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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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Massachusetts

3.73/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Review from BeerAdvocate magazine Issue #26:

Pretty light in color for a big Stout, yet brown is showing. The light carbonation only brings a thin, bubbly lace to the table. A bit of body, but certainly lighter than many others of this style. Dry, unsweetened chocolate comes to mind; hints of buttery yeastiness and dried black currants middle to end. Hops are timid, but present with a quick flash of balancing bitterness. More of a cocoa powder flavor in the semidry finish.

This beer could be completely confused with a Double/Imperial Brown Ale. Yes, it has come to that--Double/Imperial exists just above nearly every traditional or modern beer style. Lines are blurred still, and this beer could be a good example of that. Regardless of all of this, a tasty bottle is in front of us. Pretty hard to tell that it's 8-percent ABV until half the bottle is gone; easy to drink and easy to pair against, and you might even get a non-beer-drinker convert off of this one--just don't tell them it's a Stout.

Serving type: bottle

09-20-2010 19:49:49 | More by BeerAdvocate
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Riptide from BrewDog
82 out of 100 based on 308 ratings.