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

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RATINGS: 341   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68   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.


3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
WhoU (116) - Cape Town, SOUTH AFRICA - JAN 18, 2014
UPDATED: MAR 8, 2014 Second Bottle Cape Town. Pours amazing honey rum copper with light head and medium carbonation. Aroma is hoppy herby citrus ruby grapefruit and pine. Taste is bitter. Overall amazing colour and crisp hop. Glad I tried again.First Bottle Cape Town. Pours golden honey. Had white suspention that did not settle. Small head and light carbonation. Aroma is herb, hop and pine. Taste is bitter. Overall I think I should try another to be sure.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
llkc (379) - århus, DENMARK - JAN 18, 2014
DUft: citrus, sæbe. gran, appeldin Smag: sødme, citrus grapefrugt. en en fin bitterhed.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
thomat (2035) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JAN 18, 2014
On tap @ Haket Pub. Cloudy golden with a thick white head. Fruity and malty tones. Fruit, malt and hops. Medium body with a nice bitter sweet finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
hcalsos (205) - Rælingen, NORWAY - JAN 17, 2014
0.33 l bottle. Pours an amber beer with a medium white head. Pineapple, peach and flowery aroma. Citrus and fruity, spicy notes. Medium body. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bosta (114) - SLOVENIA - JAN 16, 2014
0,33l Bottle. Pours clear amber with nice white head and minimal lacing. Very intense fresh hoppy aroma, with notes of grass, citrus and elder. Hoppy and fruity taste, with a lot of citrus flavor and a touch of pineapple. Medium body and carbonation. Bitter, slightly oily mouth feel and slighly bitter and dry aftertaste.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tderoeck (4521) - Gent, BELGIUM - JAN 13, 2014
26/XII/13 - 33cl bottle from Biernavigatie (webshop, NL) @ home, 2nd Christmas tasting - BB: n/a (2013-1181)

Clear orange beer, aery irregular yellow head, little stable, bit adhesive. Aroma: piny, very fruity, pineapple, mango, some passion fruit, sweet, honey, some citrus. MF: ok carbon, medium to full body. Taste: sweet malts, honey touch, ripe exotic fruits, citrus, little piny, soft bitterness. Aftertaste: citrus, very ripe fruits, some honey. Lovely beer. Has got nothing to do with Christmas.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
gnoff (7780) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - JAN 12, 2014
Draught at Haket, Göteborg, on January 11, 2014.
As "BrewDog Voodoo Doll"
Stated to be 6.8% ABV.
Hazy golden color, fluffy white head. Pineapple, fruity, passionfruit, mango, tropical fruits scent. SWeet, malty, tropical fruits taste. Medium mouthfeel, medium bitterness.
I liked it a lot more than I thought, it coming from this brewery that I’ve had so many bad experiences from, pleasantly surprised!

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
flemmingwillum (994) - Nysted, DENMARK - JAN 10, 2014
Rating #888, flaske til VM i ØL

Gylden øl med standardskum. Duft af hyldeblomst og blomstret humle. God og læskende smag af bær og hyldeblomst. Medium tyk og blød i munden.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
budedou (384) - Saint Etienne, FRANCE - JAN 10, 2014
UPDATED: FEB 25, 2014 I love it!! One of my favourite IPA!! Very hopsy, lot of taste!! Tap at L Express de Lyon, Paris

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
omhper (19321) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - JAN 10, 2014
Draught at Man in The Moon, Stockholm. <i/> Cloudy smber, small head. Grapefruity nose with notes of rubber. Sweetish with clean, spritzy mouthfeel. Gooseberry and tangerine comes out once excessive carbonation is swerled away. Mid bitter finish.


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