Brewed by BrewDog
Style: Scotch Ale
Ellon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Serve in Thistle


on tap

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RATINGS: 493   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61   EST. CALORIES: 222   ABV: 7.4%
Brewed with ten different types of malt, and blended together with Scottish heather honey, it is a pantheon to the gods of intricacy and nuance; a beer that celebrates a confluence of ideas. History is written by the victors, and Dogma is Scotch Ale triumphant; evolved.
Complex, indulgent and encapsulating, Dogma gives more than a cursory nod to history, to make you ponder the very nature of beer itself.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ron (3063) - Rochester, New York, USA - AUG 11, 2015
Bottle brought to Islands by Erica and Chris that they shared with me and Dan.. Pours a deep brown to black with a thin beige head. Aroma of honey, chocolate, toffee, roasted nuts plus dark fruits. Taste of chocolate, prune, honey, burnt caramel, roasted nuts and some liquorice. Medium bodied, rich and soft carbonation. A sweet, warming, liquoricey finish. A really good beer. Sweet and malty then spicy only lightly bitter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Desverger (4349) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 5, 2015
Tap@Black Swan, Copenhagen - brown reddish pour with small beige head. Sweet malty aroma and taste, medium roasty, some caramel, dark dried fruits, some honey and treacle prominent sweetness, warming finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Flanfl (280) - Bordeaux, FRANCE - AUG 2, 2015
Deep brown body. Small beige head. Strong dried plum aroma with liquorice and caramel. Flavour of caramel, dried plum, spices and liquorice. Oily body and low carbo. Long finish. Starts warm sweet and end warm bitter with light dryness on the palate. Great scotch ale. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Andy_ (1000) - Tampere, FINLAND - AUG 2, 2015
tap @ Brewdog Edinburgh, rated 2015-07-27
Dark brown reddish beer with big light brown head leaving lacing. Aroma has chocolate, cocoa, mämmi, syrup and vanilla. Flavor has light roast, mämmi and syrup. Palate is medium full, sticky and foamy. Finish has mild bitterness. Aftertaste has earth, mämmi, syrup, light roast, sweet loafy bread and vanilla. A decent Scotch Ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sdmmb (1295) - USA - JUL 28, 2015
Drunk from 33cl bottle bought at Bierhuis is Ossett. Heathery, malty beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
RickFifty (725) - Fredrikstad, NORWAY - JUL 26, 2015
Draught at Brewdog Firenze. Deep red-brown color, creamy beige head. Raisin nose, sweet licorice, coffee, apricot. Sweet taste, prunes, roasted malt, light smoke, coffee, light bitterness. Medium body, soft carbonation.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
colui72 (324) - HONG KONG - JUL 22, 2015
Another treat by BrewDog. Dark copper appearance, near black, with beige head. Aroma is caramel with a hint of spicy. Sweetness and bitterness perfectly balanced in the palate. Caramel, dark fruits, honey. Creamy and smooth. Lovely

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
leghorn99 (127) - Livorno, ITALY - JUL 14, 2015
Ha un bel colore rame con riflessi ambra, quasi limpido; schiuma bianca, fine, e poco persistente. Il naso è molto ricco, combinazione di elementi dolci (caramello, sentori di miele) e speziati (luppolo, agrumi, soprattutto pompelmo, papavero ed altri elementi poco distinguibili). Il palato è quello che è costretto a fare un maggiore sforzo "interpretativo", perchè è sul palato che la birra fa effetto, mettendolo alla prova: un mix dolce – amaro, complesso e un po’ complicato, ma ricco di sfumature, con un amaro pervasivo e prosciugante, con una sensazione generale di bell’equilibrio, alla quale contribuisce senz’altro la buona compenetrazione fra il miele e la tessitura maltata della birra. Solo alla fine della beva la lingua, nei suoi lati, avverte la forte caratterizzazione luppolata. Finisce con il calore che ti scende lungo l’ugola e il palato totalmente prosciugato da un retrogusto amaro che dura a lungo.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
pintbypint (2977) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 13, 2015
330ml brown bottle. Dark brownish red in colour. Small beige head. Nose has roast, toffee, earth. Taste has roasted malts, dark chocolate, caramel and earth. Late hops and bitterness. Medium body. Nice stuff.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Rolfarild (160) - NORWAY - JUL 13, 2015
Amber with a low head. Aroma of sour socks. Taste is sweet honney, berries, prunes, hops. Aftertaste of dry paper.

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