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BrewDog Electric India (6.5%)

 (RETIRED)
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88
75
style
Formerly brewed at BrewDog
Style: Saison
Ellon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Serve in Tulip

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 356   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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This entry is for the original release of Electric India, at 7.2%, and the wider re-release at 6.5%.
For the 2015 new-label version, enter as Electric India 5.2%

One day. One brewery. Seven thousand co-creators. Two hundred brewers. The result? Electric India. This beer is the bastard love child of the craft beer revolution.
An unholy union between a Belgian Saison and an India Pale Ale; democratically brewed by our very own Equity for Punks shareholders.
Electric India is a hoppy saison brewed with fresh orange peel, lashings of heather honey, crushed black pepper corns and enthusiastically hopped with mountains of amarillo and nelson sauvin.
A beer for the people, by the people direct from the craft beer republic of BrewDog.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Fisler (160) - GERMANY - MAY 21, 2015
Rotgold im Glas, in der Nase reife Früchte, Apfel, Trauben. Im Trunk vollmundig, leichte Süße, wieder Apfel, dann malzig bitter. Etwas unrunde Übergänge, dafür schön fruchtig-komplex. Der Alkohol passiert nur im Hintergrung. Nett.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JorisPPattyn (8344) - Ursel, BELGIUM - MAY 17, 2015
Good, lightly yellowish head, over lightly carbonated clear metallic golden beer. Spicy, herbal nose, some yeast aromas, grass - and honey? Bitter -hoppy , and again herbal in the mouth. Garden herbs/weeds; dry. Bit of heat in the finish. Light to medium carbonation by MF; light body, slighlty slick. Quite decent.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
cokolwiek11 (78) - - MAY 16, 2015
Orange beer, white head, clear. Aroma of hops (citrus, hint of resin), fermented honey, a little bit of pepper. Taste: light sweetnes, med to high bitternes. Flavors of citrus and fermented honey mostly. Light-med body, med saturation. Overall: expected more.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hop_Hedonist (308) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - MAY 14, 2015
I’m not a fan of IPA/saison hybrids - but this is reasonably pleasant - doesn’t rock my world though - sour and herbal doesn’t float my boat although this is better than most. One enough for me.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
biirusaikou (981) - - MAY 11, 2015
Draught at Brewdog Roppongi. Citrus/pine hops, caramel, apricot, earthy pepper, funky finish. Interesting blend but not a great balance though.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mithe (1045) - Opava & Brno, CZECH REPUBLIC - MAY 8, 2015
(tap 0,3l @ OP (Brno))
Aroma: Spicy, belgian yeasts, very light tart.
Appearance: Clear golden color. Medium, white head.
Taste: Medium sweet, spicy, fruity.
Palate: Medium-full body. Fizzy. Spicy dry finish.
Overall: Very interesting. Spicy.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
wiedrzensky (229) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - APR 30, 2015
Shared bottle. Clear golden with small white head. Aroma of malts, honey, elderberry, fruity, citrusy, herbal and grassy, spicy, but natural and fresh. Medium sweet, light bitter with some acidic notes, fruity, grassy, buttery. Medium body, thick texture, soft carbonation. Fresh, well ballanced.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Zlotta (253) - Bonn, GERMANY - APR 26, 2015
0,33 l bottle from EDEKA Mohr, 6.5% abv, batch #241, best before 17/7/2015. Clear, pale golden yellow with a thin, frothy, slowly diminishing, white head. Pleasant, fruity-spicy aroma of orange peel, lemon zest, gooseberry, tangerine, peach, apricot and honey. Sweetish, fruity-spicy taste of orange peel, lemon zest, honey, gooseberry and apricot, followed by a medium long, slightly bitter and minimally tart finish. Medium body, slightly creamy and tart mouthfeel, soft carbonation. Very nice beer, maybe a bit too old to reveal its intended hop character. It still has lots of aroma and flavour, making it highly refreshing. Good!

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
hens (649) - Tallinn, Estonia, ESTONIA - APR 21, 2015
0.33L bottle. Cloudy yellow color with nice foami top. Citrus candy aroma. Floral, grass, barnyard, lemon tree leaves, caramel candy, sour wheat flavours. Nice medium bitter mouth feeling after drinking.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sokuzs1 (184) - - APR 20, 2015
Aroma: spicy, pepper, fruity, citrus Taste: medium bitter, light sour, spicy, pepper, citrus, refreshing


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