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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.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sebletitje (9032) - Enghien, BELGIUM - AUG 24, 2014
Bouteille 33cl, batch# 065, BB 11/03/2015. Orangée-ambrée, col crémeux beige. Arôme est fruité tropical, rétro subtil de pamplemousse assez léger accompagnée d’une note fleuri, base maltée similaire aux autres versions. Palais est fruité laissant pointer une fine amertume, le tout reste un peu huileux avec une certaine épaisseur et belle effervescence. Garde cette base maltée typique, léger fruité vert.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
olio (8988) - 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

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mR_fr0g (8494) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 23, 2013
UPDATED: APR 19, 2014 Rerate 19/04/2014. Bottle at home. Aroma is easrthy dank orange, musty fruit and some rubber as before. Golden orange amber colour with a thin reluctant white head. Flavour is easrthy darnk fruit, spicy orange peel. . On tap at Brewdog camden. Earthy rubber aroma. Flavour is crisp piny spicy hop. Oranges colour short lived white head.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
deanso (8440) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUL 14, 2014
On tap @ the Trappistenlokaal. decent creamy white head. Hazy golden pour with some white particles floating in suspension. Lovely bitterness.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DruncanVeasey (7999) - NUNEATON, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - JUL 2, 2013
Keg, BrewDog Brum, 29/06/13. Copper orange piled with intricate lacing froth. Peach iced tea and sponge nose. Better, nicely stewed hop tea flavour with peach, biscuit, mint and Darjeeling snorts. Real nice.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tderoeck (7877) - Gent, BELGIUM - JUN 30, 2014
7/VI/14 - 33cl bottle @ Klaas & Liesje’s place - BB: 11/III/15 (2014-602) Thanks to Klaas for sharing the bottle!

Clear dark orange beer, fizzy irregular yellow head, little stable, bit adhesive. Aroma: very fruity, some melons, caramel, sweet. MF: ok carbon, medium body. Taste: sourish, pretty bitter, fruity, pineapple, citrus, bit metallic. Aftertaste: metallic, bitter, little medicinal bitterness. Not bad at all!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
daniele (7810) - ITALY - MAY 15, 2014
ambrata limpida buona schiuma agrumato leggera resina buon amaro secco discreta persistenza

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Svesse (7724) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - APR 26, 2014
(Draught at BrewDog Camden, London, 9 Apr 2014) Pale amber colour with brief, off-white head. Fruity, hoppy nose with notes of citrus, tea, lemon peel and biscuity malt. Malty, fruity taste with citrus, tea, lemon peel, a slightly sharp and metallic malt profile and a generous citric bitterness in the finish. More than medium body, with a touch of sweetness. Tasty and well made, possibly a bit one dimensional. Nice one.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
lusikka (7680) - Tampere, FINLAND - APR 27, 2014
330 ml bottle. Pours a golden colour with a small white head. Aroma of lemon peel, some basil and fresh mint. Flavour of rich citrusy bitterness, chewy orange notes, sweetness and some resin. The bitterness kicks in quite nicely in the finish. Medium bodied. Quite classic in it’s bitterness, and it works as good as always. I found Comet to be even better, though.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Cuso (7538) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAY 3, 2014
Bottle from Bottle park, Bratislava. Deep amber color with medium off-white head. Nice citrus hoppy aroma. Strong hoppy bitter taste with grapefruit, lime, lemon zest, resin. Solid malty backbone. Dry hoppy bitter finish. Tasty.


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