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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: 714   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.74   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…


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
sdmmb (1134) - USA - DEC 14, 2014
Drunk from 33cl bottle bought at Malting Pot, Brussels. Extremely hoppy and bitter India pale ale. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Ellery (28) - AUSTRALIA - DEC 13, 2014
This is another cracking beer from brew dog, massive fruit aroma, big punchy mouthfeel, great bitter finish! Remind me of the greenflash West coast ipa, beautiful!

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Maarten1993 (436) - - DEC 5, 2014
Drank at home with Marijn 5-12-2014. Okay beer, but Brew Dog has better IPAs. Very bitter, not that rich. But still drinkable.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tomer (2016) - Rishon Le Zion, ISRAEL - DEC 1, 2014
At a tasting, thanks Gunnar, small bubbly head, a little hazy very light orange color, piney aroma with some orange, grapefruit and some fruitiness, flavor of citrus and shrubs with some maltiness in the back,medium mellow bitterness, suprisingly balanced for Brewdog. Excellent.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Kauge (559) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - NOV 30, 2014
Transferring some earlier reviews from my blog to RB. Märts 2014, City Beverage Londonis Old Streetil, 33 cl. Valades üliklaar kuldne; korralik hele vaht küll tekib, kuid kaob kiirelt. Aroom on joovastav... vaiguselt tihke ja täidlane, see oleks nagu keedis päikesepaistelisest sügise algusest männimetsas, kuhu pulli pärast segatud ka üliküpset troopilist mangot, ülikibedat greipi, ülimahlast mandariini... oooooooohh. Juues tundub kerge, kleepjas palett ilmneb alles neelatades, mässides siis kogu suuõõne mõrkja ning vaiguse kihi sisse. Mis mõrksusse-kibedusse puutub, siis paraku mingit võimsat kipitavat elamust siin ei ole - sarnaseid humalapomme olen BrewDogilt varemgi saanud, nii et ses suhtes ei erine see kuigivõrd teistest uue laine IPA-dest. Tunnistust ülisuurest IBU numbrist annab vaid kergelt tuim tunne keelel - keel oleks veidi nagu paiste läinud. Tõele au, see on mõnus tunne. Maitses tunda tugev linnaseline alus, mis kohe puuviljasusse upub ja siis mõrksusega kattub. Järelmaik on... pikkkk... ja tuimestavalt pehme, kleepjas-vaigune, kurku jääb kihama mõrksuse torge. Tõesti väga hea asi, kuid turunduslikust aspektist üle haibitud - kopiraiterid panevad kergelt üle võlli.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
thebeertourist (5026) - Oslo, NORWAY - NOV 29, 2014
On tap at Da Ando, Venezia. Hazy golden. Complex hop nose with notes of pine, grapefruit and even passion fruit. Good fruity flavours, dry finish. Superior IPA.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Supertrev (79) - CHINA - NOV 27, 2014
Almost has a non exist ant head. Smelt great out of the bottle. Good carbonation golden colour. Very bitter but not over the top. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
foxo82 (765) - Bromsgrove (via Leicester), Worcestershire, ENGLAND - NOV 27, 2014
Bottle courtesy of Brother David. Cloudy orange with strong bitter orange chocolate . Great balance between bitter and sweet. Smooth and delicious.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
StoutHead (804) - DENMARK - NOV 26, 2014
Draught at BrewDog Shoreditch. Pours a hazy yellow color with a small white head. Aroma of malt and hops. Taste is of malt, hops, citrus and alcohol. Body is above medium and carbonation is average. Has a faint fruity tartness to the finish. Super crisp and bitter. Very drinkable.

4.4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Gandalf39 (115) - - NOV 22, 2014
du jus de houblon concentré sur un lit de malt pur!!!! oh oui oh oui ahhhh!! merde mon calbutte!!


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