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Riptide - BrewDog

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BA SCORE
82
good

308 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

(view ratings)
Ratings: 308
Reviews: 227
rAvg: 3.63
pDev: 13.5%
Wants: 15
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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United Kingdom (Scotland)

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: MAB on 03-18-2008)
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GeezLynn

Minnesota

3.8/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a medium black with a fluffy, short-lived white head.
Cocoa and roasted malt are most apparent in the aroma. Also coffee, smoke, and a little vanilla/oak in there.
Dark chocolate, espresso, lots of smokiness. Not much sweetness and a rather underwhelming finish. Slightly metallic.
Mouthfeel is fine. Could stand to be a little thicker, but hardly watery.
Good drinkability - smooth, covers the alcohol well, and not overcarbonated.

I enjoyed the unique smokiness of this beer. Not the biggest or baddest RIS, but plenty to like.

Serving type: bottle

08-09-2009 01:39:18 | More by GeezLynn
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Riptide from BrewDog
82 out of 100 based on 308 ratings.