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BrewDog - Castlegate (BrewDog)

Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
BrewDog - Hazy JaneExcellent1
BrewDog - Cloudwater collab NEIPA V2Excellent1
Fourpure - HoptartGood1
Beavertown - Gamma RayGood2
Buxton - SPAAcceptable1
BrewDog - Jet Black HeartAcceptable2

Visits Details

01 Aug 2017 (McGargle)
Busy as usual. Friendly, enthusiastic staff.
BrewDog - Hazy Jane7.20ExcellentBordering on 5* this NEIPA was juicy and sweet with soft mouthfeel and limited bitterness.
BrewDog - Cloudwater collab NEIPA V28.50ExcellentComplete contrast to Hazy Jane, this beer bordered on the elegant/austere. Much more focussed it seemed closer to a DIPA but very enjoyable. 660ml bottle.
17 Nov 2016 (McGargle)
Brim measure glasses regularly served with 2cm head.
Buxton - SPA4.10AcceptableLess body than the bottled version. Disappointed.
17 Feb 2016 (McGargle)
Busyish early evening. Good to see some staff from Gallowgate working there.
Beavertown - Gamma Ray5.40Good
BrewDog - Jet Black Heart4.70GoodThey've changed the dispense and now use a CO2/N2 mix. What a difference! Body and flavour in abundance. Wonder how they'd work that trick with cask?
Fourpure - Hoptart3.70GoodLiked this but wouldn't have recogised it as Berliner Weisse. More of a very pale ale with dominant lemon flavours. Eyewateringly priced.
11 Feb 2016 (McGargle)
I like lined glasses but not when given short measure and told 'It will settle'. It would but not by that amount.
BrewDog - Jet Black Heart4.70PoorNew beer to me but barstaff said it was a black IPA. Surprised then to see BrewDog describe it as milk stout. It was neither; lacked body and any discernible flavour profile.
11 Dec 2015 (McGargle)
Opening night and the place was heaving. Staff having fun except those in the kitchen who were trying to keep a grip. Sound first impression but needs settling time.
Beavertown - Gamma Ray5.40GoodInitially served Punk in error but quickly changed. Solid, hop forward pale ale.

About the BrewDog - Castlegate

The pub sign. BrewDog - Castlegate, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire

Summary of Beer Scores



The pub is found in Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, AB11 5BU.

BrewDog's second Aberdeen bar. This one is much larger with a club downstairs - UnderDog, of course. More food on offer and a bottle shop which, to start with at least, offers excellent value.

We have visited this pub 5 times, seen 6 different beers and tried them all.

Map location

Postcode: AB11 5BU