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

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RATINGS: 888   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.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cavie (3785) - Fort Worth, Texas, USA - DEC 11, 2010
Bottle courtesy bu11zeye. Murky brown gold color with a small amount of white bubbles. Very large hop aroma. Pine, sap, earth spice and more hops on the nose. Flavor is very piney, reminds me of Douglas Fir, very nice. Finishes pine needles, some dry notes with a big amount of spice.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
beersearcher (2334) - Glendale, California, USA - DEC 11, 2010
Maybe I have reached my limit with imperial IPA’s but this just tasted a muddle with no floral, citrus or woodsy hop flavors to be seen. Plenty of strong good malt taste but if I wanted a strong ale I would have ordered one.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheBeerGod (5220) - Newport News, Virginia, USA - DEC 10, 2010
Bottle. Copper bodied with a medium frothy tan head. Aroma pine and citrus oils in the nose with light spicy hops, caramel, and sweet malt. Taste is sweet malt, caramel, resinous pine, citrus oils and grapefruit juice. Spicy hops in there as well. Body is medium-full with a creamy carbonation and an oily hop bitterness throughout. Finishes with more pine resins, citrus peel, grapefruit, caramel, and sweet malt.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
blutt59 (6004) - Dallas, Texas, USA - DEC 10, 2010
bottle, thanks to bu11zeye, pours a cloudy orange color with a sticky sweet pine aroma, flavor is milky pineapple and grapefruit

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bu11zeye (11940) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - DEC 9, 2010
(330ml bottle, Batch 174, BB 29-07-11) Pours a cloudy orange body with a medium cream head. Aroma of caramel, pineapple, mango, orange, toffee, grapefruit, and light vanilla notes. Flavor of orange, caramel, herbs, grass, and toffee.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Drake (8300) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - DEC 7, 2010
Wow... what a burst of grapefruit and mango as soon as the bottle is open. Bottle from Wine Warehouse in Charlottesville, VA. Pours a clear red color with a medium sized tight creamy head. Good head retention and lacing. Aroma of big, huge resiny hop notes with tropical notes and citrus. Some toffeeish malts are lingering in there also. The taste is extremely bitter resinous hops with notes of woody, earthy, resiny notes, pine, tropical fruits, citrus, mint. Some faint malty notes in there too. Medium-full bodied with a lingering hop burn and a bit of hear. This is an homage to hops and as such loses all balance, but is nevertheless a decent beer. My burps now taste like mouthwash.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
dyetube (1181) - McKinney, Texas, USA - DEC 6, 2010
This beer pours. Medium amber with a thin white head. The aroma is pine, lemon zest, bread, and closets. The mouthfeel is sticky and bitter with a medium body. God her. Cheers!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
lordeche (479) - Quincy, Massachusetts, USA - DEC 6, 2010
Pours hazy copper with tan head. Great balance of citrus hop, pale and caramel malt, and residual sugar, leading to fruitier tasting IPA. Doesn’t quite pack the fresh hop punch of a US hop bomb, but still retains a good bit of resinousy- citrusy- hoppiness, especially given the long journey to the states. Very well balanced

4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
GandGKevin (920) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - DEC 5, 2010
Aromas green leafy hops. Tastes like you are chewing on a hop cone. Overall an awesome double IPA.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
philvil (173) - Massachusetts, USA - DEC 4, 2010
the hop aroma is so intense and wonderful this has to be good. I love the hop varieties that are used here, it reminds me of a california IPA but with more malt complexity


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