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Dogma - BrewDog

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BA SCORE
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338 Ratings
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Ratings: 338
Reviews: 216
rAvg: 3.58
pDev: 15.36%
Wants: 8
Gots: 17 | 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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AlaskanYoung

Arkansas

1.25/5  rDev -65.1%

06-16-2013 23:17:06 | More by AlaskanYoung
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Mbpike

Arkansas

4.5/5  rDev +25.7%

06-16-2013 18:30:39 | More by Mbpike
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IWannaEatFood

California

3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

06-07-2013 03:43:24 | More by IWannaEatFood
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DoubleSimcoe

New York

4.25/5  rDev +18.7%

05-26-2013 14:54:02 | More by DoubleSimcoe
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StonedTrippin

Colorado

3.7/5  rDev +3.4%

this is one strange bottle of brew right here. some very strange ingredients come together quite well. the pour is a medium copper color, clear, with a few fingers of sudsy khaki head that slowly fades out. I smell the honey, and the rest of the additives sort of produce a green tea smell, which gives some bitter bite to the sweeter red malt bill. the flavor is malt forward, with the sweetness of honey and a floral yeast component. I could tell this is a brewdog beer without ever looking at the label, its got that distinct yeast complexion that is in all of their beers. alcohol is well hidden, but comes out as the beer warms up. this has an aftertaste of some of the herbal infusions my girlfriend makes, slightly bitter, strong, concentrated. I don't get much hops in here, but there is enough going on without them. the body is fuller than medium, but the drinkability is aided by spirited carbonation and the clean finish. without the honey, this beer might be really weird, but the honey meshes well with everything, and brings it all back into harmony. overall a clever beer from brewdog, but not something I need to drink again. props for the ingenuity though!

05-12-2013 17:59:00 | More by StonedTrippin
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blknikon

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

05-08-2013 19:46:17 | More by blknikon
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stephens101

Oklahoma

3.43/5  rDev -4.2%

Poured from a bomber into a nonic.

This reddish-orange brew pours with two-fingers of pure tan head. Foam is thick and resilient.

Aroma consists of honey, graham crackers, tea, cinnamon sticks and faint herbal hops.

Tastes malty with a wallop of honey, a few notes of apple and pear, poppy, a bit of earthy nuttiness and tea leaves at the back. The honey becomes arguably overpowering after a glassful.

Has a medium body and a bit sinewy with very little alcohol heat.

Pleasantly surprised with this one as I usually can't get to fruit/spiced beers. Apart from the growing impact of the honey as the glass empties, this one works pretty well, although 12 oz. would probably suffice for an individual, or plan on sharing the magnum.

05-05-2013 23:38:42 | More by stephens101
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Pelicanrocks

United Kingdom (England)

4/5  rDev +11.7%

04-28-2013 15:44:31 | More by Pelicanrocks
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neckbracesub

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

04-28-2013 12:53:45 | More by neckbracesub
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Kelp

New Hampshire

3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

04-27-2013 09:32:31 | More by Kelp
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dsolonenko

Singapore

3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

04-26-2013 17:33:53 | More by dsolonenko
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SocalKicks

California

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

04-23-2013 01:01:46 | More by SocalKicks
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KarlMcGowan

Ireland

4.25/5  rDev +18.7%

04-17-2013 16:55:05 | More by KarlMcGowan
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russpowell

Oklahoma

3.29/5  rDev -8.1%

A bit of a gusher, pours an effervescent brown with a sliver of tan head. Superior lacing & head retention

S: Figgyness, raisins & both fall off fairly fast

T: Follows the nose, leafy tobacco, brown sugar & persimmons up front. Some milk toast & jammyness as this warms, plus dryness & a touch of woody hops, a touch of cinnamon & brown sugar

MF: Medium bodied, fairly firm carbonation

Drinks fairly easy despite the fact this didn't quite pull together. This one did nothing for me

04-13-2013 02:27:56 | More by russpowell
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UCLABrewN84

California

3.44/5  rDev -3.9%

Bottle pour at the bottle share held at Chloe's inside Golden Road Brewing in Los Angeles, CA.

Pours a clear orange with a foamy beige head that settles to wisps of film on top of the beer. Small streaks of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, earth, fruit, spices, and herbs. Taste is much the same with herbal and cola flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of spice bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a low level of carbonation with an almost flat mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer with some interesting aromas and flavors with the ingredients used.

04-05-2013 23:16:29 | More by UCLABrewN84
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M1A2

Ohio

4/5  rDev +11.7%

03-02-2013 18:43:47 | More by M1A2
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owend

New Hampshire

3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

02-27-2013 20:34:50 | More by owend
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taospowder

New Mexico

3/5  rDev -16.2%

02-07-2013 17:28:27 | More by taospowder
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liquorpig

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

02-02-2013 23:54:37 | More by liquorpig
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Ciocanelu

Romania

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

01-31-2013 11:19:51 | More by Ciocanelu
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Mattias

Sweden

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

01-26-2013 21:56:23 | More by Mattias
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Mastertensu


3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

01-24-2013 20:10:55 | More by Mastertensu
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Stinkypuss

Pennsylvania

3.89/5  rDev +8.7%

Brewdog Dogma

LOOK: Dark brown, mostly clear but very dark and with a maroon tinge. Two shades of tan head leaving good lace.

SMELL: Boozy, nutty coffee. Strong smelling initially then gives way to pleasant ale yeast fruitiness.

TASTE: Nuts, honey, malts and herbal notes. One would suspect English ale yeast was employed as this brew tastes somewhere between a barleywine and an English brown ale. Subtle cocoa notes. The alcohol is toned down in the taste, a finishes with a dryness and dry poppy seeds post-quaff. Minutes after drinking you can still taste poppy seeds.

MOUTHFEEL: Full bodied, mild carbonation and smooth creamy feel. Somehow dry as hell.

OVERALL: A bitches brew that comes together and finishes strong (as in successfully). I may fail a drug test due to the poppy seeds used in brewing, but who the hell cares.

01-16-2013 00:26:37 | More by Stinkypuss
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Hultkrantz

Sweden

3/5  rDev -16.2%

01-15-2013 00:01:14 | More by Hultkrantz
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Bellonc

Spain

1.75/5  rDev -51.1%

01-04-2013 20:34:18 | More by Bellonc
Dogma from BrewDog
81 out of 100 based on 338 ratings.