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BrewDog IPA is Dead - Comet

 (RETIRED)
overall
93
89
style
Formerly brewed at BrewDog
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Ellon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 228   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56   SEASONAL: Series   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
bottle and keg, special
Released as part of 2014 IPA is Dead selection
A potently bitter hop variety originally grown in the US around 40 years ago, Comet has been newly resurrected - this German version has bold resinous grapefruit flavours.


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
GreatDane1632 (1116) - Alabama, USA - AUG 16, 2015
Rated based on notes taken 17 Aug 2014 -- A pretty nice IPA ... spicy hops drive this beer .. I like.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gunnfryd (12622) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 10, 2015
KØLF 200215. Golden colour with an off-white head. Aroma is orange, malt, citrus, hop. Flavour is orange, malt, hop, citrus, pineapple. bitter finish. Nice beer.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
KW92 (603) - WARSAW, POLAND - JUL 23, 2015
******************PIWO DEGUSTOWANE PRZED ZAŁOŻENIEM KONTA. (data degustacji: 21.12.2014)******************

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Andrus86 (203) - Busselton, WA, AUSTRALIA - JUL 9, 2015
BOTTLE. Cloudy orange with thick white foam head.. Sweet tropical, fruity hops, sweet candy (chewing gum) on the nose.. Real sweet hops & a sherbet vibe upfront.. Going to melon & hoppy middle finishing with sticky fruity hops.. Lots going on.. Sourced Cellarbrations @ Capel

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
alex_leit (666) - Minsk, BELARUS - JUL 1, 2015
Bottle. Orange color with a very good white foam. Aroma: grapefruit and some resins, juicy taste, sparkling citrus and fruits, good hop bitterness.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Senap (483) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - JUN 19, 2015
Hm, har lite svårt att bestämma mig om denna. Den har lite skum bismak men totalt hyfsat trevlig. Lite av en dubbelnatur.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
ALLOVATE (2652) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - MAY 31, 2015
Bit over the consume-by, but what the heck!
Pastel orange and slightly misted with a foamy, rocky white head. Rich, resinous and fruity, clean hops on the nose that are seemingly drenched in grapefruit concentrate, peach and apricots. The palate emulates the aroma displaying a bitter, sharp grapefruit base lifted by notes of pale stonefruit, tangerine and sweet cantaloupe. Carbonation is low. There is a subtle minty note late. Quite light in body with not much to say of malt flavour. This is solid fruit juice pale ale. Very tangy, almost tart in the finish. I love this one. This is a fun beer to drink. Alcohol is well hidden. Sessionable stuff despite the strength!! (33cL, BB 17/03/15, The Liquor Shed, Jandakot)

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 10/20
MrBlueSky93 (503) - Sutton Coldfield, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 20, 2015
Bottle from Brewdog. Pours orange-gold, single finger white head. Aroma of orange, lemon, light malts, pineapple, melon. Taste of light grainy malts, then orange, lemon and pinapple with some melon. Very nice.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Marduk (4071) - Reval, ESTONIA - MAY 19, 2015
330ml bottle. Clear golden color. Small size, white head, stays. Malty, spicy hops, sweet, citrus, orange peel in aroma. Mandarin peel, citrus, sweet, caramel in taste. Spicy citrus in aftertaste. Soft carbonation. Mild bitterness.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
martjoobolut (1706) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - MAY 19, 2015
0,33L bottle (shared by FatPhil, thanks!). Pours amber with off-white head. Aroma is caramel, malt, fruits, and tangerines. Flavor follows the nose. Body is somewhat watery. Overall: good. It reminds me mandarina hops, which is one of my favorites.


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