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BrewDog Nuns with Guns

BrewDog Nuns with Guns
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Formerly brewed at BrewDog
Style: Pilsener
Ellon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland


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RATINGS: 43   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.06/5   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
keg/ bottle 2012 Prototypes release.
A hoppy, dry hopped low ABV reasonably malty pilsner. At 4.2% this amber hued little gem infuses wholesome BrewDog hoppiness with classic lager sharpness. Best enjoyed whilst whistling the European Unionís national anthem (does it have one), munching on a bratwurst and planning a weekend trip to Prague whilst listening to the Beastie Boys.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ungstrup (34334) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JAN 14, 2013
Bottled. An amber beer with a beige head. The aroma has notes of malt, hops, and straw. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt and caramel, leading to a bitter finish. The body is light.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JAN 14, 2013
Bottle 33 cl. Courtesy of yespr. Pours a clear golden with a white head. Lovely fresh aroma hops up front, not in your face just damm pleasant. Medium body, lowish carbonation, has a slight diacetyl touch but not really unpleasant, fruity, spicy and aromatic with a rather low bitterness. A very enjoyable quaffer. 140113

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (40447) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JAN 14, 2013
33 fl oz bottle. Pours cloudy orange with a small white head. Aroma is grassy and citrusy. Peachy, light grapefruity and crisp grassy. Bitter and smooth citrusy hops finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
OrionBelt (32) - ITALY - JAN 13, 2013
UPDATED: JAN 15, 2013 On tap. On the nose herbal hop aroma. Mouthfeel is light body, Honey aroma of pilsner malt, corn, light caramel, herbal and light citrussy. Not bad.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
gunnar (7876) - Sandnes, NORWAY - JAN 12, 2013
Bottle from Brewdog. Pours clear golden with a big, fast diminishing white head. Aroma of grassy and herbal hops. Taste is moderate sweet, with a decent dry bitter end, herbal and grassy hops. Fizzy mouthfeel. Not the best from Brewdog, to put it mild.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jackl (7063) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JAN 8, 2013
Bottle from Kris Wines. The pourís deep gold with a large, creamy white head. Attractive. The nose is soft biscuit, cereal, some caramel and general sweetness. The taste is toasted bread, some pear and shortbread. Lightly hoppy crisp finish. Spare, light body. A bit syrupy. This isnít completely dialled-in, but itís a pretty decent effort. Overall, an OK pils.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
teorn88 (6463) - Out of the EU, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 3, 2013
Tap at BrewDog Shoreditch. It pours clear golden amber with a thin white head. Earthy and grassy notes in the nose. Some hops as well. Similar flavours in the taste with a fairly dry finish. Medium/thin in body with good carbonation. Nothing unforgettable.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Alecwallace (155) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - DEC 31, 2012
UPDATED: JAN 1, 2013 I dont like this beer. The poorest i have had from Brewdog and surprised they even felt that this would be popular as a potential permanent beer. Its Irn Bru in colour with a head thinner than a beer mat. Its all hop aroma, ans some initial hop taste. This then passes and leaves not much else behind. Pointless.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
erickok (5398) - Leuven, BELGIUM - DEC 30, 2012
Golden clear body and off white head. Well hopped, tropical fruits and a present light malt base. Taste is lightly disappointing after this start, white bread malts. Clean start, light bitter, bit of cardboard taste unfortunately. Almost like they used poorer quality ingredients than usual (which Iím sure they didnít). Good aroma, okay taste. Holds up fairly well. (33cl bottle from Chris)

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kermis (11023) - Where the wild whales are, NETHERLANDS - DEC 30, 2012
Bottle shared from Kris Wines. Pours clear golden with a bubbly white head. Aroma of malt, corn, grassy hops, cardboard. Flavour is light to moderate sweet and bitter. Light bodied with moderate carbonation.

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