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Brewed by BrewDog
Style: Imperial Stout
Ellon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 216   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.97   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 516   ABV: 17.2%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Keg & Bottle. Special Collaboration between Nogne, Mikkeller and BrewDog which is a recipe based on all three brewers big stouts, Nøgne Ø Dark Horizon, Mikkeller Black and BrewDog Tokyo*.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Lonick (781) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 16, 2013
Bottle, pours almost black. On the palate, vanilla custard with syrup and molasses. There is also some summer pudding fruitiness to the beer.The carbonation stops the beer from becoming cloying. This is more a beer to be drunk with a desert than just quaffed.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
k0mpsa (940) - Järvenpää, FINLAND - SEP 14, 2013
Bottle from systembolaget, helsingborg. Black color, nice brown head. Aroma is roasty malts, strong coffee, chocolate, chocolate. Strong body, chocolate, coffee, licorice, hint of alcohol, hops at the end. Extreme stout, worth trying.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Kingi (448) - - SEP 14, 2013
alcohol is eviden in the aroma , some dark chocolat, coffee spirits, burnt sugars. black beer brown head. taste is salty, lightly bitter, medium sweetness, licorice. full body, sticky, thick feel, soft carbonation, long finish with licorice , alcohol, burnt sugar

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Dazz3 (1477) - Hällefors, SWEDEN - SEP 7, 2013
Bottled. Pours pitch black with a small brown head. Smells roated malt, dark chocolate, coffee, licorice, burbon. Tastes dark chocolate, alcohol, roasted malt, abit licorice, sweet, coffee, creamy with a similar finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Karol (507) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - AUG 26, 2013
bottled. I am drinking this fine beer now to toast to a major business assignment we got today at work signed by our most valued customer! wooohooo! cheers, fellas!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SaintMatty (4680) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - AUG 22, 2013
330ml Bottle - Black in colour. Coconut, liquorice, coffee and plain chocolate in the aroma. Rich, roasted and chocolatey taste with vanilla, roasted coffee and plain chocolate standing out.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
graham_murphy (224) - - AUG 19, 2013
A thick, tarry stout with strong sweet flavours of dried fruit, vanilla and chocolate. Remarkably smooth given the ABV. The fruity taste of tokyo* comes though (I haven’t tried dark horizon or black yet). From BrewDog I still prefer the slightly lighter by chocolatier Dog A/Dog B.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theydon_Bois (6986) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - AUG 17, 2013
Bottle split at JF’s, from BD online, 17/08/13 @15.2% ABV. Light black with a good sized tan head that clears to the edge and a swirl. Nose is boozey, dark roast malt, bitter chocolate, muscavado sugars, dark fruits, stewed dates and raisens, tar. Taste comprises dark roast malt, tar, leather, raisens, bitter chocolate, molasses, sweet sugars, dark fruits. Full bodied, fine carbonation, warming alcohol, a little cloying but on the whole eminently drinkable for the high ABV.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ghendrix (84) - Cardiff, WALES - AUG 13, 2013
UPDATED: AUG 20, 2013 Pours reddish black with fizzy tan head that reduces quickly to a thin ring. Huge liquorice sweetness, molasses, smaller coffee and vanilla with a boozy sting to twinge the nostrils. Much the same on the sip but also with raisin and prune. Strong liquorice sweetness and bitter coffee later. Warm boozy finish with bitterness subsiding to leave the sweet. Heavy body, thick. This is huge, might get better with age.

3.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Senka (348) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - AUG 11, 2013
Offered a snifter by a friend. Exceptional beverage. When compared to other stouts - this one stands on his own. Alcohol is hidden, and all you can taste is a variety of malts: coffee, caramel, nuts - all is there. If you have a chance to try this brew - do not miss it.


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