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5 A.M. Saint - BrewDog

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86
very good

627 Ratings
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Ratings: 627
Reviews: 231
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 12.04%
Wants: 13
Gots: 62 | 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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Photo of MaddestHatter
4.16/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

My second experience with what has certainly come to be a favorite brewery of mine. This is a red ale turned up to 11. It manages to be quite hoppy while at the same time keeping a strong malt flavor as well. It pairs excellently with the assortment of meats and cheeses available as part of the tasty pseudo-ploughman's lunch platter available at their Edinburgh location as well as with their punk IPA (I had both on tap that day for the first time and definitely not the last as rumor has it that they are opening several locations on this side of the pond next year). Altogether an excellent beer which I will be regularly buying in bottled form until such time as I can find it on tap again either in Scotland or the States.

MaddestHatter, May 14, 2014
Photo of eduardolinhalis
4/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

330ml bottle served in a pint glass.

A: Pours a beautiful amber color forming a medium bubbled beige head. Good retention and some lingering thin lacings left in the glass

S: Sweet caramel malts mixed with a delicious grassy, flowery and a bit pinny American style hops. A bit fruity and some notes of caramel

T: Slight sweet upfront. Caramel malts, toffee followed by a mild hoppy bitterness. Again, very flowery, grassy and pinny. Yeasts are also American style, I would dare to say that they've used US-05 American Yeasts

M: Light body and good carbonation. Aftertaste is a mix of caramel malts and grassy hops

O: Great drinkability. Lovely American Pale Ale style made in Scotland! Hooray for Brewdog

eduardolinhalis, May 07, 2014
Photo of zestar
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

zestar, Today at 08:20 AM
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

satyrcan, Tuesday at 11:00 PM
Photo of Franck
3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

Nose of caramelized malts and hops. All return in mouth followed by a brief floral and hopped final.

Franck, Monday at 11:12 PM
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3.7/5  rDev -3.1%

jaydoc, Saturday at 08:15 PM
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3.54/5  rDev -7.3%

JamieDuncan, Saturday at 12:48 AM
Photo of SVD
3.25/5  rDev -14.9%

SVD, Oct 22, 2014
Photo of BeerDrinkersWorldTour
3.95/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Appearance – Deep amber even leaning towards reddish with deep head of off white foam that is long lived and leaves some pretty decent lace. There is also a good amount of busy CO2 activity in the glass.

Smell – Very leafy aroma of coriander mint and some fruit salad. There is also floral notes in here and heavy pine notes of American hops.

Taste – The taste follows the nose pretty well. Great minty and herbal hops, rich sweet malted grains with caramel flavour and a final deep hoppy flourish at the finish that like the smell is very pinney.

Mouthfeel – A little Cloying in the finish but very smooth and creamy at the front. Mild body.

Overall – A very good red ale that is very easy going down and has a decent finish. Like all of BrewDog's I have had this one has very heavy pine hops. The hops are nice but to be honest it tends to make all their beers taste very similar

BeerDrinkersWorldTour, Oct 21, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

MattSlem, Oct 21, 2014
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3.48/5  rDev -8.9%

vaughtex, Oct 19, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

JavierGC, Oct 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

Pretendbeard, Oct 17, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

brongladest, Oct 15, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

ZachKelly, Oct 14, 2014
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3.36/5  rDev -12%

nicole-mac, Oct 13, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

Nice freshness and tartness, real zip. Nice smell. Would have liked a bit more heft and for it to have been a little boozier.

Saison_Tickets, Oct 11, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

SayBoom, Oct 10, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

brugsbeertje, Oct 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

matias-, Oct 03, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

Aroma is the best thing here- floral & a bit exotic. Appearance is average. Flavor on the malty side; body chewy. Overall decent n drinkable.

drpimento, Oct 03, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

wembly13, Oct 03, 2014
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5/5  rDev +30.9%

Beerlover, Oct 03, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

factoide, Sep 30, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

NandoPereira, Sep 30, 2014
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5 A.M. Saint from BrewDog
86 out of 100 based on 627 ratings.