BrewDog Abstrakt AB:01

Formerly brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Abt/Quadrupel
Ellon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland


on tap


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RATINGS: 181   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56/5   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 306   ABV: 10.2%
Made with the yeast from a bottle of Westvleteren 12, aged with vanilla beans. Only available in 375ml bottles with black plastic corks. Limited to 3200 bottles.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lonick (1787) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 2, 2017
Bottle @Craigs (Abstrakt tasting). Pours dark amber, almost sherry in colour. Nose is raisins, fruits, some sherry, slight petrol on the nose as well. Very little taste, needed some carb which had all gone, slightly odd nail polish remover taste to it.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
allmyvinyl (10284) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 25, 2017
Bottle thanks to cgarvieuk. Lumpy amber pour with no head. Sherry-like aromas. Boozy, bit of cardboard. Taste is more of the same. Thin finish. Glad to have tried.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GlasgowTAD (1636) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - JAN 24, 2017
Bottle at Craigs. Pours clear amber with no head. Aroma is sherry, cardboard and raw alco notes. Taste is sherry, dark dried fruit tart, raw alcohol.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
TychoJames (1234) - rebro, SWEDEN - NOV 7, 2016
Flasla bishops, folkungagatan Stockholm. Efterrecenserad. Ljus brnstensfrgad vtska. Doft av fat, vanilj och lite druva. Ganska frn och ngot spritig smak. Cognac och torr fatkaraktr med vaniljig avslutning

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (18701) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - JAN 25, 2015
Bottle shared at the Commons, from a lucky dip on reluctant scoopers charity draw, 09/11/14 #1847/3200. Hazed orange amber with moderate off white spotting and edgeing. Nose is dark fruit rinds, dates, earthy, woody, bitter citric notes. Taste comprises mellow fruits, dark toffee, vanilla, spice, raisens, prunes. Medium + body, fine carbonation, semi drying close with light alcohol. Ok quad, fairly mellow and easy drinking but no game changer. Perhaps hasnt aged well ? Not bad - just nothing too exciting.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sarlacc83 (2197) - Portland, Oregon, USA - NOV 10, 2014
Bottle shared by Colin. Thanks! A: Cloudy brown, thin head, some lacing. N: Caramel, phenols, vanilla, toffee, and a lot of oxidation. T: Age shows itself again here. Its sweet but starting to break down and Im getting a fair amount of oxidation. M: Medium body, alcohol is well hidden. O: I like the concept behind it; wish I could have tried it a long time ago when it was fresher.Its still tasty, but it should be drunk soon.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (12504) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 15, 2014
Bottle at home. Pous copper, fruity nose, grapes? Sweet fruity, vanilla died off fairly quickly when aging.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MattiasA (862) - Malm, SWEDEN - MAR 11, 2014
Backlog. Tasted at a vertical tasting of the first six abstracts released. Bottles from Systembolaget. More fun experiment than good beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
teorn88 (7632) - Rimini, ITALY - DEC 27, 2013
Taster from 37.5cl bottle. It pours a deep amber colour with no head. Maybe a small ring of beige bubbles on the side of the glass. Aroma is sweet and bold with big notes of brandy and vanilla. Caramel and tobacco notes. Taste is sweet with some minor drying feeling from the yeast in the finish. Notes of caramel, vanilla, alcohol, brandy. Mouthfell is quite creamy with soft carbonation. Good overall.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (4971) - Kyoto, JAPAN - NOV 4, 2013
we tried 4 Brewdog Abstracts (01, 02, 10, 11) yesterday, the standout was the Abstract 01.This barley wine poured a slightly cloudy brown. Vanilla & westie XII yeast notes in the aroma with a medium to full body. A slightly boozy, maple, vanilla, sweet caramel & molasses beer with a touch of nuttyness. This was a fantastic barleywine.

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