altonbrownd (5897) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - DEC 23, 2012
Bottle from ICA Oslo. Red body with medium head. Nose is hoppy and spicy. Taste is citrus, caramel and hops. Nice prickly texture. Enjoyable. Smooth creamy texture. tommann (4026) - Dudley, West Midlands, ENGLAND - DEC 12, 2012
330ml bottle. Pours a deep reddy brown with a medium head. Aroma is Ribenna and burnt citrus. Taste has dark berries and light citrus to start with a watery coffee and cardboard finish. wyzzywyz22 (2108) - Wirral, Merseyside, ENGLAND - DEC 3, 2012
Bottle from supermarket in Helsinki. Wasn’t really expecting to stumble on this. Red tinged amber pour with a decent beige head. Sweet malt spine with some decent fruity hop lurking to balance things out tidily. Quite satisfying bitterness. Solid effort ,and perfectly drinkable, but probably not a podium finish. Gurthnar (6291) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - NOV 29, 2012
Bottle from www.brewdog.sk daniele (9888) - ITALY - NOV 26, 2012
Aroma berries, fruity, hops, a bit earthy. Hazy amber to brown colour, instantly disappearing head. Taste is medium caramel and roasted malt. Light grassy hops. Finish is grassy/earthy hoppy, medium duration. Overall not bad, rather malty taste with a simple bitterness. Certainly not my favourite.
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Glouglouburp (6103) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 7, 2012
In short: A well malted and well hopped citrusy so-called “Bitter” that tastes more like an American APA/IPA. Good beerHirotoma (473) - Bologna, ITALY - NOV 7, 2012
How: Bottle 330ml, consumed fresh (probably fresh) one day after purchase in a neighbourhood country (Norway)
The look: Clear red-copper body topped by a medium beige head
In long: Pleasant moderately hoppy nose showing citrusy hops (all kind of citrus fruits) over some sweet malty notes. Aroma is both more malty and more hoppy than I would expect from a 4.5% Bitter. Taste has a candy-like malt sweetness (jelly beans) and red berries along with citrusy and leafy hops with strong resinous character. Well balanced beer with a tasty medium bitterness. With its rather substantial sweet malty body and a generous American style hopping, to me this 4.5% Bitter tasted more like an APA (even an IPA) than a Bitter (current ratebeer style is Bitter). Whatever it is, I enjoyed it, Brewdog can brew some nice session beers, please stop the 40% abv madness. The Alpha Dog is the leader of the pack, the one who gets to mate with all the female dogs of his territory, that’s so cool, I wish I was the Alpha of my area in Montreal, that would be awesome, I would love to have sex with all the female dogs in the area.
Buona! Aroma particolare, rossa limpida, sapore fruttato, fragola, poco amara molto stile bitter! retrogusto poco persistente! olsvammel (7312) - Örebro, SWEDEN - NOV 4, 2012
Bottle through a friend. Fruity and sweet smell and taste. Easy to drink and pretty decent considering the low ABV. Doesn’t stand out though. Balazs (787) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - NOV 2, 2012
0,33 l bottle, thanks Armando629!
Poured amber-brown with a small creamy tan head. Moderated aroma with light resin, caramel, citrusses. Medium bodied with light caramel, grassy grapefruit bitterness. Drinkable, not a special one. Hansen (8621) - Assentoft, DENMARK - OCT 11, 2012
Amber-red coloured and hazy. Has a white head, medium duration. Mix of malty, caramel notes of something hoppy. Flavor starts moderate sweet and finish moderate bitter. Something burnt, astringent.