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


on tap

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RATINGS: 846   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.88   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.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ysusi (19) - Mexico, - JAN 24, 2012
Bottle. Dark orange color. Small beige head, goes down quickly. Aromas of malts, lots of caramel, some resins. Tastes a little sweet, then turns into bitterness. Long finish. Very oily. Not a clue of it’s 9.5% ABV. Nice IPA, not my favorite though

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BlazerT (33) - POLAND - APR 20, 2014
Teku glass. Cooper/burnt orange with low to medium, white head, which dissapears quickly. Very clear no haziness. Intense fruity aromas - citrus (orange, tangerine), some tropical fruits (mango). Clean malty sweetness. Resinous and grassy. Some alcohol notes. Strong an complex hop flavour - mainly citrus (orange, tangerine, grapefruit) and tropical fruits (mango, pineapple) - those two are dominant. In the background some grassy and pine notes. High bitterness from the start till the end in the very end sweet accents. Aftertaste is bitter.Smooth. Medium body. Medium carbonation. No alcohol warming. Very good, highly drinkable IIPA, good balance between hop and malty/sweet character.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Deu (668) - Nantes, FRANCE - APR 20, 2014
Bottle at home. Pours hazy brown orange with a lasting, leaving lacings, creamy off-white head. Nose fills with malt, caramel, dark tropic and citrus fruity.Taste is loads of sweet, loads of bitter and lasting . Balancing in a hardcore way. Body is strangely light to medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. Nice but not impressive

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
travita (3714) - Frisco, Texas, USA - APR 19, 2014
Bottle. The look is cloudy, brick orange colored, and a beige colored head. The smell is fruits, alcohol, caramel, grass, pine, and cleaning solution. The taste of fruits, pine, tangerine, bitter, orange, resin, and harsh.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 10/20
Beerenberger (1276) - Fischer, Texas, USA - APR 18, 2014
The aroma is predominately grapefrui floating up from a cloudy deep amber pour. A thin, short-lived white head provides minimal lacing. Taste - Malts meet Hops and shakes hands! Carmel and grapefruit fight for dominance - ying and yang of sweet and bitter. Candied sugar confronts grapefruit. Medium body and medium carbonation. Overall, this is a wonderful IPA experience. I enjoyed the balanced juxtaposition of sweet to bitter flavors. Well done you hardcore guys!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SimonTja (97) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - APR 18, 2014
Pours bright bright orange with a nice foamy head. Aroma is quite floral, but not citrusy juicy as really good IPAs (for me), alcohol is present in aroma. Taste is upfront nice bitterness, evened out by malt sweetness, and then overtaken by some tropical fruit inputs with some sweetness and leaves with a bitter finish, overall decent, but alcohol is too present, and the juicyness isn’t a point.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jkwalking05 (3504) - Arlington, Texas, USA - APR 19, 2014
11.2 oz bottle. Amber in color with a decent off-white head. Aroma is of pine, resin, citrus, and pineapple. Taste is of pine, bitter herbs, light licorice, resin, pineapple.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mar (4662) - Dallas, Texas, USA - APR 18, 2014
Gold with an off white head. Fresh citrus hops, light caramel malts, and pine. Chewy palate, citrus hops, mango, caramel and dough.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hammerhead01 (38) - Louvain-la-Neuve, BELGIUM - APR 19, 2014
33 cl bottle. Pours clear blond with small head. Very hoppy aroma, some fruity notes are also present. Taste is sweet at first but becomes hoppy and bitter. Veru thick mouthfeel for an IIPA. Nice balance sweet/bitternes. Very enjotable beer

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
minihame2 (166) - Tokyo, JAPAN - APR 19, 2014
Brown, hazy pour with minimal head. Smooth aroma with malts and some citrus fruit. Nice thick mouthfeel, light carbonation. Taste is sweet combined with the hoppy bitterness. Very nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
miquelcrush (97) - Granollers, SPAIN - APR 22, 2014
Cervesa molt extrema tant en alcohol en gust com a amarga, però està molt bona. Cerveza muy extremista tanto en alcohol en gusto como amarga, pero está muy buena.

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