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


on tap

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RATINGS: 551   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64/5   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 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
gwizdek1990 (172) - POLAND - DEC 6, 2015
Piana beżowa, średnio pęcherzykowa, dosyć szybko się redukuje do cienkiej warstwy. Barwa ciemno brunatna, klarowna. Pod światło ciemno rubinowe refleksy. W aromacie czuć słody, karmel i przypieczoną maślaną bułkę. Aromat jest lekko słodki i średnio intensywny. Wydaje mi się że jest minimalny diacetyl ale mogę go mylić z produktami karmelizacji. Zresztą w tym stylu minimalny diacetyl jest dopuszczalny. W smaku pełne, karmelowe i słodowe. Znów pojawiają się nuty przypieczonych maślanych bułek i nareszcie miodowa słodycz. Na szczęście jest ona stonowana i nie powoduje przesłodzenia piwa. Jak wcześniej wspomniałem piwo jest dość pełne i lekko wysycone.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Piw (846) - Rüsselsheim, GERMANY - DEC 5, 2015
330ml Flasche. Klar und dunkelbraun. Kleine Schaumkrone. Intensive Röst- und Kaffeearomen. Vollmundig. Erfrischender Abgang.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
bloodbuzzdean (42) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - DEC 3, 2015
7.4%abv. Purchased in Bottledog, Merchant City. Malty aroma, dark dark brown colour with medium white head. Rich and solid taste with rich carbonation.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
CanCrusher (935) - Ilirska Bistrica, SLOVENIA - DEC 1, 2015
Bottle 0,33L. Dark, ruby brown color with small, light brown, frothy head. Aroma of some strong brandy/scotch drinks, dried dark fruits, very similar to barley wine beers. Taste starts slightly sour with a cherry notes drowned in alcohol drinks. Finish is heavy bitter and also a bit sour. Great example of Scotch ale!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
AgentAle (1543) - Alberta, CANADA - NOV 18, 2015
Aroma is clove, honey, molasses, toasty malts and toffee. Taste is rich and almost chewy in mouthfeel. Lots of thick rich malts with caramel and dark sugars to boot. Finishes with light tartness and slight liquor burn. Appearance is black with a thin light brown head that retains fairly well.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
UXO (1524) - CANADA - NOV 11, 2015
Appearance: clear brown with one finger of dense creamy tan head, good retention and lacing. (4/5) Aroma: butterscotch, dark fruit, honey, chocolate, earthy hops, light smoke. (8/10) Taste: moderate sweet, mild bitter. (8/10) Palate: medium-full slightly slick body, moderate-low carbonation, lingering lightly boozy finish. (3/5) I hesitated before buying this, given my typical attitude towards the style. But this? This is interesting. Unlike so many of the style, it’s not at all peaty, and the smooth maltiness comes across as a mild brown sugar, or maybe molasses. It’s sweet, but not overly so. Definitely one of the top examples of this style I’ve tried to date. (15/20)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kryon (2749) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - NOV 7, 2015
Pours murky brown with medium brown head Aromas of butterscotch, dried fruits, caramel, wee bit medicinal alcohol Taste has butterscotch, vinuous dried fruits, heavy malty backbone, sweet fruits, caramel

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jeevan (244) - SCOTLAND - OCT 29, 2015
Bottle at home bought from Scotmid in Granton. Looks are nice. Deep and dark with a tan creamy head. Aromas of caramel sugar, prunes and some booze implied warmth. Rich dark fruity flavours. Brown sugar. Lowish carbonation. Smooth texture.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
pityu (681) - Budapest, HUNGARY - OCT 26, 2015
Bottle - Slight cloudy deep amber colour, medium off-white head, good retention. Mostly malty aromas, some caramel, biscuit, a touch of chocolate, some earthy and herbal hop notes. Taste of caramel, brown sugar, lightly toasted malts, mild bitterness. Medium body, slick texture, moderate carbonation, smooth finish. Nice ale.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AleRider78 (685) - Winchester, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 18, 2015
On tap at Highlander Pub. Pours a good size frothy brownish head and dissipates to a thin head. Has a deep dark amber appearance. Pretty good lacing. Aromas are light roasted malt, toffee and caramel. Flavours are mostly malts, hints of coffee and chocolate. There’s a little bit of the rum hints in the mix. A fairly sweet finish on the palate. Good retention. Nice slick and slightly oily mouthfeel.

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