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BrewDog IPA Is Dead - Amarillo

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Formerly brewed at BrewDog
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Ellon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 252   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6/5   SEASONAL: Series   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
keg, special
2013 Single-hop release. Part of the IPA is dead series. Single hopped with Amarillo @6.9%
Re-Released as part of 2014 selection. @7.2%
One of our favourite American hops; all about the fruit. Think blood orange, orange zest and citrussy goodness fruit, the fruit is balanced by floral notes in the most classic of new wave IPA hops.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
M_Sack (605) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - FEB 12, 2016
Bottle. Drunk in a flight with four IPA Is Dead beers. Sweet melon, honey and earth aromas. Honey, long earthy palate with hints of chocolate, slightly resinous towards the end. Abrupt finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Biroholik (771) - Sosnowiec, Poland, POLAND - FEB 11, 2016
Kolor : Ciemnozłoty/Pomarańczowy. Uwielbiam ten kolor. Piwo jest mętne.
Piana: Śnieżnobiała. Nietrwała. Redukuje się do kilkumilimetrowej obrączki. Ciekawie maluje kielich. </br/> Zapach : Cytrusowy. W pierwszej kolejności grejpfruty i pomarańcze, subtelna limonka. Kolejną warstwę tworzą leśne i żywiczne nuty.
Smak: Amarillo - znany chmiel. Nie spodziewałem się cudów. Znane nuty owoców cytrusowych połączone z przyjemnymi nutami igiełek leśnych. Goryczka średnia delikatnie oblepiająca język. Finisz wyraźy, lekko zaklejający o grejpfrutowym charakterze. Miąż z cytrusów szczypie w język , pozostaje przez jakiś czas.
Wysycenie: Średnie.
Podsumowanie:
Amarillo jest jedym z moich ulubionych chmieli. Piwo ma charakter cytrusowo-żywiczny. Goryczka trochę za długo gości na języku. Piwo poprawne ale chyba najsłabsze z całej czwórki. Kilka słów o etykietach które na moje oko są genialne. Bardzo rzucają się w oczy. Kolorystyka, dobór czcionek, komplet informacji tworzą niepowtarzalną całość. Do tego faktura etykiety jest doskonała - przyjemne w dotyku tłoczone napisy. Całość warta polecenia. Jestem wielkim fanem tej serii!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (24920) - Vasa, FINLAND - JAN 26, 2016
Bottled (backlog). Pale ambery orange colour with a mediumsized white foamy head. Aroma is some tropical fruits, mild catpissy notes as well as some slight sweet malts. Flavour is zesty, some nectar, mild wooden notes as well as some slight sweet malty and toffeeish notes.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
pityu (560) - Budapest, HUNGARY - OCT 27, 2015
Bottle - Slight hazy orange colour, medium white head, good retention and lacing. Fruity and resinous hops scent with peach, pine, grass, lemon zest and some biscuit, slight caramel. Taste is fruity and bitter, peach, orange peel, tangerine, some caramel. Medium body, average carbonation, fresh grassy bitter finish. Decent IPA.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
KW92 (1129) - Warszawa, POLAND - SEP 2, 2015

BEST BEFORE: 11 march 2015
WYGLĄD: Barwa ciemno złota, zamglone. Piana drobna, niska.
AROMAT: Intensywny. Na pierwszym planie zapach cukierków ślazowych (karmel/zioła). W tle owoce tropikalne i cytrusy.
SMAK: Sporo karmelu i miodu. Posmak ziołowy i lekko cytrusowy. Goryczka średnia, nieco alkoholowa.
OGÓLNIE: Świetne piwo, absolutnie moje klimaty: cukierki ślazowe w smaku i aromacie, plus całość niezwykle intensywna i tu i tam. Jednak, żeby nie było tak "cukierkowo", to należy zwrócić uwagę na wadę w aromacie i smaku pod postacią miodu...

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
GreatDane1632 (1167) - North Dakota, USA - AUG 16, 2015
Rated based on notes taken 17 Aug 2014 -- Great IPA ... clean and citrusy .. I like.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gunnfryd (13983) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 10, 2015
KŘLF 200215. Golden colour with an off-white head. Aroma is orange, malt, hop. Flavour is tropical fruit, malt, hop, orange, citrus. OK beer.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ALLOVATE (2859) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - JUN 4, 2015
A little past its drink-by date, but the others have stood the test of time so onwards and upwards.
At just on cool and into a snifter. Slight haze to a deep, burnished orange body. Head depletes with just as much haste as it plumed. Aroma is deeply resinous with plump fruit like blood orange, tangerine and apricot nectar with a lot of sweet and tangy stewed rhubarb and plums. Plummy and jammy on the palate. Hops have melded into the biscuity malt profile. Alcohol is held at bay in the fruity, sticky swallow. Quite yeasty unlike the others but that is down to age. Slightly medicinal (cough medicine) in the aftertaste. Yeah, didn’t hold up too well. Quite thin but sweet and sticky. Hops have faded to esters. Bitterness is low. Would have been a cracker fresh. I’ll stick with the Comet! (33cL, BB 11/03/15, The Liquor Shed, Jandakot)

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kerenmk (4015) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - MAY 23, 2015
Bottle sample at a tasting at Dancing Camel Florentin. Thanks Shmupi. Hazy amber, white ring. Marzipan and bubblegum aroma, a little sweet, bubblegum taste. Medium body, fizzy, bubblegum-like finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
MrBlueSky93 (524) - Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - MAY 20, 2015
Bottle from Brewdog. Pours orange, single finger white head. Aroma of light spice, then some light malts and loads of citrus! Taste of initial light malts, slightly grainy, then orange, lemon, pine, grass, herb. Very nice!


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