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BrewDog There Is No Santa

 
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Formerly brewed at BrewDog
Style: Spice/Herb/Vegetable
Ellon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland

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RATINGS: 224   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.15/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Hark! A limited editon seasonal stout brewed with cocoa nibs and ginger stems.

In the true spirit of Christmas ’cheers’ we at BrewDog have taken it upon ourselves to create a Santas’s little helper for all those battling through the festive season.

Our crack team of elves, penguins and red nose raindeer have been crafting, brewing and perfecting this warming winter stout as a reward for all those driven to the brink and back in the name of Noel.

Now all you have to do is don that customary yule tide sweater and find a roaring open fire to enjoy it by.

In fact this beer is so good, we specifically advise against sharing it with any chimney intruding, night time visitors.

Oh and just remember, this BrewDog’s not for life, it’s just for Christmas.


3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Pinball (11928) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - DEC 11, 2010
clear amber, large smooth offwhite head. aroma is brown cookies, sweet malts, cocoa. flavor is malty, dark malty, cocoa. brown cookies. palate is quite watery.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Borup (11614) - Albertslund, DENMARK - DEC 25, 2010
Bottle from Coop Supermarket. Almost black with a medium beige head. Aroma and flavour of christmas spice, fruit and roasted malt.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Rune (11120) - Tromsø, NORWAY - NOV 21, 2010
330ml bottle bought and consumed at BrewPub København. Rocky, beige-white head leaving fragile lacing behind. Deep mahogany body. Spiced aroma. Spices like cinnamon and mild pepper to the flavour profile, in interplay with pine needles. Dry and rounded ending. Thin to medium bodied. Easy to quaff (Copenhagen, 13.11.2010).

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Meilby (10944) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - FEB 14, 2011
Bottle 330ml @ home
[Trade by Dedollewaitor] Pours dark reddis brown with a light tan head. Aroma has notes of roasted malt, ginger and cinnemon?. Taste is light sweet with an average spicy finish. Body is light, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kermis (10784) - Where the wild whales are, NETHERLANDS - MAY 19, 2013
Bottle at La Capsule. Pours black with a tan head. Aroma is pure Christmas pudding, nutmeg, raisin, cinnamon. Flavour is light moderate sweet and bitter. Light medium bodied with soft carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Stuu666 (10594) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 15, 2014
Bottle at home. Pours black, tastes a bit like mince pie. Light fruit, dry spices, a bit thin though.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
rosenbergh (10353) - Tampere, FINLAND - DEC 25, 2011
330 ml bottle. Finland.
Dark reddish brown colour with small light tan head. Gingerbread dough, cinnamon, clove, mild citrus and some more spices in aroma. Cola, dry liquorice, spices and some sweetness in flavour. Thin. Once a year kind of beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
faroeviking (10284) - FAROE ISLANDS - OCT 22, 2010
BotellA. Pours a clear deep dark brown colour with a very nice big creamy well lasting beige head leavingG a good lacinG. SwEet spiced and ginger aroma with dark malts and roasty caramel. Good mouthfeel. Sweet sPiced ginger malty caramel fLavour, soft bitterness. Light chOcolate in the verY finish. Bit thin but a nice spiced breW.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Maria (10214) - Thisted, DENMARK - DEC 1, 2010
It’s black/red-brown with a huge, creamy head, and the aroma has notes of Christmas spices, cocoa and licorice. The flavour is moderately sweet and rather thin with notes of Christmas spices, ginger, roasted malt, chocolate, licorice, and the finish is dry.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Camons (10199) - Hasselager, DENMARK - JAN 1, 2012
Bottle @ Home. Pours dark brown with a creamy tan head. Aroma of malt, notes of chocolate, lots of spices, cinnamon and nutmeg. Taste is is sweet and dominanted by the spices, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg. Thin body, soft carbonation. Sweet and overly spiced christmas beer. 010112


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