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BrewDog Edge

Formerly brewed at BrewDog
Style: Mild Ale
Ellon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Serve in English pint


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RATINGS: 67   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5/5   EST. CALORIES: 96   ABV: 3.2%
Cask, Occasional;
Previously made at 2.7%

downender's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
downender (7626) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, - MAR 13, 2008
On gravity at the London Drinker festival. Dark chestnut colour with vibrant red hints. Fruity blackcurrant aroma with plenty of chocolate and a hint of roasted malt, plus some citrus hops. Full mouth feel with flavours of dark chocolate, some more hops and a decent malty finish. An incredible amount packed into a 2.7% ABV ale. World class.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
olio (8712) - Tampere, FINLAND - SEP 23, 2012
Cask @ O’Hara’s Freehouse, Tampere.
Originally rated on 20110408.
Pours hazy amber color with a small head. Aroma of hops, mild malts, some caramel and grass. Flavor of hay, mild hops, malts and toffee.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ManVsBeer (7624) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 29, 2012
Decently brewed mild ale with some fruity notes, although not the best looker!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (24330) - Vasa, FINLAND - APR 26, 2012
Cask@OHaras, Tampere. Rubyish black colour with a small head. Aroma is ripe dark fruits, mild toffee, zest and mild floral notes. Flavour is similar, but the hops are rather strong. Light Cascadian Dark Ale? Tasty.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Frenger (367) - Derby, Alabama, ENGLAND - APR 22, 2012
Off cask at derby beer festival. Incredible amount of flavour for such a low abv, mainly dark, malty flavours. Very nice.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
SilkTork (5498) - Southampton, United Kingdom, Hampshire, ENGLAND - JAN 18, 2012
Sept, 2010. Bree Louise, on the Welcome Pub Crawl. Dark, dry, light and clean. Decent body. A drinkable beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
shoulderbroken (3320) - Tokyo, JAPAN - DEC 27, 2011
Cask at Southampton Arms ages ago. Gutted that this has been retired as I drank it before I started rating. So, apologies for the vague rating, it is all done from memory. Was a fantastic beer with much more taste than you might expect for the ABV. Hope they make it again some time.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beersiveknown (4820) - NORTHERN IRELAND - OCT 19, 2011
Bridge Bar,Belfast for Wetherspoon November 2010 beer fest. Dark beer with plenty of roast flavour for such a low ABV, also fairly hoppy so not a true mild.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tombyars (1556) - Saltcoats, SCOTLAND - OCT 10, 2011
Sampled this in Tennents Bar, Glasgow in September 2010. Cask, handpump dispense. Ruby black in colour with a thick creamy buff head that looks solid enough to stand on. Smokey birch wood comes through in the intense and long lasting peaty aroma. Thick double cream mouthfeel and superb lacing. Dark malt complexes ooze rich flavours of bitter chocolate, mocha coffee, black treacle and maple syrup. Sweet and moreish. A slight prickle of hop resins in the short aftertaste but dry chicory note comes through in the nutty hazelnut texture. Robust dry vanilla oak notes are present in the smooth smokey finish. A superb Scottish mild that is packed full of flavour and tastes far stronger than the low abv suggests. Highly recommended.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
KnutAlbert (6591) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUN 20, 2011
Cask at the Euston Tap, June 2011. Very dark brown, creamy beige head. Lots of flavour for a low ABV. Malty depth with peppery and dry hops to balance. Too bitter for a mild, perhaps, but I am not complaining.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
lusikka (7650) - Tampere, FINLAND - APR 9, 2011
Cask @ O’Hara’s, Tampere.
Pours a black colour with a very small head on the edges. Aroma of roasted malts, syrup and some grass. Flavour of smoked roasted malts, syrup, dried fruits, flowers and some bitter English hops. Light bodied with a light bitter finish. Easy and tasty.

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