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Brewed by BrewDog
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Ellon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 383   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5   EST. CALORIES: 213   ABV: 7.1%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle: Filtered.
Ingredients: Barley, Nelson Sauvin hops, yeast, water.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (38879) - VestJylland, DENMARK - APR 22, 2009
Bottle 33cl. @ home.
[ Trade by cgarvieuk ]. Clear medium amber orange color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, fruity - apricot, moderate hoppy, grapefruit, orange. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20090206]

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (34979) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - NOV 27, 2008
From cask at Blackfriars. Pours clear and golden orange with a small lacing white head. solid wineous aroma with a distinct fruity hops note. Sweet malty at first with a dense hoppy bitterness following. Carries some solid fruity hops flavour along. Smooth malty and hoppy dense finish. Lovely balance.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ungstrup (30343) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - FEB 7, 2009
Bottled. A dark amber beer with a thin lazing head. The aroma is very sweet and malty with strong notes of caramel and hops. The flavor is very sweet with strong notes of hops, lending it notes of peaches, citrus, and elderflowers, on a strong caramel malty background, the alcohol evident tickling the tongue, leading to a dry, bitter, and hoppy finish. Thank yespr for sharing.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Papsoe (25073) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 11, 2009
Bottle 33 cl. Courtesy of yespr. Clear dark amber with a rough off-white head. Fat and oily hop aroma. Quite full-bodied with sweet caramel and roasted malt, a little overripe fruit and a very distinct hop bitterness. 070209

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (23480) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - FEB 8, 2009
Bottle, thanks to yespr for sharing. Cloudy amber coloured with a small white head. Sweet aroma of caramel with notes of hops and pine needles. Sweet flavour of caramel, hops and pine needles with notes of oak and grape fruits. Dry hoppy finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
oh6gdx (22528) - Vasa, FINLAND - APR 28, 2009
Bottled (thanks to the craziest bartender ever!). Ambery golden colour with small white head. Aroma is fruity and flowery hops along with some slight alcohol and caramel malty notes. Flavour is quite much the same in a rather nice balance. Sharing a bottle on two is just about good for this, as it is indeed quite hard on ya.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 8/20
omhper (21261) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - JUL 3, 2012
Bottled. Hazy copper colour, minimal head. Aroma of pear and honey. Sweet and clumsy, near full bodied with clean mouthfeel. Salty and bold, slight resiny bitterness. All the things I don’t want my IPA to be.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (19331) - Malmö, SWEDEN - DEC 3, 2009
Cask @ The Rake, Southwark, London SE1. Pours a hazy golden/orange color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty hoppy aroma with hints of grapefruit. Fruity malty hoppy bitter grapefruit flavor. Has a fruity malty hoppy bitter finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
madmitch76 (18115) - , Essex, ENGLAND - APR 29, 2012
12th July 2009
Clear amber - brown beer. Softish palate, a little dry. Low carbonation. Bitter toffee and nuts. Some repressed fruity hop. Bitterish cinnamon and bubblegum. Finishes dry with a trace of banana. A lot going on here but not coming over as that well integrated. Alright though.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
cgarvieuk (17254) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 4, 2009
UPDATED: APR 25, 2014 Bottle at home from the Test batch Dec 08... copper big bubbly head ... big hoppy nose lots of grapefruit [possibly pink :-} ] ... big tart pine hop upfront ... juicy loads of grapefruit with suger sprinkled on top ...big rounded mouthfeel ... light bitter finnish ... little peppery . Very nice...

tk2 30 may 09 ... Bottle from test batch ... nice copper ... big pine nose ... juicy tart and bitter grapefruit hop ... really in your face ... little oily ... work well for me 3.8 ...

TK3 4th July 09 Another Bottle from the Test Batch ... copper ... grapefruit hop nose ... big sweet yet bitter piney grapefruit hop with a solid malt base ... definite hop resins ... little peppery ....with just a light oily feel ... bitter is maybe just a touch to much for me ... but overall this is still awinner ... GLad to see this is still a winner as my secret santa reciepients about to get one ...

TK4 The last from the Test batch ... copper ... big lively nose ... very oily ... quite bitter grapefruit and pine hops ... very rounded ... and wonderfully drinkable...

From New Bacth nice but i think i prefered the test batch ... amber .. thin white head... sweet juicy fruity hops ... cooked barley nose ... very juicy malts ... lots of hops ... little pine ... quite dry bitter linger ... 3.7 tap at brewdog bar ... first off its over fizzy ... copper ... thin white lacing ... soft woody toffe hop nose ... bitter toffee front ... big bitter domination ... ligt citrus hop ... 3.4

bottle at home bbf 08-11 drunk 09-11... amber ... sweet fruity toffee hop nose ... juicy fruit front ... soft tasty ... quite a lot of citrus and passion frutit 3.4

golden amber ... thin white head ... zezty orange ... soft fruit nose ... light zezty fruits ... soft juicy fruits ... big madarin orange ... sweet soft fruits ... ligth peel ... 3.9

golden amber .. thin white head ... zezty fruits ... light fruits ... mellow malt ... not as good as fridays ... 3.5

bottle at home 25/04/14 BBF 08/11 .. golden amber ... big white head ... soft massive orangy crstal malt nose ... soft fruits ... massive massive crystal malts flavour ... yeah not me 3.0 but heh ho its old


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