Brewed by BrewDog
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Ellon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Serve in Shaker, Tulip


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RATINGS: 283   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.7%
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Keg and bottled, 2013 release
Using the same base 6.7% beer, a baby version of our Hardcore, we slam a mouth puckering 75 IBUs on top of a base of Maris Otter, Crystal Malt and Caramalt before throwing dizzying amounts of hops at these beers.
Waimea is a new hop variety that has both aroma and bittering capability, and is the granddaughter of Pacific Jade. Pacific Jade is also a hop, not a hippy belly dancing gypsy on crack.
It has been described as having intense fresh tangelo, citrus fruit and pine needle characteristics,
High on it’s own alpha, Waimea has a new world flavour, infusing unique fresh crushed citrus aroma and flavour notes into this IPA. Sharp as a razor, this New Zealand hop slices your taste buds with intense fresh tangelo, citrus fruit and pine needle characteristics There is a huge depth flavour with astringent gooseberry balanced against the robust malt base. Throw another shrimp on the Barbie mate and you are all set. New Zealand is near Australia, right?

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Jorn69 (821) - Ängelholm, - JUN 8, 2013
@ Havregatan. Flaska från Systembolaget. Disigt bärnstensfärgad (påminner en hel del om tunn nyponsoppa). Mycket tropiska frukter, bra beska. En hygglig öl, men det är någonting i smaken (och doften) som inte tilltalar mig.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
motelpogo (6296) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - JUL 20, 2014
bottle, part of a 4 pack from pivni rozmanitost. citric aroma with a touch of weeds; light-bodied; plenty of bitterness balanced with valencia orange zest. nice stuff

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Stuu666 (1636) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 19, 2014
Bottle at home. Pours light amber, nose is light pepper, fruit, taste is dry, light fruit.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
liinis (1546) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUL 19, 2014
Very rich on hops and a pleasant balance with bitterness winning. Pine and citrus

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
miquelcrush (1272) - Granollers, SPAIN - JUL 12, 2014
Bona cervesa, és bastant equilibrada i gustosa. Buena cerveza, es bastante equilibrada y sabrosa.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerSkull (1234) - SWEDEN - JUN 15, 2014
(Bottle). Aroma and taste of fruity hops, pine and grapefruit, a nice bitterness in the aftertaste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
JoeZasada (285) - Beaumont, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 19, 2014
Bottle. Pours a hazy light orange colour with a thin but lasting pearl head. Good carbonation. Aroma is hoppy, notes of grass and flowers. Taste is hoppy bitterness, with floral notes. Warming mouthfeel, but with a touch of coolness perhaps from the hops. Finish is hoppy, with floral and grassy tones. A heck of a lot of flavouring and aromatic hops, bitter but not overly. Malt undertones are there but muted. Overall this is excellent, a work of art in terms of a beer!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Voras (61) - - MAY 8, 2014
Golden with white head. Aroma: fruits, hops. Taste: hops, peach, bitter ending.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Grima (2074) - Saarburg, Rhineland-Palatinate, GERMANY - APR 16, 2014
Bottle from Bierzwerg!
Pours deep amber colored with flat head. Smell has fruity hops, mango and lychee as well as some orange peel. Starts very fruity and sweet, slight bitter-grassy. Middle part is floral fruity, lots of sweet fruits. Finish has orange, peach and tropical fruits.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
radzik5555 (246) - Gdynia, POLAND - APR 9, 2014
Butelka 0.3L. Bursztynowe, mętne z kremową jasną zbitą, średnioobfitą pianą. W aromacie słodkie, dojrzałe (aż za bardzo) owoce, lekko miodowe (od chmielu) i karmelowe (od słodu). Przez aromat piwo wydaje się słodkie z bardzo fajną goryczką grejpfrutową. Przy zatkanym nosie już tej słodyczy nie ma a goryczka wydaje sie bardziej intensywna. Alkohol jest lekko wyczuwalny. Wysycenie niskie, ciało średnie, faktura metaliczna. Ciekawy chmiel, który daje bardzo słodki aromat, wręcz przejrzałych owoców ale bardzo przyjemną owocową goryczkę. Ten chmiel chyba lepiej sprawdził bym się jako dopełnienie innych mniej słodkich w aromacie chmieli.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
StevieT (538) - AUSTRALIA - APR 8, 2014
From a bottle. Really crisp citrus flavours punch through the malt, smooth and well worth a try.

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