BrewDog Abstrakt AB:09

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

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RATINGS: 128   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.69/5   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 513   ABV: 17.1%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
AB:09 is a 17.1%, Cranachan Imperial Stout, brewed in September 2011, and has been peacefully maturing in our amazing single grain whisky barrels since. The Cranachan Imperial Stout was inspired by the famous Scottish desert, and was brewed with a mountain of dark malts, loads of oats, Scottish heather honey and local raspberries. The beer was then transferred to oak casks to mature for 6 months.

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3.5
VictorStr (1740) - Helsingborg, SWEDEN - JUN 14, 2014
Alkoholennframträder i både arom och smak. Dock för att vara 17% så döljs den rätt bra särskilt i smaken. Mörk torkad frukt, beska, kaffe ?

3.5
baggio (337) - norrtälje, SWEDEN - MAR 15, 2014
[email protected] Appearance: Dark brown with almost no head. Aroma: Alcohol, berries, chocolate, ripe fruit. Taste: Chocolate, Alcohol, Raisin, Figs, Hint of Coffee. Palate: Alcohol is very present but in a good way. Kind of thin and low on carbonation. Considering how strong this beer is it goes down damn easy. A perfect nightcap. Could use a bit more body tho.

4.3
cubs (10677) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - MAR 7, 2014
Bottle offered @ Steve O palace. Pours a deep brown / black appearance with a thin head. Aroma is full of thick, goopy dark chocolate and brown sugar and maybe a touch of soy sauce. Overall pretty good aroma. Thick, full bodied. Nice mouth feel. Pretty delicious flavor. Really delicious German Chocolate, burnt sugar, coconut, thick flavor. Fucken good. Thanks to my Swedish friend that sent this !

4.2
Steve_0 (3745) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAR 7, 2014
Bottle at home with friends, courtesy of Aaron. Thanks man! Pour is thick black with absolutely no head. Big anise, peat, leather, grape, tangy, dark fruits, licorice, cocoa, light coffee, and toasted bread in the aroma. Taste is anise, coconut, leather, rich dark chocolate, raisins, figs, coffee, dark fruits, vanilla, wood, and dark fruits with a rich chocolate finish. Slick, velvety mouthfeel with soft carbonation. Really nice stuff! Fuck Yeah!

4
arminjewell (9689) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - MAR 7, 2014
Pour out of 375 mL bottle, thanks Aaron! Thick black pour with no head, aroma brought notes of caramel, molasses, coconut, hints of dark chocolate, roast, hints of earth, slight berry, dark cherry, hints of honey, vanilla. Taste is a mix of dark chocolate, roast, coconut, hints of earth, roast, slight honey, vanilla, hints of berry, raspberry, finishing fairly sweet, slightly dry.

4.7
Christopsy (137) - SCOTLAND - MAR 5, 2014
Drank and noted on 3 December 2012. Absolutely out of this world. A real big boy beer, full of honey and raspberries with small whiskey notes...

3.8
Theydon_Bois (20235) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - JAN 28, 2014
UPDATED: JAN 30, 2014 Bottle at the pre Bamberg tune up in the Sham, big thanks to Kenny #2303/5754, 23/01/14. Pitch black with a moderate tan covering that dissipates to a swirl. Nose is big roast malt, dark chocolate, smoke, spice, dark fruit twang, whisky notes. Taste comprises subtle BA whisky, dark chocolate, molasses, boozey leanings. Full bodied, fine carbonation with a booze laced closure. Nice stuff, holding up well, booze well integrated for 17% !

3.7
madmitch76 (25101) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 27, 2014
23rd January 2014
Pre Bamberg bash tasting at Colin’s house with Mr Bois and James. Almost opaque dark brown beer, little tan head. Palate is smooth and a little dry. Mild minerally carbonation. Dark chocolate malt with lightly tangy dark fruits. Spicy fruity whisky. The dark choc turns tangy before a semi dry finish.

4
ansalon (4085) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - NOV 22, 2013
Pours black with no head. Aroma is dark dried fruit, muscovado sugar, figs, dates, sherry. Taste is muscovado sugar, honey, figs, dates, caramel, vanilla, whisky. Very smooth and drinkable, despite the abv. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
zacgillbanks (5362) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - OCT 31, 2013
Bottle from Trembling Madness, Stonegate, York. This inky black beer has red ruby highlights and pours without any sort of head. It has an initial blackberry, raspberry and red-fruity flavour with spicy warming liquorice, tartness, vanilla and leather notes and an extremely powerful alcoholic fruity finish. Very good, but a bit too strong in the alcohol department for my liking.


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