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BrewDog IPA is Dead - Comet

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

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 226   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.


HerrBierkoenig's rating

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
HerrBierkoenig (579) - Bratislava, - JUL 12, 2014
From 0.33l bottle, BBD: 17.03.15. Pours light cloudy amber orange liquid, small soapy white head, Aroma: orange zest, lemon, grapefruit, resin, litchi, light caramel, Taste, light sweet, heavy bitter, light sour, strong grapefruit and lemon notes, less strong resin, Palate: light to medium body, sticky texture, lively carbonation, long bitter finish, Overall: traditional Brewdog, heavyly hoped, grapefruit-litchi notes, stronger carbonation, lighter body. Liked it, but any new taste...


4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
KW92 (513) - Warszawa, 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 (185) - 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 (497) - 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 (465) - 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 (2619) - 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 (499) - 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 (3964) - Tallinn, 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 (1561) - 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.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
FatPhil (10822) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - MAY 15, 2015
330ml bottle (?)
Sweet sticky aroma. Even the top pour was cloudy, but this should not be a cloudy beer. Actually has quitean american aroma. Rough taste,so freaking soapy. Ugh, soapy finish. Nope.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Saeglopur (1043) - Vienna Woods, AUSTRIA - APR 18, 2015
330 ml bottle, bb 17/3/15, shared by Werckmeister. Thanks Stefan!
Bright orange, hazy body, with a small, creamy, off white head.
Aroma of glue, but not in an unpleasant way, also apricot, citrus, resin, mild grapefruit, some stone fruits, peeled orange, sweet malts.
Tastes of sweet malts, like candy, citrus, orange, some resin, some pine, alcohol.
Medium, slick mouthfeel, with a soft carbonation.
Finishes medium bitter, fruity, sweet malty.

Although past the best before date, still very fresh, fruity and pleasant. Drinks very easy, ABV is well hidden. This must have been great fresh!


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