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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
unknown

on tap
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distribution
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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 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 (34595) - 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 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
yespr (30902) - 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.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ungstrup (29211) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - SEP 22, 2009
Bottled. An amber beer with a thin off-white head. The aroma is sweet with notes of malt, caramel, hops, and alcohol. The flavor is sweet with strong notes of hops as well as medium notes of straw, malt, and fruits, leading to a very biitter finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25088) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 22, 2009
Bottle 33 cl. Courtesy of Ungstrup. Pours a clear deep golden with a thick and lacing off-white head. Spicy, hoppy aroma. Medium body, fruity and hoppy - but not overly so. Dry, hoppy finish. The hops are not very distinct or aromatic. A bit of a dissapointment. 220909

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
joergen (20648) - 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.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
oh6gdx (20294) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 1, 2009
Bottled. Golden beige head, medium beige head. Aroma is yeast, caramel, some woodd and mild notes of wood and caramel Flavour much the same. Rather sweet and sugary.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (16539) - Malmö, SWEDEN - NOV 16, 2009
Bottle. Pours a hazy orange color with a small white head. Has a fruity malty hoppy aroma with some hints of caramel. Fruity malty hoppy bitter flavor with some hints of caramel. Has a fruity malty hoppy bitter finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (14711) - , Essex, ENGLAND - MAY 29, 2012
7th September 2009
Clear darkish amber beer. Decent creamy head. Smooth and softish palate, slightly dry. Soft malt, very well balanced with a little light hop. Finishes soft and dry with more malt. Very refined IPA.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fiulijn (14380) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 22, 2009
2009-09-22, tasting at Papsoe, 7-4-6-3-13=33
Hazy amber color; dusty and sandy malt aroma, old socks, a bit earthy and musky. Medium body strength, maybe less; strong bitterness, but somehow boring; ashes.

2009-08-24, courtesy of Laurent Mousson, 7-4-6-2-12=31
Hazy amber color. Light oak and alcohol aroma. Caramel flavor, with a too high perception of dust and grilled nuts, ending in ashes; the final bitterness is too disturbing. Too strange.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
cgarvieuk (14175) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 24, 2009
UPDATED: SEP 14, 2010 Bottle @ RBESG Grand Tasting 2009... Copper light fruity hop ... big big hop nose little dry ... little malt ... light salt but huge pine hop ... little toffee ... pine linger... 3.6

bottle at home ... with Douglas88 ... copper ... thin white lacing ... light sweet hop ...light toffee nose ... soft sweet toffe fruity malts ... juicy light pine ... light pinapple hop . 3.7


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