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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: 763   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…


klas' rating

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
klas (351) - - AUG 17, 2013
Bottle from Systembolaget. Very good bitter IPA. Nice hoppy aroma and taste. Favorite brewey Brewdog.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
andrewturba (1175) - Alberta, CANADA - JUN 30, 2015
Pours a mostly clear amber with a thin white head that slowly disappears. Aroma is citrus, tropical fruits, resin, and pine. Flavour is citrus, tropical fruits, resin, pine, medium bitterness, light pale malts and a medium dry finish.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Flanfl (213) - Bordeaux, FRANCE - JUN 30, 2015
Bottle. Hazy pale yellow colour. Huge white head. Crazy aroma, lots of citrus and peach, exotic fruits, some dryness. Flavour is similar, lots of citrus, the peach is shyer, same level of exotic fruits. Loooong bitter finish. Not crazy bitter but its probably because I had two other beers before this one. Great IPA. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
solvaris (128) - - JUN 24, 2015
White Grapefruit, schöne Hopfennoten, ausgeprägt bitter, fruchtig. ============================ ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
artiredbirds (73) - St.Petersburg, RUSSIA - JUN 23, 2015
Очень хороший и качеств& ИПА, брюдоги не подводя& Очень питкий и хорошо сбаланс&

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
alomtnez (165) - SPAIN - JUN 22, 2015
Big frothy and white head with good retention. Hazy golden colour slightly flocculate. Aroma is resin, fruit (citrus, peach), caramel and toasted malts. Taste is bitter and malty with fruitiness, intense, with bitter aftertaste. Thick and oily palate.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Achel (125) - GREECE - JUN 22, 2015
Cloudy deep golden, small head. Rich aroma of strawberry and citrus. Dry with solidm body and surprisingly crisp mouthfeel. Lots of lychee, elderflower and grapefruit. Really bitter finish. Well executed clean IPA.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
venom666 (541) - Elche, SPAIN - JUN 22, 2015
Almost clear golden color with medium white head. Lively carbonation. Aroma is really West Coast, full of juicy tropical fruits (mango, grapefruit), but also sweet citrus fruits, pine and resin. Taste follows the aroma, lots of tropical fruits, citrus fruits and grassy. floral and piney notes, with a crazy bitterness of the aftertaste. Really hop forward beer, maybe a bit unbalanced, but really good.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
braystacey (6) - - JUN 21, 2015 does not count
This stuff is awesome! Bitter as hell but with loads of citrus hop character and flavour by the bucketload. One of the best IPAs I have tasted. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
suurjuust (1717) - ESTONIA - JUN 20, 2015
Bottle. Slightly hazy golden yellow, white head. Nose is very hoppy, some citric notes, malt with toasty notes, some grass. Flavor is biscuity malt, grassy-citric hops, finish is dry and hoppy, some sweet notes and grapefruity bitterness.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Slautar (59) - Gdańsk, POLAND - JUN 19, 2015
Aromat mało intensywny ale bardzo przyjemny, ale*. W smaku intensywnie gorzkie jednakże goryczą przyjemnie nienachalną i dobrze skomponowaną z cytrusowo-żywicznymi nutami. Ewentualne powroty do niego uzależniam od ceny (której nie znam bo dostałem to piwo na urodziny :-) ) *podczas picia kilka razy wychwyciłem w zapachu coś jakby nuty plastiku


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