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Brewed by BrewDog
Style: Imperial IPA
Ellon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Serve in Shaker, Snifter

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RATINGS: 1645   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.87/5   IBU: 150   EST. CALORIES: 276   ABV: 9.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle: Filtered. Cask: Unfiltered.
Also sold as BrewDog Mr. President which replaces Tesco Finest American Double IPA
Ingredients: Maris Otter, Crystal malt, Caramalt; Centennial, Columbus, Simcoe hops. Dry Hops: Centennial, Columbus, Simcoe. IBU 150
This Imperial India Pale Ale Rocks... Hardcore! But don’t feel obliged to 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 in fiery cauldron that is our brew kettle to ensure your mouth is left feeling punished and puckering for more. 9,900,000,000 yeast cells frantically fermented their little hearts out as the sugars were magically turned into alcohol in the dark depths of our fermentation tanks. 2 humans and 1 canine companion are relatively happy with the results
Note this is for the new petrol blue coloured labels with white lettering, which is 9.2%. Ratings for the older bottles with with bright blue label and black lettering should go under the first edition.


BrotherLogic's rating

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BrotherLogic (252) - California, USA - SEP 25, 2011
Not great when it’s not fresh but it’s turned into a nicely bitter barley wine - tasty tasty ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
PiwnyMarek (869) - Lomza, POLAND - SEP 23, 2016
Świetne piwo. Wyraźny i przyjemny aromat oraz wysoka goryczka to największe atuty tego piwa. Wygląd niestety średni.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Villyzzz (51) - Espoo, FINLAND - SEP 23, 2016
Bottle at home. Pours amber with small off-white head. Aroma is strong hops, citrus and oak. Taste is hoppy and boozy. Palate is full with quite big carbonation. Bit too much hops.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Szopeen (327) - POLAND - SEP 22, 2016
Barwa pomarańczowa, piwo zmętnione, piana bez szału. Niezły aromat, przede wszystkim grejpfrut i białe owoce. W smaku raczej wytrawne, odrobinkę alkoholowe, owocowe. Goryczka konkretna, ale krótka. Dobrze pijalne i zdradliwe IIPA.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
PowY (177) - - SEP 20, 2016
330 ml bottle. Pours a slightly hazy orange amber with and off-white head. Intense hoppy aroma of citric fruits along with lightly roasted malt. Full body with low carbonation. The taste is medium sweet and medium bitter with manifold flavors of overripe fruits, peach, pomelo and malty notes (caramel) accompanied with noticeable alcohol and a long lasting pretty bitter finish. Very nice beer.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bierdimpfe (349) - Quebec, CANADA - SEP 10, 2016
Hazy amber red color with some decent activity. A weak brownish creamy head that last for 5 minutes and doesn’t produce much legs. The smell is piney and buttery. The flavors are strong orange peels with a little pine and some strong hoppy spices. The body feels full and slick with prickly carbonation. The finish is boozy with low freshness, highly bitter, and some peppercorn. Ending with a very strong puckering citrus attack. Overall the craft is average but true to it’s name = hardcore. Not accessible at all, only for those who like heavy IBU and chewing on an orange peel. I find the flavors off and unbalanced, poorly presented, and nothing pleasing.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
trapped (2245) - New York, TURKEY - SEP 9, 2016
Bottle. Cloudy dark orange with light beige foamy head, orange peel aroma, initially sweet orange peel taste that gets bitter soon, alcohol undertones, low carbonation, thin body, long bitter finish with alcohol aftertaste. A bit too sweet.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
johndoughty (4986) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - SEP 4, 2016
Bottle. Tried as Mr President which was a bit misleading.Bronze with a small head. Strong presence of alcohol from the start. Not a lot of hops appear to be present which was a bit disappointing. This brewery has set the bar high for its products. This one is good but not as good as I expected.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dreamer680 (30) - - SEP 1, 2016
Une bonne double IPA. Les aromes de fruits exotiques perçus au nez sont également présents en bouche. Un de ses avantages principaux c’est d’être très bien diffusée et donc aussi dans des bars qui commercialisent peu ou pas de double IPA.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rob19a (72) - - AUG 29, 2016
14/20 Strong hops, caramel, grapefruit and some bitterness. 9.2% powerful but smooth. Taste maybe slightly too bitter and it's head blowingly strong but nice stuff. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bonev (290) - POLAND - AUG 28, 2016
MR. PRESIDENT : Piwo lekko metne w kolorze ciemny bursztyn z ladna lekko kremowa grubopecherzykowa piana. W aromacie bardzo intensywnie chmielone, kwiatowe, owoce cytrusowe, ananas i ziolowosc. Aromat na tyle silny ze chcialo mi sie kichac po pierwszym zanurzeniu nosa w szkle. W smaku karmel, intensywna goryczka i slody. Smakuje prawie jak ABW. Ciezkie polpelne cialo z bogatym aromatem chmielowym i dosc wytrawnym finiszem. Juz chyba kultowe piwo w swoim stylu.


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