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BrewDog IPA Is Dead - HBC

 (RETIRED)
overall
97
96
style
Formerly brewed at BrewDog
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Ellon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

bottled
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RATINGS: 185   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.65   SEASONAL: Series   IBU: 75   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.7%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
keg & bottled, special
Released as part of 4-pack of IPA is dead series


5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Hirotoma (471) - Bologna, ITALY - MAY 4, 2012
L’IPA più buona mai sentita, sia nell’aroma che nel gusto! Ottimo aroma prolungato!

4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
zacgillbanks (2143) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - MAY 30, 2012
Bottle from Coppers in Newcastle. Amber coloured with tropical and juicy fruit flavours, notes of orange marmalade and a sweet followed by a bitter finish. Superb!

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Koelschtrinker (9998) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - MAY 2, 2012
Grasig hopfiger Beginn, der zudem äußerst fruchtig ist: Passionsfrucht, Mango, süße Traube. Das Bier bleibt auf dem fruchtigen Hopfentrip, dabei bleiben bittere Noten weitestgehend aus, selbst im Abgang sind nur Spuren davon vorhanden. Trotz der hohen Intensität weich, vollmundig, zum Ende blumiger. Beeindruckend! 11/13/14/13/11/13

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
greenclansman (742) - Nicosia, CYPRUS - MAY 11, 2012

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
ads135 (2814) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - APR 10, 2012
Golden amber color with little head. Funky pine needle aroma. Sour fruit taste with a bit of bread. Medium to weak body. Tried with Paul in a’dam in 2012.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Vaiz (3284) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - AUG 14, 2012
Bottle. Hazy orange pour, foamy off-white head. Aroma is very fruity fresh hops, somewhat floral and slightly spicy. Flavor is bitter and very fruity. Almost suggesting sweetness. Very clean and a lovely hop variety.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Lilja (1552) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUN 9, 2012
Riktigt frisk och fin IPA. Smak och doft av ananas, mandarin och humle med en angenäm grapebeska som ligger kvar i munnen.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Cunningham (4339) - Halden, NORWAY - JUN 19, 2012
Light hazy golden dark orange colour with a white head. Moderate sweet aroma with a rich citric hoppy nose. A fine malty background and a balanced sweetness in the flavour. Very fruity and citric. More over to the orange side. Feels more like mandarin. Anyway a lovely tasty and refreshing ale!
[Bottle from Systembolaget in Uddevalla, Sweden]

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
fiulijn (14340) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 8, 2012
2012-06-06, bottle at Ørsted, Copenhagen, bb 13-03-13, batch 071, 8-5-8-5-16=42
Bright copper-amber color, with a haze, and compact head. The aroma is strong and persistent, very strong manure. Good caramel flavor, some pleasing residual sweetness, the hopping provides a nice fruity side, while the bitterness is well managed, never excessive.
Great sessionable, balanced beer.

2012-04-11, bottle from Birratrovo, Como, bb 12.03.13, batch 071, 9-4-8-4-17=42
Beautiful amber color, the head disappears quickly. Wonderful aroma of tropical fruits and passion fruit, pungent, with a trace of manure. Good caramel flavor, some malt and toffee; it seems drier than the other beers of this last series; there is some yellow fruit jam, and powerful hopping, carrying some resins and fruits.
Dynamic, fresh, excellent; wonderful fruity character, but lower final than the Motueka.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Cool_Bond (1247) - Kung av Öl @ Facebook, SWEDEN - AUG 2, 2012
A really good IPA that. Very fruity taste and smell and very well. However, I miss a little taste. Do hardly any taste at all. When I would drink this I did not think it would be so good. This beer, I would easily buy again. Raw beer this is.


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