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Dogma - BrewDog

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352 Ratings
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Ratings: 352
Reviews: 219
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 15.6%
Wants: 11
Gots: 21 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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United Kingdom (Scotland)

Style | ABV
Herbed / Spiced Beer |  7.80% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

Ale brewed with honey, kola nut, poppy seed and guarana.

(Beer added by: seaoflament on 03-04-2009)
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3.88/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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3.85/5  rDev +7.2%

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4/5  rDev +11.4%

Photo of superspak
3.9/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

22.4 ounce bottle into snifter, best before 7/16/2015. Pours crystal clear very dark brown color with a 1-2 finger fairly dense khaki head with good retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Light spotty soapy lacing clings around the glass, with a moderate amount of streaming carbonation retaining the head. Aromas of caramel, toffee, toast, brown bread, nuttiness, honey, cola, herbal tea, light pepper, light chocolate, plum, pear, apple, floral, grass, and herbal/yeast earthiness. Very nice aromas with good balance and complexity of dark/bready malt, spices, and fruity yeast ester notes; with good strength. Taste of caramel, toffee, toast, brown bread, nuttiness, honey, cola, herbal tea, light pepper, light chocolate, plum, pear, apple, floral, grass, and herbal/toasted earthiness. Light amount of herbal/spice bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of caramel, toffee, brown bread, nuttiness, honey, light fruits, herbal, floral, grass, light chocolate, light pepper, and herbal/toasted earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Very nice robustness, complexity, and balance of dark/bready malt, spices, and fruity/earthy yeast flavors; with a great malt/spice balance and zero cloying sweetness after the finish. Medium carbonation and body; with a very smooth and fairly creamy/bready mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is very well hidden with minimal warming present after the finish. Overall this is a very nice spiced brown ale. All around very nice balance, robustness, and complexity of dark/bready malt, spices, and fruity/earthy yeast flavors; and very smooth to drink for the ABV. A very enjoyable offering.

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2/5  rDev -44.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

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4/5  rDev +11.4%

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4.12/5  rDev +14.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +18.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

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3.35/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

A: poured from a 500 ml bottle into a pint glass, dark brown with a short white head that dissipates quickly leaving little lacing, clear

S: coffee, cola, quite sweet, honey

T: cola, coffee, honey, toasty malt

M: medium to full

O: OK, uniquely flavored beer

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4.61/5  rDev +28.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: Dark brown with a tan head.
S: Chocolate, spice, metallic, dark fruits, burnt caramel, pepper. So much going on here.
T: Burnt caramel, honey, ripe dark fruits, leather, apple and pear, chocolate, smoke, growing hop bitterness as the bomber disappears - similar to a black IPA. Wow!
M: Much thicker than you'd expect for a 7.8% abv brew. Very nice.
O: This beer is fantastic. I picked this up at a Binny's in Chicago. After watching Brewdogs I wanted to try one of their originals, and this was the cheapest. I'm so glad I picked this up, and am really surprised it's (apparently) retired. I would definitely recommend this beer.

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3.72/5  rDev +3.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

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2/5  rDev -44.3%

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4/5  rDev +11.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

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3.63/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: The beer is black in appearance but when held up to a bright light the edges of the glass appear to be very dark brown. It poured with a quarter finger high tan head that quickly died down, leaving lacing on the surface and a collar around the edge of the glass.
S: Light aromas of nutty malts and chocolate are present in the nose along with some hints of honey.
T: The taste is similar to the smell and seems to have a little sweetness from the honey with notes of dark fruits along with hints of kola nuts and toffee. Little if any bitterness is perceptible.
M: It feels medium-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer tastes more like a brown ale compared to a herbed/spiced beer so I'm not sure if this beer was aged and this mellowed out the hoppy and herbal flavors. In any event, it was rather easy to drink and had some interesting aromas and flavors.

Note: Batch 209

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Dogma from BrewDog
82 out of 100 based on 352 ratings.