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Brewed by BrewDog
Style: Imperial Stout
Ellon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Serve in Snifter

bottled
common

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common

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RATINGS: 273   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.97   EST. CALORIES: 453   ABV: 15.1%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Based on AB04, but with added vanilla, 3.5 times the chilli, and a different coffee


4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
k92488 (298) - NORWAY - FEB 15, 2014
Wow, for en øl Brew Dog B, Mørk og fin, Møre brunt skumm som varer. Lukter fantastisk av Sjokolade, chilli, malt, Smak av malt , sjokolade, karamell. Spennende ettersmak som bare henger igjen.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Aries (14) - Verona, ITALY - FEB 13, 2014
Great beer, too bad that you can not give the vote to Bredwog B since the latter is slightly different and better than A.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
bulldogops (1108) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - FEB 12, 2014
Rating #962 - February 9, 2014 - Opened this for #beerguychrisgeekbeer #week6 and for the return of @AMC’s The Walking Dead. $23.10 CAD for a 330ml bottle from Sherbrooke. Aroma is alcohol, vanilla, chocolate, and roasted java grinds. Palate is a sweet spicy mix of chocolatey chili vanilla goodness with an out of this world balance of sweet, booze, and bitter. The highest of praise, and my first 5.0 of 2014. #5whore

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
pushkinwow (2100) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 2, 2014
Bottle brought by Liam to Sammy tasting. Black with a brown head. Chilli, chocolate, roasted malt, whisky, vanilla, moderate carbonation and body, dry, sweet, hot, decent for a chilli beer.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheCametron (1877) - CZECH REPUBLIC - FEB 2, 2014
Bottle. Pours darkest Brown with a tan head. Big aroma of roasted malt and chocolate. It’s a thick and incredibly full bodied imperial. The chilli comes through on the finish. Warms the neck. It’s really delicious. Brewdog made quite a song and dance about how unique and ’one-off’ the AB range is. It’s how they justified the massive price. AB:04 was their highest rated beer ever so they just brewed it again and changed the name. It’s like a fairytale.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Skansen (16) - Bergen, NORWAY - JAN 31, 2014
Mørk svart uten skum. Aroma av chilli, sjokolade og kaffe. Smaker av masse chilli, mørk sjokolade og svart kaffe. En av mine favoritter

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
RihardsF (82) - LATVIA - JAN 21, 2014
Actually Dog B! From the bottle @ Ligo Ziema beer fest in Latvia Riga. Intense aroma of malts with balsam and dried fruits. Intense flight between roasted malts, alcohol and hops. Nice balsam that can be drunk like cognac.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
angelkostvo (686) - CZECH REPUBLIC - JAN 15, 2014
Black colour, no head. Aroma of coffee, chilli, dark chocolate. Taste is medium bitter, a bit sweet. Medium to full body, creamy texture, soft carbonation.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
nilsas (1726) - Bryne, NORWAY - JAN 14, 2014
Som Dog B på Melkebaren. God duft av kaffe, tjære og vanilje. Dyp sort farge. Lite brunt skum. God smak av vanilje, kakao og en litt skarp ettersmak. Lite snev av alkohol i smaken.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
jinroh (428) - ESTONIA - JAN 14, 2014
330 ml bottle from Shinanoya @ Shibuya. Pours almost pich black, high viscosity. Feels as if I am pouring some old motor oil into my glass. Head is minimal, some brown lacing. Aroma is mindblowing. It is thick, full of deeply roasted malts, cocoa, coffee, chillies, dark fruits, coffee, brown cane sugar, maple syrup - and did I mention coffee? I can cut this aroma with a knife. Taste does not let me down. It has full roast, sweet dark fruits, dark dark chocolate, coffee - and well balanced with chillies that blend well in the mix and you understand that there was something spicy going on only when the aftertaste comes. Aftertaste is long and aggressive on your palate. Massive beer, have a glass of water nearby when you are drinking it! It’s not a big bottle but it is better to share it with friends - or sip it yourself all through the evening.


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