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


on tap

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RATINGS: 977   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.8/5   IBU: 90   EST. CALORIES: 546   ABV: 18.2%
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 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
ndon (857) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - NOV 12, 2010
Bottle from Platinum Liquor in Nth Strathfield. Wow! Quite extreme. Very thick, quite heavy. Strong alcohol burn, as i’d expected with it being 18%. probably wouldnt get it again, but well worth experiencing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
sfhodense (4789) - Odense NØ, DENMARK - NOV 3, 2010
Pours dark brown with a tan head. Aroma is roasted malt, heavy alcohol, fruity notes, chocolate and coffee. Flavour is roasted malt, sweet, heavy burning alcohol, chocolate, coffee and liquorish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MrManning (2009) - Hamilton, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 29, 2010
Bottles at Chancey Smith’s- Deep opaque black pour with a dark mocha cap that is mountainous. Intense nose of roasted malts, coffee, dark chocolate, licorice, vanilla, and alcohol. Sweet with dark chocolate and warming alcohol with lasting bitterness. Long, sweet and boozey finish with dark chocolate and dark rum like finish. Oily, full bodied, a beast!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
BeerSkull (1368) - SWEDEN - OCT 24, 2010
UPDATED: APR 21, 2012 Sweet fragrance with aroma of roasted malt, brown sugar and figs. The taste is incredibly soft with a nice sweetness, it is reminiscent of a sweet wine such as Port wine. The taste has hints of chocolate, raisins, roasted malt and oak. An wonderful thing is that the alcohol of 18.2% by no means is noticeable in the taste, besides as a nice warming substance. An amazing beer! Highly recommended!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Camons (8403) - Hasselager, DENMARK - OCT 24, 2010
Bottle@Voldby Brewdog tasting. Black, no head, but leaves nice lacings on side of glas. Aroma is sweet sugar, plums and chocolate. Taste is very sweet, sweet fruit, plums, raisins,alcohol. Full body, warming alcohol , low carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
LordDrachen (116) - reggio emilia, ITALY - OCT 23, 2010
Of course, extreme. Aroma is mostly brine, port, liquor. Traces of liquorice and sherry-type fruity. The taste is sweet, very intense; sweet liqueur, licorice, final peat. Persistent. Rather full body. Definitely successful the balance with alcohol, but absolutely sickening. Even difficult to drink an half of the bottle. I love Brewdog but in this case they didn’t a good work. "Too much" in any aspects.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
50belair (3083) - Florida, USA - OCT 23, 2010
Bottle courtesy of Darkguardian. Dark brown in color with big booze and pete aromas. This is a chewy stout that you have to let warm up. As it comes to temperature the big boozy burn starts to dissipates and reveals wonderful chocolate and caramel flavors. Great beer, that has to warm up to be truly appreciated......

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
lithy (2996) - Capital of Appalachia, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 16, 2010
Batch --3 bb 16/02/20. Dark brown, black edges, tan thin cover. Aroma is cranberry, fruity, jasmine tea and chocolate. Taste is heavier chocolate, alcohol, fruit, cranberry.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
GatheringBrews (45) - Derby, Vermont, USA - OCT 16, 2010
At first sip, I enjoyed it, because of its bold flavor, but as noted elsewhere, it became just overbearing and alcoholic, which increased as it warmed in the glass. Rich mahogony in color, nearly black, with a pale white head that dissipated quicly. Sticky sweet aroma with obvious notes of alcohol. Dominated by roasted sweetness, almost burnt, there are hints of the smoke and oak, but they’re overwhelmed by the bitterness and alcohol.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
tom_clift (44) - Carnegie, AUSTRALIA - OCT 14, 2010
Bottle. Brilliant. Liqueur style, like a muscat. Thick, malty, sweet, dark, oak. Warmth from alcohol. Complex. Spicy, dark fruits, floral hints.

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