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BrewDog The End Of History

Formerly brewed at BrewDog
Style: Eisbock
Ellon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland


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RATINGS: 48   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 1650   ABV: 55%
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The End of History: The name derives from the famous work of philosopher Francis Fukuyama, this is to beer what democracy is to history. Fukuyama defined history as the evolution of the political system and traced this through the ages until we got the Western Democratic paradigm. For Fukuyama this was the end point of man’s political evolution and consequently the end of history. The beer is the last high abv beer we are going to brew, the end point of our research into how far the can push the boundaries of extreme brewing, the end of beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
vtafro (3216) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - AUG 13, 2014
Sip thanks jeppe. Black pour with no head. Very dark, different deep tones. Burning, warmth, other deep. As a beer, not very good. Liquor, decent.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jtclockwork (8170) - , New Jersey, USA - AUG 9, 2014
UPDATED: AUG 11, 2014 Sample with many thanks to Jeppe. Pours dark brown. Nose/taste of extremely strong bourbon, tobacco, cigar ash, deep earth, cocoa, burnt caramel, burnt toffee and very woody alcohol. Full bodied. Lots of alcohol in finish. Puts hair on your chest. Ton of flavor despite the burn.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Andresvendsen (195) - - AUG 1, 2014
I was one of the lucky ones in Stockholm. Great and very different kind of beer. And the bottle is something amazing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
MattiasA (862) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAR 11, 2014
300th rating. Backlog. Tried at a tasting arranged by Ölbutikken at Örestedts Ölbar 6/11/2010.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
to14go (29) - ISRAEL - JUL 20, 2013
WOW! really sweet concentrated aroma. just like drinking sugar. the appearance is 5/5 because of the great bottle covered by squirrel! can’t drink more than one portion of this.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ansalon (1320) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - MAY 22, 2013
Pours a dark brown with no head. Aroma is concentrated with brown sugar, dried dates and figs, raisins and booze. Taste is very syrupy with an oily feel that clings to the teeth. Tastes of raisins, cognac, tar, caramel, burnt sugar, bacon. Very interesting as an experiment. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kryon (1355) - SWEDEN - MAY 22, 2013
Pours coca cola brown Aromas of alcohol, intense caramel malts, oak, getting drunk already from the fumes Intensely woody, sticky, burny. Whisky cask, cognac, raisins. Sticks too the mouth. Very interresting one timer

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ktwse (1947) - SWEDEN - MAY 22, 2013
Finally the End is here! Pours brown with no head. Aroma of alcohol, booze, wood, brown sugar, muscovado, barrels, booze... Taste is creamy sweet, massive at first, then huge alcohol warming lasting finish. Ouch! Body is nearly non-liquid, feel like I need a spoon... Fun to try for sure but not really a great beer... ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
kazin (183) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUN 5, 2012
Sampled at Ørsted Ølbar tasting of the (then) 6 strongest beers. Aroma and taste was overwhelmingly dominated by alcohol and malt. I prefer to compare it to a finer whisky, where it can actually hold its own. An experience.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SilkTork (5187) - Rochester, Kent, United Kingdom, Kent, ENGLAND - JAN 18, 2012
Brewdog event at the Rake, 7th Sept 2010. With thanks to The Cad for double servings. Alcohol aroma. Some plastic. Fairly clean and pure aroma - distilled. Quite fumey. Marzipan. Pasta. Vodka. First sip was alcohol - clean, mostly neutral and fairly drinkable. There’s an awareness of the beer base somewhere in the pure alcohol and spirit heat - some suggestion of caramel. A nettle like finish that is interesting. Impossible to assess or even pin down as a beer. Perhaps best thought of as a beer liquor, than as a beer. A spirit that has some sense of beer as its origin.

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