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BrewDog / Mikkeller Devine Rebel

Formerly brewed at BrewDog
Style: Barley Wine
Ellon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Serve in Snifter


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RATINGS: 344   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.69   EST. CALORIES: 363   ABV: 12.1%
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Brewed in collaboration with Mikkeller from Denmark.
Malt Beverage, 1/4 of which has been aged in Speyside whisky barrels.

whatsupstairs' rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
whatsupstairs (112) - Inland Empire, California, USA - AUG 26, 2011
Tasted w/John rolin and wife Poured a toffee brown haze nose of dark fruits,leather,alcohol Little to no head taste was semi sweet hopped up barley wine for sure I had a stomach ach I will try again

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
phaleslu (7107) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - FEB 20, 2015
330 oz. bottle from DrSilverworm - thanks again, Chris! 2009 vintage. Pours a clear red color with some beige bubbles that stack along the edge. Notes of caramel, brown sugar, dried cranberries, soap, toast, tea, and boozy bread. Medium-bodied, with moderate carbonation and a sweet, malty, sugary, boozy, barely bitter mouthfeel. Delivers more complexity than expected.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theydon_Bois (11073) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 15, 2015
Bottle at home, thanks to an IP trade with Harrisoni, 15/01/15. Rich chestnut brown with a decent tan swirl that soon dissipates edgeward. Nose is dark fruit rinds, bitter orange, dates, raisens, prunes, woody notes, toasted brown sugar, light booze. Taste comprises mellow dark fruits, light booze tunes, brown sugar, dates, plummy notes, sweet licks, rich caramel, light spice. Full bodied, fine carbonation, sweet licks and lightly warming alcohol in the close. Solid barley wine, alcohol is well hidden, age has likely knocked the sweet edge off a little, nice sipping juice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Alengrin (2813) - BELGIUM - AUG 8, 2014
What would happen if geniuses meet? Well, something like this, apparently: a partially barrel-aged barley wine with a yellowish head on a misty copper-coloured beer, with a complex, beautifully perfumed aroma of strawberry, cognac, banana, peat, oak, mango and honey and a sweetish caramelly and honeyishly malty taste, some toast, some wood, some smokiness, finishing with bitter but most of all, aromatic hops and warming, brandy-like, but not astringent alcohol. Simply said: Mikkeller and Brewdog collaborating could result in nothing less than a near-masterpiece...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (5340) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 17, 2014
Bottle at Craig’s tasting. Sweet fruity toffee, bitter, dry, pine, slight oxidisation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
zimbo (640) - SCOTLAND - APR 26, 2014
Banana is your first thought followed by some very generous massaging silky quality throughout the taste and body. Some sap leading to the unmistakable dominant banana fritter end.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
allmyvinyl (5158) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 26, 2014
330ml bottle courtesy of Craig, never thought I’d get to try this, cheers! Pours opaque brown, no head. Aromas are oxidised sherry and whisky. Taste is more of the same. Astringent booze finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BenH (2819) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 25, 2014
Bottle. Deep ruby with off white head. Aroma is oxidised, sherry fruits. Taste is a little harsh, sherry, dried fruit and toffee, biscuit. Sweet and tangy. Ok

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Scopey (8035) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 28, 2014
Bottle at home, thanks to Kenny! BrewDog #199. Promisingly opens with a soft hiss... It pours deep brown with an orange hue and small tan head. The nose is initially lightly musty (although this dissipates with time), then plum, caramel, prune, date, spice, wood, slight oxidation, marmalade and stewed orange. The taste is raisin, orange peel, kumquat, peach, plum, prune, wood, varnish, earth, resin, nice bitterness, good alcohol kick, peppery notes, with a dry, warming finish. Full body and fine carbonation. Interesting, well rounded and good depth of flavour. Rather nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ericdevin (961) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - OCT 25, 2013
Bottle from Corvallis Brew Supply. 2009 bottling. Aroma is rich, full and roasty. Definitely notes of oak and booze, some Scotch as well. Body is full, dull and heavy. Very boozy, finish round and smooth. Aging was a good call on this one.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tgn (22) - Herefordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 25, 2013
nice coppery body and a well laced head. smell of ageing scotch and barrels. Herb and spice finishes. nice effort

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