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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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speter

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3.63/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: Deep black with brown highlights (i.e., no ruby highlight as you'd expect from a stout). Two-finger fluffy tan head that is surprisingly persistent. Nice lace.

S: Faint tootsie roll, but overall, the smell is rather lacking.

T: What was lacking in the smell is made up in the taste. Rich, creamy sweet chocolate up front transitions to a darker, more bittersweet chocolate towards midpalate. The finish is caramel and toffee, underscored by a nice ethanol burn.

M: Creamy and smooth, though not heavy. Good alcohol burn.

O: This is very nice, but I agree with the Bros that it's a Double/Imperial Brown Ale. Whatever we call it, though, it's tasty!

Serving type: bottle

10-18-2011 00:04:01 | More by speter
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Riptide from BrewDog
82 out of 100 based on 308 ratings.