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

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RATINGS: 547   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 960   ABV: 32%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Brewdog paradox which was aged for 9 months in a speyside cask then 9 months in a smokehead cask, then taken to an icecream factory and frozen over the course of 2 weeks, then the non frozen liquid was drained off. Came out at 32% and at time of release was the strongest beer in the world.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
phfyysik (706) - Tartu, ESTONIA - MAR 26, 2016
Pours very dark brown. Strong alcohol in aroma, burns your nose. Also some caramel and raisin. Taste is strong, sharp. Little bit sourish, pepper, sugar, burned bread. Sticks in your lips, after reveals strong alcohol and stays pungent. Nice liquid to try!

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
tarmok (1192) - Tartu, ESTONIA - MAR 24, 2016
Almost black liquid with brown foam. Aroma of alcohol, nuts, toffee. Tastes same, Heavy sweet, medium bitter, light sour. Full body, sticky, long finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Swaroga (2103) - Gdańsk, POLAND - MAR 20, 2016
Concentrated to the bone, cloying sweet with burned coal and alcohol bitterness and also some coffee like acidity. It’s only possible to sip it very slowly cause it’s almost burning with alcohol and packed thickness. After a while it’s not even enjoyable anymore. Still a good companion with a cigar or a pipe. I also get some soy sauce notes that aren’t delicious.

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
Getbetter (1032) - East Palo Alto, California, USA - MAR 6, 2016
From a bottle in a small glassware. The pour is a really dark red. The taste is a really sweet chocolate ,soy sauce texture, super boozey.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gegwilson (3200) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 12, 2016
From bottle in Brewdog Newcastle. Pours mahogany with no head. The aroma is malty and very boozy. The taste is intense liquorice and spice. Very boozy obviously. I liked it a lot.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Iznogud (2500) - CROATIA - FEB 7, 2016
Bottle pours at Brewdog Shoreditch, courtesy of Ivan. Pours brown with no head. Oily. Roasted malts, wood, smoke, caramel, chocolate. Sweet. Warming and boozy.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
llkc (1523) - århus, DENMARK - FEB 7, 2016
duft: sødlig dadler rosin mørkt malt. smag: meget markant alkohol. dadler rosin virklig varm sprittet eftersmag.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Enno101 (73) - - JAN 7, 2016
Quite a nice aroma of port, sherry, red wine, stone fruits. Dark as night with no head. Taste starts malty and sweet, develops to some caramel and then BOOM, burnt paper, char, ash, smoke, accompanied by a huge bitterness. The finish on this beer is brutal and punishing. Nice to say i’ve tried it, but its just too much.

3.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mkujon (45) - POLAND - JAN 5, 2016
Butelka zakupiona w firmowym sklepie BrewDoga w Londynie. Degustacja z kieliszka 0,1 ml. Gesty likier. Piany oczywi?cie brak, brak wysycenia. W zapachu mocny alkoholowy likier owocowy. Dodatkowo karmelu smaku rozgrzewaj?cy równie? lakierów posmak, s?odk? czekolada i ciemne owoce. 1 shot w zupe?no?ci wystarczy. Wi?cej nie da si? tego wypi? :)

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
mateuszk (2042) - Poznań, POLAND - DEC 21, 2015
Bottle. Pours dark amber in colour, sticky, no head. Aroma of cherries, caramel, some vanilla. In taste caramel and cherries with strong and long bitterness in the finish, not pleasant.


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