Dogma | BrewDog

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
BrewDog
Scotland, United Kingdom
brewdog.com

Style: Herbed / Spiced Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.80%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Ale brewed with honey, kola nut, poppy seed and guarana.

Added by seaoflament on 03-04-2009

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
363
Reviews:
221
Avg:
3.6
pDev:
15.28%
 
 
Wants:
15
Gots:
30
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 363 |  Reviews: 221
Photo of Casey_L
3.59/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of CTbrew32
3.78/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ChrisMyhre
2.91/5  rDev -19.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of Amedlin18
3.94/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of sposter4
3.75/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of zotzot
3.71/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of GarthDanielson
3.69/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Batch 209. Poured from a 750 into a nonic, the beer is a very dark, deep, brown coloring with a fluffy, low profile, tan head. Aromas of molasses, caramel, honey, roasted nut, and a subtle sugary sweetness. Flavors are roasted and richly sweet forward, with a blend of coffee, molasses, nut, tangy caramel, earthy notes, and a bready backbone. Very rich, on a full, robust, heavy body. The aftertaste is sugary sweet and heavily roasted molasses and honey. Smooth, slow, lingering finish. Good beer.

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Photo of kkazemi
4.28/5  rDev +18.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of SHODriver
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: poured into a pint glass to a nice shade of bronze topped by a finger of dense cream colored head that fades to a small pool and leaves minimal lacing
S: smells of toasted bready malt with some banana and bubblegum aroma with some spice notes
T: taste is bananas and bubble gum with some caramel sweetness, a little spice going on as well. swallow tastes like coke a cola with some caramel malt sweetness and a tinge of spicy yeast on the back end
M: medium in the mouth with soft and slightly prickly carbonation. the finish on this beer is refreshing
O: Overall it isn't a bad beer at all. the flavors and complexity aren't offensive but it also isn't anything special. Not sure how I feel about having to drink an entire bottle though.

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Photo of BoljaBoy52
4.24/5  rDev +17.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of SackBlabbath
4.04/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of tbryan5
3.69/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of WastingFreetime
3.87/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of valianes
3.85/5  rDev +6.9%

Photo of Sammy
4/5  rDev +11.1%

Photo of superspak
3.9/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

22.4 ounce bottle into snifter, best before 7/16/2015. Pours crystal clear very dark brown color with a 1-2 finger fairly dense khaki head with good retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Light spotty soapy lacing clings around the glass, with a moderate amount of streaming carbonation retaining the head. Aromas of caramel, toffee, toast, brown bread, nuttiness, honey, cola, herbal tea, light pepper, light chocolate, plum, pear, apple, floral, grass, and herbal/yeast earthiness. Very nice aromas with good balance and complexity of dark/bready malt, spices, and fruity yeast ester notes; with good strength. Taste of caramel, toffee, toast, brown bread, nuttiness, honey, cola, herbal tea, light pepper, light chocolate, plum, pear, apple, floral, grass, and herbal/toasted earthiness. Light amount of herbal/spice bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of caramel, toffee, brown bread, nuttiness, honey, light fruits, herbal, floral, grass, light chocolate, light pepper, and herbal/toasted earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Very nice robustness, complexity, and balance of dark/bready malt, spices, and fruity/earthy yeast flavors; with a great malt/spice balance and zero cloying sweetness after the finish. Medium carbonation and body; with a very smooth and fairly creamy/bready mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is very well hidden with minimal warming present after the finish. Overall this is a very nice spiced brown ale. All around very nice balance, robustness, and complexity of dark/bready malt, spices, and fruity/earthy yeast flavors; and very smooth to drink for the ABV. A very enjoyable offering.

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2/5  rDev -44.4%

Photo of Daniellehto
3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of tdm168
4/5  rDev +11.1%

Photo of nicole-mac
4.12/5  rDev +14.4%

Photo of psoriasaurus
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

Photo of Smileitsfreetobehappy
4.25/5  rDev +18.1%

Photo of Guitars_and_beer
3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of M_C_Hampton
3.37/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

A: poured from a 500 ml bottle into a pint glass, dark brown with a short white head that dissipates quickly leaving little lacing, clear

S: coffee, cola, quite sweet, honey

T: cola, coffee, honey, toasty malt

M: medium to full

O: OK, uniquely flavored beer

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Photo of Fargrow
4.6/5  rDev +27.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: Dark brown with a tan head.
S: Chocolate, spice, metallic, dark fruits, burnt caramel, pepper. So much going on here.
T: Burnt caramel, honey, ripe dark fruits, leather, apple and pear, chocolate, smoke, growing hop bitterness as the bomber disappears - similar to a black IPA. Wow!
M: Much thicker than you'd expect for a 7.8% abv brew. Very nice.
O: This beer is fantastic. I picked this up at a Binny's in Chicago. After watching Brewdogs I wanted to try one of their originals, and this was the cheapest. I'm so glad I picked this up, and am really surprised it's (apparently) retired. I would definitely recommend this beer.

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3.6 out of 5 based on 363 ratings.
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