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

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RATINGS: 978   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75/5   IBU: 200   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Ruthless India Pale Ale

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…

OG: 1069
IBU’s: Hopped to 200+ theoretical IBUs
Malts: Extra Pale
Hops: Centennial & Columbus, dry hopped with Citra, Amarillo and Simcoe


klas' rating

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
klas (397) - - AUG 17, 2013
Bottle from Systembolaget. Very good bitter IPA. Nice hoppy aroma and taste. Favorite brewey Brewdog.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
vipinvelp (3607) - Velp, NETHERLANDS - JUN 20, 2016
Pale yellow, white lacing foam head. Nice hoopy aroma and strong bitter lasting taste. Some citrus notes. (Velp 201606)

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
romanstep (145) - Warszawa, POLAND - JUN 19, 2016
W nosie fajny aromat cytrusów, głównie grejpfrut, później pojawiają nuty żywiczno-ziołowe plus trochę dojrzałych białych owoców. Barwa jasno złota, klarowne, drobna, niska piana, ale dość długo się utrzymuje. W smaku jest bardziej wytrawnie niż w nosie. Głównie cytrusy i żywica, w tle trochę dojrzałych tropików, głównie ananas. Spora goryczka, grejprutowo-ziołowa. Klasyk. Butelka do 27.11.2016

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
stoigniew (105) - Łęczna, POLAND - JUN 17, 2016
Aromat świeżych owoców tropikalnych, trawa cytrynowa, zioła prowansalskie. W smaku wyraźna słodycz kontrowana doskonałym amerykańskim nachmieleniem, trochę ciała, goryczka świetnie współgra z karmelowością. Piwo gładkie, bardzo pijalne i jedne z niewielu takich gdzie aromat jest tak samo dobry jak smak. Nie spotkałem jeszcze takiego polskiego piwa które dorównałoby tym podobnym ze Szkocji jak i z Danii. Problemem jest to że żadne z polskich jakie próbowałem nie jest na tyle przyjemnie słodkie i goryczkowe. To jest. Pite po raz trzeci - po raz trzeci doskonałe.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ranthero (26) - BRAZIL - JUN 16, 2016
Sabor intenso do lúpulo que fica na boca. Aroma cítrico muito intenso. Cerveja leve e fácil de beber.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
huineman (561) - Madrid, SPAIN - JUN 13, 2016
33 cl bottle served in frozen stem bowl. Pours hazy deep bronze, off-white head. Aroma is very intense: first conifer scents (cypress, pine needles), then citrus (pomelo, grapefruit, lemon). Round, balanced, fresh. High carb. Very long finish with great big bitterness. Quite nice, indeed.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
LazyPyro (427) - Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - JUN 13, 2016
330ml can. Clear pale golden colour with a small white head. Super hoppy aroma, loads of grapefruit, pine resin, caramel malt. Loads of citrus and grapefruit in the flavour too, very bitter hops, lingering finish. Quality IPA.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
UFleku (31) - SOUTH KOREA - JUN 13, 2016
UPDATED: JUN 13, 2016 Aroma : fruity citrus aroma herbal appearance :golden with thick head taste : very malty ,hoppy bitterness palate : medium body in Brewdog

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
klu9 (392) - Kraków, POLAND - JUN 13, 2016
Wyraźne w smaku i aromacie IPA. Dość wytrawne i pijalne. ----

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mesjasz (819) - Lodz, POLAND - JUN 11, 2016
BrewDog Jack Hammer - uzupełnienie ocen piw pitych przed używaniem ratebeer.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bhensonb (13726) - Woodland, California, USA - JUN 6, 2016
Can from Brewdog Brussels. Pours translucent gold with a white head. Aroma has a burnt rubber hint - really strong hop mix! Med body or so. Flavor is fruit, citrus, earth, orange bombs. Decent malt backbone - tho sort of lost in the hop mix. This is not NW, this is NxNW! Wowser!!!!


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