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BrewDog Tokyo

Formerly brewed at BrewDog
Style: Imperial Stout
Ellon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Serve in Snifter


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RATINGS: 260   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.84/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
The constant, unrelenting noise becomes something purer than sound – reverberating through every part of you as the eyes rush to take in the pixelated arcade action. It’s all-pervading. Small silver coins are your life-blood, Player 1.
Our most involved beer, Tokyo* is an Imperial Stout brewed with copious amounts of speciality malts, jasmine and cranberries, dry-hopped with a bucket-load of our favourite hops and then carefully aged on toasted French oak chips.
It’s all about moderation. Everything in moderation, Player 1. What logically follows is that you must from time to time, have excess. This beer is for those times.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
torebravo (2) - - APR 23, 2014 does not count
(18.2% version). Exceptional beer! A bit sweet and the taste lasts for minutes. BrewDog once again shows why they are among my favourite breweries.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Renobob (1621) - Besançon, FRANCE - APR 5, 2014
Bue en bouteille de 33cl. Malts, chocolat, liqueur sucrée. Ca tape un peu trop quand même. Moyen plus.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
NeoHippie2 (1074) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - MAR 30, 2014
Jet black pour with a small tan head. Boozy aromas with some nice molasses and cocoa. Flavor is pretty warm at first but then the roasty character comes out nicely. Finish is long and a bit hot. If the abv was a bit more hidden on this one it’d be a lot nicer but still pretty good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
olr1984 (1500) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - FEB 9, 2014
12oz bottle pours a dark oily black with a tan head. Big oak aroma. Caramel Maple oak and sweet malts taste.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
GIJOE (1082) - North Berwick, Maine, USA - JAN 30, 2014
Pours black with a frothy, brown head that fades quickly. Nearly no lacing. Nose is spiced molasses, dried prunes, and sweet mocha with oaky booze overtones. Taste is powerfully sweet and incredibly rich. Thick, full bodied, creamy goodness. Soft carbonation. Whiskeyed toffee finish. This is a remarkable dessert beer! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
handsomechimp (1) - - JAN 10, 2014 does not count
served this with perigordine walnut cake on Christmas eve, fanrastic!!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
pushkinwow (2570) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 30, 2013
On tap at Capones 2013 Black Friday event. Dark mahogany with no head. Once it warmed up lots of molasses, raisin, prune, alcohol, oak, belgian candied sugar. Full body, mild carbonation, sweet but there is some bitterness present. Makes a great black and tan with Dogfish 120 minute!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
RichardW (1813) - Carlisle, Cumbria, ENGLAND - DEC 11, 2013
Bottle. Unbelievably rich and thick with a massive sweet sherry aroma. The big abv isn’t immediately apparent on the tongue but there’s only a little time before the warmth in the chest becomes apparent. Very well made and well worth keeping for the last 30 odd months!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
doublebock (554) - California, USA - OCT 11, 2013
Appearance: Blackish-brown with a little beige head Aroma: Big barleywine like aroma with heaps of oak, coconut and whiskey Taste: Tons of flavor going on here starting with a creamy texture and then a massive wallop of maltiness, candy sugar. The high alcohol content is quite noticeable as is the whisky infused oak. This finish has toffee, mocha and some spiciness and some fruitiness on the side of the tongue. Overall: Cant quite pick up on the jasmine here and if I didn’t read the label I would have missed the cranberries as well. Still the combination does give that massive malty flavor a unique twist.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Zer0 (1202) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - SEP 30, 2013
Bottle at home. Forgot I had this, has been in a box since I moved 2 years ago. Pours almost black with a brown head. Aroma is heavy alcohol, sugar, chocolate, vanilla. Taste is incredibly sweet, sugary. Can’t even detect the bitterness, it’s just so freaking sweet. Some dark fruits noticable. Ok, the finish is a tad bitter. It’s just over the top sweet though.

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