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BrewDog Paradox Glen Grant (Batch 003)

Formerly brewed at BrewDog
Style: Imperial Stout
Ellon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Serve in Snifter


on tap


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RATINGS: 137   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
Bottle conditioned, Special;

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
slowrunner77 (9946) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 3, 2014
"looks a little lighter than your typical impy. little head, but carbonation is there. a little thin on the feel, too, but smooth. smells sweet...whiskey and roasted chocolate and coffee malt. little hops. one dimensional but tasty."

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Steasy66 (1116) - Minnesota, USA - JAN 18, 2014
Black with whispy tan head. Aroma is choclately with a lot of scotch a a sweetness that is almost sherrylike. Medium thick, fairly smooth, chocolate up front with a lot of scotch in the finish and a hint of the sherrylike sweetness. Finish is just a bit astringent. Nearly flat.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
evapjep (7) - Castle Rock, Colorado, USA - NOV 10, 2013 does not count
Tried this in a long string of dark beers, but it was an easy drinker for 10%. Not sure the price I paid was worth it, but I would like to try it again on it’s own. Rich and smooth.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AdamChandler (4507) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - MAY 30, 2013
Pours a mild dark porter, no head Nose is ash, tobacco and cocounut. Lots of smoke and peat, chocolate finish. drinkable but nothing exceptional

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
budznsudz (582) - Audubon, New Jersey, USA - JAN 22, 2013
Drank from the bottle. Aroma of soy sauce and black molasses with chocolate and coffee as an afterthought. Light and watery on the palate with soy sauce, mild cocoa, and light roast coffee. Aged in a 1970 Glen Grant cask? Sounds impressive but there’s not much bourbon flavor to speak of. Maybe I’m ruined after three BCBS cherry rye tonight. It’s ok but simply mediocre.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jeremytoni (3029) - Swedesboro, New Jersey, USA - DEC 5, 2012
From a bottle poured a dark brown/black color with almost no head. Syrupy sweet toasted malty flavor with a lasting aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BVery (9514) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - OCT 1, 2012
Bottle. Very dark pour with minimal head. Chocolate, lactose, and whiskey really come out in this one. Some mild oak elements.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
piscator34 (2331) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - AUG 21, 2012
Botted sample via and shared with oakbluff. Dark brown in colour with fairly low carbonation. Aromas are of faint milk chocolate, mild whisky, and mellow pale malts. Smooth and light bodied in the mouth, with some rounder oak barrel elements mixing with the light coffee and chocolate notes. A bit on the stale side, but the scotch character has blended nicely.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
highlandlad (1464) - Blue Mountains, AUSTRALIA - MAY 7, 2012
A whisky drinker’s beer and one of the best of the Paradoxes to cross this gullet. I expected a Glen Grant headbutt and was pleasantly surprised. This is seductively easing drinking. Terrific appearance: thick head showing good length and big lace. Surprisingly soft aroma for this style - oaky memories of your granddad’s armchair, attic dust, empty whisky bottles and Milo chocolate drinks. Superb silken mouthfeel. Soft caffe latte and vanilla notes through the front of the palate. Much more refined than some of its brothers in the Paradox family. Sweet brown sugar and a terrific alcoholic bite as it glazes the throat. Lovely stuff. (BB 2/2/20)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Theis (15119) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 16, 2012
Bottle at Papsø’s - Thanks. Pitch black - offwhite bubbles. Sweetness, prunes, oxidation, high malty, whiskey, cocoa, chocolate, tarmac notes, high sweetness, nice smooth.

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