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

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RATINGS: 1809   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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 we’re 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 who’s to know what’s 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 people’s 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, you’ll 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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3.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
AlexCZ (15) - Osnice, - NOV 22, 2012
Шикарны& баланс солодов& тела и хмеля. Карамел& кислинк& легкий привкус черносл& винная кислинк& и все это в идеальн& балансе. Рекомен& один минус - аромат из бокала. Мне он почему-т напомин& мыло.... ---Rat via Beer Buddy for iPhone


2.7
yerffoeg (77) - Dinant, BELGIUM - JAN 13, 2018
UPDATED: JAN 13, 2018 Une ambrée au nez assez fruité et à la mousse peu persistante. En bouche, la note fruitée est légère et fait rapidement place à l'amertume. Une bière agréable mais sans plus, à boire idéalement assez fraîche.

3.5
the_beergery (176) - - JAN 10, 2018
UPDATED: JAN 10, 2018 330 ml bottle. Appearance is dark amber topped with 1 finger of persistent off white froth. Aromas are a complex mix of fruity and floral hops, along with caramel malts. Taste is similar complex, but with the sweet caramel malts on top with a hint of resin, over fruit and pine hoppy notes. Slightly light to medium bodied, but with just-so carbonation. A perennial fave!

3.5
ChrisOfstad (446) - Hamar, NORWAY - JAN 5, 2018
UPDATED: JAN 5, 2018 A pint On draft at Brewdog Soho. Clear Dark Golden with little white head. Malt, hops .

3.5
biilz (275) - SPAIN - JAN 4, 2018
Аромат весьма слабый, фруктовый. Цвет темно янтарный, имеется пена которая долго держится. Вкус в основе своей ягодный. Чувствуется черная смородина и немного фруктов. Имеется легка фруктовая постоянная горечь. Пиво слегка водянистое и весьма питкое. Интересный вариант для любителей Ипы.

3.7
ceritani (2) - Barcelona, SPAIN - DEC 31, 2017 does not count
Very malty/bready, and fruity. Aroma: Caramel, roasted malts, liquorice, raisins, herbal touch. Taste: Caramel, toasted bread, fruity, rather sweet. After all, a pretty complex beer

3.7
beerking1953 (26) - - DEC 31, 2017
Very good ale. Enjoy taking this one whenever i can. One of the beers that got me into craft beer.

4.1
defabant (56) - ITALY - DEC 30, 2017
Colore rosso scuro con schiuma quasi inesistente. Aroma intenso da acquolina in bocca, di agrumi e luppoli. Il sapore è davvero molto particolare con sentori erbacei che ricordano le foglie di tè, agrumi e luppoli. L'amaro resta in secondo piano mentre durante la bevuta il retrogusto persistente lascia la bocca con un sapore molto gradevole. Molto beverina, consigliata.

3.2
kevinsenn (2310) - Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 28, 2017
Bottle. Aroma of spice, caramel, and citrus fruits. Mild biscuity taste, clean finish. Some marmalade in there. Fine but a little plain.

3.6
Sergant (6) - - DEC 17, 2017 does not count
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 we’re hard wired straight into the pockets of false idols ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.5
1000campsb (2) - - DEC 17, 2017 does not count
UPDATED: DEC 17, 2017 Quelle bonne surprise ! Bière ambrée bien houblonée avec une belle mousse blanc cassé. Arômes de fruits exotiques, de caramel et de résineux. Le houblonnage à cru avec des fleurs de houblons Amarillo, Simcoe, Cascade et Centennial apporte une complexité et une longueur en bouche très intéressante. Bravo Brewdog pour ce beau travail !


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