BrewDog Tokyo

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

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RATINGS: 258   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.84/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 360   ABV: 12%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
The constant, unrelenting noise becomes something purer than sound – reverberating through every part of you as the eyes rush to take in the pixelated arcade action. It’s all-pervading. Small silver coins are your life-blood, Player 1.
Our most involved beer, Tokyo* is an Imperial Stout brewed with copious amounts of speciality malts, jasmine and cranberries, dry-hopped with a bucket-load of our favourite hops and then carefully aged on toasted French oak chips.
It’s all about moderation. Everything in moderation, Player 1. What logically follows is that you must from time to time, have excess. This beer is for those times.

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3.7
Scopey (15879) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 20, 2012
100th BrewDog rate! Bottle, many thanks to thepeter. It pours jet black, with a bubbly tan head. The nose is quite subdued - chocolate, caramel, toasted coconut, sweet and chewy. The taste is roasted malt, alcohol warmth, charcoal, chocolate, caramel, oak, smoke, treacle and some dried fruit, with a roasty finish. Full body and fine carbonation. Smooth and well balanced. This has held up pretty well.

4.1
bhensonb (15841) - Woodland, California, USA - JUL 22, 2010
Tap at Hamilton’s Tavern in San Diego. Pours very dark brown/black with a few tan bubbles. Aroma of really dark toasted/burnt malt with a hint of alcohol. Medium plus body with sharpish carbonation. It’s mildly sweet with a touch of heat. It’s very smooth burnt malt. Texture and flavor suggest barrel aged. A genuine sipper. Shared with a couple of guys at the bar. They were impressed. So was I.

4.1
gunnfryd (15330) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JAN 24, 2010
Bottle. Black colour with a tan head. Aroma is alcohol, fruit, coffee. Flavour is burned, malt, alcohol, herbs, coffee, hop. fruit. Full bodied nice beer.

4.4
Theis (15151) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 25, 2008
Bottle at home - shared with Mette. Black - small brown head. Burned, oak, vanilla, tyrkisk peber, salmiak, tobacco, tarmac, nice hoppy, sweetness, light candy sweetness, light spicy, dryness, light chocolate, light smokey. Lovely long hoppy/burned/tobacco/sweetness/salmiak finish.

3.7
Stuu666 (15056) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 16, 2014
Bottle at Craig’s. Pours black, nose is chocolate, fruity, taste is similar, lacks the punch of the 18% version.

3.5
kermis (14716) - The Hague / Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - MAR 2, 2011
33 Bottle in Klooster, Delft. Very very sweet with candy like flavour which overpowers the beer

3.5
HenrikSoegaard (14646) - Randers, DENMARK - MAY 7, 2011
Bottle. Frothy lightbrown fair mostly deminishing head. Black colour. Moderate hoppy and malty aroma. Moderate bitter flavor dominated by tobacco and wood. Average moderate bitter finish. Creamy palate.

3.5
Christian (13865) - Odense, DENMARK - FEB 14, 2009
Black with no head even when I try hard. The aroma of licorice and caramel with a little barbecue isn’t ground breaking, but it’s damn good. Sweet with a lot of roasted nuances, some flowers and a little smoke. Unique and tasty as heck.

3.8
bierkoning (13743) - La Tropica/Doarp, NETHERLANDS - SEP 28, 2008
Bottle, batch # 1 from Cgarvieu. Thanks! Opague, hardly any head. Chocolate, licorice, jasmine, oak and red berries in the aroma. Salty, malty, roasty flavor with licrice, oak, vanilla. flowers and berries. Sweet but complex. Full bodied. Some roasty bitterness. A bit too perfumed for my taste, but still a very good beer.

3.7
Rune (13644) - Tromsø, NORWAY - OCT 1, 2008
Shared with Skinnyviking after purchasing a 330ml bottle at Ølbutikken, Copenhagen. Dark-black body under a brownish layer. Roasted, almost burnt, spicy malts. Dark caramel leading to a confectionary smooth flavour. Rounded palate and warming alcohol (10.09.2008).


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