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Christmas Paradox - BrewDog

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very good

11 Ratings
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Ratings: 11
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 4.11
pDev: 9.25%
Wants: 3
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
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:
Our Imperial Stout matured for twelve months in rum casks, this is all the delicious flavours of Christmas in a bottle. Not only does this limited edition beer taste superb now, but it is bound to age brilliantly and would be a wonderful one for the cellar.

(Beer added by: MasterSki on 11-26-2012)
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United Kingdom (England)

3.25/5  rDev -20.9%

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New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

05-27-2014 23:24:51 | More by Latarnik
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4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

03-02-2014 14:09:05 | More by GABrew
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United Kingdom (England)

4/5  rDev -2.7%

12-26-2013 21:24:53 | More by Doomfag
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New Jersey

4.23/5  rDev +2.9%

Had to start Christmas off with a beer that had the holiday right in the name! Poured into a wine-tasting glass, which really captured the rum. It slammed me in the face as soon as I bent toward it, which was awesome. The overall body was a touch light for such a high-alcohol beer, but the flavor was boozy, with some vanilla coming out as well. For a stout, it had an interesting deep-reddish hue hidden inside of it that gave it glow. Overall, this isn't your everyday drinking stout, but you wouldn't expect that from BrewDog. Thoroughly enjoyed this one as the pre-dinner snacks rolled out.

12-26-2013 04:55:18 | More by yankeepride
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4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

11-11-2013 17:08:23 | More by TheBaumer
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3.43/5  rDev -16.5%

Dark brown colour with a small tan head. Poor head retention.

Big alcohol aroma. Rich roast. Vanilla. I get the rum and the stout but I don't think they integrate well and it is pretty underwhelming.

Big stout. Sugar, roast, chocolate, alcohol, more alcohol. Touches of oak and fruit. Vanilla. Not integrated.

Medium-full body with moderately-high carbonation. A bit fizzy.

An unintegrated, boozy stout. Lacking finesse. This is just a booze bomb with the rum not really adding anything.

09-02-2013 10:30:32 | More by dgilks
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United Kingdom (England)

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

06-22-2013 07:48:18 | More by Kirk
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4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

03-14-2013 19:51:54 | More by TheBeerAlmanac
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4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

01-18-2013 16:35:14 | More by torerik
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4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

01-09-2013 04:14:43 | More by whiterapid
Christmas Paradox from BrewDog
88 out of 100 based on 11 ratings.