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

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RATINGS: 338   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.


4.2
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
storskurk (94) - DENMARK - DEC 29, 2013
Grassy duft og noget andet. Dejlig smag. Smager rigtig godt og er tilpas sød. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
supermantoine (6) - - DEC 28, 2013 does not count
Fantastic beer. Citrussy smell, pineapple. Not too bitter taste, nice mouthfeel. Overall exceptional good IPA

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
borlandos (6) - - DEC 28, 2013 does not count
Bread, toast, nuts, grass, floral, leather, herbs, skunky, smoke, woody, vanilla, alcohol

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rlgk (10119) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - DEC 28, 2013
Draught at Zly Casy, Prague. Clear golden beer with a nice lasting offwhite head. Hoppy fruity aroma, pine apples, mango, citrus, peach, orNges, pine needles, lemongrass. Hoppy fruity flavor, really bitter, pine needles, hay, grapes, peach, pine apples, floral notes. Great IPA, hugely refreshing.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kermis (4806) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - DEC 27, 2013
Draft at Brewdog Camden. Pours dark golden with an off white head. Aroma of piney resinous hops and orange peel. Flavour is light sweet and over moderate bitter. Medium bodied with soft carbonation. Another pleasant hop bomb.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jmgreenuk (4109) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - DEC 27, 2013
Tap at Brewdog Camden. Poured a clear medium amber with a thin white head and some broken lace. The aroma is nettle hop with a little wood. The flavour is medium to weak bitter with a watery light hop bitter palate. Medium to light bodied with soft carbonation. Tastes like a lighter clone of the Interstellar.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Quack-Duck (7778) - Down South, GERMANY - DEC 27, 2013
bottle from Bierzwerg. Clear orange-golden colour, mid-sized white head. Lovely aroma of citrus fruit. Full-bodied, malty and sweet start, immediately blended with loads of delicious citrusy hops. Very fresh and fruity.

4.4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
CanCrusher (603) - Ilirska Bistrica, SLOVENIA - DEC 25, 2013
Bottle 0,33L. Clear, orange colour, with small, creamy, light brown head. Strong hoppy aroma of citruses, pineapple, mango and papaya. Taste starts light sweet with all the mentioned fruits and finished heavy bitter. Medium body, dry texture and soft carbonation makes it very drinkable. Very good beer, but for christmas, they should use cinammon too....

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Vaiz (3298) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - DEC 25, 2013
Bottle at home. Clear orange pour, thin white head. Aroma is full of resin, pine and more Christmas tree. Flavor is sweaty hops, bitter and fruity with a decent malty body and very clean. Straight to the point hops. Nice brew.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RW80 (547) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 25, 2013
330ml bottle Appearance: Clear amber with a small white head, which leaves some nice lacing Aroma of pasionfruit, papaya and a bit of citrus comming from the hops with in the background a bit of caramel. taste: yeast, malt, pasionfruit, papaya and a bit of citrus. Starts with Fruity medium sweetness then finishes with some (medium) bitterenes. Nicely balanced. slightly oily texture,Medium body and carbonation.


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