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

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RATINGS: 200   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59   SEASONAL: Series   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
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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.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
stravale (2125) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - AUG 2, 2014
Bottle from BeersIveKnown. Cheers Steve! [280814]
Dark golden amber, slight haze, frothy white head, some lacing
Aroma of citrus zest, some tropical fruits initially, sweet light caramel malts, fruit aroma dissipates over time
Taste of sweet fruity malts, citrus zest, dab of orange, some tangy zest, getting an earthy hop note
Palate - soft carb, medium body, oily, sweet malts, fairly bitter hops, body seems a bit heavy. Finish a bit dry, some bitter zest, soft herbal hop as well
Overall - The fruits started to go, then got a little herbal. Decent enough, but the Exp 366 and Comet are slightly better

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
weark (326) - Morges, SWITZERLAND - AUG 2, 2014
Bottle - Clear golden color with a small white head, fast disappearing - Aroma of mango, passion fruits, citrusy, grapfruit - flavor is fruity passion fruits and grapfruit, light malt body - medium body, medium bitterness, light carbonation, sweet malt, sweet malt fruity bitter finish - Amarillo is always a good hops, tasty and easy drinkable

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
olsvammel (3330) - Örebro, SWEDEN - AUG 2, 2014
Bottle from Systembolaget. Hoppy smell with green hops or hop bag, some citrus and grape in the background and even further I get some light tropical fruits. Similar taste. Decent IPA but the green hops/hop bag is a bit off.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dazz3 (1552) - Hällefors, SWEDEN - AUG 1, 2014
Bottled. Pours amber with a big white head. Smells and tastes sweet grassy hoppy with a sweet clear bitter finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nisse666 (4263) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 1, 2014
Bottle from 4-pack cons 2014-08-01 Göteborg AR: trocadero, pine, buttery AP: clear bronz, frothy yellowish white head F: fizzy, buttery, trocadero, wee bubbly sharp, medium bitternees, citrus , lemon, dill - chrisps

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Andresvendsen (199) - - AUG 1, 2014
Really refreshing. Perfect for an evening in the sun with some good friends and some good music. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
ramboraffe (560) - SWEDEN - AUG 1, 2014
330 ml bottle in 4 - pack. Clear golden with white head. Smell is floral sweet. Taste is sweet floral grapefruit and citrus. Dry with high bitterness.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Karol (646) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUL 29, 2014
Bottled. My last single hop IPA from the latest ipa is dead release. Overall a much much better beers than the previous release. Amarillo is less hoppy and citrusy, but damn good! Bitter malt dominates this beer. I like that. Overall amarillo single hop is damn tasty!

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
munja (8) - - JUL 25, 2014 does not count
Floral, fruity, complex aroma. White head with good retention. Clear, golden colour. Sweet at first, but then bitterness takes over. Interesting taste thanks to heavy hopping and good malt background. Absolutely fits the style, style example. Fantastic beer.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Swaroga (1397) - Brussels, BELGIUM - JUL 24, 2014
Butelak 33cl. Piwo ma kolor bursztynowy i średniej wielkości piane. Z zapachu można przede wszystkim wyróżnić słód o nutach tarty i karmelu i oczywiście grejpfrut! Amarillo pełną gębą. Nie jest tak żywiczny jak Comet ale mocno cytrusowy w aromacie i umiarkowanie gorzki na tyle by zrównoważyć słodkość. Piwo pije się łatwo i ma dobrze ukryty alkohol.


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