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BrewDog Hardcore IPA (9%)

 (RETIRED)
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86
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Formerly brewed at BrewDog
Style: Imperial/Double IPA
Ellon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Serve in Shaker, Snifter

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 594   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 150   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle filted; Cask: Unfiltered.
"Explicit Imperial Ale".
Ingredients: Marris Otter Extra Pale Malt; Simcoe, Chinook, Amarillo, Warrior hops. IBU 150


2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Luvystypotables (799) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - NOV 13, 2014
Aroma of malt and citrus, amber colour no head. Taste of malt and hops with a chalky feel and a mineral finish slightly bitter.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
eduardovl (964) - SWITZERLAND - OCT 14, 2014
UPDATED: NOV 29, 2014 330ml bottle served in a pint glass. A: Pours a slightly cloudy amber color forming a big, creamy and persistent beige head. Good retention. Forms a lot of lingering and molasses lacings in the glass. S: Really powerful grassy and piny hops in the nose. Strong notes of caramel malts. A bit fruity and booze in the end. Alcohol is well hidden by the hoppy bouquet. T: Upfront is a slightly sweet. Strong notes of caramel malts and toffee which is followed by a strong bitterness kick. Quite dry mouth. Strong notes of piny, grassy and herbal hops. M: Medium body. Medium carbonation. Caramel and hops bitterness in the aftertaste. O: Good drinkability. Authentic American IIPA [ BA Review @ 7/1/2010 ]

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
slowrunner77 (6090) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 6, 2014
"waaaay maltier than i like in an ipa or a iipa. that being said, it was in all respects a well constructed beer. tons of maris otter malt, quite sweet and a little thick=no room for any floral or citrus hops at all, but there was a little bittering balance in the finish. decent beer, but not one i’ll go back for."

3.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
solvaris (106) - - OCT 5, 2014
---- personal review, no claim to be representative or neutral ---- repost undesired --- ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
bobolev (8) - RUSSIA - SEP 26, 2014 does not count
This Imperial India Pale Ale rocks?hardcore! But don?t take our word for it...this little bottle has a grandiloquent story to tell. 2,204 malted Maris Otter grains gave all they had to offer the world to provide the robustly delicate toffee malt canvas for the ensuing epic. 4 Hop Cones willingly sacrificed themselves to ensure your mouth feels punished and puckering for more. 9,900,000,000 yeast cells frantically fermented their little hearts out as the sugars became alcohol in the

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kordestanchi (62) - - AUG 29, 2014
A beautiful scotish imperial IPA with clear amber color. Sweet fruity aroma, with sweet caramel and Strawberry tip, and a sweet-bitter finish

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lubiere (10461) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 8, 2014
A hazed amber IPA with a thick frothy lacing mocha head. In aroma, nice biscuit malt with grassy and piney floral hops, barley candy, orange and fruity pulp. In mouth, a nice sweet caramel malt with light grassy floral hops, grapefruit, lingering bitterness, quite nice. Bottle from bieropholie.

0.9
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 1/20
mikske79 (1248) - Puerto Plata, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - AUG 3, 2014
Ik ben geen fan van Ipa en zal het misschien nooit worden, dit was echt niet goed vond ik

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Erzengel (3553) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - AUG 3, 2014
From the archive: Fruchtig-hopfiger Geruch. Der Antrunk ist fruchtig-süß, klebrig. Zum Hauptteil wird das Bier vollmundig-herb, sehr aromatisch-fruchtig, angenehm. Auf der Zunge bleibt eine vollmundig-herb-süße Note.
Viel zu klebrig-süß. Die Herbe passt gut, kommt aber kaum gegen die Süße an! 12/11/10/11

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Andresvendsen (199) - - AUG 1, 2014
Inte världens bästa öl men den funkar i många lägen. Fräckt namn är ett stort plus ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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