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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: 564   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71   IBU: 100   EST. CALORIES: 222   ABV: 7.4%
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The devastatingly bitter finish will drill straight through your taste buds. If you like hops and bitterness then go ahead. But be warned: this beer has more bitterness than a human palate (or nipple) can detect. For freaks, craft beer junkies and stamp collectors only.

The second placed beer in our 2012 Prototype Challenge is a BrewDog staff favourite, and made a brief guest appearance in our bars last summer.


3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
artyom (453) - Osijek, CROATIA - APR 22, 2014
0,33l bottle. Golden color with quickly disappearing white head. Hoppy aroma with citrus, elder, pine and fruits notes. Taste is medium to heavy bitter with well pronounced hoppy notes. Medium body with bitter finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
McWorta (578) - LUXEMBOURG - APR 20, 2014
UPDATED: JUL 18, 2014 Deep golden nearly orange in colour with a small frothy white head. A beautfil bouquet of citrus, orange, grapefruit and hints of black currant develops. The taste develops further mango/maracuja and hints of litchi notes. A light livelyness leads to a rather slick dry medium-full bodied beer. A light fruity sweet touch which fades quickly into a bitterness which moves on and on leaving a long dry finish. Pretty intense but still well balanced!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
wihlan (239) - Malmö, SWEDEN - APR 20, 2014
Flaska hos föräldrarna. Rätt mörk för för att vara en pale Ale. Fruktig doft och skumkronan drar lite åt det gröna hållet. Härlig beska, en bra ipa. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DuffMan (6673) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - APR 16, 2014
Bottle, shared during our epic night at MicroBar in Reykjavik, with Arnie and Stein. Golden with orange hue, lovely aromatic hop profile, filled with tropical fruits and a touch of conifer. Long bitter finish. After recently having had a few let-downs from Brewdog in the IPA department (in particular, the entire "IPA Is Dead" series), this is a return to greatness. Delicious.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lonick (781) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 14, 2014
Bottle @home. pours golden with a white head. Nose id grapefruit heavy with some pine as well. Big bitter grapefruit taste with some citrus fruit tangy-ness as well, really nice, v.easy to drink.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
CanCrusher (627) - Ilirska Bistrica, SLOVENIA - APR 10, 2014
Bottle 0,33L. Cloudy, dark yellow colour with a lot of visible floating particles and small, frothy, white head. Aroma of tropical fruits like mango, lemon, pineapple, orange, grapefruit, also caramel and resin. Taste is heavy bitter and very hoppy. Medium to full body with dry texture and soft carbonation.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Scottishchris (175) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 6, 2014
Bottle from Cornelius. Pours crystal clear golden, small head. Big resinous sticky nose, grapefruit. Body is lighter than I remember from last taste, loads of bitterness. As another eater has suggested, sits somewhere between punk and hardcore. Good.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Renobob (627) - Besançon, FRANCE - APR 5, 2014
Bue en bouteille de 33 cl. IPA +++++ ultra houblonnée. Pour les amateurs. Amertume land.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
freretoc (641) - Besançon, FRANCE - APR 5, 2014
Bu en bouteille de 33cl, une couleur blonde et grosse grosse mousse, attaque très amère et sèche avec une attaque sur les fruits de la passion et une pointe de kiwi, fin sur la résine, très agréable

2.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
wolfcarnival (83) - Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC - APR 2, 2014
UPDATED: AUG 11, 2014 First drunk at home Prague, while playing Dark Souls, 01/04/14 clear amber beer with a small off-white head. Very fruity nose, grapefruit, pine, mango. Sweet dry hoppy, then biting bitter finish, too bitter for my taste, yolo tho


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