Hiding in Tanks: An update on some limited release beers

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Hiding in Tanks: An update on some limited release beers

Coming Soon.....

FV 16 - San Diego Scotch Ale. Due to be released early September. Bottle only.


Brew-Date: 16th November 2011

Location: BrewDog HQ, North East Scotland

The Team: Martin, James & Stewart (BrewDog) and Yusseff Cherney (Ballast Point)

The Beer: A San Diego Scotch Ale. OG 1090

The Hops: Challenger, First Gold, Amarillo

The Twist: This beer has been aged in whisky casks with raisins soaked in Ballast Point Rum (they were amazing!) 


Let’s create a new world order.

Tonight you raise the anchor, take to the seas and charter territories undiscovered by man or beast.

Destroy it all in your wake – the day job, the grind of normality, people’s cardboard cut-out expectations.

Make a beeline for those shimmering, swirling outstretched arms of the unknown and don’t look back.

You are San Salvador.

Navigating the putrid, snapping jaws of life’s great sea monsters on the way to discover your San Diego.

Skim across crests of white to the tune of your own sea shanty before land is finally in sight.

Then you capture and you conquer.

Take this world as your hostage because tonight, there's nothing they can fucking do about it.


FV 6 - White Noise - keg only at BrewDog Bars. Due for release late August.

This beer is the brainchild of Chris Pilkington. A hardcore member of our brewing team, Chris also brews vociferously on our pilot plant. Usually on his days off. White Noise is a white IPA that started off as one of Chris' day off experiments. We all loved the beer so much we decided to brew a larger batch so more people could try it.

white_noize_3338blog1_620Chris and Charlotte brewing the pilot batch of White Noise.

A white IPA is a tasty and innovative twist on a conventional india pale ale. An IPA brewed with plenty of wheat, fermented with a Belgian yeast with some coriander thrown in for good measure. Oh and this one has mountains of Moteuka hops. And then lots of dry hops too. 

Look out for it on tap in all BrewDog bars. You'll notice the complex and punchy hop zing you've come to expect in an IPA, balanced with the extraordinary bright flavour of a wheat beer. 


FV 12 - Hello my name is .........? Bottles and Kegs. Released mid September.

Hello my name is Ingrid acquired almost mythical status among beer drinkers in 2010 and 2011. 2 small batches made for our Swedish importer of a double IPA infused with Swedish cloudberries went down an absolute storm.

Black Tokyo* Horizon, Ingrid, Staff Parties and Box hats

We dug out and dusted down the recipe and decided to give the beer a Scottish as opposed to Scandinavian berry twist.


Hello my name is ...........? (please make a suggestion for what the name should be in the comments box below) is a Scottish double IPA infused with brambles.


FV 23 - AB:11 - bottles only. Released when we think it is ready.

AB:11 will is an imperial black barley wine brewed with ginger, black raspberries and chipotle peppers. An 11.9% rollercoaster of ginger zestiness, chipotle smokiness all bound together with dark berry tartness and the decadent residual body of a black barley wine.


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Comments (84)

