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BrewDog Abstrakt AB:11

 (RETIRED)
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96
86
style
Formerly brewed at BrewDog
Style: Barley Wine
Ellon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Serve in Snifter

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 148   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 384   ABV: 12.8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle conditioned - Limited edition release (9819 bottles)
AB:11 is an imperial black barley wine brewed with ginger, black raspberries and chipotle peppers. A 12.8% rollercoaster of ginger zestiness, chipotle smokiness all bound together with dark berry tartness and the decadent residual body of a black barley wine.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
marcus (6780) - Sacramento, California, USA - APR 26, 2013
Bottle shared by bhensonb. Pours near black with a nice tan head and a treacle and booze aroma. There is an unusual chocolate, raspberry and dark molasses flavor with a bit of pepper and a sweet warming alcohol trail. Very complex and tasty.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
bhensonb (11526) - Woodland, California, USA - APR 26, 2013
375 c&c from the Utobeer stall in Borough Market. Pours dark brown/black with a tan head. Aromas of dark malt, fruit and chilis. med body. Flavor starts ginger, goes medicinal (phenolic) switches to chili, evergreen twigs, very complex. No heat til the tum! Delicious. Finishes on the sweet side.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Geiserich (3467) - Linz, AUSTRIA - APR 22, 2013
Bottle: Malty nose, sweetness, ginger, dark chocolate. Black color, creamy brown head. Flavor is intensive, sweet, malty, full of ginger, spices, chocolate, cacao, pepper, dark berries, medicinal notes. Alcoholic, medicinal finish. Unusual but interesting.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
VsXsV (2452) - Linköping, SWEDEN - APR 12, 2013
Bottle. Opaque black liquid with small to medium tan head. Aroma of licorice, caramel, toffee, roasted chilli, chocolate, biscuit, dark fruit and grain. Taste is light sweet and medium bitter with a light chilli burn and notes of chocolate, roasted chilli, dark fruit and licorice. Medium to full bodied with medium carbonation. Nice, one of the better abstrakt in a while.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
KnutAlbert (6267) - Oslo, NORWAY - APR 3, 2013
Bottle from Vinmonopolet. Pitch dark, thin off white head. Cocoa, a hint of soot, rather sweet. Raisins, prunes, warming alcohol.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
beer_est_deus (748) - örebro, SWEDEN - MAR 29, 2013
Svart-brun öl med brunt skum som snabbt minskar. Doft: Hjortron, halm, röda vinbär, alkohol, likör choklad godis, gräs. Smak: Trä, paprika, hallon, likör choklad godis. ---Lördags godis för vuxna.---

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
spacecube (972) - Leeds, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 27, 2013
Bottle from Brewdog Leeds, black pour, in the nose ginger, cola, figs, raisin, quite sweet, but nice, goes well with dessert. Low carbonation. Unusual flavours, rich and vinous. Pleasant enough.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cuso (5089) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAR 15, 2013
Bottle from brewdog.com. Very dark brown color with medium beige head. Roasted aroma with syrup, spices. Very rich body with overripe fruit, molasses, dark berries, licorice, medicinal notes. Very alcoholic, medicinal finish. As usual out of style, but tasty.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Aniela (2462) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAR 13, 2013
Bottle (nr:418). Black beer with a small tanned not lasting head. Spicy, roasty aroma with some caramell notes. Spicy and alcohol flavour.

4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Holmen1 (2784) - Stavanger, NORWAY - MAR 2, 2013
Flaske(nr. 5140) fra polet: mørk som arvesynden med sjokolademousse på toppen. Aroma av bjørnebær, solbær, litt ingefær og et streif av røykmalt. Saftig, stor smak og lang ettermsmak hvor en touch av chipotle (tørket, røkt mexikansk chili) og ingefæren balanserer maltsødmen og gjør det riktig så lekkert. en meningsfylt ølopplevelse med følelse av eksklusivitet. Må kjøpe en for lagring.


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