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BrewDog Paradox Isle Of Arran (15%) - BrewDog

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BA SCORE
89
very good

54 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 54
Reviews: 7
rAvg: 4.02
pDev: 9.95%
Wants: 4
Gots: 8 | 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: dgilks on 12-24-2012)
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Ratings: 54 | Reviews: 7 | Display Reviews Only:
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4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

Meyers1023, Wednesday at 05:48 AM
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4.12/5  rDev +2.5%

bbickley, Wednesday at 02:31 AM
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3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

JKV96, Oct 11, 2014
Photo of Stinkypuss
4.3/5  rDev +7%

Review from notes

Pours a dark oily black with an off white head. The aroma is full of malt whiskey, char and vanilla. You can smell the alcohol. The taste is well balanced between big malts, charred barrel, bourbon, vanilla and charcoal. Dark fruits poke through a bit as well. Drinks like a sipper, fills you up like a supper

Stinkypuss, Oct 01, 2014
Photo of outoffocus
3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

outoffocus, Sep 30, 2014
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4.35/5  rDev +8.2%

greg4579, Sep 28, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

killcore, Sep 23, 2014
Photo of Marius
4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

Pours a very dark, creamy beer, with very little foam that disappears almost instantly. Smells of cocoa and dark chocolate. Sweet taste of chocolate and a slight hint of alcohol.

Marius, Sep 12, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

kylehay2004, Sep 03, 2014
Photo of stumac
4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

stumac, Aug 03, 2014
Photo of yankeepride
4.28/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

A little bit thin, but the base gives just enough structure to the massive Scotch notes that pour through this. Burns your eyes a bit when breathing into a snifter, but I really loved how the alcohol dominated without being out of control. Could enjoy a bigger pour of this for a long time.

yankeepride, Jun 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

kaneel, May 28, 2014
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

kjkinsey, May 19, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

GRUUMSH, May 18, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

KingSlayer, May 12, 2014
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

SStein, May 10, 2014
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

safaricook, Apr 12, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

Andy_Luft, Feb 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev -0.5%

Troublebar, Feb 10, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

strongaf, Feb 05, 2014
Photo of dcmchew
4.81/5  rDev +19.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Pours oil black with a very small beige head, reduced to a tiny sticky lace.
Strong smell of caramel, dry dark fruit, vanilla and dark spices. Sweet and boozy, plus a low soy sauce from the malts.
Sweet molasses and dark chocolate in the front, some juicy figs and dates in the back, raisin, low berries. Dark roasted malts, but very faintly reminding of coffee (which i like). A spicy feel later on, prickly, with pepper and ginger, but also some dark spices, with cinnamon, licorice. Vanilla and oak obviously from the maturing, perfect. American hops in the finish not totally overpowered by the roast or the alcohol, so the finish is a bit dry, mildly bitter, nice and sweet (not syrupy or disturbing).
Mouthfeel is smooth with just enough carbonation to keep the spicy feel out there. Booze gets a bit strong as it warms, with a clear nice malty whisky taste. Aftertaste of sweet caramel, a bit hoppy, and faint charcoal.
Awesome beer, can't find a single bad thing to say about it. Maybe a bit too alcoholic towards the finish, but i personally like that, if it's rich and tasty too.

dcmchew, Feb 04, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

elHeron, Jan 16, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

RRC03, Jan 10, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

Poupae, Dec 17, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

EmperorBevis, Nov 01, 2013
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BrewDog Paradox Isle Of Arran (15%) from BrewDog
89 out of 100 based on 54 ratings.