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5 A.M. Saint - BrewDog

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BA SCORE
86
very good

556 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 556
Reviews: 225
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 12.3%
Wants: 9
Gots: 43 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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United Kingdom (Scotland)

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Start the car. The lights are about to turn amber. Buy the ticket, take the ride. Past the alley where thieves and pimps sell corporate brews and good men soak it up like vermin, blissful in their ignorance. Past the jackhammers who want their three and a half percent. Keep going. Towards that golden orb, the size of Zeus’s ass, that hovers over this crazy town. Sleep late, have fun, get wild, drink amber, and drive like a bastard towards that saintly light.

25 IBU

(Beer added by: PartyBear on 01-03-2010)
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facundoCNB

New Jersey

3.88/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

a nice clean deep amber / ruby pour with 2 fingers fluffy off white head causing for some great lacing. smells mostly of bittering hops , faint smell of burnt caramel. the taste is nowhere near as hoppy as the smell, slightly bitter with a heavy sweet malt profile, tastes of grass, caramel, cereal, oh wait - the hops kick in HARD for the finish! medium body, nice creamyness, moderate carbonation.

i do believe this is the best tasting red ale i've ever had. quite complex for the style. to all those who just hate on brewdog because they're a "gimmick brewery", fuck off already. get off your fucking high horse, brew your own god damn beer, and have it taste this fucking good. i'm sick of hearing people shit talking a craft brewery, just because they're slightly bigger than most other craft brewers, and try different things with their brews. just shut the fuck up, enjoy the beer, and stop looking too into shit. this is how things get ruined, and if this is how you're going to be i'd like you to please find a new fucking hobby. thanks. sorry for the outburst, just had to say it. this is my first beer from brewdog, because i've always been put off by the high price. gave it a shot, and love it. not saying it's worth $14 for a 4-pk, but if you can find a single bottle, it's worth it to try it.

Serving type: bottle

07-08-2012 10:49:53 | More by facundoCNB
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