Monty 25th August, 2012 9:37pm
Hello, my name is Jock McSporran
Simon 25th August, 2012 2:59pm
I think the Scottish translation of Ingrid would have to be Bonnie.
Gilberto Tarantino 25th August, 2012 2:08pm
Hello my name is TARANTINO
Levi 25th August, 2012 12:44pm
Aye aye ma names Isa
Sash Vegas 25th August, 2012 12:22pm
Obviously, Hello, My Name is Jimmy.Eh James ?Look forward to trying the product, whatever it's called. The White Noise sounds great too, Nice one Chris.Please do Ingrid again, it's a winner.And, American Saison, and............ad infinitum. (latin for "aw goan dae it").Probably.
Jonathan 25th August, 2012 11:54am
It has to be Morag! I'm glad to see that a few others have already suggested this. As soon as I heard about the plan to brew this beer, Morag was the name that came to mind.
Rimc 24th August, 2012 7:25pm
My name is Ishbel....
Chris H 24th August, 2012 5:46pm
Hello my name is Richard Cranium.
Brad 24th August, 2012 3:19pm
Hello my name is...
John H 24th August, 2012 11:56am
Hello my name is MacIngrid
mark h 23rd August, 2012 9:13pm
Hello, my name is Mary hen!
Stevie 23rd August, 2012 9:05pm
There is only one person fit to have there name on a beer hello my name is SUBO
leithdave 23rd August, 2012 8:29pm
Well, assuming Ingrid was Ingrid Bergman, the legendary Oscar-winning actress. Who's our equivalent? Can only be one of two women: Dee Hepburn or Claire Grogan. My Name is Claire?
roddy 23rd August, 2012 7:24pm
john.rolph 23rd August, 2012 7:11pm
Hello. How are you? My name is Kenzi.
Conor C 23rd August, 2012 6:54pm
Hello My Name is Brambles
Robbie__90 23rd August, 2012 5:32pm
Hello my name is Cunningham
trickybrew 23rd August, 2012 5:04pm
Hello my name is slim shandy
Micke W 23rd August, 2012 3:06pm
Sheena is a punk rocker...soHello My Name is Sheena ( or how you like to spell it )
Mikael W 23rd August, 2012 2:58pm
Hello My Name is Nessie
Micke W 23rd August, 2012 2:53pm
Hello! My Name is Nessie!
Jiimies 23rd August, 2012 1:59pm
Hello, my name is Jorma-Anneli!
Outside_Now 23rd August, 2012 1:04pm
Damn. Agnes has been said before. :(
thelaughinggooner 23rd August, 2012 1:03pm
Got to be Henrik.
Outside_Now 23rd August, 2012 1:03pm
I'd go for 'Hello, My Name Is Agnes', myself.
Graeme R 23rd August, 2012 12:53pm
Damn, the AB:11 sounds awesome! I also look forward to tasting....Hello, my name is Giuseppe McAlvany
Ian J 23rd August, 2012 12:45pm
Hello, My Name is Sean, Sean ConneryHello, My Name is HoyHello, My Name Is CutlerHello, My Name Is BraithwaiteHello, My Name Is Alba
cam91 23rd August, 2012 12:27pm
gwooding 23rd August, 2012 12:26pm
Hello my name is Inbred....as you're mixing Scottish with Scottish :-)
Urv 23rd August, 2012 12:17pm
Ian M 23rd August, 2012 12:16pm
Hello my name is Torquil
Danny W 23rd August, 2012 12:09pm
Another vote for Morag
Don 23rd August, 2012 12:07pm
Hello my name is Hermanni
DpubleWood 23rd August, 2012 12:06pm
"Hello my name is ... Mr Scott. Beam me up!"Or just "Connor MacLeod"
Peter W 23rd August, 2012 12:04pm
My name is Björn
thechobgoblin 23rd August, 2012 12:02pm
Hello my name is Elspeth (Family Ness for the win)
Lucas Bertilsson/Sweden 23rd August, 2012 12:02pm
Hello my name is Eerie, sounds about right :)
JP 23rd August, 2012 11:59am
Hello my name is Connor MacLeod and I am immortal.
Chris Hall 23rd August, 2012 11:58am
Hello my name is Morag.Most Scottish name ever, made famous by the cow puppet on 90s Saturday morning show Fully Booked.
Brian S 23rd August, 2012 11:57am
My name is Angus
