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Brewed by BrewDog
Style: Imperial Stout
Ellon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Serve in Snifter

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RATINGS: 1068   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.81/5   IBU: 90   EST. CALORIES: 495   ABV: 16.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Please note this is the second batch of Tokyo, which is different to the 12.5% first batch.


Intergalactic Fantastic Oak Aged Stout
The irony of existentialism, the parody of being and the inherent contradictions of post-modernism, all so delicately conveyed by the blocky, pixelated arcade action have all been painstakingly recreated in this bottles contents.

This imperial stout is brewed with copious amounts of speciality malts, jasmine and cranberries. After fermentation we then dry-hop this killer stout with a bucketload of our favourite hops before carefully ageing the beer on French toasted oak chips.

It is all about moderation. Everything in moderation, including moderation itself. What logically follows is that you must, from time, have excess. This beer is for those times.
Formally 18.2 % ABV

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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Banzale (269) - FRANCE - JAN 1, 2017
Bu au Brewdog caf a Brussels. Bouteille de 33cl. Verre TEKU 33cl. couleur : Black reflet ruby style vin rouge, pas trs perceptible . Pas de mousse compltement inexistante . Au nez: sensation alcoolique , un nez trs "whisky" , le Malts est fort prononc et trs torrfier , sensation liquoreuse intense . En bouche: bire "grasse" , sensation rsineuse , intensit type whisky Sensation Malts torrfier extrmement prsent , caf (grain) trs bonne dans son style. longueur exceptionnel !

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
msbernac (2500) - Krakow, POLAND - DEC 31, 2016
Bottle Aroma-cranberries, spices Appearance-brown, hazy, brown foam Taste-light sweetness, lightly bitter, lightly sour, Palate-full body, sticky, average carbonation, long finish, Overall-very good

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sonofian (73) - Birmingham, West Midlands, ENGLAND - DEC 30, 2016
Surprisingly good stout from everyones favourite try-hard craft beer businessmen. A hot water bottle full of cranberries and port. Worth stumping up for. (Tap at Brewdog Birmingham, listed as 16.5% not 18.2)

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Heidbummer (537) - SCOTLAND - DEC 23, 2016
Bottle at home celebrating an early Xmas. Pours like oil, black and iridescent, minimal head. Huge chocolate, charcoal, molasses aroma. Big boozy, oaky, whisky, dates, dark chocolate taste. Lovely thick full mouthfeel. Bloody lovely. Kicks the original Tokyo in the nads.

4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
ianwelby (1326) - SCOTLAND - DEC 20, 2016
Black beer, filmy head. Smells of licorice, malt, bitter coffee and fruit. Taste has all of that too. A tangy-sweet fruit hit with bitter cocoa first, earthy malt, hop, fruit, I think you get some of the woodiness in the flavour and definitely in the airy, slightly smokey aftertaste. Surprisingly and dangerously mellow after that first hit. Theres an almost whisky-esque quality to the aftertaste.

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   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Korcz (3134) - Warsaw, POLAND - DEC 2, 2016
UPDATED: FEB 16, 2017 Nowa ocena, luty 2017: Wow, zakażenie? Lekka kiszonka. Sporo brzydkiego alkoholu. Bardzo silna palona kwasowość, sos sojowy,lekka kawa i... tyle. :( Backlog, ocena przepisana z untappd, w ramach uzupełniania profilu na ratebeer.

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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jjsint (2889) - Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - NOV 30, 2016
Keg tap at BrewDog Shepherds Bush. Black and opaque with a ring of brown head. Fudge, Marmite, OXO cubes in the aroma. Having said that, the taste is surprisingly sweet. Hints of vanilla and liquorice abound. Long intense gum-numbing finish with bittering hop balancing in the background. Believe the hype. This is intense and approachable.

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
oskitarjarrita (46) - Sabadell, SPAIN - NOV 22, 2016
Botella. Castellers de Sabadell. Fin de fiesta Clot 13/11/16. Sin palabras, muy de todo mucho de todo by Rajoy

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Lonick (1827) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 3, 2016
Bottle @cgarvieuk. April Not So Fools Tasting 2014 [Rating Backlog April 2014] Pours black with a tan head. Nose and taste is along the same lines, licorice, plums, chocolate, raisins, slight coffee, this has oxidised a wee touch but still very good.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
CyborgX (99) - THAILAND - OCT 25, 2016
Bottle - Aroma is sweet malts and a little smokey. Taste is very sweet but counterbalanced with bitterness, which keeps you thinking with every sip "is this sweet or bittersweet? And Sip it you must to savour the plethora of flavours squeezed into every mouthful. So many its hard to guess, chocolate? Dark fruits? Faint coffee? Lumps of smoked wood? LOL. It masks the mind numbing 16.5% alcohol, and leaves a very slight bitter end as the rest of the flavours bounce around your tongue and slowly fade on the palette. I was worried it was going to be dissapointing for the high price.... TRUST ME IT ISN'T! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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