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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: 638   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73   IBU: 100   EST. CALORIES: 222   ABV: 7.4%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Patjeadam (64) - NETHERLANDS - JAN 7, 2014
Very hoppy train. Very fresh too. If you like your ipa to be a goodmorning call, go for this one! Excellent west coast ipa! ---Rated via Beer Buddy (iOs)

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
HerrBierkoenig (350) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JAN 6, 2014
From bottle. APP: Pours hazy golden liquid. Small white head, medium to big bubbles, falls quickly, only some maps remains. AR: HOPS, HOPS, HOPS, floral, citrus, mango, orange peel, elderberry. T: extremely hoppy from the beginning to the end, typical brewdog taste, exotic frutis, floral, citrus, mango, strong hoppy P: Medium body, medium carbonation, heavy bitterness everywhere. O: Excelent, unbelievable. They surely added hops do the tanks with shovel here!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Buongiorgio00 (892) - - JAN 6, 2014
Ipa di grado importante, per serate agguerrite. Amaro intenso ma piuttosto erbaceo, note citriche molto stuzzicanti. Non eccelle, ma appaga il palato.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
omikr0n (762) - Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC - JAN 5, 2014
Bottle. Pours cloudy yellow with nice white head. Aroma is hops, pine, earthy and a bit grassy. Flavor is hops, pine, grass, spices, hint of malt and honey. Quite bitter and lovely.

3.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sneakychi (64) - - JAN 5, 2014
Clear yellow / light orange, with some white head. Aroma is loaded with hops, really pleasant! Taste is some malt sweetness and medium bitterness. Finishes rather dry.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
JimmyBoy74 (288) - Örebro, SWEDEN - JAN 3, 2014
33 cl systembolaget. Lätt grumlig öl. Blommigt, citrus atom. Smakar, bröd, blommigt, citrus.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Arczir (127) - POLAND - JAN 1, 2014
Bottle to tulip at home, batch 284. Pours golden with small head, which reduces to none in two minutes. Carbonation can be seen, as bubbles work their way up. Intense and beautiful aroma of tropical fruits, mango and pine. Flavour seems sweet, fruity at first, then quickly comes down to intense and bitter grapefruit. Medium body, lively carbomated with long, herbal finish. Great beer overall, the smell is incredible, but appearance isn’t shockingly good.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bursprak (763) - Aarhus, DENMARK - JAN 1, 2014
33 cl bottle @ home. Pours hazy light golden with a very small head. Aroma is a bit weak but there are some citrus and pine. Taste is bitter with notes of grapefruit and orangepeel. Very bitter finish.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hobsch (505) - Cologne, GERMANY - DEC 31, 2013
Bottle 0.33l. Pours clear golden with small white head. Aroma is absolutely amazing. Full of tropical fruit without any flaws. Taste is light sweet, medium to heavy bitterness, citrus, mango, grapefruit. Very fruity IPA with a bitter aftertaste and well hidden alcohol. Really good.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
oh6gdx (20902) - Vasa, FINLAND - DEC 31, 2013
Bottled. Hazy golden colour with a small white head. Aroma is sweet malts, fruits, toffee and some slight herbal notes. Flavour is a bunch of fruits, a bit boozy along with a quite nice bitterness to go with it.


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