BrewDog Mix Tape 8

 
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98
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Formerly brewed at BrewDog
Style: American Strong Ale
Ellon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Serve in Snifter, Tulip

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RATINGS: 201   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.89/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 435   ABV: 14.5%
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keg and bottled, special
An epic fusion of age old Belgian tradition, American new wave brewing and the world of Scotch whisky.
Mix Tape 8 is a blend of two huge oak aged beers – half a hopped up Belgian Tripel, and half a Triple India Pale Ale. These beers have both been aged in single grain whisky barrels for close to two years and finally blended to create a beer that our head brewer Stewart Bowman can most helpfully describe as ‘fucking complex’.
Mix Tape 8 is a high octane blend of styles, influences and processes. This beer is a blend of 2 huge oak aged India Pale Ales. Half of this beer is rooted in an amped up, hopped up Belgian Tripel which has been aged in Scotch Whisky casks for almost 2 years. The other half of the equation is a triple India Pale Ale which has also been aged in Scotch Whisky barrels for close to 2 years. This beer is inspired by the Belgian Monastic brewing tradition and its centuries of heritage, the hopped up American new wave craft brewing and everything that rocks about Scotch Whisky barrels and oak aging.

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4.3
aleksander9 (1927) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUN 7, 2015
UPDATED: JUN 8, 2015 Ruby copper with white head. Toffee, licorice, floral, herbal, roasted caramel and alcohol spice. Fruity, sweet, licorice and hoppy finish. Overall: almost like a barley wine

4
angel77 (4052) - oviedo, SPAIN - JUN 4, 2015
Botella de 33 cl en el momento en oviedo el 04-06-2015 de el coleccionista de gijón. Color bronce algo turbio con espuma beige. Aromas y sabores intensos y alcohólicos. Entre barley wine y strong ale tirando a escoces. Aromas y sabores maltosos y especiados mieles y algunas hierbas con toques dulces de caramelos tostados. Cuerpo medio a intenso con gran sensación alcohólica aumentando según calienta. Bastante buena. Alcohólica y original.

4.1
Gorm (1899) - Sandnes, NORWAY - JUN 1, 2015
Klar mørk amber farve med beige skum. Lukt av malt, karamell, frukt, bær og whiskey. Smak av malt, karamell, frukt, eik, bær og krydder. Fruktig og vinøs med søt avslutning. Vinmonopolet.

4.2
kingvit (409) - - MAY 31, 2015
Aroma: red fruit, caramel, yeast, whisky, vanilla, cherry, spice, citrus, lemongrass, liquor, anise, strawberry, herbs, floral, jasmine, licorice, banana, clove, cookie, gingerbread, cocoa; Apperance: dark red, vanishing frothy ring Taste: intense sweetness, intense sourness, intense bitterness Palate: full body, slick texture, long finish, soft carbonation Fairly dry, mostly Tripel and Whisky Barrel features, IPA definitely in the background. Boozy, heady, barley-winish. Bitterness kicks in midway but is considerable too.

3.3
androman (2937) - Maarssen, NETHERLANDS - MAY 24, 2015
33cl bottle at home from only good beer, budapest. Body is clear ruby amber, head is medium, tan, mostly diminishing, good lacing. Nose is red wine, flavor is molasses, honey, red fruits, licorice, bourbon, raisin. Heavy sweet, light sour. Finish is long lasting liqueuris heavy sweet sour, heavy alcohol warmth, light hoppy bitterness . Full body, sticky texture, soft carbonation. Extremely sweet, very heavy, I can hardly drink it.

3.9
cagou007 (1237) - FRANCE - MAY 24, 2015
Pours hazy orange with no foam. Nose is fruits and brandy. Aromas are caramel, brown sugar, orange, vanilla and raisin. Low carbonation, creamy texture. Long sweet and alcoholic finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
Bygers (1185) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 19, 2015
Bottle 0,33l. Pours amber cognac colour that leaves no head nor lacing. Aroma of bourbon, intense caramel malts, toffee apple, pine. Taste of heavy sweet, alcohol, initially overpowering sweets continue, sticky jam, sugar syrup, overripe fruits, getting dry in the finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.4
k0mpsa (3172) - Tuusula, FINLAND - MAY 8, 2015
Bottle shared at brewdog, helsinki. Red-copper color, no head. Aroma has complex notes, barrels, wine. Aroma is barrels, wine, whiskey, licorice, malts.

2.4
omhper (25953) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - MAY 2, 2015
Bottled, from Systembolaget. Hazy amber, small head. Oaky apricot brandy aroma. Very sweet with medium body and rounded mouthfeel. Intensely boozy with whisky, peach brandy, caramel and banana. Peppery fruity finish. The booziest beer ever, but not that unpleasant.

3.5
thewolf (12945) - Kolding, DENMARK - MAY 1, 2015
Bottle. Thanks bigbro. Pours clear red copper with a small off-white film head. Aroma has sweet malts, caramel, chestnut, vinious, Cognac, oranges. Medium carbonation, fine oily and quite dry mouthfeel. Flavour is sweet, vinious, vanilla, caramel, oak, oranges, peach. Quite warming in the quite sticky sweet finish.


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