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BrewDog Atlantic IPA (Old IPA)

 (RETIRED)
overall
92
86
style
Formerly brewed at BrewDog
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Ellon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

bottling
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RATINGS: 124   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
After two tempestuous months aging aboard BrewDog founder James Watt’s mackerel trawler on the North Atlantic, Atlantic IPA will be the first commercially available, genuine sea-aged IPA in two centuries - a project which is typical of the scale, audacity and boldness characteristic of BrewDog in its quest to take the UK beer industry by storm.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (35959) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUL 29, 2009
Bottle 33cl. @ RBESG 09 Grand Tasting @ [ The Harlequin, Sheffield, England. ]
Clear medium yellow orange color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, moderate to heavy hoppy, grapefruit, orange. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration. Body is medium to full, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20090719]

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bierkoning (10538) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - JUL 26, 2009
Bottle @ RBESG Grand Tasting 2009. Malty, slightly hoppy citric aroma with a hint of seasalt. Seems massively hopped but the hop character is eased down by notes of seasalt and citrus. Malty, but absolutely dry. Excellent!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Christian (11274) - Odense, DENMARK - JUL 24, 2009
UPDATED: JAN 21, 2010 Slightly hazy amber/orange with a big and lasting head. The aroma is malty with some fruit that seems to be both marmalade yeast esters and peach/citrus hops. Slightly vineous and with a note of cedar-like wood. The flavour is filled with toast and biscuit malt and lovely English esters, touches of wood and lots of hops. Very bitter finish making it a really good "English IPA". A hoppier, barrel-aged Fullers Vintage?

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Borresteijn (4915) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - JUL 23, 2009
RBESG Sheffield 2009 Grand Tasting at the Harlequin. Hazy orange colour, white head. Aroma of fruity hops, wood, caramel. Flavour is sweet, fruity, wood, a bit salty, caramel, bitter funkiness coming through in the end. Weird.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
faroeviking (10288) - FAROE ISLANDS - JUL 23, 2009
Botella, thanks for sharing this one Pinball. Unclear orange looking colour, nice medium white head leaving a good lacing. Fruity sweet hoppy woody aroma. Good mouthfeel indeed. The flavour has a very good hoppiness with wood, a pleasant sweetness, fruits, toasty malt and some spice.

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Pinball (10920) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUL 21, 2009
33cl bottle shared with faroeviking. clear amber, thick yellow head. aroma is sweet, wood, malts. flavor is sweet, wood, mailt, nice flowerty bitter hops balance.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
rabidbarfly (62) - London, Surrey, ENGLAND - JUL 13, 2009
Old style IPA from the Brewdog boys. Malty, sweetness on the nose with a hint of bananas and chocolate. taste is too malty to be a big hoppy IPA but still rather drinkable!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Skinnyviking (7231) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUL 9, 2009
Bottle. Very high and ling lasting off-whiter creamy head. Hazy orange body. Mild fruity vanilla liquorice aroma. Mild and relatively sweet fruity vanilla liquorice flavor with grassy notes: Low carbonation. Long dry and yet relatively sweet aftertaste. Smooth mouthfeel. Alcohol well hidden.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
joergen (21468) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUL 8, 2009
Bottle at home. Hazy orange coloured with a medium sized lacing off white head. Fruity aroma of liquorice, oak and vanilla with notes of hops and dried fruits. Fruity flavour of caramel, hops, liquorice, oak and vanilla with notes of grape fruits and alcohol. Warming alcoholic and dry hoppy finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
yespr (31769) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUL 1, 2009
33 cL bottle. Pours hazy dark orange with a small off-white to orange head. Aroma is dry and roasted malty, light spiced hoppy too. Caramelish and mild roasted initial flavour followed by a subtle liqourice hops like note. Crisp bitter and mild spiced. Crisp malty and hoppy flavoured finish, reminds a bit about Mikkellers Vikings Return.


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