James L 23rd August, 2012 11:53am
Hello my name is Fiona
Foxon 23rd August, 2012 11:53am
Hello, my name is Kirsty McDougall.She's a canny lassie, so why not?
Jamie 23rd August, 2012 11:51am
Hello my name is Senga
Frenck Brewer 23rd August, 2012 11:49am
Hello my name is Ivo
Ilovetea77 23rd August, 2012 11:48am
Fanboy Puppy Lover 23rd August, 2012 11:00am
Kirsty or Morag!
Roddy Edgar 23rd August, 2012 10:56am
Hello My Name is Betty
mico 23rd August, 2012 9:49am
Hello my name is Och I the noo
a_gnome 23rd August, 2012 9:29am
Fully agree with Chris Williams above, it has to be "Hello my name is Agnes"
mikec 23rd August, 2012 9:11am
*Maeve I suppose technically
mikec 23rd August, 2012 9:07am
Hello my name is Meave (celtic for she who intoxicates)
John McLusky 23rd August, 2012 8:26am
Another vote for "Hello, My Name Is Morag"
OyvindGG 23rd August, 2012 7:48am
Hello my name is Loch BrewDog
Dombinoon 22nd August, 2012 11:23pm
That Scotch Ale sounds fucking awesome!! Hello My Name is McIngrid
Chris H 22nd August, 2012 11:12pm
Hello, my name is Socco
Luke R 22nd August, 2012 10:59pm
Hello my name is none of your business.
Lombear 22nd August, 2012 10:54pm
Hello, My Name Is Berryl
3fj 22nd August, 2012 10:44pm
Hello my name is Hamish
Luke R 22nd August, 2012 10:44pm
A Scottish twist? I have a few suggestions;Hello my name is William (Named after William Wallace)Hello my name is Mr Wallace(Named after William Wallace....Again!)Hello my name is Scott (Scotland of course)Hello my name is Nessie (Enough said)You could also change the Hello to Hi, for example;Hi my name is Berry.
25 22nd August, 2012 10:43pm
my name is...
George P 22nd August, 2012 10:16pm
My name is Hitler.
Monty 22nd August, 2012 10:14pm
Hello, My Name Is Titus Brambles
Vincet 22nd August, 2012 10:11pm
Hello, my name is Scrooge McDog
Jake P 22nd August, 2012 10:05pm
Hello my name is WilfOkay, so Steptoe and Son isn't even remotely Scottish, but Wilf Bramble is legendary.
S 22nd August, 2012 10:04pm
Hello my name is Bruce.
Logan 22nd August, 2012 10:00pm
Hello, my name is Logan
Minimalizarte 22nd August, 2012 9:57pm
Helo my name is Inigo Montoya
Martin B 22nd August, 2012 9:55pm
Hello my name is shamus. Probably as scottish as Ingrid is swedish anyay :-D
Charlie Blake 22nd August, 2012 9:50pm
Hello my name is Legion
Simon C 22nd August, 2012 9:50pm
What about "Hello my name is Morag"?
Mike R 22nd August, 2012 9:48pm
Hello my name is IslaHello my name is Ina
Mark C 22nd August, 2012 9:45pm
Hello my name is... Angela!(in honour of ... well you know who)
Rab 22nd August, 2012 9:44pm
hello my name is Senga
StuBrew 22nd August, 2012 9:42pm
Hello My Name Is Rab
se 22nd August, 2012 9:40pm
Is there a plan for renewal/new Abstakt club membership with the release of AB:11?
Calum R 22nd August, 2012 9:38pm
Hello my name is Hamish.
BrewDog James 22nd August, 2012 9:37pm
For what it is worth, I like:Hello, my name is Beastie.
chris.john.moss@googlemail.com 22nd August, 2012 9:37pm
Hello, My Name Is HamishAlternatively...Hello, My Name Is Susan Boyle (unlikely option)
max 22nd August, 2012 9:36pm
Hello my name is Hamish
Davidmc 22nd August, 2012 9:36pm
Hello my name is Trevor McDonald
Chris Williams 22nd August, 2012 9:32pm
Surely it's gotta be "Hello My Name Is Agnes"?
Peter C 22nd August, 2012 9:32pm
White Noise sounds a bit special... To Dean Street... Avante
Nathaniel S 22nd August, 2012 9:30pm
Hello my name is Nate Dawg.
Adrian M 22nd August, 2012 9:29pm
Sounds great.Can't wait to try White Noise.