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

bottled
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RATINGS: 286   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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3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (30908) - Copenhagen O, - MAY 9, 2013
From tap. Pours hazy orange with a small white head. Aroma is herbal, light cheesy and toasted malty. Medium sweet caramelish. Light fruity. Light herbal dry bitter finish.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hackobock (1306) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - AUG 21, 2014
Bottle, courtesy of Countbeer, july 29. Pours light hazy golden with a white head, Aroma is malty, biscuits, citrus, peach, pine, light dried fruit notes. It has lost it freshness but has aged fairly well for an IPA. Light/medium malty sweetness, medium grassy bitterness. Finish is dry grassy bitter. Medium bodied, average carbonation.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Andresvendsen (195) - - AUG 1, 2014
Funkar helt okej. Trevlig serie och trevlig öl. Perfekt partyöl när det inte ska smaka för mycket ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
POLK (2216) - Hørning, DENMARK - JUL 24, 2014
Unclear golden IPA with a really good foam. Fresh delicious hoppy flavor. easy and delicious creamy mouthfeel.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
motelpogo (6472) - 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

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Stuu666 (2122) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 19, 2014
Bottle at home. Pours light amber, nose is light pepper, fruit, taste is dry, light fruit.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
liinis (1563) - Helsinki, FINLAND - JUL 19, 2014
Very rich on hops and a pleasant balance with bitterness winning. Pine and citrus

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
miquelcrush (1362) - Granollers, SPAIN - JUL 12, 2014
Bona cervesa, és bastant equilibrada i gustosa. Buena cerveza, es bastante equilibrada y sabrosa.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerSkull (1286) - SWEDEN - JUN 15, 2014
(Bottle). Aroma and taste of fruity hops, pine and grapefruit, a nice bitterness in the aftertaste.

4.2
   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!

3.1
   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.


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