Brewed by BrewDog
Style: Bitter
Ellon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Serve in English pint


on tap


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RATINGS: 173   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31/5   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
Editor’s note: Brewed specifically for the Norwegian market in bottles. Has been available in cask in Britian.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
worldbeertaste (1796) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - OCT 4, 2012
Clear dark amber with a thin lastjng, lacy rather frothy beige head. Smells of dark berries like blackberries. Roasted malt, caramel and way to much hop for a bitter. Watery thin body. Moves it to more like an amber ale with IPA hops in it. Citrus, and hops. Medium oily body. Sweet berry malt start with a light veg and a bitter nutty hop dry finish. Bitter. The finish is rather off.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
HenrikSoegaard (13276) - Randers, DENMARK - SEP 28, 2012
Bottle. Creamy off-white good mostly lasting head. Amber colour. Heavy malty and moderate hoppy aroma. Moderate bitter ok caramellic flavior. Dry and woody. Average moderate bitter finish. Oily palate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
chrisv10 (15516) - DENMARK - SEP 28, 2012
Bottle, 4.5%. Slightly hazy dark amber/brown with medium tan head. Aroma is malt, caramel, hop, little chocolate, fruit and a little citrus. Flavour is malt, caramel, nutty, medium sweet, little dry, hop and medium bitter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rasmus40 (17803) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - SEP 28, 2012
Bottle @ HenrikSoegaard tasting. Hazy dark amber with a lasting beige head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel and moderate hoppy. Flavor is medium sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and moderate bitter finish. 280912

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
saxo (16972) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - SEP 28, 2012
Bottle. Nice creamy head with good duration. Color is amber. Aroma and taste are rich hops, caramel, nuts, flowers and malt. Yummy.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Theydon_Bois (17228) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - SEP 23, 2012
Bottle at home - 23/09/12 thanks to Steve (Beers I’ve known). Hazy reddish amber with a big frothy off-white head. Nose comprises hops, biscuit malts, light fruit and toffee tones and a whiff of glue. Malt heavy in the flavour, toffee, biscuit and a little orange and fruit. Medium bodied, soft but quite evident carbonation and a little on the wet side. Drinkable but I wouldn’t be seeking this one out.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
olio (9370) - Tampere, FINLAND - SEP 23, 2012
33 cl bottle.
Originally rated on 20110119.
Pours clear golden color with a small head. Aroma of fruits, malts and grass. Flavor of mild hops, hay, caramel and malts, some mild fruits also. Boring.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
armando629 (2456) - Budapest, HUNGARY - SEP 16, 2012
0,33 l bottle, bought online at Brewdog-shop.
Poured amber-brown with a small creamy tan head. Moderated aroma with light resin, caramel, citrusses. Medium bodied with light caramel, grassy grapefruit bitterness. Drinkable, not a special one.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rjkreid (191) - SCOTLAND - SEP 13, 2012
Biscuit malt with hints to dark fruit mixed with sour apple and spice and a smokey note which is interesting. Quite a sweet brew which has hints of having hung about in the bottle to long. Reminds me of sweeter, less hoppy version of 5am Saint.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AshtonMcCobb (5372) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 11, 2012
33cl bottle from Appellation Wines. Pours a beautiful amber colour with a red tinge. The nose is of ginger bread and something tangy that I can’t put my finger on. The taste is of cake mixture, crunchy red fruit, possibly cranberries, then biscuits to finish. The palate is medium bodied with a tangy texture and a fairly clean finish. Overall, good but more interesting than good.

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