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BrewDog Hardcore IPA (9%)

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

bottled
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RATINGS: 585   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


kmeves' rating

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kmeves (1098) - Mount Pleasant, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 3, 2010
Pours a semi cloudy amber orange with a dense off white head and lively carbonation. Aroma is very fruity although caramel malt is very apparent as well. The flavor is very bitter upfront but then becomes more sweet and the sweetness lingers quite a bit. Medium to medium heavy body, texture is very sticky and oily at the same time. Very long finish. A very solid DIPA, glad I tried it.


2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Andresvendsen (59) - - 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

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
StevieT (547) - AUSTRALIA - APR 25, 2014
From a bottle. Big fruity aroma, huge upfront sweet fruity flavour of hops punches you in the mouth with the first sip, such a massive beer, it truly is ’Hardcore’.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beergeek23322 (2200) - Chesapeake, Virginia, USA - MAR 30, 2014
4/27/2012. From bottle. Amber color with a white head. Floral aromas with caramel, citrus and pine. Nice and bitter all the way with a long dry finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
nilsas (1241) - Bryne, NORWAY - MAR 25, 2014
På tap melkebaren. God frisk duft av citrusfrukter og karamell. Dunkel mørk gulbrun farge. Dekkende kremet skum. Frisk god smak av citrus med en anelse karamell.

4.3
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
swegepe (22) - SWEDEN - MAR 21, 2014
Djup orange färg med lätt skum. Doft med tropiska frukter och rosenblad. Alkoholen döljs och beskan tonar ut mycket elegant. Frisk och läcker.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MrHult (205) - SWEDEN - FEB 25, 2014
Flaska från Systembolaget. Bärnstensfärgad vätska med ljust lågt skum. Doftar av humle med toner av mango. Kraftig smak med stor beska. Väl dold alkohol.

4.3
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
SimonBeer (97) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - FEB 18, 2014
(Drinking date: 18 February 2014) The beer looks delicious: hazy amber/orange colour with a thin layer of foam. The aroma is even more delicious: a bit sweet, very fresh, fruity, especially pineapple, strawberry and a bit of lemon. The taste is bitter and sweet, pretty sweet. You also taste/feel the warmth of the alcohol. It tastes really good. The taste is also bitter enough to compensate the sweetness. It leaves a nice bitter aftertaste, with a warm feeling of the alcohol. With some IPA’s the beer is good but it leaves a nasty bitter aftertaste, but with this beer that is not the case. This beer leaves a pleasent bitterness in your mouth. The mouthfeel is also really good, a bit thick, so not too watery, which is good. The carbonation could have been a little bit more, but that doesn’t really matter. Overall I am really enjoying this beer, and it is one of the best IPA’s I have ever had. That’s why I give it the total score of 4.3! :)

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Toomio (180) - Joensuu, FINLAND - FEB 3, 2014
Grunge-etiketti. vahva bittermäisyys ei ole niin paha. Ihan juotavaa tavaraa tämä on. Uusi lasi ja yh-iskänä 4 päivää.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
ClassyBeagle (319) - USA - FEB 2, 2014
From notes: November 7, 2013. A: Grapefruit, pine, a bit earthy and some other tropical aromas happening as well... fairly certain I recognize the simcoe hop presence as well. A: Pours a clear deep amber color with a off-white head that thinned to a ring. T: Alcohol is overwhelming, drowning out the simcoe hops and everything else. Subtle malts try to present themselves, but just get muted. M: Medium bodied, smooth and warming. O: Alcohol was overwhelming.

4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
MattyKakes (90) - Virginia, USA - JAN 15, 2014
Very good American style IPA double, and it’s smooth. Doesn’t hit ya in the beginning. Refreshing! Cheers!


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