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BrewDog / Evil Twin Hello My Name is Sonja

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79
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Formerly brewed at BrewDog
Style: Imperial IPA
Ellon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Serve in Shaker, Snifter

bottled
common

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RATINGS: 223   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 246   ABV: 8.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
keg and bottled, special
Brewed in collaboration with Jeppe from Evil Twin Brewing (and named after his mum), this Double IPA is big on fruity flavours.
The latest instalment in our “Hello My Name Is…” series, this beer has been built on the same robust malt base as its predecessors and single hopped with Mosaic for lots of tropical, passion fruit and citrus flavours. Loaded with well over 100kg of blueberries, this is one super fruity hop bomb.
Malts: Extra Pale, Caramalt, Wheat
Hops: Mosaic
Twist: Loaded with heaps of blueberries
See more at: http://www.brewdog.com/product/hello-my-name-is-sonja#sthash.MOzLSLg0.dpuf


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sigmund (5796) - Tau, NORWAY - MAR 5, 2014
330 ml bottle, at Café Sara, Oslo. ABV is 8.2%. Orange-pinkish colour, off-white head. Aroma of fruity hops, just a hint of blueberries. Very fruity and quite sweet flavour - sweet malts, fruity hops and blueberries.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Simonsen (866) - NORWAY - MAR 1, 2014
Flaske fra vinmonopolet.klar Rav/mørk gylden farge, hvit skumtopp. Medium karbonert. Smaker malt, karamell,malt, furunål sitrus, grapefrukt, gjær, krydder og ikke minst blåbær. Smaker myye bedre enn jeg hadde trodd. Mye frukt i denne. Svært god

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cunningham (5726) - Halden, NORWAY - MAR 1, 2014
Appearance: Clear deep golden color with a nice thick creamy off white head. Good lacing.
Aroma: Balanced fine grapefruit hoppy and fine fruity.
Palate: Medium + body. Tad sweet and a rich bitterness. Average carbonation.
Taste:Rich grapefruit hoppy and pleasant fruity.
Overall impression: Well blended and high nice ale. Did not notice the blueberries. Although a fine fruity DIPA.
Personal stats: Bottle at Dags beer fest Feb14

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Finn (4710) - Tromsø, NORWAY - FEB 25, 2014
Flaske 0,33l fra Vinmonopolet, Tromsø Sentrum. Drukket på RV124 17 Feb 14. Gyldenbrun. Høyt luftig skum som etterlater litt lacing. God bæraroma med innslag av aprikos. Smaken er søt frukt. Avslutter bittert. Utmerket øl!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tony_gorilla (157) - Fiskum, NORWAY - FEB 23, 2014
Bottle from systembolaget enjoyed at home. Pours redish color with a small white head. Taste is not too bitter and some blueberries aftertaste.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Damico (2948) - Royersford, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 22, 2014
Pours translucent amber orange with a smaller beige ring for a head. Aroma brings blueberry tea and light lemony mosaic hops. Body is big and rich with some booze, citrus, and blueberries and big rich malty presence mixed with a subtle zesty hop spice at the end.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
minutemat (2563) - Shrewsbury, Shropshire, ENGLAND - FEB 22, 2014
330ml bottle from brewdog.com. Lovely fresh fruity aroma, pours a reddish-copper colour. A grapefruit bitterness just about beats the fruitiness for your attention and although you hope the blueberries overtake before the end they trail behind for the duration. It’s a nice fruity shine to a nice double IPA, and the mosaic makes itself known all too well. An enjoyable beer even if the pieces don’t gel too perfectly.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Arve_Christian (3963) - Oslo, NORWAY - FEB 22, 2014
On bottle from Vinmonopolet Stovner ( on order). Golden color, good foam. Immediate hop aromas; medium intensity- then nice blueberry aromas. Also some citrus & light caramel & vanilla. Medium/ full body & high complexity. Good bitterness & balance. Very enjoyable ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Cool_Bond (2039) - KUNG_AV_OL @ Instagram, SWEDEN - FEB 22, 2014
Beer number 1000 this is. The scent is absolutely wonderful sweet, hops and fruity. The taste is also quite heavenly wonderful and I just enjoy. However, I think the only blueberry flavor is minimal. Would like to have had it more powerful. But the taste is fruity. The aftertaste is also world class. Bitterness is probably quite right but it fills the whole mouth in the aftertaste and is left long. I can not be more than that, thank you for a wonderful beer. Follow me @ Kung av öl @ Facebook for more pictures and ratings.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
marom92 (47) - Melbourne, AUSTRALIA - FEB 21, 2014
330ml Bottle. Pours a gold tinted rich orange colour, with a thin white head. Strong aromas of pine with lots of sweet blueberries coming through. Notes of roasted caramel malts and citrus. Initial bready flavour, with a soft pine character. Strong blueberry finish with a lot of bitter citrus. Glad I tried it, but probably wouldn’t buy again.


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