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BrewDog Electric India (6.5%)

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Formerly brewed at BrewDog
Style: Saison
Ellon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Serve in Tulip

bottled
common

on tap
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Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 350   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.


Mcbertola's rating

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Mcbertola (107) - - NOV 14, 2013
Cerveja saison, mais lupulada e muito saborosa. Sabor caramelado e com malte suave. O amargor mais marcante da uma bela diferença das demais do estilo ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
wiedrzensky (184) - 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 (221) - 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 (594) - 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 (166) - - APR 20, 2015
Aroma: spicy, pepper, fruity, citrus Taste: medium bitter, light sour, spicy, pepper, citrus, refreshing

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Cristobal37 (326) - Canyon Lake, California, USA - APR 14, 2015
I really enjoy a good saison, but this one was too bland for me. Faint aroma, distant black pepper and even the hops were subtle (and that’s saying a lot for a BD beer). I don’t know, the premise sounds really creative and the beer wasn’t bad, but definitely a disappointment.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
matstc (73) - - APR 10, 2015
In bottle. Floral and yeasty. Remains tasty till the very end. A great summer beer on the patio.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
guiroul33 (197) - Bordeaux, FRANCE - APR 3, 2015
Bottle 33cl from Bierhall De Konink, @ home. A very belgian saison, a bit hoppier than usual. Easy to drink.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
jonas (6019) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - APR 1, 2015
Bottle. Light hazy golden, low offwhite foam. Nice kumquat hoppy aroma, light spice. Medium light body, mellow mouthfeel. Peppery entry, fruity notes, both hops peek through, grass and pine dry finish, light fruity aftertaste. Pleasnt enough, but it seems like any sweet and fruity beer gets called a saison these days.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rouhlas (633) - GREECE - MAR 26, 2015
330ml bottle at the Hoppy Pub, Thessaloniki. Clear golden color with white head. Aroma is yeasty, funky, some bretty notes, hoppy citrusy. Sweet and light bitter taste, light funky, fruity, some caramel. Medium oily body with soft carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
nihtila (1402) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 25, 2015
16.11.2013. Voimakas sitrustuoksu, vehnäinen, yrttinen. Maussa sitrusta, belgihiivaa, happamuutta. Hieman erikoinen mutta varsin tasapainoinen. Jotain vehnäolutmaisuutta, enemmän sitrusta, jotain muuta.


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