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

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RATINGS: 349   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.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
tricksta_p (1201) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - JAN 1, 2014
Pours a slightly hazy golden/orange with a white head. Aroma of tropical fruit, citrus, pine, simcoe hops. Moderately bitter finish. Refreshing IPA.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
yngwie (13845) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - DEC 31, 2013
Bottle, at Nærbø Ølfestival 2013. As Voodoo Doll. A pale golden to yellow beer with an off-white head leaving lacings. Citrus and pine cones in the aroma, not much else. Some alcohol notes. There’s a pleasant bitterness in the flavor, aswell as citrus and pine cones. Dryish on the palate, wiht a nice carbonation level. Medium to full body. Pepper, citrus and pine cones in the end. A nice and tasteful beer but sort of ordinary. 131019

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
matoche (14) - - DEC 31, 2013
Pours golden with orangy touch. Aroma is citrus, strong exotic fruits, passion fruit, mango? medium body, soft carbonation, bitter. Very Nice IPA!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
lachneger (319) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 31, 2013
Amber kleurig bier. Bijna geen schuimkraag. Geur exotische fruit. Smaak mango ananas licht trekkend. Gedronken met Bryan. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bryanvdv (574) - - DEC 31, 2013
Fles gedeeld met lachneger. Amberkleurig bier bijna geen schuim. Aroma is heerlijk hoppig, mango, wat citrus. Smaak is fris bitter met wat zoet.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mmahut (1018) - CZECH REPUBLIC - DEC 31, 2013
Pours in pale clear body with white creamy foam. Aroma is forest fruity, *berries, mostly strawberries, notes of yeasts. Taste is low with medium to high bitterness. Body is full with low carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theydon_Bois (9280) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - DEC 31, 2013
Bottle, picked up from BD SB, split with JF on the train to nowhere mini tasting, 30/12/13. From the bottle so guessing golden amber with a decent off white head - says Phillip S Styne. Nose is a tropical fruit medley, peach, mango, orange sherbet, pine resin, hop notes, toasted malts. Taste carries a big mango punch, passion fruit, fleshy peach, mandarin, caramel malt, red grapefruit. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, hop lead bitterness in the closure. Nice work from BD - decent hopped up tropical juice!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
yiannnos (899) - , CYPRUS - DEC 30, 2013
Orange colour. Citrus, mango, pineapple aroma and taste. Finishes bitter. Very nice

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mgajdaczewa (554) - Katowice, POLAND - DEC 30, 2013
W aromacie dzieje się niewiele, ale jak już sie dzieje to jest nieźle. Przebijają się nutki chmielowo - kwiatowe, lekka ziołowość. Jest w tym trochę świąt. W smaku nad goryczką dominuje słodycz, lekki miód, owoce tropikalne skontrastowane ziołowym charakterem i kwiatową goryczką, która z każdym łykiem się zwiększa. Smaczna IPA.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
radzik5555 (386) - Gdynia, POLAND - DEC 30, 2013
Butelka 0.3L Złote przygaszone, średnioobfita biała piana. A aromacie dużo chmielu, żywica, cytrusy i trochę cebuli i skarpet - typowe simcoe. Smak mocno owocowe, chmielowe i lekki alkohol. Goryczka niska jak na styl. Dobre mocno chmielone IPA


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