Fin (7539) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 15, 2014
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle courtesy of Craig at Craigs doing a Chris O tasting, Edingburgh (ta for the beer Craig) Saturday 15th March Really thick in mouth, some thin treacle, warming, quite hot on the alcohol front. Not really getting any salted caramel popcorn but its ok. A6 A4 T7 P4 Ov13 3.4
cgarvieuk (14702) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 15, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
bottle at home ... at the Lets do a Chris O tasting...deep copper ... thin tan lacing ... soft dark toffee malt nose ... dark fruits .. big alcohol .. dark roast ... dark fruits ... soft sweet popcorn ... light sweet toffee... light bourbon
Nocturne (833) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAR 6, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draught at BrewDog Manchester. Murky reddish brown with zero head. Nose is cola, rum, treacle. Lots going on in the taste department with the dual barrels kicking in. Dark, burnt toffee definitely, but didn’t call to mind popcorn for me. Hint of fruit elsewhere. Very sticky and chewy. Good complexity and a nice sipper overall.
allmyvinyl (3628) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 6, 2014
3.6 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle 2073 of 8250, Brewdog online shop. pours clear reddish-brown, little to no head. Very light popcorn aromas, but it’s there. Lots of caramel, wood, fruit cake, and a hint of smoke too. Lots going on. Taste lets it down a little, doesn’t quite harmonise, and sweet rum notes come to the fore. Interesting, and worth trying.
madmitch76 (15309) - , Essex, ENGLAND - MAR 6, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
4th March 2014
Brewdog Shoreditch. Clear deep amber beer, tidy pale tan head. Rich barleywine toffee nose. Smooth palate with superfine carbonation. Rich sweet malt with nice toffee - caramel. Rounded off rum with lesser whisky. Trace of spicy wood. A definite savoury note. Berry fruits, well buried. Little malt cream. Joins up very well in to smooth dry finish. Leaves slightly numb gums! Tasty, rich and complex.
Christopsy (106) - SCOTLAND - MAR 5, 2014
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle 6717 of 8250 Pours reddish-brown with a thin white quickly disappearing head. Smells sweet, smokey. Tastes lightly spicy, treacle, a hint of vanilla and smoke and a hint of alcohol and a touch of caramel with a light brine on the finish. Medium mouthfeel.
ansalon (1500) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - MAR 5, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle at Brewdog Bar, Stockholm. Pours very dark brown with a low tan head. Aroma is honey, muscovado sugar, caramel, ripe apple, spices, sea salt. Taste is salty sweet with caramel, honey, marinated fruit, spices. Mouthfeel is oily sweet and lightly carbonated. Aftertaste is salted roasted nuts and caramel. Insane, but quite good!
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beermearjay (33) - Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - MAR 4, 2014
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle 6953 or 8250 into a Teku glass.
Aroma: strong banana, caramel, toffee, slightly yeasty.
Appearance: dirty brown/red, small to no head
Taste: wow. aroma profile continues in abundance with dried fruit, chewy dark malt, sweet but not stickly
Palate: medium to full body, approaching sticky mouthfeel, low carbonation, very long finish
Overall: wonderful! perfect mouthfeel and warming alcohol to be savoured with friends. Will put away a few and see what happens.
Osprey87 (1799) - WALES - MAR 4, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
UPDATED: MAR 5, 2014 From bottle I think at Camden Brewdog. Served in their trademark teku glass. Hazy dirty brown colour, small white head doesn’t endure long. Aroma - lots of sherry, sour, seaweed, whisky. Body is medium to light, smooth. Taste - sweet toffee malts, rum comes through noticeably, quite oxidised, old ale, no alcohol comes through, finishes short and abrupt with no bitterness. I can see the popcorn analogy in the aroma a little bit because there is some salinity and sweetness, but popcorn doesn’t really come out in the flavour. Comparable to Kuhnhenn 4D, Thomas Hardys, Fullers Vintage. Not bad.
Sebilinz (532) - Linz, AUSTRIA - MAR 3, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Nice dark brown color with very short lasting white head. Wonderful aroma of caramel some dried fruits. Taste is caramel with biscuits and some hints of salt and some alcohol. Aftertaste is also caramel with some alcohol. Liked this but the alcohol should have been hidden a little bit more. I think this would age very well.