BrewDog Dog A

 
overall
100
97
style
Formerly brewed at BrewDog
Style: Imperial Stout
Ellon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Serve in Snifter

bottling
unknown

on tap
unknown

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RATINGS: 361   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.04/5   IBU: 90   EST. CALORIES: 453   ABV: 15.1%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Based on AB04, but with added vanilla, 3.5 times the chilli, and a different coffee

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4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
ShelbyGrey (193) - Barcelona, - JAN 9, 2013
En botella, cortesia de derbidagge, oscura como la noche,densa, espuma fina beish. Aromas dulces, torrefactos, cacao, caffe,vainilla y chocolate. Sabor contundente y amable para su alta graduación. Una delicia!


4.6
alchemyst (20) - SOUTH AFRICA - JUN 30, 2017
Dog C Aroma is deep and complex. Coffee, stone fruit, molasses and alcohol warmth in my nose. Appearance is jet black with faint whisps of tan head around the edges. Taste delivers on the promise of the nose. Espresso with molasses. Prunes and some bitter roast malt, perhaps also some hop bitterness. Noticeable alcohol warmth. Remarkably high carbonation given the low head, succeeds in breaking the alcohol very well. Overall lighter than one would expect given the other stats. Very drinkable if you’re careful. Perfect sipping beer for in front of a fire on a cold night.

4.3
imperial_suchy (212) - Rybnik, POLAND - JUN 29, 2017
Dog c. Piwo koloru ciemno- brązowego z rubinowymi refleksami. Piana praktycznie żadna, może niewielka od razu po przelaniu do szkła. W aromacie czekolada, wanilia, wiśnie w likierze, kawa, praliny, delikatnie czuć rodzynki. W smaku kakao, kawa, wanilia, delikatny sos sojowy, gorzka czekolada, subtelny posmak ciemnych owoców, na finiszu czuć ostrość papryczek. Nie jestem fanem piw z dodatkiem chilli, ale tutaj jakoś mi nie przeszkadzało. Może taki dzień. Piwo ma wysycenie praktycznie zerowe, sporo ciała, jest bardzo złożone w zapachu i smaku, ma gładką fakturę. Stało u mnie około 1,5 roku. Z tego co pamiętam dog E mi smakował w miarę, ale był trochę za ostry, dog c podszedł mi bardziej. Polecam.

3.7
Rask0lnikov (1299) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - MAY 12, 2017
Sample from 330ml bottle. As Brewdog C. Pours black colour. Thin beige head. Aroma of bread, cocoa, chocolate, slight alcochol. Hints of berries, vanilla and smoke or peat as well. Toffee, chilli, dark chocolate, sweetness, burnt caramel in the taste. Sweetness, toffee, vanilla, brown sugar and chilli in the aftertaste. Heavy bodied, low carbonated, slightly alcocholy, quite sweet brew. Enjoyable in small amounts.

4.1
czlowiekmotyka (323) - Warsaw, POLAND - MAY 12, 2017
Very nice aroma, Chili not that overwhelming, vanilla present in aroma. Coffee and choco taste.

4.2
tomekboniek (770) - Warsaw, POLAND - MAY 12, 2017
Butelka w Brewdog. Mega aromat kawy, wanilii, czekolady. Fajnie rozgrzewają papryczki, posmaki długie zalegające posmaki, nuty Brendy. Alkohol fenomenalnie ukryty.

4.1
Maracuja05 (1280) - Mainz, GERMANY - MAY 1, 2017
29-04-17 // bottle shared, as Brewdog Dog B. Bottled in 2013, so 4 years old. Pours a deep dark black beer with beige lacing. Nose is dark roasted malts with some chocolate and light spice. Taste is bitter chocolate, roasted malts, not to sweet, light spicy chili note. Not to aggressive alcohol.

4.1
angel77 (3392) - oviedo, SPAIN - APR 23, 2017
Botella 33 cl de cr Aviles tomada en Oviedo 22..04..2017. Lote 017 embotellado en 01..04..2012. (r355). Color negro intenso con espuma beige oscuro. Aromas y sabores intensos maltosos tostados con toques de cacaos y cafes algo secos ligeramente amargos. Ligeros carbonizados al calentar y especiado. Cuerpo intenso con 15.1 vol que se notan en todo momento y sobretodo al coger temperatura. Ligero amargo final seco algo herbaceo y resinoso. Bastante buena, intensos sabores y alcohol. Para repetir sin duda.

4.3
L_Lovecraft (609) - - MAR 26, 2017
Roasted, some coffee but then cocoa and alcohol dominated the aroma, black with a good brown head, full body, carbonation is very soft, oily and thick, raisin, dates, vanilla and cocoa drown in alcohol, very intense...probably not the best irs in the world but surely a good memory.

3.9
Speko (414) - DENMARK - MAR 11, 2017
Bottle 0,33, as DOG B bottled 17.06.13. Pours pitch black with medium beige head. Aroma of Coffee, cocoa, bit chili, alcohol is noticeable, some vanilla. Taste is coffee, dark chocolate, wood, salty, chili in the aftertaste, warming alcohol. Full body, oily texture and flat carbonation. Very good and full flavour despite the age.

4.5
androman (2351) - Maarssen, NETHERLANDS - FEB 5, 2017
As BrewDog Dog A, bottled on 01/04/2012. Rated on 5 February 2017 as 2000th rating. I’ve chosen this as my 2000th rating because respect Brewdog so much and this beer is in my cellar for so long (it’s 5 years old now). 33cl bottle at home from Only Good Beer, Budapest. Nose is coffee, silghtly liquourish, wood. Body is pitch black, head is small, brownish, creamy, mostly diminishing, good lacing. Aroma is tons of coffee, dark chocolate, tons of cocoa, roasted malt, light honey, vanilla, hint of chilli (rather pepper) comes later. Light sweet, heavy bitter. Finish is long lasting roasty and later hoppy medium to heavy bitter, alcohol is hardly noticable. Full body, oily texture, soft carbonation. Relative easy dessert beer, strong flavor, well balanced, one of the best imperial stouts I’ve ever drunk, amazing.


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