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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.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bov (11866) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - OCT 2, 2014
from Erzbierschof - hazy dark reddish-orange beer with a little foam left; fruity hoppiness of peaches and citrus; full-bodied, light earthy tartness and decently bitter; juicy and long fruity hoppy finish with more notes of peaches and apricot - clean and straightforward

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (10271) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 19, 2014
Bottle at home. Pours amber, nose is burnt toffee, light orange, taste is sweet fruity orange, dry toffee.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
rosenbergh (10202) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAY 10, 2014
330 ml bottle. #065. BB 11/03/15. William K Kurvi, Helsinki, Finland. Clear deep golden colour with a tiny off-white head. Fruity, piney and mildly resiny hoppy, moderately bitter and mildly malty aroma. The flavour is piney, woody and resiny hoppy, some maltiness and some sweetness. Quite one-dimensional and a bit thin. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
pivnizub (10091) - Bochum, Porúří, GERMANY - DEC 22, 2014
Lahev:Hazy, deep golden, big firm and lacy off-white head; malty ,not really dry , and piney to cough-syrupy nose; moderate to solid bitter-sweet flavour, almost full bodied and pretty soft; lingering fruity, bitter and sweet-malty finish. Well rounded and good…

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kermis (9995) - Zeeman, NETHERLANDS - SEP 17, 2014
Bottle at Groove Beer e Grill, Matera. Pours very hazy amber brown with a cream tan head. Aroma of orange, biscuity malt, light floral notes and a touch of caramel malt. Flavor is light moderate sweet and moderate bitter. Medium bodied with moderate carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
leaparsons (9757) - Wigston, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - JUN 13, 2014
Bottle. Golden brown with a white head. Aromas are biscuit with light spiced oranges and herbal mint. Leafy and mineral notes with hints of sulphur and sea water. Flavours are biscuit with light woody pine and leafy notes. Spicy with melon and booze. Decent.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Fin (9457) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 10, 2014
Bottle consumed at Cropredy ’Fairports Annual Reunion’ Festival, Cropredy, Oxon, Thursday 7th August 2014 Pours clear warm gold, really is excellent clarity, a touch of honey bitterness good but under a malty leash. Nicely hoppy, but goes well with smoked almonds. A very good beer but smoother and less crisp than expected. A6 A4 T7 P3 Ov13 3.3

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MoritzF (9359) - Ottobrunn, GERMANY - JUN 1, 2014
(bottle, 33cl) Clear, golden colour with a medium-sized and slightly tanned foamy head. Grapefruit-, citrus-fruity hoppy aroma with notes of pine and spruce. Bitter-sweet flavour, medium bodied with a soft carbonation. Sweet cara-malty taste with a drying piney/resiny and slightly fruity hop kick; quite rounded sweet malty and spicy hoppy finish. Runner up in this years IPA series right after Comet Imo. 15.V.14

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
allmyvinyl (9319) - 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.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
olio (9200) - 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.
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