Brewed by BrewDog
Style: Imperial Stout
Ellon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Serve in Snifter


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RATINGS: 860   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.78   IBU: 90   EST. CALORIES: 546   ABV: 18.2%
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Please note this is the second batch of Tokyo, which is different to the 12.5% first batch.

Intergalactic Fantastic Oak Aged Stout
The irony of existentialism, the parody of being and the inherent contradictions of post-modernism, all so delicately conveyed by the blocky, pixelated arcade action have all been painstakingly recreated in this bottles contents.

This imperial stout is brewed with copious amounts of speciality malts, jasmine and cranberries. After fermentation we then dry-hop this killer stout with a bucketload of our favourite hops before carefully ageing the beer on French toasted oak chips.

It is all about moderation. Everything in moderation, including moderation itself. What logically follows is that you must, from time, have excess. This beer is for those times.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Blade86 (577) - Wrocław, POLAND - JUL 9, 2014
pitch-black, just a rim of foam; dark fruits, chocolate, cherry in liquor, some alcohol; medium(+) sweetness, medium(-) bitterness, slightly sour; full body, thick feel just a little bit alcoholic, soft carbonation, long dry and chocolatish finish; Overall: impressive beer, great aroma and taste, well hidden alcohol

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
saintjulien (128) - - JUL 6, 2014
chocolate, alcohol, black, brown foam, heavy cloying sweetness, lightly bitter, lightly sour, full body, sticky, average carbonation, long finish

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Zekada (143) - Helsingborg, SWEDEN - JUN 29, 2014
Bottle from systembolaget. The high ABV can be smelt other than that the beer have an oak scent. It pours solid black with a rich light brown head. The taste is solid. Nice with a tatse of chocolate and a creamy palate. Though it lacks the complexity that one might wish from an imperial stout. All in all, a good beer

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
miquelcrush (1384) - Granollers, SPAIN - JUN 24, 2014
Bona cervesa, equilibrada i gustosa. Buena cerveza, equilibrada y sabrosa.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
adster (348) - HUNGARY - JUN 22, 2014
Olajos állagú és egészen mély, fekete színű főzet, mely fény felé tartva csillant csak meg egy enyhe, bíboros árnyalatot. Igazán szigorú, masszív illat csapja meg orrunkat, melyben fás, fanyar, zelleres, gyógynövényes és édeskés, égetett cukros aromák keverednek. Először egy tömény és szirupos, édes, kávés zamat fogad minket, melyhez gyorsan csatlakozik egy gyógynövényes, keserűlikőr-szerű érzet és az alkohol kirobbanó erejű színre lépése, majd melengető hatása egy nagy adag komlós kesernyével karöltve, hosszan elnyújtott utóízt produkálva. Az a 18% alkohol nem marad észrevétlen, lassanként kortyolgatva érdemes megbirkózni vele, hatalmas ereje van. Markáns és egészen egyedi darab, a sör határai feszegetésének egy belépő szintű mintapéldánya.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Calisky (730) - ALSACE, FRANCE - JUN 18, 2014
UPDATED: SEP 2, 2014 Couleur noire, mousse trčs legere (reflet jaune or). Nez malt grillé, fruits noirs, vieux fruits, alcool, caramel. Bičre trčs liquoreuse, gout de chocolat fruits noirs vieux, fruits secs, caramel grillé, note douce d’alcool. Super

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
luser2000 (42) - Budapest, HUNGARY - JUN 17, 2014
Attya úr isten.... Mennyei sör. A m?faj a kedvencem, azon belül is a Mikkeller Black. Ez valami fényesen jó.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
wojciechianna (75) - Poznań, POLAND - JUN 13, 2014
Pours black with small head. Aroma of alcohol, cherry and malt. Taste a bit sour, lots of cherry notes, some dark chocolate and raisins, medium bitterness and full body. Very pleasant aftertaste, you can sense alcohol evaporates on your tongue. Intense beer.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
davidtjm (373) - Berlin, GERMANY - JUN 12, 2014
Bottle. Black pour with a small head, aroma is strong alcohol, strong malt. Taste is rich chocolate, loads of alcohol, some sweetness, sherry notes. Absurdly amazing

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Lawger (109) - SWEDEN - JUN 11, 2014
UPDATED: JUN 23, 2014 Pours a thick black with a surprising finger of head. Deep and complex aroma but not as dark as I would have expected. Oddly enough not much booziness for me, just a tad alcohol which brings some freshness to the dense aroma. Some very dark chocolate, black coffee and heather honey. This hits like a bomb on the palate. Incredibly rich and full with an overpowering sweetness, transient notes of sweetened coffee, red berries and some bitterness. I did expect a disturbing booziness, but for me it’s only the overpowering sweetness which keeps this beer from the true hights. Still an amazing beer.

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