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

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RATINGS: 1014   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


2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
BlackHaddock (6317) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - FEB 17, 2016
Shared bottle at the 4th International Beer Swap in De Bierboom, Brugge on 5th Feb 2016. How do you like your sour end citrus beers? I am not a fan, but I know many others are. This suits the tropical fruit and citrus flavoured beer lovers to a tee: but it’s not my thing. Scored objectively.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Shanshirohop (86) - Zaragoza, SPAIN - FEB 16, 2016
Un cervezón, con cuerpo ligero pero amarga desde la entrada hasta el fional, tal y como a mí me gusta!, entra sola y tiene una personalidad única.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jc1762 (760) - Washington DC, USA - FEB 16, 2016
Poured into a taster showing moderately filtered grapefruit yellow and half a finger of clean white foam. The nose shows mango and pineapple. The palate is well carbonated and medium bodied. Flavors of very light pineapple and a strong bitterness on the finish. Pretty standard IPA.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
inbirraveritas (1500) - Budapest, HUNGARY - FEB 15, 2016
Bottled, 330 ml. Clear golden one with a medium sized broad pored white head on it, which leaves a thin film behind. Grapefruity nose. Aroma has biscuits, florals, pine, citrusses and resin, slick feel. Lingering, gently warming, bittersweet grapefruity-herbal finish. Enjoyable.

3.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hopkone007 (23) - - FEB 14, 2016
So delicious and rare to find a fresh pint. This one at brewdog bar was amazing. Lovely fruity and citrusy flavor profile with bitterness that was strong and lingering but not at all harsh like it can be in many west coast ipas.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Maersk (152) - MOLDOVA - FEB 13, 2016
On tap in Brewdog Soho. Smells like cut grass, herbs and grapefruit. All in one. Pours clear and pale with almost no head. A blast of flavor. Perfectly balanced beer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AnG_BrgNor (505) - Bergen, NORWAY - FEB 13, 2016
Aroma of grapefruit, citrus and tropical. Taste og hops, tropical and caramalt. Medium bitter, medium carbonated and medium body. A nice IPA.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kafarion (273) - POLAND - FEB 12, 2016
Aromat słodki, cytrusowy, kwiatowy, grejpfrut, słodki pomarańcz, landrynki. Kolor jasno pomarańczowy, opalizujący, piana niska, ładnie zdobi szkło. Smak ziołowy, cytrusowy, trawa cytrynowa, limonka, goryczka średnia. Piwo dobrze wysycone, rozgrzewanie w przełyku od alkoholu, długi finisz, całkiem pijalne. Ogólnie super balans między smakiem i aromatem, porządnie zrobione piwo, bez niedociągnięć, mega cytrusowe - jeśli ktoś lubi takie nuty, będzie zachwycony. Jedyne czego można się czepić, to że nie czuć tych ponad 200 IBU. Polecam, piwo rewelacja, choć nie do końca mój smak.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
Estebanik (746) - Lublin, POLAND - FEB 11, 2016
Piana opada bardzo szybko. W aromacie troche zielonego chmielu i niestety lekka kanaliza. Szkoda, bo w smaku to fajna, wytrawna, owocowa ipa z niezłą goryczka. Poprzednie warki zapamietalem znacznie lepiej.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Heidbummer (226) - SCOTLAND - FEB 11, 2016
The middle sibling between Punk and Hardcore. Pine resin on the nose. Bitter bitter bitter on the palate. Hop overload, in a good way. It’s lost some of its citrus and floral hit from original batches but it remains a stonking proper IPA.A bit more citrus and a little less soap and it would be higher in the IPA Pantheon.


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