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BrewDog Paradox Heaven Hill

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


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RATINGS: 199   WEIGHTED AVG: 4/5   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 450   ABV: 15%
bottle and keg,series special
Imperial Stout aged in American Bourbon Barrels for 12 months. A schizophrenic translatlantic son of a bitch of a beer. Huge, decadent imperial stout clashes in the most beautiful way with the best incarnation of the American Dream since Nixon choked on a cheeseburger. We think this might just be the best Paradox ever. Available in both keg and bottle.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
klm1 (992) - - SEP 14, 2016
UPDATED: SEP 15, 2016 Vintage 2014: Pours oily black color, clear, with stable foamy light brown head. Aroma: intense dark and roasted malts aroma, with notes of dark chocolate, espresso coffee, vanilla, oak, and intense bourbon smell, etc. Flavor: intense dark malt and roasted malt flavor, with notes of dark chocolate, cocoa nibs, coffee, supported with intense vanilla note, something which takes on molassses and licorice, but in second half steps forward huge, intense, spicy, almost boozy bourbon note. Finish is slightly bourbon spicy, slightly astringent, dry. Body is full, texture is smooth, carbonation is low. Overall: it would be proper head to head with Lost abbey track 10 or Goose island BCS, but for sure both are pretty more balanced in comparison with this one...

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Michael27 (814) - Berlin, GERMANY - JUL 30, 2016
Aus der Flasche getrunken im The Gift. Tiefschwarz ohne Schaum. In der Nase schwarze Schokolade. Voller Fruchtkörper mit Vanille, Trockenfrüchten u.v.a.m.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tderoeck (8127) - Gent, BELGIUM - JUL 4, 2016
UPDATED: JUL 5, 2016 17/VI/16 - 33cl bottle from Geers (Oostakker) @ home - BB: 21/III/24 (2016-661) Thanks to Bart and Jolien for sharing the bottle!

Pitch black beer, small creamy beige head, pretty stable, non adhesive. Aroma: very malty, sweet, caramel, dried fruits, alcohol, bit fruity, chocolate. MF: soft carbon, full body. Taste: sweet start, alcohol, caramel, lots of chocolate, dried fruits, sourish touch. Aftertaste: lots of alcohol, rum, sweet, bitter touch, hoppy, dried fruits, bit earthy, some mocha, sugary. Nice one!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kryon (2716) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - MAY 24, 2016
Pours black with low tanned head Aromas of coffee, dark malts, hints of coffee, whisky cask, hints of bourbon and vanilla, alcohol Taste has notes of vanilla, bourbon, coffee, alcohol, hints of milk chocolate, molasses, dark fruits, hints of leather. Mouthfeel is creamy, full bodied, sticky alcohol, low bitterness and carbonation

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Douberd (4860) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - MAY 20, 2016
(BrewDog Paradox Heaven Hill) Bottle 330 ml received a couple of years ago from Cuso,many thanks! Served into a teku, ABV 15% Pitch black colour on the body, with a small but thick enough head on top, with good retention and light lacing left behind. Aroma has lots of bourbon, lots of vanilla, light soy sauce, liquiorice, molasses. Taste is very sweet, with molasses, roasted malts, lots of bourbon, alcohol, plenty of vanilla again, light chocolate mainl on the finish, ash, coal. Medium thick body, soft carbonation. Very good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Procent (562) - POLAND - APR 17, 2016
Bardzo fajny aromat, mocna beczka, walinia, likier, nieco alkoholowe, a także karmel. Palności dość mało. Barwa czarna, piana znikoma. W smaku także sporo beczki, ale wchodzi już także większa palność. Piwo zdecydowanie oleiste, sporo ciała, świetnie pije się w temperaturze pokojowej. Czuć alkohol, w likierowej formie. Goryczka średnia. Bardzo dobry balans wszystkich elementów tego złożonego tworu. Bardzo dobre piwo!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BRW (2248) - Barcelona, SPAIN - APR 7, 2016
Bottle at Cara B. Black colour with small brown head. Bourbon, roasted, dark chocolate aroma. Sweet, bourbon, vanilla, roasted, dark chocolate taste. Medium to full body.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Kosmokrator (849) - ITALY - MAR 29, 2016
Scuro color mogano con un velo di schiuma marroncina. Densa e liquorosa, odora di torta, legno e zucchero a velo; al palato è spessa, corposa, profonda con note di tostato, liquirizia, caramello, bourbon, uvette e cioccolato. Effervescenza piacevole che solletica la lingua, finale lungo, alcolico, caldo e persistente ma per nulla sgraziato. Mostruosa!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Mjp12 (1391) - York, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 26, 2016
From an aged bottle, it pours Matt black, with a light tan head. There is a spicy vanilla barrel influenced aroma, with just hints of the bourbon. The taste is buttery vanilla stout, with the bourbon giving a slight burn on the finish. Not especially sweet, this is a dangerously drinkable 15% beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (44144) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAR 24, 2016

Draught @ BrewDog Nottingham, 20-22 Broad Street, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England NG1 3AL.

[ As BrewDog Paradox Heaven Hill ].
Clear dark black color with a small to average, frothy - creamy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing to lasting, beige head. Aroma is heavy malty, roasted, chocolate, coffee, raisin, plum, prune, soy sauce, alcohol, licorice. Flavor is heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, prune, plums, raisin, dark malt, molasses, alcohol, wood. Body is medium to full, texture is oily, carbonation is soft, finish feel is light alcoholic. [20141013]

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