Bashah | BrewDog

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Scotland, United Kingdom

Style: American Black Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.60%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
A collaboration brew by BrewDog and Stone Brewing Co.

Added by PartyBear on 10-14-2009

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Ratings: 561 |  Reviews: 433
Photo of drdiesel9483
3.8/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Look - thin, somewhat sticky with no real head
Smell - really boozy and toasty and sweet
Taste - a little Belgium toastiness and some hops. Not as flavoraful as I was hoping
Feel - really thin, no carbonation
Overall - ok but not worth the price at all.

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Photo of GuyFawkes
4.05/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottled 12/11/10; drank 10/17/14 @ the Yarchives.

Poured from the bottle into a glass.

Brown/black/purple hue.

Dark tan head; decent lace.

Raspberry, chocolate, fresh earth & coffee nose-complex!

Medium thick mouthfeel.

Fresh earth, black coffee & mild raspberry flavors up front; dry tobacco finish. As this warms, a hint of pickle juice emerges. Not as good as the noses promises, but worth quaffing.

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Photo of rodbeermunch
4.02/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Cool artwork supplied by Stone, awesome color scheme. Beer itself is also black, and thicker than expected. Tan head 1/2" in depth. Impressive. Aroma was similar to a schwarzbier, was hoppy, roasty, thicker than that style though. Coffee and chocolate malt notes, hops, bitterness, c hops.

Taste offered a little bit of what you've come to expect in a porter, schwarzbier and black ipa. Hoppy, but not top notch in that department, offers too much roast to qualify, but lacks the lager yeast of a schwarz. Hodgepodgy, still a good beer. Covers abv well. If you like those three styles I'd check this out, kind of cost prohibitive to be a repeat purchase though, but it was a nice thing to tick.

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Photo of 22Blue
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of OriginalWayOut
4.67/5  rDev +20.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of nathanmiller
4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of olradetbalder
4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

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3.64/5  rDev -6.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

Photo of BlurryVisi0n
3.48/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Served in a snifter glass. Vintage bottle date 02/03/2011 Poured 10/28/2014.

Appearance: Black and opaque, comes off very thin with a subtle head. Off white with a tan tint and rose initialy to maybe 1/3" at best with a very hard pour.

Smell: Bland scent but you feel a grapefruit feel. Honestly weakest property of the beer but don't be afraid.

Taste: Light malts with a light citrus feel. Good but still simple. Still bitter with a light range of IBUs which comes off pretty obvious. Was expecting more especially considering nine out of ten DIPAs improve with age.

Mouth: Comes off a bit flat, might mke you think of an irish stout not sure of this os because of the brewery or because of the age of the beer.

Overall: Smooth black DIPA that satisfies most palates. Very rare and if you are lucky enough to find a bottle I would say grab it. Has room for improvement but rarely you find a smooth brew as this one that still delivers a punch.

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3.25/5  rDev -16.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

Photo of SteveTheBrit
4/5  rDev +3.1%

Photo of DrBier
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -16.2%

Photo of GClarkage
4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

Photo of WillieThreebiers
3.25/5  rDev -16.2%

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5/5  rDev +28.9%

Photo of atrocity
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

Photo of facundoCNB
4.08/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A brown/black pour with a finger of tan head which quickly dissipated. Smells of roasted coffee, charred barrel, chocolate. Flavor is on point with aroma.. Lots of charred oak, roasted grains, dark chocolate with a subtle sweetness of rich milk chocolate. Medium in body with hardly any carbonation.
At $6 a bottle, it was hard o pass up on it seeing as that's relatively cheap for brewdog one offs, and stone has let me down seldomly. It was worth the gamble. A nice tasty dark beer.

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Photo of Juicer
4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Bottled on 12/12/10
Enjoyed on 3/20/14
A - jet black, poured like a Culver's root beer, lots of carbonation bubbles, big head that settled quickly to a small tan ring.
S - smell those funky Belgium hops, licorice, molasses
T - rye, chocolate. hops seem to have faded a bit, some hints of a stout variety, I get a little alcohol burn at the end.
M - carbonated, goes down easy, I get a good whiff of funk on the nose while drinking.
O - very nice style. I purchased this off the clearance shelf recently and am glad I did. I would like to try this a little fresher to compare.

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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

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