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BrewDog Paradox Jura - BrewDog

Not Rated.
BrewDog Paradox JuraBrewDog Paradox Jura

Educational use only; do not reuse.
very good

23 Reviews
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Reviews: 23
Hads: 160
Avg: 4.02
pDev: 12.44%
Wants: 40
Gots: 62 | FT: 3
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:
Beer added by: niklas0770 on 02-09-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.
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Reviews: 23 | Hads: 160
Reviews by cps98:
Photo of cps98
3.18/5  rDev -20.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A – Squid ink black with a rocky 1 finger light brown head. Head recedes to a thin ring around the glass.

S – Smells like heavy whiskey, oak and some smoked meat. Even a little beef jerky smell in there too.

T – Dehydrated meat like beef jerky, some smokiness and some whiskey.

M – Was more on the lighter side of the house which surprised me? Carbonation was on the lighter side too. Fairly smooth with a small amount of alcohol warmth thrown in.

O – Shared this with a friend and I’m glad I did because it wasn’t to my liking.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of Afroman
3.85/5  rDev -4.2%

Photo of JakerLou
3.99/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of olradetbalder
4/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of fionn13
4/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of Dano420
4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

Photo of BurgeoningBrewhead
4.68/5  rDev +16.4%
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.

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Photo of BugattiRoo
4.45/5  rDev +10.7%
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.

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Photo of Sammy
3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

Photo of WeissGary
3/5  rDev -25.4%

Photo of Ciocanelu
3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

Photo of adamcthomp
4/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of bobbo_
4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

Photo of zonker17
4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

Photo of BrahptimusPrime
4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

Photo of GRG1313
4/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of kcq101
3.91/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of humpty1602
4.75/5  rDev +18.2%

Photo of bmurray10
3.98/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of redcans
4.04/5  rDev +0.5%

Photo of kbuzz
4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

Photo of liquorpig
3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

Photo of Phyl21ca
4/5  rDev -0.5%
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.

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Photo of RandyKemka
4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

Photo of TheSevenDuffs
3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

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BrewDog Paradox Jura from BrewDog
88 out of 100 based on 23 ratings.