Brewed by BrewDog
Style: Imperial/Double IPA
Ellon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Serve in Shaker, Snifter


on tap

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RATINGS: 900   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.89   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
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English: I Hardcore You is a 9.5% Imperial India Pale Ale, an international collaborative effort between 2 of Europe’s most rock ’n roll brewers. This beer is a blend of BrewDog’s Hardcore IPA and Mikkeller’s I Beat You. After the blending, the beer was then dry hopped a further twice. Making I Hardcore You a beer which has been dry hopped four times, or maybe even six times. We kinda lost count.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Mjp12 (336) - York, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 27, 2014
Hops, hops and hops, and some high abv sweetness . Take two hop loving brewers, and you would guess this beer would take like this, but it is beautifully balanced, and dangerously drinkable. Great stuff.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
qulment (19) - SWITZERLAND - AUG 23, 2014
Very strong flavour, aftertaste id quite strong as well, red golden color, quite strong taste

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Scottishchris (180) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 22, 2014
Bottle from Cornelius in 2013 I think. Clear amber, small slightly off white head. Massive sticky hoppy nose. Strawberry and soft fruit, thick mouth feel, oily and bitter. Really good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Madsen1635 (256) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 22, 2014
Bottle. Clear deep amber pour with small offwhite head. Intense aroma with with fresh flowers, peach and citrus. Some sweetness is felt already in the nose. Taste has short high bitterness and is quite sweet. Not balanced.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gad905 (49) - - AUG 21, 2014
Draught, BrewDog Shepherd’s Bush. Fresh batch (kegged 8 days prior to tasting). Aroma of tropical fruits, caramel, toffee, pine, grapefruit. Rich orange/amber, clear, moderate off-white head that lasts reasonably. Big sweet caramel malt to start followed by rich fruits, then finishing long decent bitter. These hops are dank. Medium to full body, oily/sticky, moderate carb. Have had this when it’s old and it’s a let down; so much better when it’s fresh!

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jackafholmes (207) - - AUG 21, 2014
Half from brew dog bar. Light amber with a small head. Incredibly fruity aroma with lychee, citrus peel and pine. Taste is sharp bitterness and lingering sour/sweetness. Prickly carbonation with medium body, alcohol heat as well. Very nice.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 5/20
cvitko1 (8) - CROATIA - AUG 20, 2014 does not count
Bottle 0.33l. Expected much more :-/. intermediate with aroma. Pretty clear solid gold colour with red reflection. Lightly. Not bitter as it is supposed to be. For me as it is imperial IPA, it is to sweet.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
VDuquerroux (272) - Airvault, FRANCE - AUG 17, 2014
Bottle, 33cL. Home. An orange beer with brown hues : gorgeous landscape. Medium white head. Good retention & lacing. Tropical fruity aroma, blackberry, resin. Light to heavy sugary sweet, then medium refreshing bitter. Medium body and texture, good carbonation, sweet finish with a bitter background. Overall, a good sweet>bitter ale, nice aroma. Weird but nice. I still prefer Hardcore IPA. I didn’t drink yet the Mikkeller original one.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
PapaVillum (439) - Valby, DENMARK - AUG 15, 2014
20 cl på fad, 9,6 % ABV, nydt hos Mikkeller & Friends på Nørrebro, 15. august 2014. Orange/brun, ufiltreret, zero skumtop, kun kant. Aroma af frugt, bondegård/stald, toast, græs, humle, malt. Excellent smag: medium til solid sødme, medium bitter, besk/bitter afslutning, medium lang eftersmag. Perlende, sticky konsistens, medium CO2, fyldig krop. Ganske fantastisk.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ogivlado (5716) - Zagreb, CROATIA - AUG 11, 2014
Bottled 330ml. -from Magic Beer Room Zagreb. Orange/amber coloured, small off-white head, piney hoppy nose. Sweet malty, caramel and fruits with piney hoppy notes. Unfortunately pretty strong sticky alcohol presence. Dry grapefruity hoppy finish. Expected better.

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