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BrewDog The End Of History

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


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RATINGS: 54   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43   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 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Keir (175) - Saint Louis, Missouri, USA - JAN 24, 2015
Thanks James. I’m not sure where to start with this. Clear brown, like flat cola. Nose is sweet, smokey, with alcohol burn. Tastes of sweet smokey alcohol. This is pretty harsh. I’m glad I got to try it, but wow.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
j12601 (7000) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - DEC 28, 2014
Bottle at James’ house for the End of History tasting. Pours a clear cola brown. Big warm chocolate, cocoa, warm alcohol and umami and soy sauce. Medium to thick bodied, certainly some alcohol, but it’s not unpleasant in small sips. Soy, mushrooms, tobacco, leather, jerky. Warm and boozy, but lots of chocolate, smoke and tobacco. Lingering alcohol, along with chocolate and cocoa powder. Nice stuff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lukaduke (2399) - Portland, Maine, USA - DEC 3, 2014
Small sample via JtClockwork. Viscous mahogany color with layers of raisin, leather, burnt wood, rotten dates, lots of boozy heat, toffee, very boozy and unique. Fun to get to try !

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jesterdeal (1984) - Marlton, New Jersey, USA - OCT 3, 2014
Small sample generously shared by JTCLOCKWORK via Jeppe. Aroma is dog biscuit, soy, leather, Asian mushrooms, beef, and sweet chocolate. I mean what? Viscous and thick muddy brown, this thing coats the glass so I had to lick it clean. Taste follows suit with mushroom, tobacco, kibbles, leather, and beef. Mouthfeel is surprisingly smooth and mellow given its gravity. Aftertaste is like beef and chocolate. Overall, not as gross as I was anticipating. A rare treat to try this. Thanks, James.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jow (2322) - New York, USA - SEP 7, 2014
Thanks to Jeppe for donating this to our tasting group. pours cola brown with rich umami nose. tastes of mushrooms, soy sauce, beef, leather, cherry, and tobacco. really odd flavor combo but satisfying. only had a few sips but that is really all you need and the flavor just last in your mouth. pretty extreme beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tgncc (2923) - Bellmore, New York, USA - SEP 6, 2014
UPDATED: SEP 8, 2014 At jtclockwork’s. aroma: Soy, leather, Wood. Flavor: Soy, beef, Asian, fruit, cherry. Appearance deep brown, no head, flat. Finish:booze burn, spicy. Thick oily mouthfeel. Interesting. Thanks to Jeppe for sharing this.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
vtafro (3912) - 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 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jtclockwork (9069) - , New Jersey, USA - AUG 9, 2014
UPDATED: DEC 29, 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 (199) - - 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.

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