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

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RATINGS: 326   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59   EST. CALORIES: 222   ABV: 7.4%
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The truth. You don’t want to hear the truth. The truth’s no longer out there bubba. Just chicken ass lies. Become a Dogma Disciple. Believe in the birds and the bees. Act crazy, be heavily armed at all times and scream in German.

Dogma is an indulgent, decadent and encapsulating scotch ale brewed with 10 different types of malt all blended together with Scottish heather honey. Soak up the sweet nectar like a jackrabbit on heat.

This beer is not cool. You may think it is, but that is just a beautiful lie fabricated by clowns and gypsies.


Temptation's rating

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Temptation (220) - - FEB 27, 2013
Dark brown/mahogany colour, beige and shortlasting head, little traces of lace, medium to low carbonation. The aroma is sweet liquorice, plums, roasted malts, raisins and rhum. Very sweet, with very hidden hops, tastes like liquor, honey, burnt sugar and hints of coffee. Great overall, though slightly unbalanced. Very tasty, liked a lot.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tsekouratos (184) - Nea Filadelfeia, Athens, GREECE - JUL 6, 2014
355 ml bottle. Pours a dark orange body with a thin white head. Aromas of malts, caramel, maybe smoke, hints of dough. Similar taste but not so intense. Malts, caramel, some smoke, maybe plums. Nice aftertaste, sweet. Medium to full body with low carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
miquelcrush (1073) - Granollers, SPAIN - JUL 2, 2014
Bona cervesa, bastant equilibrada i gustosa. Buena cerveza, bastante equilibrada y sabrosa.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ST247 (354) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - JUN 21, 2014
Bottle @home. Pours dark brown with a beige head. Aroma is sweet, alcoholic, caramel, dark fruit, malty. Taste is sweet, chocolate, caramel, dark fruits. Finish intense caramel. Medium body.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Vells (620) - LATVIA - JUN 9, 2014
Too weak for me to be a good scotch ale. Quite malty, lightly roasted, some caramel, kinda bread, molasses. Moderate sweet, bit dry finish. More like old ale to me – too thin for scotch :P

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Saeglopur (251) - Vienna Woods, AUSTRIA - JUN 8, 2014
Bottle from AmmersinO, Vienna. Dark brown to black body, with a medium, creamy, beige, not very stable head. Aroma is a bit like a sweet, dark, alcoholic cake, with chocolate, honey, caramel, dried fruits, some coffee. Tastes of chocolate, coffee, smoke, honey, caramel, dark fruits. Mouthfeel is full, oily, with a moderate carbonation and it finishes roasty, bitter and sweet, with some alcohol warmth. Really interesting, intensive ale, that is pretty filling, maybe a bit too filling for my liking. Although a sweet beer, still in a good balance. Overall enjoyable.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Burgers (242) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 8, 2014
Dark brown with small white head. Aroma dark fruits, fortified wine & berries. Taste is quite sweet with bitter balance. Palate thick. Negligible carbonation. Very mild alcohol burn on the finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Melnis (134) - LATVIA - JUN 6, 2014
Smoked, sweet, caramelized, taste of alcohol and bee moms sweat. :D I generally like it, good beer

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MarkoNm (403) - Novo mesto, SLOVENIA - JUN 5, 2014
Pours a very dark brown color, topped with small tan colored head. The aroma is pleasntly malty, caramel, some spices and little fruits. The taste is sweet at first, a little flat on the carbo, roasted feel and moderate bitterness. Some caramel and alcohol can be also felt. Another OK product by BrewDog, but.... they can do better.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Marstonlad (386) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUN 2, 2014
Tap at BrewDog Edinburgh. Pours dark brown with a little head. Aroma features dark, ripe fruitiness, berries, syrup and some caramel; a bit barleywine-like. Taste is very sweet. Ripe, sherryish fruitiness and caramel maltiness are most prominent. Medium to full bodied palate, flat to average carbonation Overall very sweet, rich scotch ale that resembles barley wines.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
martjoobolut (555) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - MAY 31, 2014
0,33L bottle, BB 25.03.2015. Pours dark brown with tan head. The head stays for a moment. Aroma is honey, chocolate, malt, and caramel. Taste is sweet and bitter, burnt sugar, roasted malt, caramel, and licorice. Finish is burnt sugar with light alcohol burn. Overall: nice brew.


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