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Brewed by BrewDog
Style: Imperial/Double IPA
Ellon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Serve in Shaker, Snifter

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RATINGS: 871   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.88   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
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English: I Hardcore You is a 9.5% Imperial India Pale Ale, an international collaborative effort between 2 of Europe’s most rock ’n roll brewers. This beer is a blend of BrewDog’s Hardcore IPA and Mikkeller’s I Beat You. After the blending, the beer was then dry hopped a further twice. Making I Hardcore You a beer which has been dry hopped four times, or maybe even six times. We kinda lost count.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
martjoobolut (589) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - MAY 19, 2014
0,33L bottle. Pours clear amber-copper with white head. The head stays. Aroma is caramel, pine, fruits, and alcohol. Taste is very sweet, caramel, fruits, and pine. Finish is intense pine bitter with caramel. Alcohol is slightly noticeable. Overall: nice hoppy brew, but a little bit too sweet for my taste.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
wolfcarnival (58) - Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC - MAY 19, 2014
Drunk 18/05/14 at home while reading hops and glory. powered through part 1 with this badboy. pours amber with instant big fresh hoppy pine, flowers and some fruit. its a heady mix. taste is sweet on the tongue, big boozy punch and a lasting dry bitterness. tbh i was surprised at how drinkable it was. wished i had another one to tan right after as it woulda put me in that halfcut zone thats perfect for some hardcore reading

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
beerman33190 (44) - FRANCE - MAY 8, 2014
Pours clear amber colour with thin off-white head. Strong tangerine and grapefruit in the nose. Palate is thickish, silky with discreet carbo. Taste is massive ! Tangy, sweet, ripe fruit notes mix with the bitter grapefruit kick we’re all looking for. A beer to serve to all beer sceptics. Remarkable.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
brewballs (190) - USA - APR 27, 2014
I’m yet to be disappointed by both breweries and this one is no exception. And yet I’m still on the fence on this brew. A collaboration made in heaven or hell one might say. A copper hue. The head is fothy. It is hoppy. But the body seems scooped. Earthy and unearthly flavors collide. Frankly, it is exquisite and the same time kinda decadent. Its like it would fit perfectly at some fine dining place and at the same time some dark, seedy speakeasy. I like and dislike it at the same time. I think the genius and idea supercedes the brew, but still try it.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
melush (517) - SPAIN - APR 27, 2014
Botella de 33 cl, adquirida en tienda XXXII. Color ambar. Sabor a lupulo, citrico, alcohol, ligeramente dulce.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fajry (384) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - APR 27, 2014
Flasa. Tmavo medena farba, pekna kremova pena, drzala celkom dlho. Vo voni je to plne sladu, karamelu, citrusoveho ovocia. Vona najskor sladka, neskor dlhaaaaa horkost. Je to fajnove vyvazene pivo. Je prudko pitelne. Velmi prijemny pocin.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
weaselkenievil (1608) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - APR 26, 2014
Bottle, in the Brewdog Bar, Manchester. Sat outside on a nice sunny day, some nutters out today. Always seem to get in some weird conversations when I go here. Darkish amber gold with a thin off white head. Aroma has some peach and pine, toffee. Flavour has some nice sweetness, aniseed, smooth finish. Pretty good.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
miquelcrush (1273) - Granollers, SPAIN - APR 22, 2014
Cervesa molt extrema tant en alcohol en gust com a amarga, però està molt bona. Cerveza muy extremista tanto en alcohol en gusto como amarga, pero está muy buena.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BlazerT (58) - POLAND - APR 20, 2014
Teku glass. Cooper/burnt orange with low to medium, white head, which dissapears quickly. Very clear no haziness. Intense fruity aromas - citrus (orange, tangerine), some tropical fruits (mango). Clean malty sweetness. Resinous and grassy. Some alcohol notes. Strong an complex hop flavour - mainly citrus (orange, tangerine, grapefruit) and tropical fruits (mango, pineapple) - those two are dominant. In the background some grassy and pine notes. High bitterness from the start till the end in the very end sweet accents. Aftertaste is bitter.Smooth. Medium body. Medium carbonation. No alcohol warming. Very good, highly drinkable IIPA, good balance between hop and malty/sweet character.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Deu (681) - Nantes, FRANCE - APR 20, 2014
Bottle at home. Pours hazy brown orange with a lasting, leaving lacings, creamy off-white head. Nose fills with malt, caramel, dark tropic and citrus fruity.Taste is loads of sweet, loads of bitter and lasting . Balancing in a hardcore way. Body is strangely light to medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. Nice but not impressive


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