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

bottled
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on tap
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RATINGS: 427   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 66   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottled, seasonal
single hop simcoe IPA
This Christmas, wish for a green Christmas. Where flurries of hop flakes blanket the world like you’ve never seen it before. And crunching through crisp, sparkling drifts releases billows of pineapple, citrus and papaya with every step. The reign of the snow angel is over. Long live the hop angel where parks and playgrounds become adorned with the outlines of celestial beings that fell to Earth from angry looking emerald clouds. Tune in to breakfast TV to find life’s on hold for 24 hours as this ’hop day’ demands you rocket down a hill on the back of a baking tray. Or simply raise a glass of this festive IPA as we wish you a very hoppy Christmas.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
eluosiren (100) - Moscow, RUSSIA - DEC 22, 2014
Quite a simple yet quite a good IPA! It’s hoppy and i think it’s a good present for NY

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
yy0pp (633) - - DEC 22, 2014
On tap. Clear orange color with tiny white head. Aroma - Tropical fruit, pine. Flavor - Pineapple, caramel, peach.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Werckmeister (101) - Vienna, AUSTRIA - DEC 22, 2014
amber, light hazy color. small white head. smells fruity with some spices, definitly grapefruit. tastes fresh, medium body, unobtrusive bitterness combined with a very light sweetness. good tongue feel. alcohol is slightly noticeable.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hohops (365) - Kent, ENGLAND - DEC 21, 2014
Appearance is amber and very clear, plenty of carbonation, half a finger beige head. Aroma- lots of fruit, orange, grapefruit, hops, hint of malt, a bit of caramel. Taste- some creamy malt, but mostly hops. Hop bitterness, orange peel, pineapple, citrussy, medium mouthfeel. Tasty IPA.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Gylo (120) - Lublin, POLAND - DEC 20, 2014
Doskona?y aromat ameryka?skiego chmielu, barwa bardzo klarowna, a smak wr?cz idealnie wywa?ony. Nie s?dzi?em, ?e piwo przygotowane tylko na ?wi?ta mo?e by? takie dobre. Z polskich piw bardzo podobny smak ma Summer Ale od Doctor Brew.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
pricey290483 (456) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 20, 2014
on tap at the brew dog van in winterville a very nice beer lots of fruity aroma’s coming through on the taste i got pineapple. a little dry bitter finish made for a really good beer

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Fashawn (190) - Montesarchio, ITALY - DEC 19, 2014
Ottima produzione per brewdog. Birra che si presenta ambrata,arancio non limpidissima. Buona varietà di odori,con litchi, mango,melone e pesca che emergono. Alla macedonia di frutta si accompagna qualche fiore bianco,ed in secondo piano un po’ di resina e di aghi di pino. In bocca subito si presenta dolce,dolcissima con tanta frutta. Litchi ma anche fragole,ribes, pompelmo papaya. Il pompelmo guida il passaggio, dopo presenta anche qualche spezia e altri agrumi. Finale erbaceo e citrico,resinoso,a tratti quasi terroso. Tessitura lieve,carbonatazione non sostenuta: la birra è adorabile e scende giù molto piacevolmente. Corpo medio,non importante ma adattissimo.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 11/20
nassoro (23) - Neuchatel, SWITZERLAND - DEC 19, 2014
I quite like it. Great aroma, a bit light in color compared to other brew dog offerings. Would be interesting to have the 4.2 to compare.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ogivlado (5900) - Zagreb, CROATIA - DEC 19, 2014
Bottled 330ml. -from Magic Beer Room Zagreb. Clear dark golden coloured, small off-white head, mild grapefruity hoppy nose. Moderate malty, herbal hoppy, fruity and grassy with mild caramel and grapefruity notes. Dry hoppy finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Silvan7 (749) - Samarate, ITALY - DEC 19, 2014
Bottle @ home. Ambrata carica, limpida. Schiuma beige finissima, persistente. Aroma intenso fruttato, esotico, mango maturo e papaya, leggermente agrumato. Malto caramellato. Gusto dapprima abboccato, quasi di the inglese, maltato. L’amaro che sopraggiunge è importante, ma di persistenza non eccessiva. la sua secchezza pulisce la bocca e la prepara ad un’ altra sorsata. Leggerissima acidità. poco carbonata, poco corposa, piena. Equilibrata ed armonica per lo stile.


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