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BrewDog / 8 Wired Dog Wired

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Brewed by BrewDog
Style: Strong Pale Lager/Imperial Pils
Ellon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland

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RATINGS: 131   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 213   ABV: 7.1%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottled, special
Brewed in collaboration with Soren from New Zealand’s stellar 8-Wired brewery, this is an imperial pilsner featuring two of our favourite New Zealand hops: Nelson Sauvin and Motueka. Sitting at a dangerously drinkable 7.1% ABV there’s a touch of munich malt which gives this beer that little extra caramel biscuit bite to compliment the lip smackingly tropical hops. Expect an all out NZ hoppy riot. - See more at: http://www.brewdog.com/blog-article/impending-liquid-anarchy-some-upcoming-beers#sthash.Fvn7kB0i.dpuf


4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Sissio (539) - Orsenigo, ITALY - JUL 13, 2014
Light hazy golden orange, minimal white head. Hoppy, but fresh aroma with sweet orange peel, caramel and manuka honey malts. Delicious balance between the manuka honey-caramel taste and the herbal-like hoppy bitterness. Explosion kf bitterness fading into a pleasant bitter aftertaste.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
MichaelAwesome (3600) - Wanne-Eickel, GERMANY - JUN 14, 2014
Wonderful example how you can brew an Imperial in. Full of hops, loads of peaches and some vanilla in the aftertaste. Never had an Imperial like that one. Wonderful.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
McTapps (3601) - Ruhrcity, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - JUN 13, 2014
Bottle from trade with beersiveknown - many thanks. Steve! The beer pours out in a deep golden colour with steady low head and smooth body. Aroma of hops and grass with some citrus notes. Taste of intense hops, barley, wheat, light malt, grass, citrus and straw. Great beer.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
skortila (4433) - Baarn, NETHERLANDS - JUN 11, 2014
Bottled. The aroma has pineapple, grass, flowery tones, honey. Hazy, golden coloured with a medium, lasting, slight off-white head. The taste is light-moderate bitter with a nice continuous malt sweetness from the initial taste till the finish, making it not aggressive harsh/dry. Though it remains quite drinkeable and refreshing. Yes, this is nice, but I wouldn’t mind a bit more hoparoma (combination nelson-motueka is great).

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (1636) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 30, 2014
Bottle at home. Pours golden, soft toffee, juicy pineapple, light bitterness.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RexTalionis (2344) - FINLAND - MAY 26, 2014
Bottle. Pours hazy orange in color with a small whitish head. Loads of very ripe tropical fruits at first on the nose. As these seem quite intense, they overwhelm pretty much everything else here. Light bitterness in taste, but again more of that tropical fruityness in taste. Bittersweet in finish. Quite nice fruity cocktail going on here.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jmgreenuk (4071) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAY 13, 2014
Bottle courtesy of Deanso. Poured a hazy straw colour with a big frothy white head. The aroma is grassy nettle hop pine needle. The flavour is medium bitter with a big hoppy citrus caramel dry biscuit palate. Medium bodied with average carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kermis (4793) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAY 13, 2014
Bottle shared. Pours hazy golden with a big white head. Aroma of fruity hops, citrus, pine and caramel malt. Flavour is light moderate sweet and moderate bitter. Play doh and pineapple coming out in the palate. Medium bodied with soft carbonation.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
deanso (5075) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAY 13, 2014
33cl bottle from Bier&zO. Thick creamy white head. hazy golden pour. Lovely hopiness. Very nice

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
maekchu (1973) - Hirakata, JAPAN - MAY 6, 2014
Bottle. Mild, smooth, and balanced aroma, featuring light citrus. Very light straw color. Peachy, sweet, rough leather/tobacco hops, Finishes with some ripe date and lingering bitterness. Thin-medium body. Good. Not really an imperial.


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