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BrewDog IPA Is Dead - Amarillo

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


on tap

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RATINGS: 249   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6/5   SEASONAL: Series   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
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.

Lunkie's rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lunkie (1641) - Glen Iris, - AUG 6, 2014
Citrus herbal hop aroma. Clear amber colour fair head and lacing. Malt herbal spice flavour. Fizzy palate.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
pityu (294) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
KW92 (743) - WARSAW, 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...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
GreatDane1632 (1124) - Alabama, USA - AUG 16, 2015
Rated based on notes taken 17 Aug 2014 -- Great IPA ... clean and citrusy .. I like.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gunnfryd (13344) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ALLOVATE (2724) - 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)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kerenmk (3483) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
MrBlueSky93 (504) - Sutton Coldfield, Staffordshire, 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!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
tomer (2425) - Rishon Le Zion, ISRAEL - MAY 3, 2015
At a tasting, thanks, almost no head, light hazy orange color, aroma of orange marmalade and biscuit with some hay, fruity biscuity flavor with a citrusy hint, light to medium bitterness and sourness. A little old and not too exciting.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Werckmeister (1303) - Vienna, AUSTRIA - APR 30, 2015
bottle at home bought at Ammersin, BB 11.03.2015. dark orange, hazy color. small off-white head. smells quite fruity and citric, some slight sweetness, mango, oranges, pines, grass, light dusty. quite nice smell. full body, soft carbonation, slick mouthfeel. tastes of pines, fruity, mango, citric, orange, some sweetness, light grass, some honey. dry / fruity bitter finish. wow, quite nice, this must have been great fresh.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
sharkydodson (763) - St. Petersburg, RUSSIA - APR 24, 2015
the aroma is fruity and spicy with hints of citrus, pine and grasses... the taste is bright, malty and fruity with notes of orange, pine needles, tropical fruits and resin... rich hopping... sweet, bitter and dry aftertaste...

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