Storm (Islay Whisky Cask Aged IPA) | BrewDog

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Storm (Islay Whisky Cask Aged IPA)Storm (Islay Whisky Cask Aged IPA)

Brewed by:
Scotland, United Kingdom

Style: American Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by brewdlyhooked13 on 04-22-2008

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Ratings: 132 |  Reviews: 97
Photo of Brutaltruth
2.79/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

From the 12 oz bottle in a snifter. This odd little brew pours a light
amber with little head and no lacing. Nose of oak, smoke, Irish peat
notes, and light whiskey. Flavors follow the nose with heavy smoked malts,
a touch of orange rind mingling with the whiskey (a style of which I have never tried
BTW) and moderately touched by herbal hops and a touch of earthy yeast.
Decent mouth feel reminiscent of an English IPA with no carbonation
and a smoked peat malt whiskey aftertaste. Decent but would not seek
this one out again.

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Photo of Dragginballs76
2.65/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Pour very cloudy deep orange very thin white head that quickly dissipates no lacing.

Smell not much comes out except a strong whiskey smell

Taste no alcohol but tons of smoked oak flavor as the beer warms it becomes overpowering and tastes like liquid smoke.

Feel light very dry

Overall did not enjoy this beer would not have again.

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2.69/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 1.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

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2.72/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

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2.75/5  rDev +0.4%

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3/5  rDev +9.5%

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3/5  rDev +9.5%

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2.5/5  rDev -8.8%

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2.5/5  rDev -8.8%

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1/5  rDev -63.5%

Photo of Jay82
2.5/5  rDev -8.8%

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2/5  rDev -27%

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2.5/5  rDev -8.8%

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1.5/5  rDev -45.3%

Photo of Smurf2055
1.72/5  rDev -37.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

Poured into Delirium Tulip. Didn’t see the expiration date, so a couple months past prime.

No head to speak of. Some small lacing.

The smell is like straight scotch whiskey and manure. The whiskey balances the hops, and leaves a funky yet watery smell.

Taste is much the same, a lot like horse pasture.

I don’t get this beer at all lol. Probably the worst craft beer I've had.

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1/5  rDev -63.5%

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2.75/5  rDev +0.4%

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2.5/5  rDev -8.8%

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1/5  rDev -63.5%

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3.25/5  rDev +18.6%

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3.5/5  rDev +27.7%

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2.5/5  rDev -8.8%

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1.25/5  rDev -54.4%

Photo of RyanLigeia
1.74/5  rDev -36.5%
look: 2 | smell: 3 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

BATCH- 013

Appearance-2- Pours a murky brownish/yellowish color. No head. No real signs of any visible carbonation, looks sort of watery.

Smell-3- Boozy. Smells way more strong than 8%. An almost sour fruit sort of smell. Some wood. Not really getting any IPA hoppyness here.

Taste-1.5- Smoke. Smoke and a hint of wood. Maybe a hint of smoked peat. Slightly bitter. Almost tastes like a very watered down scotch.

MF-1- Watery. Slight alcohol tingle.

Overall- WHAT A LETDOWN. I was really excited about this, I thought it was a really creative idea. I've also always wanted to try something by BrewDog and this was my first. Not only did this beer taste like straight up watered down scotch but it was $10 FOR A SINGLE 12oz BOTTLE!! I've been had.

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2.75/5  rDev +0.4%

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Storm (Islay Whisky Cask Aged IPA) from BrewDog
Beer rating: 2.74 out of 5 with 132 ratings