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

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RATINGS: 49   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57   SEASONAL: Series   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
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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.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Scopey (5553) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 24, 2013
Keg at BrewDog Shoreditch. It pours clear amber with a medium white head. The nose is orange, peach, tangerine, pine, marmalade, earth and hay. The taste is pine, zesty citrus, orange, tangerine, passion fruit, assertive bitterness, juicy fruit, light resin and some underlying sweetness to balance it out with a bitter finish. Medium body and moderate-high carbonation. Hides abv and drinks well.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
olio (5302) - Tampere, FINLAND - APR 17, 2014
33 cl bottle.
Pours clear golden color with a medium sized head. Aroma is grape fruity and somewhat resinous with hops, mild orange zest and pine needle notes also. Flavor is caramelous and tropically fruity, a bit sweet but the grape fruits cut it through a bit, mild piney notes with hay and dried fruits. Thick oily palate, doesn’t feel quite fresh but definitely the best of the bunch. Hop profile ok, a bit too sweet and resinous.
4515

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cunningham (4035) - Halden, NORWAY - APR 14, 2013

Appearance: Hazy amber color with a white layer that leaves a fine curtain lacing.
Aroma: Slightly sweet, rich hoppy and fruity.
Palate: Medium pluss body. Slightly sweet and a rich bitterness. Average carbonation. Oily texture.
Taste: Rich grape hoppy and balanced tropical fruity.
Overall impression: A really nice single hop IPA.
Personal stats: On tap at BrewDog in Birmingham, England.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jackl (3867) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - FEB 24, 2013
Keg @ Brewdog Shoreditch. The pour’s light amber with a small head. The nose is piss-soaked hay, some armpit, rotting tropical fruit funk. Light lemon zest and general citrus. The taste is strong lemon peel citrus, more funky armpit. Heavy tropical fruit juice. Quite syrupy, sweet. Loads of pine needle. Strong bitterness on the finish. Slick body, very sticky stuff. Overall, decent. Not a standout.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DanielBrown (3629) - Birmingham (via Leicester), West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAR 4, 2013
On tap at Brewdog Brum. Burnt, odd flavour. Evidently Amarillo is not one of those hops which are light, fresh or tropical. This is more like Chinese pork, or griddled orange segments. The aroma is faint, but slightly reminiscent of childhood September evenings: the sunlight fading, the grass moistening and the naivete hardening. Perfectly well executed, but the pickled fircone detracts from the qualities I associate with my fave OAPs.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TimE (2978) - Tokyo, JAPAN - JUN 27, 2013
Med amber color. Blood oranges and sac blanc nose, very head. The mouth is med with tons of weed. Wow, this has to be the most heady, slightly astringent mouth, but fantastic.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JohnRMurdoch (2974) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - MAR 1, 2013
UPDATED: APR 12, 2014 Keg @ BrewDog & 330ml bottle from Good Spirits Co. . Yellow amber colour, not much head. Spicy pine hop aroma. Dry orange flavour, Bitter orange biscuit aftertaste. Solid IPA. Bottle better than keg.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
tommann (2491) - Dudley, West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAR 30, 2013
Keg at Brewdog, Birmingham. Pours hazy dark gold with a small head. Aroma is mango puree and grapefruit. Taste is faint, some mango, low bitter finish with bread on the aftertaste.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beersiveknown (2473) - NORTHERN IRELAND - MAY 7, 2013
UPDATED: APR 7, 2014 Keg@brewdog Bristol
Hazy amber with offwhite lacing. Sticky pithy Seville orange, caramel and orange juice, medium bodied, fairly pithy dry finish.
Bottle at home from brewdog online
Pithy orange juice, bitter sweet and sticky.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
allmyvinyl (2208) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 14, 2014
330ml bottle from Appellation Wines. Pours clear golden amber, thin white head. Aromas of peach and pine. Taste is light sweet, more floral peach notes, touch of pine. Light bitterness. Creamy texture. Pretty good.


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