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


on tap

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RATINGS: 1017   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.89/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
oteyj (2139) - New Hampshire, USA - MAY 25, 2011
Clear amber pour with a small white froth. The nose holds huge orange peel citrus, with necar fruits, fruit cocktail, herbal evergreen, and caramel biscuit. The flavor is much heavier on the malt side, with toffee, caramel, and bread prevailing. The hop profile is very citrus oriented, with grapefruit and orange being most prevalent. The palate is thick and rich for the style with a sticky sweet resinous finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
stobbe74 (3789) - DENMARK - MAY 25, 2011
Bottle. Pours a clear and copper beer with an offwhite head. The aroma is malt, caramel and hops with pine. The flavor follows the nose. The palate is bitterness. Overall a good beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
peterclash (45) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAY 24, 2011
Pours beautifully with a medium beige head and a rusty orange body, smells lovely of fresh citrus hops and a bit of sweetness. So the taste nearly had to be a dissapointment. Its good but like every beer I’ve been drinking from Brew Dog It’s not balanced, and the wrong ingredience is the caramel malt I guess. It’s absolutely possible to feel the strong taste of alcohol, but the great amount of hops still makes this beer enjoyable. It’s bitter, in a good way.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
pacond (188) - Muncie, Indiana, USA - MAY 24, 2011
Burnt caramel sugar body along with some spicy pine and citrus hops. Rich mouthfeel too.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
HonusWagner (2127) - Florida, USA - MAY 23, 2011
UPDATED: JUN 1, 2011 Caramel sweetness and citrus hoppy character. Much like Stella 0, has a sort of strange clash between malt and hops rather than a harmony. Balance isn’t all there, and there is too much malt for an IPA this hoppy IMO. Merely good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hallinghansen (2906) - Odense SV, DENMARK - MAY 23, 2011
Bottle @ Odense tasting. Clear amber body with a small white head. Aroma is hops, grapefruit fruit. Very hoppy. Flavor is hops, grapefruit, fruit. citrus. Nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
sfhodense (4789) - Odense NØ, DENMARK - MAY 22, 2011
Pours amber with a beige head. Aroma is caramel, grapefruit and citrus. Flavour is sweet caramel, grapefruit and citrus. High bitter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Christian (12955) - Odense, DENMARK - MAY 21, 2011
Hazy amber with a small off-white head. Herbal and fruity hop aroma with a touch of tobacco leaves. Sweetish and fruity flavour, but with a somewhat harsh bitterness

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Zymurgeist2 (1869) - Redwood City, California, USA - MAY 20, 2011
Deep autumnal orange. White head that remains with lacing. Massive citrus, earth....everything hops! Malt actually balances well to give it an earthy, bitter balance.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
griggz_ (1) - IRELAND - MAY 20, 2011 does not count
Great beer, big hop aroma, hides 9.5% well. Great hop taste. Glad i got the last two bottles in the shop

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