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BrewDog Jack Hammer IPA

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

bottled
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on tap
common

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RATINGS: 642   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.74   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.


4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
LaViolette (36) - Brussels, BELGIUM - DEC 24, 2014
A very nice IPA from Brewdog. Way better than their Punk one. Beautiful, strong grapefruit nose. Long, very bitter taste. Very well balanced. Loved it!

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mario_giri (61) - SWITZERLAND - DEC 23, 2014
Wow, was für ein Aroma: Orangen, Blüten, Citrus. Vollmundige starke Bittere, die gut von der Fruchtigkeit aufgefangen wird. Nichts Saures, mittel CO2. Langer feiner bitterer Abgang mit fruchtnoten. Superfeines IPA!

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Teran (28) - Belgrade, SERBIA - DEC 23, 2014
Almost clear, spicy grapefruit dominant, which means bitterness. Strong hammer hops. Some pine. Small white head. Long finish, bitter one again. Late afternoon beer.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
MrJoller (78) - ITALY - DEC 22, 2014
Pungent very hoppy aroma with a straightforward strong bitter, american hops only with a long lasting aftertaste. Not much space to maltyness. Very good for the style and very refreshing

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Godfather50 (74) - SCOTLAND - DEC 19, 2014
Normally I overintellectualise Brewdog beer. It provokes thought. But I found this straightforward. It’s a true to style IPA where so many fall short. However they’ve overdone the IBU for me. The hopping is fine, love the aroma. Clean malt and more than adequate ABV. Nevertheless proud to be drinking it.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Gramoit (366) - AUSTRALIA - DEC 19, 2014
Super IPA, Super hoppy just how I like them. All about the grapefruit and citrus hops!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
grubypawel (93) - - DEC 14, 2014
Pours hazy pale golden with some random stuff floating around. Initial aromas of mango and grapefruit that changes to resin with increasing temperature. Hints of garlic (It turns out the bottle is quite old) A strong bitter finish!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
sdmmb (998) - 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 (374) - - 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.


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