BrewDog Tokyo

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

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RATINGS: 256   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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4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
strings (377) - Sydney, - JUL 5, 2009
Bottle in Prague. Well well well... quite delicious indeed. Syrupy in the best kind of way, lovely taste of burnt caramel... [cannot read handwriting after this... only something about an incredible finish? licorice?]


3.8
scanovajr (728) - Rio de Janeiro, BRAZIL - JUL 21, 2017
UPDATED: AUG 1, 2017 A dark brown beer with a small beige head. Aroma is roasted with chocolate notes. Taste is malty and roasted, notes of chocolate and coffee. Nice bitterness to balance

4
GarrettB (1607) - San Diego, California, USA - JUL 17, 2017
January 1st, 2015 - First beer of the new year is Brew Dog’s Tokyo, following the ball drop and some light hearted confetti tossing. I immediately get to welcoming 2015 with this deep black brew, putting my nose into the wide New Belgium brand tulip. Nose furrowed in the beer’s atmosphere, it doesn’t take much time at all to pick up huge heavy notes of strawberry and grape jam on the nose. More digging reveals some aromatic pipe tobacco (cavendish), all paired with a huge alcohol note. Yet more searching reveals raisin and a vinous scent, with touches of blackberry peppered around the edges. It’s a rich aroma, and speaks to what I hope will be an intense and complex flavor. To wit, my tasting notes: "WHOAHHJHJJ Blearghghghggghhg." The flavor is incredibly strong, leading with raisin, but bolstered with dark sherry sweetness. Cherry flavored pipe tobacco and rum soaked cherries come in for another one-two punch on the tongue, swirling and whirling on a foamy palate. Then comes the epic of the aftertaste, coaxing another mouthful with dark, voluptuously cherries and dark honey, mingled with some beet sugar and molasses. This is a whole lot of beer, loud and with a train’s worth of momentum, so make sure this is your last brew of the night.

3.7
beton (621) - Tarnobrzeg, POLAND - MAY 4, 2017
Piwo skonsumowane. Ocena na podstawie retrospekcji w celu uzupełnienia profilu. Zbyt alkoholowe, nieułożone, popiołowe.

3.9
Korcz (3389) - Warsaw, POLAND - NOV 30, 2016
Backlog, ocena przepisana z untappd, w ramach uzupełniania profilu na ratebeer.

4.3
cityzen (153) - FRANCE - MAY 26, 2016
D’un coté, c’est le genre de bières qui te donne envie d’une pilsener et de l’autre c’est un univers unique et tellement intense. Dans tous les cas, une expérience.

4.6
Shanshirohop (86) - Zaragoza, SPAIN - FEB 12, 2016
Una señora cerveza con un aroma muy especial a diferentes especias y toques herbáceos que se mantienen en el trago... su apariencia es petróleo puro y a pesar de tener casi 17 grados de alcohol está equilibrada y deja un sabor que permanece.

4.8
Seffle (464) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - FEB 6, 2016
Bottle from SB, drunk 160206. Batch 174. ABV 16.5! Mahoganny body with a rather weak disappering brown head. Incredibly full aroma with dried fruits, port, brandy, treacle. The palate is enormous with dried prunes, coffee, liquorice, black molasses ... Of course very alcohol sweet but balanced, even though. Why did I buy just this one bottle�� ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.3
wrlangin (226) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - JAN 12, 2016
12 ounce bottle bought from specs in Houston. Drink at home in July 2015. The underlying stout was well balanced between toasted mall coffee and chocolate in the barrel aging was a perfect complement to the underlying stout. This beer was very enjoyable and I would absolutely recommend it to others. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.2
VT (2527) - Quebec City, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 14, 2015
330 ml bottle shared with czar and company. Pours black. Aroma is chocolate, alcohol, fruits and wood. Flavor is chocolate, cranberry, fruits, coffee, figs, hazelnut. Finish is loads of fruits, spices. Mostly raisins. Lingering brown sugar, burnt sugar. Thick body, oily, velvety mouthfeel and weak carbonation. Very solid.

4.3
BlackBeerPG (713) - Darien, Illinois, USA - NOV 1, 2015
Taste: Big, bold, thick, boozy, oakey, cranberries, herbal, molasses malty. Black/Brown and opaque. Big woody alcohol nose. heavy body with a dark tan, head with small lace. Warming and as intense as they come.


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