Dogma (7,4%) | BrewDog

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205 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
BrewDog
Scotland, United Kingdom
brewdog.com

Style: Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.40%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
The truth. You don’t want to hear the truth. The truth’s no longer out there bubba. Just chicken ass lies. Become a Dogma Disciple. Believe in the birds and the bees. Act crazy, be heavily armed at all times and scream in German. Dogma is an indulgent, decadent and encapsulating scotch ale brewed with 10 different types of malt all blended together with Scottish heather honey. Soak up the sweet nectar like a jackrabbit on heat. This beer is not cool. You may think it is, but that is just a beautiful lie fabricated by clowns and gypsies.

Added by dgilks on 04-12-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
205
Reviews:
34
Avg:
3.94
pDev:
11.93%
 
 
Wants:
15
Gots:
55
For Trade:
1
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Ratings: 205 |  Reviews: 34
Photo of kjkinsey
4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JonCorbett
4.1/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Mostly clear (maybe a hint of cloudiness), deep burnt orange/sienna colour, with a light foam of head that looks creamy victorian tan head and an every so light lace around the glass as the head dissipitates.

Aromatics: I get an ever so lightly roasted caramel malt with added hints of fresh spice.

Taste: I love the intensity of flavour, sweet caramelized honey and malt, with a tad bit of earthy spice.

Feel: it has an interesting almost paradoxical combination of light and heavy. Its creamy lightness as it coats the palate in contrast to its physical weighted character.

Overall: Loved it. Have never really tried a Scotch Ale/Wee Heavy before, and if this style is what they are like then I’ll be trying them more often.

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Photo of parpalapelix
4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mikebu
3.46/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of khargro2
3.6/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Hanyuu
4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Jerseyislandbeer
3.84/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a very dark hazy brown colour with a beige head. Aromas of roasted caramel malt. Tastes of roasted caramel malt with hints of toffee, cocoa & nuts leading to a roasted alcoholic caramel malted finish with medium bitterness.

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Photo of killcore
4.22/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Derek
3.25/5  rDev -17.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of jtk21351
3.52/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of KlownthenomaD
3.43/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

One of the few Brewdog beers I haven't fallen in love with.

And I think my main gripe is with its contrast.
It looks like a stout or porter, but feels like a light ale.

It's as dark as they come and very malty to the nose.

But lacks the body of what you'd expect from a beer if that character.

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Photo of Andrewharemza
4.16/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

From bottle, pours Dark brown with beige head that disapates to a ring. Aroma chocolate, caramel, sugar, toffee and dark fruits. Taste follows the nose, with caramel, toffee, chocolate, slight honey.

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Photo of RandyFlameThrower
3.6/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of stevoj
3.74/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Bomber pours out a nice dark, muddy brown, small skin of a beige head. Mild nutty, earthy aroma, hint of savory spice. Taste comes in with slightly sweet malts, light warmth and tingling at the back of the throat. Lingering spicy palate.

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Photo of grover37
3.67/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A little too roasty for a scotch ale.

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Photo of NightINgale
3.86/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Canada_Dan
3.75/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Anatole
3.55/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of LantGladstone
3.64/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

7.4% ABV BBE Nove 26, 2016 Purchased through Ales by Mail

Appearance (Look)
clear dark brown/maroon. pale brown head. somewhat fizzy.

Smell
not much. sweet. malt

Taste
malty. sweet honey. tiny bit bitter on the back

Mouthfeel (Feel)
thick. heavy
Overall = 20%

really good. enjoyed it. not very multi-dimensional I think there could be more going on.

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Photo of YvesB
4.08/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of SStein
3.75/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of millelacsmark
3.67/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kkleu357
3.85/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Interesting beer. Nutty vanilla aroma. Sweet honey nut taste. Very smokey. Interesting thin but sticky body. This really isn’t like any beer I’ve had before.

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Photo of dsshuck
3.75/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Tivlavrie
3.98/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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Dogma (7,4%) from BrewDog
3.94 out of 5 based on 205 ratings.
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