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BrewDog IPA Is Dead - Amarillo

 (RETIRED)
overall
94
92
style
Formerly brewed at BrewDog
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Ellon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

bottled
common

on tap
common

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RATINGS: 245   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.


3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
HopRedHead (397) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - JUN 27, 2013
Tap at Brew Dog Camden. Pours golden orange with a short off-white head. Nose is passionfruit and mangos, really fruity. Taste is sweet, nice hoppy profile with a light caramel malt stickiness. Solid bitterness and well carbonated, good beer.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BOSSbrewer (2685) - Arkansas, USA - AUG 1, 2013
Very nice ipa. Amarillo really comes through. Clean. Slightly sweet. Very nice finish. Had at BrewDog Bristol. Great place.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SimplySike (1119) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - APR 21, 2014
33cl. Bottle.
Poors clear orange with white head.
Aroma grapefruits, citrus, pine, floral, some caramel.
Taste pint citrus bitter, floral sweets. Again mostly hop, but bit more balanced.
Mouthfeel oily, dry.
4th of 4. The best one of this series.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Idiosynkrasie (4824) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - MAY 6, 2014
330ml bottle. Clear, orangey deep golden to amber colour with average to huge, frothy, half-way lasting, minimally lacing, white head. Citrusy fruity, hoppy aroma, orange, orange zest, some grapefruit, a touch of pine. Taste is citrusy and moderately bitter hoppy, notes of lemon, orange, orange zest, a touch of pine, a floral touch, caramel malty basis. Excellent exposition of the Amarillo qualities. Definitely the best of this year’s series and probably one of the best single hop IPAs you can get.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
maiacetus (10) - - MAY 7, 2014
Poured off a 330ml bottle from bottle dog. There’s a reason why Amarillo is seen in almost every other IPA. It’s perfect. This is definitely the best in the IPA is Dead series. Pours a clear golden with a head that didn’t last long. Seems to be a recurring theme in the IPA is Dead series. Beautiful grapefruit, pine and mango aroma. Exactly what I look for in an American style over hopped IPA. Tastes of all things citrusy and good. The malt is perfectly balanced by the late bitterness. Light to medium bodied. Too bad they don’t do single bottles of this outside the series. Amarillo is one of my favourite hops, and this IPA is its perfect showcase.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lilja (2092) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAY 21, 2014
På fat. Smak och doft av humle, malt, karamell, tropisk frukt, honung med inslag av tropisk frukt. Rund, len med fin beska. Välbalanserad.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheCametron (2086) - CZECH REPUBLIC - MAY 27, 2014
Bottle. Pours slightly hazy Amber with a White head. Aroma is citrus, pine and malt. Tastes cracking. Tidy IPA. It almost falls outside the experimental nature of the range. By applying Amarillo, it just turns in to a bang-on IPA. Amarillo doesn’t need to be discovered because it’s already a celebrity. Delicious.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
undercurrent25 (1578) - Barnton, Cheshire, ENGLAND - MAY 31, 2014
Pours a pale colour, taste is herbal and hoppy with some lavender, soft on the palate

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Piero1987 (686) - Iglesias, ITALY - JUN 30, 2014
Amber color with big head. Nice zesty and tangerine aroma, also caramel malt. Nice bitterness balanced by alchool and caramel malt.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
harrisoni (15009) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - JUL 1, 2014
Bottle from BottleDog London. Clear gold orange thin beige head. Hoppy aroma. Lovely tangerine and slightly peppery herbal aroma. Good solid Amarillo led IPA. Rather lovely to be honest. One of the better IPA is Dead series.


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