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BrewDog Abstrakt AB:12

Formerly brewed at BrewDog
Style: Fruit Beer
Ellon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Serve in Flute, Shaker


on tap

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RATINGS: 138   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71   SEASONAL: Series   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 336   ABV: 11.2%
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Imperial Black Belgian Ale aged in old Invergordon Scotch whisky barrels with mountains of raspberries, tayberries and blackberries in each cask. Decadent yet surprisingly light and refreshing, this is a moreish fruit sensation sure to leave your tounge tingling in delight!
ABV: 11.7%
OG: 1108
Malts:Extra Pale, Chocolate and Carafa III
Hops:Tomahawk, Magnum, Centennial and Amarillo
Twist: matured in scotch whisky barrels with mountains of raspberries, tayberries and blackberries

Valgreen's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Valgreen (646) - - JUN 19, 2013
Bottle at beertasting with Carsten Bertelsen 19 / 6 2013. Very dark brown, almost no head. Thought this was a black ipa, but it is a belgian ale. Aroma, sweet berries(almost perfume) . Taste, berries, some whiskey notes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jamestulloch (1320) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 6, 2014
Bottle, shared with Andrew. Black body with no head or lacing. Aroma of treacle, whisky and salted caramel. Flavour of sweet treacle and raspberry syrup. Strong alcohol. Medium body with a slick, oily texture. Soft carbonation prickle. A complex beer but it tastes a bit too boozy for my liking.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ATulloch (65) - Aberdeenshire, SCOTLAND - AUG 6, 2014
Bottle from George Woods (BrewDog brewer) brewed on the 12/12/12. pours a jet black with no head or carbonation. Pungent aromas of treacle, caramel with a slight whisky note. Strong taste of again treacle with a blackberry hit and whisky sting. Strong alcohol linger. Lovely beer but not my type.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Andresvendsen (195) - - AUG 1, 2014
Kanske inte den bästa i serien men helt klart godkänd. 3 av 4 flaskor. Gärna en till ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Arve_Christian (3031) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUL 12, 2014
On bottle from Vinmonopolet Vika- from friend . Dark color, some red - some foam. Aromas of raspberry, malt , dried fruits. Full body & high complexity . Immediate sweetness - good balance. Very enjoyable ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mr_Pink_152 (614) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - JUN 27, 2014
Bottle from Stirchley wines. Black brown colour with a slight tan head. The fruit is present on the aroma, and more so on the taste, real bitter fruitiness. Also some liquorice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
suurjuust (1031) - ESTONIA - JUN 25, 2014
Bottle shared by martjoobolut, thanks! Dark brown, tan head that quickly dissipates. Nose is whiskey, malt, berries, oak, vanilla. Flavor is fruity, malty, roast, whiskey, raspberries, oak, vanilla, booze. Full moutheel with vinous notes. Rich and complex.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
martjoobolut (644) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUN 22, 2014
0,375L bottle, bottle nr. 8547. Pours dark brown with tan head. The head doesn’t stay. Aroma is intense fruits, cocoa, raisins and some alcohol. Taste is intense berries, raspberries, dark chocolate, and oak. Finish is long dark chocolate bitter with berries. Overall: great brew.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
DroolYeast (213) - Odder, DENMARK - MAY 26, 2014
Bottle @ BrewDog Edinburgh. Aroma of lots of ripe fruits, dried dark fruits. Pours very dark to black with tiny off-white head. Virtually no head is lasting. Taste is fruity, ripe fruit first, then sour fruit. Finish is fruity sweet, then sour and dry. Oily sugary texture. Light carbonation.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Humlehode (78) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 8, 2014
Draught @ Grunerløkka brygghus. Black with small head. Fruity with prominent chocolate aroma and taste. Very drinkable, the high alcohol content is barely noticable. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
McNeillR (1135) - SCOTLAND - APR 19, 2014
Darkest, headless ruby brown and little else to it. Nose is a lot less heavy going than a year ago, Wink of creamy whisky. Initial taste is silky and full of berry, Earthy and lightly woody. Wholesomeness of the tayberries stands firm throughout, most Bashah like, with an underswept sweetness from the rest. There’s little bitterness or yeasty or malt here. It’s shapely and fruity and a hall of ageing fruitiness that will hold up for a while longer. Tinselly rich tartness, stoney fruitiness and a comforting barrell burn. Mouthfeel is surpsingly light and overly cooperative to the fruitiness, but doesn’t catch on the ABV. Cruelly sweet and fading finish, squeaky berry linger.

Bottle 6987, drank April 19th

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