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BrewDog Paradox Jura - BrewDog

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

120 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 120
Reviews: 19
rAvg: 4.23
pDev: 10.87%
Wants: 29
Gots: 51 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
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United Kingdom (Scotland)

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  15.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: niklas0770 on 02-09-2012)
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Ratings: 120 | Reviews: 19 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by cdmillard:
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4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

cdmillard, Jul 04, 2013
More User Reviews:
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4/5  rDev -5.4%

fionn13, Dec 05, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

Dano420, May 11, 2012
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4.69/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Poured into snifter; jet black like engine oil with a moderate brown fluffy head that fades quickly into some chunky foam and very fine lacing around the edges.
Smells very interesting...like a barleywine combined with a stout. Dark fruit dominates, with booze, coffee, chocolate, bourbon, scotch, and oak all intermingled.
Taste...damn. It overtakes your whole mouth with slick, tastefully boozy dark fruit and bourbon. Then dark bready malt mingles with coffee and chocolate and oak, slithering down the throat with sticky sweetness.
Mouthfeel is slick and thick, with a good amount of carbonation, enough to keep the body from being too cloying.
Overall, this is an awesome stout. It's really taking barrel-aging to its extreme...stout aged in barrels that were used for bourbon and then scotch. But the result is awesome.

BurgeoningBrewhead, Apr 21, 2014
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4.45/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A: Black with no light coming through. Pours a 1.5 finger head that slowly recedes. The lacing is fairly good.
S: Big peat smoke of a whisky followed with alot of vanilla some dark chocolate and coffee.
T: Some sweetness upfront followed by some sherry, dark fruits and some vanilla from the barrels.
M: Mouthfeel was lighter than I was expecting. It was fairly smooth though considering the ABV.
O: A very interesting beer that I am happy I tried. I bought another to see if it mellows with age.

BugattiRoo, Aug 15, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -11.3%

Sammy, Jun 21, 2013
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3/5  rDev -29.1%

WeissGary, May 08, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -11.3%

Ciocanelu, Feb 02, 2013
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4/5  rDev -5.4%

adamcthomp, Feb 22, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

bobbo_, Apr 09, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

BrahptimusPrime, Aug 19, 2014
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4/5  rDev -5.4%

GRG1313, Feb 24, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

humpty1602, May 03, 2014
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4.04/5  rDev -4.5%

redcans, Nov 07, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

kbuzz, Aug 10, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -17.3%

liquorpig, Feb 02, 2013
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4/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle: Poured a pitch-black color stout with a small dark brown foamy head. Aroma of luscious sweet roasted malt notes with light sweet liquor notes. Taste is sweeter then I had expected with some sweet roasted malt notes, light chocolate notes with some light scotch notes at the end which rounds off the corner. Body is quite full with oily like texture with light carbonation and no real apparent alcohol notes. Barrel-aging is not has apparent has I had expected but very good nonetheless.

Phyl21ca, Sep 13, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

RandyKemka, Aug 03, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -11.3%

TheSevenDuffs, Jan 23, 2014
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4.52/5  rDev +6.9%

MarkJBurch, Aug 13, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

Harkrank, Jul 18, 2013
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4.05/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

11.2 fl oz. bottle, Batch no. 186, best before 08-06-2022. Beer review number 1001 for me. Acquired a bottle of this at the local beer store, along with a bottle of BrewDog Paradox Port Dundas. Expectations are much better for this beer, though the big 15.00% abv is destined to doom me.

Poured into a Duvel tulip glass.

A - It pours a thick dark chocolate brown color. An aggressive pour manages to conjure one finger of frothy mocha head that turns to a bubbly ring. Appears adequately carbonated and well-built. Some thin spotty alcohol lacing. Looks very nice when you give it a good swirl.

S - A very lovely aroma. Some alcohol fumes right off the bat from when I popped the bottlecap. Notes of chocolate, powdered cocoa, vanilla, cream, marshmallow, mustiness, earthiness, wood. A very fumey boozy alcohol character.

T - Taste is of cream / vanilla, lots of dark chocolate-covered fruitiness, with some dry bitter powdery chocolatelingering on the finish. It definitely has some sort of earthy / vinous / wine like flavors in there, possibly imparted from the barrel. Very unique.

M - The feel goes down smooth & creamy. Powdery / bitter / roasty on the finish. Only very minor alcohol presence, which is impressive given the big 15.00% abv.

Overall, a very nice big imperial stout from BrewDog. Definitely much better than the previous version I tried. I'd be interested to see how a few more years worth of age would change one of these bottles. Recommended.

BrewDog Paradox Jura -----4/5.

mfnmbvp, Oct 31, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -35%

mendvicdog, Jun 01, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -17.3%

bca115, Sep 29, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

cornucopia, Dec 16, 2013
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BrewDog Paradox Jura from BrewDog
94 out of 100 based on 120 ratings.