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BrewDog Paradox Isle Of Arran (15%) - BrewDog

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BA SCORE
88
very good

44 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 44
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 4
pDev: 10.25%
Wants: 3
Gots: 6 | 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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: dgilks on 12-24-2012)
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dgilks

Australia

4.08/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Inky black with a very small dark tan head. Fair head retention.

Roasty aroma with a big oak note. Lots of caramel. Charred wood and a little touch soy sauce. Wonderfully intense.

Lovely big malt flavour. Lots of dark, dried fruit as well. The oak and roast work well together. Nice burnt caramel.

Medium-full body with moderate carbonation. Silky.

A nice beer. The subtle Arran malt works well with the stout complementing the flavours rather than destroying them.

Serving type: bottle

12-24-2012 09:41:56 | More by dgilks
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yankeepride

New Jersey

4.28/5  rDev +7%
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.

Serving type: bottle

06-15-2014 23:55:23 | More by yankeepride
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kaneel

France

4/5  rDev 0%

05-28-2014 10:10:17 | More by kaneel
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kjkinsey

Texas

4/5  rDev 0%

05-19-2014 19:16:58 | More by kjkinsey
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GRUUMSH

Belgium

4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

05-18-2014 07:31:40 | More by GRUUMSH
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KingSlayer

California

3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

05-12-2014 01:08:19 | More by KingSlayer
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SStein

Belgium

4/5  rDev 0%

05-10-2014 16:36:13 | More by SStein
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safaricook

Netherlands

4/5  rDev 0%

04-12-2014 07:23:53 | More by safaricook
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Andy_Luft

United Kingdom (England)

4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

02-16-2014 21:04:17 | More by Andy_Luft
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Troublebar

China

4/5  rDev 0%

02-10-2014 04:37:01 | More by Troublebar
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strongaf

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

02-05-2014 06:38:22 | More by strongaf
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dcmchew

Romania

4.81/5  rDev +20.3%
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.

Serving type: bottle

02-04-2014 16:18:57 | More by dcmchew
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elHeron

Belgium

4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

01-16-2014 19:41:42 | More by elHeron
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RRC03

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

01-10-2014 02:04:08 | More by RRC03
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Poupae

Thailand

3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

12-17-2013 06:13:35 | More by Poupae
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EmperorBevis

United Kingdom (England)

3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

11-01-2013 17:25:46 | More by EmperorBevis
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jaydoc

Kansas

3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

10-31-2013 04:13:28 | More by jaydoc
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Gonzoillini

Illinois

4/5  rDev 0%

10-30-2013 01:36:25 | More by Gonzoillini
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TheBaumer

California

4.5/5  rDev +12.5%

10-27-2013 16:50:56 | More by TheBaumer
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Brian_C

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +12.5%

10-06-2013 23:41:27 | More by Brian_C
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bbadger

Texas

4/5  rDev 0%

10-05-2013 18:57:55 | More by bbadger
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bca115

California

3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

09-29-2013 05:24:07 | More by bca115
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Brewer1980

United Kingdom (Scotland)

4/5  rDev 0%

09-09-2013 12:41:23 | More by Brewer1980
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JohnQVD

New York

4.71/5  rDev +17.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Pours black with a thin, dark head. Smell is molasses, brown sugar and alcohol. The taste is largely chocolate, with a healthy helping of boozy flavor. The feel is surprisingly light with light carbonation. Overall this is excellent, sweet without being cloying, boozy without being too much, and it all holds together very well.

Serving type: on-tap

08-21-2013 23:11:03 | More by JohnQVD
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brbrocc

New York

4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

08-10-2013 21:20:04 | More by brbrocc
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BrewDog Paradox Isle Of Arran (15%) from BrewDog
88 out of 100 based on 44 ratings.