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BrewDog Dead Metaphor

Formerly brewed at BrewDog
Style: Stout
Ellon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland


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RATINGS: 157   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
keg & bottled, special
Scottish Chocolate Breakfast Stout - brewed with Brazilian Sertão coffee, Venezuelan cacao and (for the Scottish element) oatmeal. Created and brewed by beer writers Rob Derbyshire (from Hopzine) and Richard Taylor (from the BeerCast), Dead Metaphor refers to a lot of the nomenclature and buzz words/phrases that are bandied about in modern beer writing - and has been designed to get the synapses firing when writing deadlines approach. This beer should be sipped for instant inspiration. Label design by Drew Millward.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
pityu (294) - Budapest, HUNGARY - OCT 26, 2015
Bottle - Black colour, medium sized light brown head, long lasting and lacing. Roasted malt aromas, coffee, chocolate and some caramel, burnt breadcrust, slight ashy notes. Taste is intense coffee flavour, lot of chocolate and some earthy hops. Medium body, soft carbonation, dry roasty finish, creamy texture. Decent coffee stout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
fombe89 (1097) - Asturias, SPAIN - JUL 30, 2015
Botella, @La Internacional, Oviedo. 29/07/2015 BBD:17/07/15 Color negro, espuma beige, aromas chocolate, torrefacto sutil, sabor dulce, cuerpo medio, Grata sorpresa

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
GenkiGonzo (772) - Kyoto, JAPAN - JUL 22, 2015
Draught at CBM Toranomon. Almost black with a small tan head. Bitter, dark chcolate malt aroma. Surprisingly sweet and chocolatey. Easy drinking.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (3555) - Kyoto, JAPAN - JUN 18, 2015
I thought I’d had it but I guess I lost the rating. Anyways, it came up on sale for 50% off from Taniguchi so I snapped up a few bottles. Served in my stout glass it poured pitch black with a thick dark tan head that left some soapy lacing. The nose is savoury umami, soy, cacao and a bit of sweet milk coffee. Thinner bodied than anticipated. The taste is roasty at first, soy, toasted oats but it is in the finish and the aftertaste that the coffee shines through giving you roast coffee, oats and a certain sweetness. Very enjoyable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
didierlewallon (245) - ponferrada, SPAIN - MAY 22, 2015
El color es marrón oscuro con una cabeza de color beige espumosa y duradera. El aroma es de chocolate, café, malta, tostado y a lúpulo moderado. El sabor es mas de chocolate y de cacao, con notas de café y malta tostada, de cuerpo medio, con una sensación suave en boca, sabrosa, agradable y bien equilibrada, buena cerveza.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cool_Bond (2079) - KUNG_AV_OL @ Instagram, SWEDEN - MAY 4, 2015
Wonderful aroma of dark malt and coffee. The taste is much coffee beans. Sweet bitterness that fills the mouth forever. Really tasty and enjoyable beer. Follow me @ Kung av öl @ Facebook for more pictures and ratings.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
wiedrzensky (462) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - APR 7, 2015
Shared bottle. Pours is dark with thick brown head. Aroma of dark chocolate, roasted malts, hazelnut, tartness. Taste is light sweet with hints of bitterness and some acidic notes, lot of chocolate. Light hoppy bitter, medium sweet finish. Medium to full body, creamy texture, flat carbonation. Great beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fredfa (145) - belo horizonte, BRAZIL - MAR 30, 2015
Melhor stout normal que já provei. Não sou fã do estilo, mas desta eu gostei. Não chega nem perto de algumas RIS, mas está aprovada. Só achei um pouco ácida.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Werckmeister (1296) - Vienna, AUSTRIA - MAR 20, 2015
Bottle at home. Black color, small coffee colored head. Smells malty roasty, coffee, some raosted grain notes, also a very light smoke note and slight sweetness. Full body, slick, malty taste, light to medium sweetness, light smoke note, some coffee, some roastiness. Light smoky / light sweet malty finish. Good, I would enjoy a bit more roasty bitterness on the finish instead of the sweetness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
nihtila (2086) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 15, 2015
14.2.2014. Aroma of dry coffee. Taste is dryish, coffee, cacao, also bitter. Well balanced stout.

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