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BrewDog IPA Is Dead - Galaxy

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


on tap


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RATINGS: 190   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56/5   SEASONAL: Series   IBU: 75   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.7%
keg & bottled, special
Released as part of 4-pack of IPA is dead series

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theis (15096) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 21, 2012
Bottle at home. Clear golden - white head. Sweet malty, nice hoppy, aroma, piney, pine needles, resin, nice fruity, high bitterness, nutty caramel, petroleum, oiley, ok bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tommann (3266) - Dudley, West Midlands, ENGLAND - APR 21, 2012
330ml bottle. Pours a hazy orange with a medium, frothy head. Aroma is caramel, pine and mango. Taste has a sweet caramel start with some melon. Piney hop, bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
altonbrownd (5412) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - APR 18, 2012
On tap at Beer Temple. Amber gold body with nice head. More cheese dairy nose. Bitter taste. Quite simple this one and perhaps too bitter for me.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jamestulloch (3281) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 16, 2012
Aroma: Peach, apricot and tangerine aromas.

Appearance: Clear orange body with a cream coloured head. Medium carbonation. Good lacing.

Taste: Sweet fruit flavours with subtle pine notes. Even though the IBUs are the same, this tastes more bitter than the woody Motueka IPA.

Palate: Medium body, sticky mouthfeel. Fizzy carbonation and a dry finish.

Overall: Hoppy and fruity, but just a tad on the sweet side.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
rjkreid (191) - SCOTLAND - APR 15, 2012
Last of the series tasted. This is very reminiscent of Hardcore IPA in my book. Similar grapefruit and mango flavours with a lighter malt body. I think though the lower alcohol content makes for an easier, if a little sickly sweet, experience. Fairly classic Brewdog flavours, so in that regard, less interesting than the rest of the series.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
teorn88 (6038) - Out of the EU, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 15, 2012
On tap at Brewdog Camden, London. Pours a bright clear golden color with a medium white head. Aroma is hoppy and fruity. Huge amounts of grapefruit and mango. Taste is similar, little malty backbone and aggrassive hoppy bitterness. Mango, peach and grapefruit are the stars of the show. Body is medium and carbonation is lively. Overall, an outstanding IPA with tons of fruity flavors. Amazing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
WASW (50) - - APR 15, 2012
On tap at Brewdog Newcastle. Compared the Motueka, which I also had, it was a bit too heavy-hitting and unsubtle for my tastes. Nonetheless, it was an IPA by Brewdog so was inevitably quite taste. Very intense fruit flavours.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JohnRMurdoch (4261) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - APR 14, 2012
UPDATED: JUN 4, 2012 Keg @ BrewDog Camden & bottle from BrewDog Glasgow. Orange brown colour, good head. Slightly sickly sweet hoppy aroma. Fruity hoppy flavour. Sharp with citrus fruit & hop aftertaste. Not the best of the series but still a decent beer. Bottle better than keg

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
spacecube (1562) - Leeds, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - APR 13, 2012
Citrus aroma, pours an almost clear amber. Well balanced ale with lots of citrussy fruits, medium body and a lingering bitterness. A tasty brew.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kermis (9985) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - APR 12, 2012
Draft at Beer Temple. Amber pour with white head. Resin and citrus aroma. Flavour of grapefruit, pine and expected bitterness. Nice enough but not one of the best in the series.

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