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5 A.M. Saint - BrewDog

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BA SCORE
86
very good

695 Ratings
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Ratings: 695
Reviews: 238
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 12.3%
Wants: 17
Gots: 102 | FT: 0
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United Kingdom (Scotland)

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

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: PartyBear on 01-03-2010

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
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330ml bottle poured into a Delerium Tremens tulip glass

Look: Pours a coppery red with a thinnish pale brown/beige head. Not much in the way of head retention.

Smell: Wow! This one's a bit different - there's definitely a floral vibe to this one, with hints of citrus and a large dose of pine resin. Extremely 'fresh' smelling and definitely different.

Taste: Bitter hops up front with a caramel-ish aftertaste. The hints of pine resin are definitely noticeable too. Given how nice it smells, the taste is a bit of a comedown.

Feel: A bit anaemic for what is ostensibly a dark ale - quite fizzy, too, despite the lack of head retention. Disappointing.

Overall: Brewdog have managed to get themselves a reputation for being 'edgy' (or, as some would have it, 'full of shit' - I have no firm feelings either way) but despite this their beers tend to be well regarded. 5am Saint manages to be neither bad nor good, merely ... average; it doesn't do a lot for me, at least out of the bottle. Maybe it's better on tap - hopefully I'll find out when I visit the Brewdog pub in Leeds early next year.

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5 A.M. Saint from BrewDog
86 out of 100 based on 695 ratings.