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BrewDog The End Of History

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


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RATINGS: 60   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 1650   ABV: 55%
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 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (44143) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUN 21, 2011


[ Courtesy of madmitch76 ]. Clear medium amber colour with virtually none head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, caramel, orange - citrus, wood, moderate to heavy alcohol - sprit. Flavour is heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, woody, orange, honey, dry, alcohol warm. Body is medium to full, texture is oily, carbonation is flat, finish feel is heavy alcoholic. [20101202]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (40865) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - NOV 2, 2010
From bottle, thanks to madmitch76. Big Beer #1000. Pours thick, golden orange with no head. Aroma is thick malty and alcohol burning. Mild hoppy. Alcohol burning, thick malty and distinct hoppy. Dense warming alcohol burning finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ungstrup (34697) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - SEP 9, 2010
Entered to celebrate my rating number 18,200. Bottle 15/12. A golden beer with no head, but long clear curtains from the thick alcohol, when swirled in the glass. The aroma has strong notes of alcohol - so much that it burns in the note combined with sweet notes of rabbit pee - reminded me of cleaning out for my rabbits when I was a kid, berries, caramel, and fruit. The flavor is sweet with strong notes of the alcohol combined with notes of berries among them strawberries, fruit, caramel, and wood, leading to a dry and very alcoholic finish. The body is extremely strong - the alcohol burns on the lips and a lot in the throat. This beer offsets anything known, hence it is very hard to grade on a beer scale. Extreme, but interesting. Thanks to James and Mikkel for making this happen - what a night.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (26202) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 27, 2010
Bottle #0/12 at Mikkeller Bar, thanks. Clear golden coloured with no head. Fruity aroma of spices, exotic fruits, citrus, yeeast, grass and alcohol. Fruity flavour of spices, hops and alcohol with notes of yeast and liquorice. Spicy, hoppy and alcoholic finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (25472) - Vasa, FINLAND - SEP 14, 2011
Bottled@Beer Hunters, Pori. Orange colour, no head. Aroma is alcohol, fruits, yeast, wood, earth and some sugary notes. Flavour is alcohol, resin, sugar, wood and some raisins.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 26, 2010
Handbottle. Courtesy of madmitch76. Pours a clear amber with no head. The nose is very boozy with some Calvados accents - the booze makes me cough. Medium body - if at all it makes sense to talk about "body" in a beer like this. The alcohol burns my lips - seriously burns. Again flavours of apple brandy, oops....I mean Calvados. Very salty and minerally with oxidized woody notes. Ends fairly bitter. Not all bad actually - I enjoy these experiments. Thanks for the effort yespr. 261010

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (23376) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAR 9, 2011
Bottle. Pours a goldencolor with no head. Has a fruity malty spicy alcohol aroma. Sweetish burning fruity spicy berry flavor. Has a fruity malty berry finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
madmitch76 (22508) - , Essex, ENGLAND - SEP 9, 2010
7th September 2010. The Rake Brewdog Event.
Thanks to James for sharing this with us and also to Tom for a generous measure! Crystal clear bright gold beer with a real presence of colour. Looks good even in it’s plastic cup. No head whatsoever! Aromatic nose - floral sweetness and a little herbs. Smooth but very dry palate. Spicy alcohol start but if you endure and keep it in the mouth there is some nice passion fruit and a hint of something medicinal. Some hop bitterness and then a big kick of alcoholic heat. Lingering spicy warm aftertaste. Strewth! A complex beer and I don’t think I got everything from the small sample so looking forward to spending some more time with this one day, letting it breathe and see what happens!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
cgarvieuk (21899) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 22, 2010
tiniest sip thank to some very nice guys and then a lucky win on raffle number 2 ... at cloisters AB:03 launch ... dark amber ... big peach ... little cheese ... little apricot ... little funky barnyard that i expect from sour but there is no sour ... nose ... peach ... apricot ... how odd ... how fruity ... hint of apple ... big explode in mouth flavour ... spicy hop ... little chilli finish... quite firey ... i think this could be even better than the bismark ... but I’ll never afford enough to be sure 4.3 ... what really got me was how much summer fruit character this had... ok empty glass with tiniest drop of water to rince ... lost little spice and fruit from nose ... much more funky barnyard dominated... soft peach ... little funk persists ... spice all but gone ...ok but think better neat

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 20/20
Leighton (18744) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 29, 2010
Bottle at the Rake, London. Pours a rich, glowing, almost radioactive gold with no head. Holds a skunky, dank hop aroma. First impression of the flavor is fire and burning. Afterwards, there is perceptible sweetness, lightly bready malts, and some grassy hops. Some Golden Ale characteristics definitely come through. The beer is medium in body with basically no carbonation and ridiculous alcohol heat. With even a tiny sip, once the liquid crosses your lips it engulfs your entire mouth with alcohol warmth. The finish is boozy with some modest Belgian character present. A super-fun beer to experience, and really pretty nice to drink.

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