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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: 598   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.72   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.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mkam (186) - POLAND - AUG 24, 2014
On tap at Piwna Stopa, Poznań. Pours golden with a medium head. Intensive aroma of American hops: citrus, mango, pine. In taste beer is dry, fruity with a bitter finish. Medium body and carbonation. Very good and session IPA.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jow (2202) - New York, USA - AUG 18, 2014
Given to me as take away from crags tasting by crew member unnecessarily, thank you! Enjoyed in hotel room while getting ready for dinner. Pours golden with white head. Nose is funky citrus. Tastes of piney, lemons, touch herbal, and earthy. Funky palate with aggressive hops. Tasty

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sevenlee (1351) - Central Coast, NSW, AUSTRALIA - AUG 16, 2014
Pours a clear amber colour with a white head. Aroma is malt, fruit, pine, citrus and plenty of hops. Taste is light to medium sweet leading to a dry and bitey big hoppy finish. Very good.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
wiosna (188) - - AUG 16, 2014
0,5 pullo@ One pint pub. Keltainen lähes täysin kirkas. Tuoksussa vahvasti humalaa, mäntyä ja vähän sitrusta. Vahva humalan maku ja jälkikatkeruus. Mäntyä myös maussa.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
guzgorog (289) - FRANCE - AUG 16, 2014
Blonde orangée, belle mousse blanche, retombant assez vite en laissant une belle dentelle. Nez très fruité de citron, litchi, fruits de la passion, noix de coco. Amertume brutale, mais ne masquant pas les saveurs de citron, pin, pamplemousse, fruits de la passion. Assez bon équilibre quoique penchant un peu trop vers l’amertume. Houblonnage de malade. Amertume très très persistante.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Niall73 (1838) - Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 15, 2014
Tap at brewdog, Clapham. Pours a slightly orange gold with a white head. Lemony, grassy, light veg aroma. Medium body, medium carbonation. Light caramel, tangerine, marmalade, lemon, pine, white toast... Nice balance, bitter dry and tasty. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
RossMT (2) - - AUG 15, 2014 does not count
Straw coloured with good carbonation. Loose white head to start but leaves really good lacing. Aroma is banging. Loads of guava with resinous pine in tge background. Loads of resin in the mouth with an awesome dry finish that just keeps you coming back for more. Bottle.

2.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
bmeup (521) - Ormeau, AUSTRALIA - AUG 15, 2014
Without a sermon or twenty lines of bullshit, dada dada, pure and simple, beer is and always has been about balance. Sadly this is all the wrong way. It has some good points (hops) but mostly bad (hops). We all know and love hops, but this is nowhere near there best effort............but then probably never meant to be;-)

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kidmartinek (3725) - austin, Texas, USA - AUG 15, 2014
Its a good IPA. Especially a rare find in Shenzhen at Frankie’s. Pale copper color. Little white head. The aroma is citrusy and malty. The flavor is fruity and citrusy. Its bitter, and in a real good way, but these Scotts clearly haven’t been to San Diego or Austin!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Gorm (1281) - Sandnes, NORWAY - AUG 13, 2014
Klar lys gyllen farve med lyst skum. Lukt av grapefrukt, sitrus og furunål. Smak av grapefrukt, sitrus og furunål. En bombe av frisk og god humle. Vinmonopolet.


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