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Dogma (7,4%) - BrewDog

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very good

114 Ratings
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Ratings: 114
Reviews: 18
rAvg: 4
pDev: 12%
Wants: 1
Gots: 15 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
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United Kingdom (Scotland)

Style | ABV
Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy |  7.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
The truth. You don’t want to hear the truth. The truth’s no longer out there bubba. Just chicken ass lies. Become a Dogma Disciple. Believe in the birds and the bees. Act crazy, be heavily armed at all times and scream in German. Dogma is an indulgent, decadent and encapsulating scotch ale brewed with 10 different types of malt all blended together with Scottish heather honey. Soak up the sweet nectar like a jackrabbit on heat. This beer is not cool. You may think it is, but that is just a beautiful lie fabricated by clowns and gypsies.

(Beer added by: dgilks on 04-12-2012)
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3/5  rDev -25%

DenverBigRed, Dec 21, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +12.5%

Nage37, Dec 17, 2013
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4/5  rDev 0%

cornucopia, Dec 16, 2013
Photo of wedge
3.8/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

@ Paddy O'Beers

Very dark brown color with some sparse bubbles around the edge and a thin, web-like covering. Deep malty aromas along with molasses and prune...pretty mild overall though. Flavor is malty and sweet, but not cloying. Sweet bread, berries, some stickiness, bitter chocolate, dark fruit, and cola. Medium bodied, clean, and dry. A nice little Scotch ale.

wedge, Dec 14, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +12.5%

VoiceOfTheSoul, Dec 11, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

Doomfag, Nov 17, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

Dicers, Nov 11, 2013
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4/5  rDev 0%

kpattonunc, Nov 08, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

Rwalford74, Nov 04, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

dcmchew, Nov 01, 2013
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4/5  rDev 0%

Krakpoff, Oct 26, 2013
Photo of Dave1999
3.89/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours pure black out of the bottle, there is a tiny off white head.

The smell is caramel and treacle, very sweet.

The taste is very sweet and malty, very sweet with caramel with a lot of yeasty flavour.

The mouthfeel is thick like honey,with medium carbonation.

Overall a very tasty if not overly sweet ale. The mouthfeel is fantastic though. The sweetness does make it difficult to drink though. It's too sweet for me.

Dave1999, Oct 04, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

IWannaEatFood, Oct 02, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

Kal, Sep 17, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

Cynic-ale, Jul 30, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

Necronomad, Jul 25, 2013
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4/5  rDev 0%

crosenkrantz, Jun 14, 2013
Photo of FLima
4.08/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Black color, ruby when exposed to light. It made a two fingers of thick caramel head with medium retention and leaving laces.
Aroma of chocolate and caramel, brandy and malty notes. I did not get much honey here.
Delicious sweet flavor, here you can find honey, herbs, roasted malts, licorice, cola, red fruits and some brandy. You can go on and on (sugar cane syrup, mint etc.).
Mild dry and fruity with a distant ginger aftertaste.
Really full body, velvet almost viscous, with very low carbonation, though appropriate. 7.4% ABV is timid given its bold character.
Even though it is complex, it is very drinkable. Excellent scotch ale.

FLima, May 12, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

KarlMcGowan, Apr 17, 2013
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3/5  rDev -25%

innominat, Apr 07, 2013
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4/5  rDev 0%

Poupae, Apr 03, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +12.5%

jewellrunner, Mar 24, 2013
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3.68/5  rDev -8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

500 ml (I think?) bottle into a tulip glass.

A: Pours a very dark red color. The head is a nice looking two finger mocha shade with a good texture. Rock-solid retention and attractive lacing are also present.

S: There is a lot of chocolate, along side some cola, honey, and a very subtle herbal component. All the sweetness comes across enjoyably.

T: The flavors presented are far more caramel-forward in general than the nose suggested. Despite that, there's a strong suggestion of sweet cola and faint chocolate to start, before it gradually dries out near the finish. The honey qualities come across both dryly and sweetly.

M: At first, it's a very clean, dry brew, but after a while sweetness will accumulate on the front of the palate (the sides and back remain dry, however). Carbonation is low, which fits its somewhat syrupy nature - but the thinner texture doesn't, really.

O: For about 4 oz, this one truly kicks ass in terms of both drinkability and enjoyment factor. But as soon as the sweetness accumulates, it becomes a little less likable for my tastes. Killing an entire bottle would be difficult, but not unbearable; this is one to share with others. Between this and taking heroin, I'd pick drinking this 11 times out of 10.

ThisWangsChung, Mar 09, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

Florya, Feb 07, 2013
Dogma (7,4%) from BrewDog
89 out of 100 based on 114 ratings.