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BrewDog Jack Hammer

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

bottled
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common

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RATINGS: 997   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75/5   IBU: 200   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Ruthless India Pale Ale

Start with a colossal grapefruit aroma. Pile on bitterness after thumping bitterness, and ride the anarchy wherever it takes you. The caramel razor is sharp, but the resinous bite drills straight through your taste buds.

For blitzing the mediocre, raising hell and revelling in the aftermath, Jack Hammer is the end of the line. The hopped-up, pucker-mouthed terminal extreme of craft brewing. This beer is bitter. Very bitter. If you push that button, don’t say we didn’t warn you…

OG: 1069
IBU’s: Hopped to 200+ theoretical IBUs
Malts: Extra Pale
Hops: Centennial & Columbus, dry hopped with Citra, Amarillo and Simcoe


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jaro_wwa (80) - POLAND - AUG 25, 2016
Pub. Piana ma?a. Aromat cytrusowy, chmielowy. Goryczka ?rednia. W smaku wytrawne. Spoko piwo.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
skortila (5238) - Baarn, NETHERLANDS - AUG 21, 2016
On tap. The aroma has grapefruit, tropical fruit. Bit hazy, copper coloured beer with a medium head. The taste is moderate bitter with citrus, tropical fruits, biscuits. Medium bodied beer. Nice.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Szopeen (301) - Toruń, POLAND - AUG 19, 2016
Jasno żółte, praktycznie klarowne, piana bez szału. Z początku aromat niezbyt intensywny, odrobinę cytrusowy, po ogrzaniu wyszły winogrona. W smaku raczej wytrawne, goryczka w miarę wysoka. Ogólnie bez szału.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
lmojoh (316) - Tromsř, NORWAY - AUG 13, 2016
Flaske pĺ Full Tank. Farge uklar gul, strĺgul med lite hjitt skum. Lukt sitrus, humle. Smak sitrus, humle, fruktig, bitter pĺ en god mĺte. Godt řl

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kaserov (104) - Oviedo, SPAIN - AUG 6, 2016
UPDATED: AUG 17, 2016 Color dorado claro con capa de espuma de un dedo de grosor. Carbonatación a tope (muy presente en boca también). Aroma brutal, a lúpulos y fruta, super intenso. En boca es distinta, primero un sabor frutal, después amargor que va in crescendo. El amargor que deja en boca entre trago y trago es algo típico, aunque también he de decir que me esperaba algo imposible de beber (debido a los, en teoría, 200 IBUs) y ha sido todo lo contrario. No creo que llegue ni a 100 IBUs reales. Muy recomendable y más sabrosa que la Hardcore IPA (en la cual está peor disimulado el alcohol, dicho sea de paso).

3.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Olorin (5) - Graz, AUSTRIA - AUG 2, 2016 does not count
330 ml bottle. Clear golden colour with a small but long lasting white head, soft carbonation. Grapefruity and hoppy nose, full mouthfeel, sweaty, strong and incredibly long lasting bitterness in the aftertaste. Except the bitterness no outstanding IPA, it’s rather an experiment how much IBUs you can stand.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
torejh (81) - SWITZERLAND - JUL 29, 2016
Bottle. Hazy golden, tiny head. Nose of citrus and malts.Taste of grapefruit and melon. Sharp bitterness at the end.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Fules (726) - Gyöngyös, HUNGARY - JUL 26, 2016
Kicsi, de tartós hab, szűretlen, világos borostyán szín. Illata intenzív, citrusos, gyantás. Citrusok, fenyők, déligyümölcsök tombolnak az ízében, rendkívül mozgalmas. Közepes szénsavval, nagy testtel, kiváló egyensúllyal rendelkező sör.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Plot241 (5) - Essex, ENGLAND - JUL 22, 2016 does not count
From the can. Appearance is golden, slightly cloudy with a small head that quickly dissipates. Aroma very citrus, grapefruit with a hint of oranges. Taste coppery, typical IPA, but not unpleasant or overbearing. All in all not bad, but not one of the best.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Scrumpy369 (440) - Budapest, HUNGARY - JUL 17, 2016
On tap at brewdog bar. Dark yellow colour small white head disappears fast. Nose is grappefruity, pasion


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