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Brewed by BrewDog
Style: Imperial Stout
Ellon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
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RATINGS: 488   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 960   ABV: 32%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Brewdog paradox which was aged for 9 months in a spayside 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.


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3.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
DrWeissbier (30) - - MAR 6, 2013
Complex, almost whiskey-like aroma, very thick, but totally overrated!! 5cl is enough, buy it to chare with friends, but not worth the money!


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jow (2069) - New York, USA - AUG 19, 2014
Big boy #3 at Craigs because he’s sadistic. pours deep amber no head. nose is more whisky and not as sweet as other big brews. tastes pretty pungent of whisky, toffee, licorice, earth, and some smoke

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jasonschultz (1) - - AUG 15, 2014 does not count
Had one of these gems in Iceland on my stag, more for the novelty. A bit overbearing but drinkable.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Stuu666 (1988) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 2, 2014
Bottle at home. Pours black, very boozy, chocolate and coffee, sweet whisky, nice.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
Phillies08Champs (686) - Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 1, 2014
Bottle from my cellar consumed at Damico’s. Pours black with no head. Nose is big boozy tones, black strap molasses, chocolate cake, grain alcohol. First sip is huge bitter sweet chocolate, burnt grain, smoke and coffe grinds. Finish is the best with a warming mulled wine flavors. Giant waste of money.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Damico (2547) - Royersford, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 1, 2014
Wow, even huger than expected. More like a whiskey/eisbock but stout yeast. Pours dark unclear rich amber brown with no head and very little carbonation. Aroma brings sweet hot booze whiskey with sweet malts, caramel, and toffee. Flavor is like sweet whiskey with big alcohol notes on a balanced body for 32 ABV, syrupy but not took much.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Andresvendsen (195) - - AUG 1, 2014
Very different. Tried it two different Times'. Want a bottle at home. Give it to me ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
JK (4400) - St. Louis Park, Minnesota, USA - JUL 24, 2014
Sampled from a bottle, I couldn’t drink a full bottle and this should be sold in a nip size. Very heavy roast and some smoke, which I like, but it is very thick and the roast so burnt that it is hard to drink. Really a few sips are enough.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
PriorL (1725) - Gent, BELGIUM - JUL 13, 2014
Bottle at first "Er klopt iemand op de deur" tasting aka EBT3. Thx to everyone for sharing today’s beers! APPEARANCE: clear very dark beer, no foam. NOSE: very sweet, too much alcohol. TASTE: sticky, too much alcohol, alcohol burn.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SperkeleForce (531) - FINLAND - JUL 5, 2014
Bottle 37,5 CL. Pours black with no head. Notes of salmiakki, chocolate, espresso, licorice. Well beer 32 alcohol not too much to say. Insane.

- beerbasher

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Hermod (3126) - Vantaa, FINLAND - JUL 5, 2014
Sample from bottle. @ gråsälstasting #4. Big thanks Jookos! Batch #906. Black color, no head. Hint of vinegar, chocolate, greek spirits. Long dark fruity, sweet aroma. Surprisingly drinkable.

-- rated with beerbasher/winphone


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