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BrewDog IPA Is Dead - Amarillo

 (RETIRED)
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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.


3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Zekada (427) - Helsingborg, SWEDEN - DEC 1, 2014
Bottle from Systembolaget. Not very rich aroma, some hops and some citrus. Pours deep hazy orange with a medium white head. Taste is sweet with a stray hoppy after taste. Palate is drinkable and thin. Overall a decent beer but it definitely leaves more to wish.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
mithe (1427) - Opava & Brno, CZECH REPUBLIC - NOV 26, 2014
(tap 0,3l @ OP (Brno))
Aroma: Sweet, malt extract/wort.
Appearance: Hazy, dark golden color. Long lasting white head.
Taste: Malt extract, medium sweet, light bitter.
Palate: Medium body. Creamy texture. Light bitter finish.
Overall: Hm, don’t know, it’s just like opening LME for homebrewing.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
visionthing (4575) - Oslo, NORWAY - NOV 21, 2014
33cl bottle from Vinmomopolet, Storo. Pours clear deep golden to light amber with an off-white head. Fairly hoppy aroma, not very fresh, thou, but fruity with notes of citrus and caramel and hints of alcohol. Feels a bit old and slightly stale, not very refreshing. Medium sweet and caramelly with somewhat modest hoppy flavours and a quite decent bitterness. Decent IPA still, but quite disappointing, possibly too old. (Batch #065)

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
androman (1558) - Maarssen, NETHERLANDS - NOV 18, 2014
33cl bottle @ home from Csak a Jó Sör, Budapest. Body is clear to opalescent amber, Head is small, creamy, off-white, mostly diminishing, good lacing. Nose is soapy citrus, Aroma is fruits, light caramel, candy sweets, soap, steamed vegetables, blood orange, perfect balance. Taste is medium sweet, light hoppy bitter, hint of fruity sourness. Finish is long lasting fruity hoppy bitters-weet. Full body, oily texture, soft carbonation. Easy, flavorful.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lowenbrau (3073) - Asturias, Oviedo, SPAIN - NOV 10, 2014
Tap @La Buena Birra, Gijón. 18-05-2014.
In short: dry bitter ale.
Pours quite clear deep golden, with nice frothy white head. Moderate head retention, some lacing. Citrusy, fruity, resins aromas. Medium to light body, average carbonation, some crispy texture. Taste is citrusy, some sweet fruity notes, moderate bitterness, some dry aftertaste.Enjoyable.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Aidzy (14) - - NOV 8, 2014
Dark golden pour with little head. Sweet orange and grapefruit on the nose, wish i didnt have a cold so i could get a really good wiff! Taste is really nice, well balanced. Mandarin and zesty citrus with a light malt behind it. Very enjoyable beer, very enjoyable hops.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dEnk (4200) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - NOV 7, 2014
Bottle @ another tasting. Aroma is huge zesty, citrus, orange, caramel malt. Flavour is medium fruity bitterness, big Amarillo, very nice.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
JulienHuxley (5500) - Trois-Rivičres, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 7, 2014
Bottle at another tasting. Hazy pale gold pour with no head. Aroma of fresh weed, quite lemony hop. Taste is nice, light malty notes, really citrusy hop, nice lemonade juicy citrus. Palate is light bodied with light carbonation. Beat my expectations.

3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MrHangover (3802) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - NOV 7, 2014
Bottle @ Another Tasting, courtesy of me. Pour a slightly hazy amber beer with a small off white head on top. Aroma is very fresh Amarillo, obviously. Loads of fresh hay, light grapefruits, grass. Flavor is a bit less impressive, still decent bitter touches and some light fruity influences. Short, light bitter finish. Very nice!

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Vaiz (4184) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - NOV 7, 2014
Bottle at Another Tasting, hosted by MrHangover. Aroma is full of Amarillo hops, slighty spicy, slightly sweaty, a hint of marihuana and some resin. Flavor is very hoppy, very fresh and clean. I still love this hop.


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