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BrewDog Unleash the Yeast: Belgian Trappist

Formerly brewed at BrewDog
Style: Belgian Ale
Ellon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland


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RATINGS: 172   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.06   SEASONAL: Series   IBU: 45   EST. CALORIES: 189   ABV: 6.3%
KEg and bottled, series
The unsung heroes, the foot soldiers of the revolution. We owe a huge debt to the billions of tiny yeast cells that work tirelessly to ferment sugars into alcohol and CO2. But yeast isn’t just here for the grunt work. Yeast has the power to change the flavour, aroma and complexion of your beer in an instant. This series is designed to showcase the impact different yeasts have on the same base beer.
This series of 4 beers gives the limelight to four totally different yeast strains: Belgian Trappist, Pilsen Lager, American Ale and Bavarian Weizen. All 4 beers have been brewed to the same ABV using a blend of Centennial and Amarillo hops and a backbone of Pale Ale, Munich and Cara Malts. Malts: Maris Otter, Crystal Malt, Caramalt
Hops: Centennial, Amarillo
Twist: Each beer is identical except for the different yeast used to ferment the beers creating 4 radically different beers from the same starting point

- See more at: http://www.brewdog.com/product/unleash-the-yeast#sthash.h6nn0WvO.dpuf

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
hirigalzkar (2593) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUN 24, 2014
Bottle. Buttery, quite hoppy, crisp. Obviously a novelty... but still: whats the point when the yeast dosent nearly fit with the hop-profile.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mcberko (10042) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 24, 2014
On tap at Brewdog Birmingham, pours a hazy golden orange with a small white head. Aroma brings out Belgian yeast, dry hops, and crackery malt. Flavour is very dry and yeasty, with lots of Belgian yeast and dry crackery powdery malt. Full-bodied and dry. Decent stuff.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (39785) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUN 23, 2014

Bottle 330ml.

[ As BrewDog Unleash the Yeast: Belgian Trappist ].
Clear medium orange color with a average, creamy - frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, toffee, buttery - butterscotch. Flavour is moderate sweet and bitter with a long duration, sharp, belgium yeast, fruity. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20140405]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
mR_fr0g (6054) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 22, 2014
Leg at Brewdog Aberdeen. Bright golden orange coloured pour with a fleeting white head. Aroma is Belgian phenols, orange peel, wet sock, light clove. Flavour is composed of light caramel malt, some biscuit, orange rind and some dried fruits. Some pithy orange peel lingers in the finish and moderate bitterness. Palate is medium body light sweetness on the tongue. And carbonation massages the tongue.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
chrisv10 (13131) - DENMARK - JUN 21, 2014
Bottle, 6.3%. Clear amber with medium off-white head. Aroma is malt, fruit, yeast, caramel and spicy. Flavour is malt, fruit, yeast, caramel, spicy, medium sweet and a medium bitter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rarbring (1900) - Linköping, SWEDEN - JUN 20, 2014
Aroma: Smelling of bread, banana, spices and yeast.
Appearance: A clear amber colored beer. A off-white head with good lacing and good curtains.
Taste: Tasting bread, pear, spices, pepper, clove, apple peel and yeast.
Palate: Medium carbonation, a soft texture. A medium body with a somewhat dry finish.
Overall: The most complex in the unleash the yeast series. The yeast covered the citric hop aromas.
Note: Bottle 330 ml at home. Reviewed 2014-06-20.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
finol (2596) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUN 19, 2014
Bottle from the 4pack. Sweet and bitter brew, taste of plum and esters. Tastes like an rather odd pale ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
daniele (6750) - ITALY - JUN 11, 2014
Discreto ambrato buona schiuma buona persistenza luppolatura agrumara pochi esteri lieve speziatura

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ejr (188) - Sarpsborg, NORWAY - JUN 8, 2014
Litt uklar lys kobberfarge med et kremet skum som festet seg godt til glassveggen. Aroma av malt, krydder, gress og gjær. Smaken følger aroma fin bitterhet i avsluttningen.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
minutemat (2759) - Shrewsbury, Shropshire, ENGLAND - JUN 4, 2014
330ml bottle from Brewdog.com. Pours hazy orange, citrus peel aroma, taste is fruity and sweet, orange, citrus, caramel, yeast, bread, spice, sticky citrus lingering on the finish.

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