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Style: Session IPA
Ellon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland

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RATINGS: 1199   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51/5   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Also known as ’Dead Pony Club’.

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.


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3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gnoff (9472) - Mölndal, - NOV 12, 2012
Draught at Ölrepubliken on November 12, 2012. During the BrewDog tap take over/week.
Clear copper color, dense yellow head. Sweet, caramel, hoppy, citrus, pine taste. Rather well balanced and tasty. Smooth yet a bit spritzy mouthfeel, medium bitterness. Pine aftertaste. Citrus, hoppy, herbal scent.
I like tasty low ABV beers and I like hoppy but not overly bitter beers, so all in all I like this beer!


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ken1 (1638) - DENMARK - JUN 29, 2016
Aroma: fruity hops and dusty yeast. Flavour: grapelike bitterness with sour berries and a dry bitter finish. Colour: orange amber with a white head. From: can @ Bilka Tilst Jun. 2016.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Scrumpy369 (319) - Budapest, HUNGARY - JUN 29, 2016
Can at hopaholic. Dark amber colour small head. Nose is fruity with some caramell, but feels strange a bit. Taste is low bitterness, slight sourness. Not bad, but had better.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
GarageBrewer80 (297) - SWEDEN - JUN 28, 2016
Burk frĺn SB. Klar, bärnstensfärgad med fluffig vit skumkrona. Fräsch doft av humle, citrus och frukt. Frisk, mediumfyllig och välbalanserad kropp. Smak av citrus, passionsfrukt, mango, tall och lite gräs.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
will56 (2) - FRANCE - JUN 27, 2016 does not count
UPDATED: JUN 27, 2016 Trčs belle couleur, légčre amertume. Manque peut-ętre un peu d?originalite en bouche.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bijl (119) - NETHERLANDS - JUN 25, 2016
Oranje/geel, iets waas, geel.witte schuimkraag die snel zakt. Aroma: Citrus, limoen, tropisch en iets mout. Smaak: Citrus, grapefruit, fruitig, citruscake, iets pijnboom, mouten... iets kruidig. Een subtiel nabitter en iets kruidig en limoenschil op het einde.... vrij kort. Mondgevoel is redelijk zacht met aardig wat CO2 die nog voor wat aktie zorgt. Een verfrissende subtiele hoppy pale ale.... hier kun je er wel een paar van op.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ben4321 (5490) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - JUN 14, 2016
Draft at Brew Dog-Birmingham, 6/1/16. Orange, beige head. Drippy lace. Clean, bitter flavor. Minimal malt back. Very clean and sessionable. Pretty dry, quick close. Could drink a ton of this.

3.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Fules (500) - Gyöngyös, HUNGARY - JUN 10, 2016
Habja szinte alig. Színe gyönyörű, mély borostyán. Az illata rendkívüli, nagyon erős gyümölcsös, citrusos, almás jellegű, már-már almaborra emlékeztető. Az íze enyhén citrusos. Azonnal érezhető egy határozott gyantás keserűsség egy pici olajossággal, ami folyamatosan fennmarad a hosszú utóíze végéig. Testes, ugyanakkor gyenge sör.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
younghomer (7) - East Sussex, ENGLAND - JUN 7, 2016 does not count
Punchy aroma of zest, mint, apple & hops. Fresh feeling. Citrus, lemongrass and malt dominate the taste. Appealing metallic, lemongrass and sherbert aftertaste. Dry on the palate with strong carbonation. This would be a welcome accompaniment to barbecue food. Summery and uplifting.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerandBlues2 (11860) - Escondido, California, USA - JUN 5, 2016
Draught at Brew Dog Brussels. Pours clear orange with a medium, frothy white head, medium retention with good lacing. Aroma is heavy citrus and pine hops and medium cracker malt. Flavor is moderate citrus and pine hops and light bitterness, medium cracker malt and a dry finish. Light body and moderate carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jdebonth (10) - BELGIUM - MAY 30, 2016
Lots of flavor packed into 3.8%! Beautiful hop profile and a decent body makes it super sessionable. Great brew to have around for BBQs/gatherings.


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