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


on tap

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RATINGS: 1035   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75/5   IBU: 200   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
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

bursprak's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bursprak (2573) - Aarhus, - JAN 1, 2014
33 cl bottle @ home. Pours hazy light golden with a very small head. Aroma is a bit weak but there are some citrus and pine. Taste is bitter with notes of grapefruit and orangepeel. Very bitter finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
KikoDucky (30) - Trenèín, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - OCT 23, 2016
Aroma of grapefruit, lightly honey and bitterness. Colour is clasic pale, white short standing foam. Taste starting with lightly bitter, at the middle there is citrus flavours, and nice strong grapefruit-bitter and alcohol finnish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
CeskyPepa (20) - Praha, CZECH REPUBLIC - OCT 22, 2016
nuts, citrus, golden, clear, white foam, light sweetness, medium bitterness, medium body, thin feel, soft carbonation, bitter,

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jonasdm (27) - - OCT 21, 2016
Bottle. Pours thin head that quickly disappears. Clear appearance, almost like a pilsner. Aroma is fresh with a very significant scent of a well known flower that I cant specify. Taste is just as fresh but also bitter. Reminds me of the same limefruit-flower. Very delightful beer. One more please.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
VueltaBirrista (15) - Murcia, SPAIN - OCT 19, 2016
De color pálido, un poco turbia y espuma discreta, como suele ser habitual en este tipo de cerveza. Nada más aspirarla la hierba, los cítricos y frutas maduras como melocotón te pegan un golpe considerable. En boca me encantó. Entra amarga no os lo voy a negar, pero siempre está presente un cierto toque afrutado y los cítricos en el post gusto. El final es bastante seco. De chasquear la lengua…

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sokuzs1 (644) - - OCT 18, 2016
Aroma: citrus, pine, resin Taste: heavy bitter, pine, resin, citrus Really good west coast ipa

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
LakatosKE (174) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - OCT 18, 2016
on tap at Pokhoi. Hazy amber with thick creamy white head. Aroma: grapefruit, light resins, malty background. Taste: grapefruit, peach, mango, malt. Medium body. High long lasting fruity bitterness. Very good IPA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Echon (386) - Århus, DENMARK - OCT 17, 2016
Straw coloured. Powerful hoppy aroma with notes of citrus, grape and some spice. Rich hoppy flavour but no real malt character. Light sweetness with a very bitter finish. Full body. Overall, a good IPA. Great hop profile but I still would prefer some malt flavour.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ochniczek (266) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - OCT 17, 2016
33 cL bottle. Pours clear and golden yellow with a little white head, little lacing. Aroma is grapefruit, herbs and floral notes. Quite solid, dry, grapefruity bitterness. Herbal finish, moderate carbonation, quite drinkable. overall very good

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
DraftDodger (1113) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - OCT 16, 2016
Copenhagen 16/10 2016. 33 cl bottle from Fakta. Usual ubercool label design in green with the howling brewdog. Pours clear yellow with white head. Settles quickly as thin patchy layer of foam. Rich aroma dominated by bittersour grape fruit, lemon and citrus. Sweet exotic fruit in the background. Fills the room the moment you pour it. Fairly strong carbonation and slightly thick palate. Flavor has light sweetness followed by strong bitterness. Bitter aftertaste and dry finish. Perfect if you like it dry and bitter. The name "Jack Hammer seems to make sense.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
janubio (727) - SPAIN - OCT 15, 2016
Golden-orange colour, medium head with good retention that leaves a good crown and lace. Aroma of resines, fruits, citrics. Medium body with a thick texture. TAste of resines, citrics and fruits.

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