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BrewDog Abstrakt AB:13

Formerly brewed at BrewDog
Style: Imperial Stout
Ellon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Serve in Snifter


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RATINGS: 138   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.86   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 339   ABV: 11.3%
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Aged for over 14 months in barrels, AB:13 is an 11.3% Cherry Imperial Stout aged in ex Sherry whisky barrels. Cherry & Sherry, the recipe was devised by our production manager Nikola and is based on the classic German Schwarzlwald dessert.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bursprak (598) - Aarhus, - DEC 26, 2013
Shared 375 ml bottle. Pours pitch black withs minimal tan head. Really Galton the carbo. Aroma is a bit sour with chocolates and berries. Taste is again abut sour upfront, finishes with cacao, toffee and some berries. This might have been a bit oxidized but still quite ok.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Koelschtrinker (10676) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - AUG 20, 2014
Süßlicher, schwer malziger Antrunk. Rund, schokoladig mit leichter Süße, erdig. Die Süße nimmt ab, die Malzigkeit befindet sich mehr im Vordergrund. 11/11/12/11//11

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Andresvendsen (199) - - AUG 1, 2014
I love the abstrakts. Försöker sänka alla som bara går. Har ett gäng olika hemma ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Mr_Pink_152 (711) - Lincoln, Lincolnshire, ENGLAND - JUL 19, 2014
Bottle from Stirchley wines and Spirits. Pours pitch black with a small tan head. Rich aroma of dark fruits, and cherry and more cherry. Flavour has more cherry and chocolate almost like a Black Forest gateaux.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
wihlan (258) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUN 15, 2014
Delade flaska med VictorStr Fin mörk färg doftade lite chokladigt. Syrlig med en lenhet från whiskeyfaten.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
VictorStr (1291) - Helsingborg, SWEDEN - JUN 14, 2014
Delade med Wihlan. Kraftig, hel del cherry. Lite syrlighet mixat med sötma. ABV döljs bra.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AndySnow (3313) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUN 3, 2014
How: Bottle.
Where: Tasting at omhper 20140516.
Appearance: Dark brown colour with a small beige head.
Aroma: Raisin, dried fruit, vinous.
Body: Full body, low carbonation.
Flavour: Vinous, plum, fruit, chocolate.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
zacgillbanks (2302) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - MAY 29, 2014
Bottle from Rehills, Newcastle. This is an inky black beer that pours without a head. It has very rich, powerful red fruit, currants, liquorice flavours with black cherry notes and a warming slight oak and vanilla finish.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Vaiz (3350) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - MAY 29, 2014
Bottle in Italy. Pitch black pour, almost no head. Aroma is full of roasted malts, licorice, chocolate, coffee, molasses, oak, vanilla, sherry and cherries. Flavor is bitter roasted malts, spicy and with a hint of fruits. Quite boozy, but with a decent body. A bit low on carbonation. Nice brew.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
omhper (19381) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - MAY 16, 2014
Bottled, from Systembolaget. Opaque black, viscous no head. Soy sauxe, butter and caramel. Sweet, massive bodied, rounded mouthfeel. Sugary, buttery, syrupy, some sugar and chocolate. Heavy and unrefined.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Turboninja (87) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAY 12, 2014
Medium-light, a bit stale aroma with sweet cherry, some alcohol, plum and licorice. Dark brown-reddish color with light brown head. Strong taste with a lot of edge in the first bite (some berry). Dark chocolate, syrup, licorice. Quite earthy and bitter flavor. Very complex taste with multiple layers. Wide taste spectrum ans short-medium aftertaste with plum, licorice and some malts. Light palate with medium carbonation.

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