and a slightly bitter-sweet finish with a hint of alcohol shining through. Full body, with viscous mouthfeel. Fairly sweet. Quite interesting and a bit hard to define style-wise. Nice one.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
deyholla (6660) - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA - MAR 13, 2014
Bottle thanks to a trade! Pours a cloudy deep amber brown with no head whatsoever. Aroma has strong sweet grains and a syrupy note with toffee and a good amount of booze. Flavor has strong toffee and sweet grains with a syrupyness and a bit of booze. An odd beer for sure.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
bergstaden (1271) - Røros, NORWAY - MAR 3, 2014
Light amber with small white head that goes away fast , no carbonation - Strange medicinal aroma along with some alcohol - Strange taste with some sweetness and strong alcohol - Finish is sweet burning alcohol - Strange thing that was not that good

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TBone (12567) - Pori, FINLAND - FEB 14, 2014
Bottle 375ml at Beer Hunters. Clear deep amber color, tiny white head. Toffee, light alcohol, barley in the aroma. Medium-bodied. Toffee, barley, some alcohol. A bit weakish palate after 2+ years of aging.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
EdKing (1885) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 6, 2014
Bottle shared at Gunnar tasting, originally bought in Utobeer. Colour is clear reddish, with a small white head. Nose is complex. Marmalade, Marmite (yeast extract), caramel, orange citrous, earthy, dirty, alcoholic. Taste is earthy, slight damp cellar, sticky sweet orange, yeast extract saltiness, slight oxidisation but it’s not hurting it, caramel. Sweet and strong but a little too much going on.

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