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BrewDog Paradox Isle Of Arran (15%)

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


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RATINGS: 209   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.99/5   EST. CALORIES: 450   ABV: 15%
Paradox Isle of Arran = Stout Aged in Isle of Arran Whisky Barrels - This Imperial stout has been matured in specially selected Islay Malt Whisky Casks. The aging process infuses into the beer all the threatening smoke, the encapsulating peat, the Atlantic essence and raw power of Scotland’s most distinctive Whiskies.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
BoringBard (139) - NORWAY - MAY 31, 2013
Sweet aroma of peated alcohol. Dark brown. Sweet thick peated and burnt flavour. No head, little carbonation.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
rlgk (16554) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 25, 2013
Bottle. Pitch black beer with a small beige head. Chocolate aroma, vanilla, licorice, toffee, caramel, roasted, some cocoa, woody, biscuits, some soot, raisins, whisky notes. Roasted flavor, prunes, raisins, cream, whisky, hay, chocolate, toffee, caramel, peat, warming alcohol, biscuits, licorice, vinous, tar, some woody notes. Roasted chocolate and prune finish with alcohol and woody whisky notes. Lovely beer!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Vells (1338) - Rīga, Latvija, LATVIA - MAY 25, 2013
Clear deep dark brown with medium fast disappearing head. Some lacing Aroma.. intense roasted malts, chocolate, licorice, raisins, whiskey, bit smoked Sweet with some bitterness. Very interesting, enjoyable warming brew. Liked a lot

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sureshpa (359) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - MAY 21, 2013
Aroma: Malty, whiskey, liquorice Appearance: Pitch black, no see trough Taste: Coffee, liquorice, red fruit, alcohol well hidden

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (21657) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAY 21, 2013
Bottle. Pours a black color with a small tan head. Has a roasted malty woody whisky aroma with hints of chocolate. Roasted malty woody whisky flavor with hints of chocolate and weak hints of licorice and vanilla. Has a roasted malty woody chocolate whisky finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
joergen (25140) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 23, 2013
Bottle at Papsø. Pitch black coloured with a small beige head. Sweet and roasted aroma of dried fruits with notes of alcohol and whisky. Sweet and roasted flavour of caramel, dried fruits and dark chocolate with notes of whisky. Sweet and roasted finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
madsberg (11249) - Søborg, DENMARK - APR 22, 2013
Bottled. Pitch black coloured. Dense light brown head. Aroma: Molasses, alcohol, roast, coffee, vague smoke, choco. Flavour. Sweetness, cocoa, alcohol, cocoa, chocolate, roast. Medium to full bodied. Ends roasted bitter with a lot of cocoa and chocolate.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JanLaursen (3227) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 22, 2013
Bottle, 33 cl, courtesy of Joergen, thanx. Slightly reddish dark brown with a small beige head. Roast, portified raisins, wood, peat, whiskey - very intense nose. Sweet, thick syrupy nectar, heavy roasted malty, even a slight salty note, lingering bitter finish. Smooht, strong, full bodied.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
SlackerMads (2615) - DENMARK - APR 22, 2013
Bottle. Black with a small light brown head. Aroma is heavy dark malt, molasses, light brewmash, rum soaked raisins, wood, faint whisky notes. Taste is near medium+ sweet and medium bitter. Full body, oily/sticky texture, soft carbonation. Warming alcohol in the finish with notes of roasted malt and wood.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 22, 2013
Bottle 33 cl. Courtesy of joergen. Pours an opaque black with a thick and creamy light brown head leaving quite some lacework. Thick sweet roasted malts and lovely whisky notes. The booze is up there too. Rich and filling body, sweet chocolate, subtle roast and a touch of vanilla. Sweet whisky notes but only subtle wood. Warming alcohol finish. Wauw! 220413

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