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BrewDog Atlantic IPA (Old IPA)

 (RETIRED)
overall
92
85
style
Formerly brewed at BrewDog
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Ellon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

bottling
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RATINGS: 123   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 Wattís 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.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dimenhetfield (2487) - , Florida, USA - DEC 9, 2011
Pint bottle poured into glass. This is my type of IPA. Now my senses may be off slightly since Iím just coming off a 2 day head cold and my nostrils have been filled with god knows what, but I really like the aroma of this. Slight honey and hops mixed with a bit of citrus. Flavor is damn tasty as well. The hops donít jump right out at you from the get go but slowly make itís presence know on the back end. Easy sipping beer.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Nightfall (1307) - Hamburg, GERMANY - JUL 28, 2011
Bottle @ RBESG 2009 Harlequin, Sheffield , and also bottle at home: Amber colored with average off-white head. Heavily hoppy aroma and so is the taste but backed by a strong sweet malty background. Bitter finish

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gyllenbock (4638) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - APR 20, 2011
Bottle. Dark brownish/orange with a large white head. A lot of malt in both the aroma and taste, not that hoppy. I think that the bottle was on the old side. Still quite good but not that fresh anymore.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rosenbergh (6828) - Tampere, FINLAND - APR 3, 2011
330 ml bottle. Finland.
Hazy amber colour with small white head. Mild fruity/berry hoppy aroma with some alcohol. Cranberries, berry hoppy and malty flavour. Quite mediocre IPA for BrewDog. I want my Ä12 back.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tiong (3771) - Espoo, FINLAND - APR 1, 2011
330ml bottle @ Kaunis Kampela, Helsinki

Pours dark orange with a tiny head. Aroma is woody and has hints of oak. Taste is malty with woody and oaky notes and hints of vanilla. Smooth, salty finish. Not your typical IPA, but a nice beer nevertheless.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Blairgus (2610) - California, USA - MAR 11, 2011
dark amber and slightly hazy. smells mainly of sweet malt, hints of raisin and less so hints of hops tastes like hop stems, w/ a kind of astringent bitterness has huge hop finish. by the end i was picking up oak in the flavour and finish. this is a pretty good beer. not amazing but lots better than many. i certainly donít think itís worth £9 a bottle!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
chrisv10 (11131) - DENMARK - JAN 29, 2011
Bottle. Dark amber with medium off-white head. Flavour is malt, caramel, fruit, oak, grass and hops.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BrewBoxer (2005) - New York, New York, USA - DEC 19, 2010
Last of my 3 bottles. This one has been in my possession over a year. ($25 per bottle). Pours a nice dark tan color with a thick head. Smells floral and citrusy with notes of cereal and toast. Taste is not overly hoppy, but you get that in the aftertase. This beer is not that extreme of an IPA as the story made it out to be, but itís quite good nonetheless. Donít think Iíd spend this much again for the novelty.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Embrouille (2827) - SWITZERLAND - NOV 28, 2010
Bottled 33cl. Salty hoppy aroma. Good bitterness. Dry finish. I really enjoyed this IPA.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Travlr (11871) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - NOV 26, 2010
12 once bottle, shared with Josh, Ryan, and the newly-turned-21 club at Paradiso Georgetown. Cloudy golden color, edge head. Aroma of bourbon, oak, rhum. Taste is very malty, with smooth brandy and pine, slight edge of lime. Interesting and delicious.


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