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BrewDog Santa Paws

 (RETIRED)
overall
60
77
style
Formerly brewed at BrewDog
Style: Spice/Herb/Vegetable
Ellon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland

bottled
available

on tap
unknown

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 158   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.25/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 246   ABV: 8.2%
No commercial description


2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Haleale (5) - Fish Hoek, SOUTH AFRICA - APR 29, 2016 does not count
Poured dark brown with a large caramel head that dissipated very quickly. Smell was that of burnt caramel and spices. The taste was rather bitter. I expected more

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
EvaMess (9) - - MAR 21, 2016 does not count
Thin and bitter taste roasted malt Dark brown colour Taste of caramel and roasted nuts cinnamon flavoured Nearly no head sweet and smooth tastes like Christmas sweet easy to drink

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jasonbenali (92) - Kent, ENGLAND - FEB 12, 2016
Pours dark brown to black with an off-white thin to medium head and subtle carbonation. Aroma isn’t the best with some plastic, liquorice, peaty, dark caramel notes, with very light spice. Taste is thin, bitter with a slightly medicinal finish. Not one of their best and certainly didn’t live up to the over-hyped billing.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Westkyoto77 (605) - Kyoto, JAPAN - JAN 24, 2016
Poured dark brown from the bottle with a frothy head that lasted all of 30 seconds. Not a lot snoutwise- maybe some woody caramel, roasted nuts. Nice palate; not too viscous. Just didn’t have the special something that grabs me the way most other Brewdogs have.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ascelja (640) - Neratovice, CZECH REPUBLIC - JAN 2, 2016
#403
Dark red to brown body, almost no head. Sweet aroma of honey, caramel, wood, red fruits. Taste is sour, dry and slightly bitter. Peat, some tartness, dark fruit, rowanberries, coffee, roasted nuts, some spiciness like white pepper and minerals. Medium body, low carbonation.
Just nice! Very tasty one.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rotin (648) - Neratovice, CZECH REPUBLIC - DEC 31, 2015
Bottle 0,33l. Clear, dark red to brown colored. AROMA- honey sweet, dark fruit, caramel, touch of coffee, wood. FLAVOR- very smooth, dry, a bit sour, lightly bitter and tart, chocolate, dark fruit, coffee. Medium bodied.
Great beer, so smooth, so tasty! Nice surprise.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Senka (1037) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - DEC 29, 2015
FTA: Not a 2015 brew tick. So far I have not seen it tin shops. From last season - it was a good seasonal spicy brew. Cloves, honey and some peppers as noted.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Gangstergafje (535) - Capelle aan den IJssel, NETHERLANDS - DEC 26, 2015
The beer is not what I expected. I expected an amber colored ale, but this beer looks delicious. On the naked eye the beer looks dark brown or black. When seen with a light behind it, the beer has a beautiful deep dark ruby red color. The beer pours a moderate layer of beautiful light brown foam. The foam is quite rough and collapses quickly. A tiny drape of foam remains in top of the beer. The beer smells delicious. There is a delicious bitter dark roast aroma. This smell is linked to a magnificent bitter licorice aroma. I really love this typical English/Irish beer aromas. The taste also has this amazing features. There is a delicious licorice bitterness and some roasted barley. The taste is a little bit less strong than the smell; it is a tiny bit watery. The beer gives a little creamy sensation. I really like this beer and it is better than I expected. Chapeau.

2
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
jazzyniels (1) - - DEC 25, 2015 does not count
Savner lidt særlig julekarakter. Fin bitterhed. Flot farve. Fed etiket. Ellers noget anonym smag.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
77ships (7023) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - DEC 19, 2015
#80 BrewDog. 330 ml. bottle @ BrewDog Brussels. BBF 14/08/2016. Black, little mocha. Nose is metallic, caramel, sugar, licorice, feels a bit thinned out, powdery chocolate,… Taste is caramel, furniture, thinned out, weird plastic, touch chestnut, sugar, licorice, a bit empty, touch spice,… Feels a bit thinned out & a bit hollow. Not too crazy about this one.


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