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Brewed by BrewDog
Style: Golden Ale/Blond Ale
Ellon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland

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RATINGS: 776   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
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Bottle and keg: Filtered
Ingredients: Spring Blend, Cara and Crystal Malts; Simcoe, Citra and HBC hops.
This Californian Pale Ale packs a huge hoppy punch. A 21st century low amplitude, high voltage hop hit. Some people say slow is good. We believe fast is better. Being shot from a Hoppy Howitzer beats the hell out of trotting round a submissive paddock. That’s why the internal combustion engine got mounted onto two wheels. Screw down the throttle and listen for that dull banshee howl floating back from those malted mufflers. Drink fast, live fast, sleep late and rip it up down empty streets. This pale ale is chopped, tuned and ready to roll. Fuel up and hold tight, this little thoroughbred kicks like a mule. Perfect for drinking by the bottle, case or even keg.


Thomasalias' rating

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Thomasalias (320) - Budapest, - NOV 10, 2012
0,33l bottle from Csakajósör, Budapest. Clear, orange color with medium white head. Strong pine and resin odor. Intensive, agressive, resin, pine and a little bit grass aroma. Clear, dry, medium bitter taste. Light body, slick texture and lively carbonation with small bubbles. Dry, hoppy finish. This is a nice, delicious, small bodied, well-hopped beer. The malty flavour can’t be really felt. Intensive, "kick ass" hoppy one. Easily drinkable, light beer.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
totoro76 (12) - SPAIN - AUG 20, 2014
Es una bajo alcohol decentilla, pero me gustaba más antes,quizás por la propia cerveza o la evolución de mi gusto. El lúpulo me sabe demasiado a hierba cortada. Bien hecha, pero sin mucha gracia

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
wolfcarnival (78) - Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC - AUG 20, 2014
Drunk 18/08/14 with cam at his new flat. got it from paradise market on the way over. aroma of citrus, mango and honey. taste is sweet and fruity. surprising depth for such a light beer. its balanced, just bitter enough. maybe a little sticky near the end. tidy as fuk tho

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
Maris (982) - Canberra, AUSTRALIA - AUG 20, 2014
From a 330ml botttle on 20/8/2014 (batch 095). Pours a relatively clear golden with a small head. has a very pleasant floral, fruity (passionfruit, lychee) aroma with a touch of musk. Flavour wise, there’s oodles of tropical and stone fruit, melon and grassy malt. There’s a pretty firm dash of hops at the back, providing a dry finish. The body is thin and the carbonation lively. Hugely flavoursome for less than 4%, but could be a little more cohesive.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MaartenRF10 (1581) - Wageningen, NETHERLANDS - AUG 19, 2014
Helder amberkleurig, kleine kraag. Heerlijk hoparoma, veel fruit aks mango en lychee. Smaak is minder overtuigend. Smaakvol genoeg.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ferris (3800) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 19, 2014
Draft - Leave fresh hop and grass. Clear gold with a decent rich white head. Easy drinking and flavorful.

4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
bobolev (2) - RUSSIA - AUG 19, 2014 does not count
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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jmar33 (152) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - AUG 15, 2014
Bottle. Not the best style of beer to export from Scotland half way around the world. Nice enough but would prefer to buy a local version.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
momordgz (76) - - AUG 14, 2014
Fantastic APA with intense peach and passion fruit taste. If you are use ro drink Punk IPA you feel having half sex act, but still beeing a must

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
triskaideka (135) - Killarney, IRELAND - AUG 13, 2014
Pours yellow with white head. Citrus / grapefruit notes in aroma, hoppy flavour with grapefruit coming through from hops. Not knocked out by this

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DuffMan (6643) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 11, 2014
Bottle, shared with Robbie. Hazy golden with a lacy white head. Quite a hoppy nose, very vegetal edging toward earthy. Light malt structure makes this quite quaffable, but the hops just aren’t very bright.


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