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Brewed by BrewDog
Style: American Strong Ale
Ellon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Serve in Snifter, Tulip

bottled
common

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common

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RATINGS: 89   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 65   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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bottle & keg,special
#Mashtag 2014 - a beer for the people, by the people.
The #Mashtag concept is simple. We invited the public to vote on each aspect of the brew, from hops to malt to the special twist and even the label design, and from the thousands of possibilities this presented, the result is an imperial red ale, brewed with copious speciality malts, a global blend of hops, and blood orange, lemon peel and orange peel.
On the nose, there’s a riot of citrus, in many forms, from orange pith to lemon zest, via lime juice and even lemongrass. Fresh, bright resinous notes blend with light toasty malt aromas.
The palate is intense with toffee, with tiny hints of tobacco smoke coming through in little bursts, but the star attraction is an all-out bitter orange avalanche. A slightly psychotic, orange-that-thinks-it’s-a-grapefruit character builds upon and intensifies the hop bitterness, squaring up against the rich sweet malt base. The result is a huge red ale with a drinkable quality you’d expect in a beer half this strength.


4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
SilverfoX (268) - Norfolk, ENGLAND - JUL 17, 2014
resin, floral, citrus, oranges, red amber coloured body, thin white head, bitter IPA taste stright away then a lovely sweet orangey flavour foloowed with a bit of spice. brewdog, i salute you another excellent concoction.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Lore (1069) - Budapest, HUNGARY - AUG 1, 2014
reddish mahogany colour with moderate sized, long lasting, dense yellowish head, aroma of citruses (mostly grapefruit), overripe tropical fruits, some pine resin and caramel; taste of resiny and herbal hops, overripe fruits, intensive caramellic-malty sweetness and hints of citruses - excellent ale

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
JeyAre (214) - - SEP 18, 2014
Great red color with tan head. Great hoppy aroma. Great palate. Great raw taste. Great alcohol level. Can this be the best beer ever???

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
melush (710) - SPAIN - JUL 29, 2014
Botella de 33 cl, adquirida en tienda XXXII. Color ambar oscuro, casi marron. Sabor a lupulo, malta, alcohol, ligeramente citrico y especiado.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jeff1991 (1) - Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 12, 2014 does not count
Bottle at home. Pours amber brown, small head. Aroma is caramel, citrus, orange. Tastes of citrus, orange, sweetness but hoppy bitternes after. Less alcohol taste than expected. Lovely red ale!

4.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
wihlan (258) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUL 19, 2014
Tapp på brewdog - Doftar lite parfym. Mörkt bärnstensfärgad med en stor maltighet och perfekt beska.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
ianwelby (479) - SCOTLAND - AUG 8, 2014
Lively clear red beer with a thin head. Aroma is strong, orangey citrus with a hint of candy-esque sweetness. Flavour is a real blend if things. Orange, sweet malt, caramel, grapefruit and bitter hop cutting through all that for good measure. Leaves a bittersweet taste and it’s got lots of body to it as well. Would go down very nicely on a chilly night.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
GreatDane1632 (372) - North Dakota, USA - SEP 5, 2014
Bottle Poured into an English Pint glass -- Deep amber color with quickly dissipating white bubbles. Aroma of citrus hops, toffee, and caramel. Flavors that first hit your tongue are a hop bitterness and effervescence that fades into oranges and toffee. Finishes with a slight alcoholic bite. Overall alcohol is hidden well in the taste, but after you finish the bottle you can tell.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bozo_skeleton (502) - Grenoble, FRANCE - SEP 9, 2014
Robe ruby, carbo moyenne, petit collet de tres fines bulle. Aromes bien caramelise, noisette, et un fond de fruits rouge. Superbe au palais, ronde a souhait, a la fois cremeuse grace aux fine bulles de sa mousse et vive grace a son amertume. Final sur l’alcool et les notes caramel. Une belle réussite

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SimplySike (881) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUN 9, 2014
33cl. Bottle.
Pours clear dark red with tiny tan head.
Aroma citrus, orange, lemon, grapefruit, fruity, pine, caramel.
Taste caramel, toffee sweets, piny citrus bitter.
Mouthfeel full, sticky, oily.
Amazing beer, we did a good job on this ;)


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