Brewed by BrewDog
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Ellon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Serve in Shaker, Tulip


on tap

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RATINGS: 68   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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In the true spirit of Christmas ’cheers’ we at BrewDog have taken it upon ourselves to create a Santa’s little helper for all those battling through the festive season. Our crack team of elves, penguins and red nosed reindeer have been crafting, brewing and perfecting this warming winter-IPA as a reward for all those driven to the brink and back in the name of Noel. Now all you have to do is don that customary yule tide sweater and find a roaring open fire to enjoy it by. In fact this beer is so good, we specifically advise against sharing it with any chimney intruding, night time visitors. Oh and just remember, this BrewDog’s not for life, it’s just for Christmas.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheDog (538) - Aarhus, - OCT 13, 2012
Bottle dkr 12,95 at Superbrugsen. Golden orange colour and short offwhite head. Aroma and taste of dried citrus, caramel and mint. Dry mouthfeel and no oily texture. Low carbonation like most scottish beers and much flavour and taste even though its low in alcohol. Nice and hoppy IPA but where´s the christmas?

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
TyggaBrown (430) - NORWAY - JAN 6, 2015
Not very hoppy, and few things about this beer reminds me of christmas. Mild IPA, quite refreshing, but flat taste and not very exciting.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TtV (162) - Nijmegen, NETHERLANDS - DEC 30, 2014
Bottle 33cl. Yellow, near orange with a medium white head. Aroma is not very explicit, I can recognize some orange peel hints. The taste is hoppy indeed, as expected. It comes in full force at first and slowly fades. The aftertaste reminds also of oranges or citrus fruits.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yy0pp (714) - - DEC 22, 2014
Bottle. Clear deep golden color with white head. Aroma - Grapefruit, pine, hops. Flavor- Fruits, herbs.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Buongiorgio00 (931) - - DEC 7, 2014
Un natale luppolato con Brewdog: note fruttate, finale amaro, una sfumatura agrumata e leggermente citrica. Risultato ottimo.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (5329) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 2, 2014
Bottle at home. Pours orange, nose is light citrus, taste is juicy fruit, taste has orange, grapefruit.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
melush (1114) - SPAIN - MAR 7, 2014
UPDATED: APR 15, 2014 Botella de 33 cl, adquirida en tienda XXXII. Color dorado. Sabor a lupulo, citrico, pino, suave, ligeramente amargo.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
roubi1222 (2) - - JAN 21, 2014 does not count
Nice golden appearance with a moderate quantity of bubbles. A strong smell of litchi. Taste is near litchi but not too sweet and very refined. The taste doesn’t last too long and lets you savour the pleasure of the beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nacho_1985 (88) - Málaga, SPAIN - JAN 17, 2014
Ipa suave no es de las mejores peo tiene buen sabor, buen cuerpo, poca espuma pero en el fondo buena cerveza

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
culchiem (2788) - Berlin, GERMANY - DEC 31, 2013
Draught. Golden amber with a white head, good lacing. Aroma is pine and fruit. Flavor is grapefruit, jam, sweetish bitter hop. Dry bitter finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Pringao_Toribi (292) - Oviedo, SPAIN - DEC 27, 2013
Love it since the first sip, sweet in the beggining and sour in the end, like a golden ale going to a light IPA.

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