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

bottled
common

on tap
common

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RATINGS: 710   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73   IBU: 100   EST. CALORIES: 222   ABV: 7.4%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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…


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
PabloZab (267) - Wroclaw, POLAND - MAR 16, 2015
Barwa zlota z biala lekko przybrudzona piana szybko schodzaca do cienkiego kozuszka, ktory tez szybko znika, slabiutki lacing. Aromat intensywny, czerwonego grapefruita, bardzo przyjemny. W smaku wytrawne, bardzo goryczkowe z cierpkim posmakiem soku z czerwonego grapefruita i delikatna slodycza na koncu. Dluga chmielowa goryczka utrzymuje sie na podniebieniu ale nie zalega choc po pewnym czasie jest troche meczaca. Piwo sredniotresciwe, fajnie zbalansowane przez co srednio do dobrze pijalne.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mansquito (3909) - Nueva York, New York, USA - MAR 15, 2015
A la biere comme a la biere, paris: pours orange with a white head. Aroma is grapefruit, more citrus, and maybe some flowers. Taste is pretty bitter. Sweet finish. Bitter hoppy aftertaste. Really good.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
nihtila (1301) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 14, 2015
18.4.2014. Aroma of strong citrus and grapefruit. Taste is quite dry with strong grapefruit and pine. Long bitter finish. A bit too dry for my taste.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
lobs_ols (305) - LATVIA - MAR 14, 2015
Clear gold, medium white head. Strong and lovely US hop aroma, notes of citrus and some spicy herbiness. Balanced bitterness that isn’t too much at first, sweet malty notes in the background. Tropical fruit and citrus. Finishes bitter, warming and lightly malty. Nice!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dynamiteninja (1653) - Richmond, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 14, 2015
Bottle. Thin white head. Gold body. Citra, pine, grapefruit. Good, but no complexity. Bitter with a dry finish. Excellent.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
alberti92 (140) - - MAR 14, 2015
Bottle from cellarbrations super store in hami hill. Pours golden with a thick creamy head with a moderate amount of sediment floating about. Body is medium with mild carbonation. Nose is quite pungent. Booze does appear but a big malt backbone does disguise it quite well. Typical west coast aroma wise with tones of tropical fruit but well balanced with a touch of honey sweetness. Slight melon appears as an undertone with almost a touch of sourness coming through as well. Taste isn't as aggressive as I would have thought. I found it very well balanced. Earthy hops were pretty dominant with some resin. Tropical fruits also come through as well. Finish is quite dry and bitter. Awesome!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
wiedrzensky (146) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAR 13, 2015
Tap at "na 7.schode", Zilina. Pours is golden clear with thick white head. Aroma of tropical fruits, mango, papaya, light grapefruit, very hoppy. Taste is just bitter, bitter and bitter... also lightly sweet. Awesomely hopped beer, recomended.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mahkus (65) - Aberdeen, SCOTLAND - MAR 12, 2015
330 ml bottle from Tesco. Thin off white head. Lots of suspended bubbles in amedium light coloured beer. Thick hoppy aroma. Touch of sweetness on first taste followed by a wave of bitter and followed by the alcohol.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
StigErling (11) - - MAR 11, 2015
En deilig og kraftfull aroma, med dyp og deilig undertone av mango, litt sitrus og tørket frukt. Flott gylden orange farge. Og bitterheten er på topp, her får du virkelig en bitter gjennomgang på en positiv måte for de som aldri får nok, men likevel balansert fordi den har en kraftig kropp, med deilig typisk vest coast ettersmak. Bare å nyte for humle elskere! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
espenra (904) - Kurland, NORWAY - MAR 8, 2015
33cl bottle from Systembolaget. Batch 33. Best before 2015-02-05. It poured an orange colour with a medium big whitte foamy head. Aroma is laden with hops, pine, citrus. Some malty caramel notes. Flavour is bitter. Spicy. Lots of hops and pine. Resin. Oily. Short aftertaste.


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