Brewed by BrewDog
Style: Amber Ale
Ellon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland


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RATINGS: 1775   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
5am Saint is The Holy Grail of red ales. We live in a world of disposable deities. Someone, somehow has managed to press that big, flashing moronic override button and were hard wired straight into the pockets of false idols trying to make a quick buck. Sadly, for a lot of people the same mentality applies to beer. But whos to know whats worth worshiping when monolithic advertising budgets have you sucked down the rabbit hole in the blink of an eye? At BrewDog we are on a mission to open as many peoples eyes as possible. Cast away any aspersions and let the crook of BrewDog be your guide in a whirlwind of conformity and mediocrity. Once this ruby liquid forms a foamy halo around your glass, youll never want to look back.
Malts: Maris Otter, Caramalt, Munich Malt, Crystal and Dark Crystal Malts
Hops:Cascade, Amarillo, Nelson Sauvin, Simcoe, Ahtanum, Centennial
Twist: Loads of late hops and bucket-loads of dry hops

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JaBier (7656) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - FEB 26, 2017
Sample at Dogtap Columbus on 2/20/17. Pours clear red with a thick beige head. Aroma of malt, toffee and pine. Malty flavor with toffee and berry accents before a citrusy finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
PlasticSoul (100) - - FEB 21, 2017
33 cl. bottle. Dark copper coloured beer with a minimal and very quickly disappearing off-white head. Aroma is classic ale but really nice: caramel, toffee, tropical fruits along with citrus notes. Taste is bittersweet -- moderate sweetness and moderate bitternes, well-balanced but not very impressive. It feels like somethings missing for having a really good taste. Medium body, oily texture, average carbonation. Somewhat bitter and dry finish, not accentuated though. It is a good beer but didnt meet my expectation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Wallenrod (19) - - FEB 18, 2017
Wygląd: Piękna czerwień, ciemny rubin, chociaż piana mogłaby być trwalsza. Dość szybko opada, nie pozostawiając nawet cienkiej warstwy. Aromat: Cytrusy z amerykańskich chmieli, ale też kwiatowość i owocowość, nuty malinowe. Smak: Ponownie cytrusy, maliny, być może truskawki. Piwo gładkie, praktycznie bez goryczki (delikatna na finiszu), bardzo pijalne. Oglnie: Jest dobrze łamane na bardzo dobrze. Pije się z przyjemnością, chociaż nie wybija się na wybitny poziom.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sircatis (231) - FRANCE - FEB 18, 2017
Achete au Hyper U de Sierentz. Bire brune au nez rsineux, fruite et houblonne. En bouche elle est houblonne et resineuse. Douceur et caractre font de cette bire une belle dcouverte.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
roflorence (62) - South Perth, AUSTRALIA - FEB 17, 2017
Dark amber colour poured from the bottle with a centimetre of thick head. Strong caramel/toffee malt aromas. Quite a complex hop character with powerful citrus/grapefruit and a slight sour aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dervock (1210) - AUSTRALIA - FEB 17, 2017
Bottle - pours toffee amber with a cream head. Aroma is toffee caramel and citrus. Taste is toffee up front with a building citrus malt finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Alusmamuts (1813) - LATVIA - FEB 16, 2017
Dark amber with medium off-white head. Nice hoppy aroma with citrus notes. Good bitterness with citrus sourness, bitterness lasts in the aftertaste. Bit watery and dusty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bulk_Carrier (5021) - Essex Junction, Vermont, USA - FEB 10, 2017
Poured into a becher pint glass, the appearance was a rustic dark red color with a fingers worth of white foamy head that dies off at a decent pace. Moderate lacing. The aroma had some caramel/toffee malts up front with a touch of grassy to resinous bitter hoppiness. Touch of earthiness. Subtle chocolate. The flavor yields to the sweetness initially through the malts. Resin bitterness touches gracefully in the background. Slightly crisp malty to bitter hoppy aftertaste. Quick malty finish. On the palate, this one sat about a light to medium on the body with a fair sessionability about it. Moderate crisp carbonation feels its way out over my tongue. ABV feels appropriate. Overall, nicely done amber ale that I would have again.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
thejackpacker (333) - East Sussex, ENGLAND - FEB 9, 2017
Bottle at home. A flavourful beer which would accompany red meat perfectly. A wine like character.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mabuzzer (735) - Hamilton, SCOTLAND - JAN 31, 2017
330 ml bottle. Dark amber colour with a creamy, off white head. Toffee aroma, caramel, strawberry and tropical fruit flavour. Long a favourite, cant believe I hadnt rated this before

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