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

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RATINGS: 1011   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.89/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


sputnikus' rating

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
sputnikus (96) - Brno, - FEB 1, 2013
Bottle. Cooper colored in glass, with slightly tanned head. Smells grapefruit, passion fruit, pine and pineapple, also caramel and grass. There’s a little bit of that alcoholic volatility too. Taste starts bitter, but changes into sweet and kinda salty. Nicely fullbodied with sticky texture. Beer is softly carbonated, which I preffer. Unconstrained bittersweet finish. Awesomeness in glass, that’s what this beer is.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jorn69 (2067) - Ängelholm, SWEDEN - JAN 30, 2016
Backlog............................ Bottle @ Havregatan, Ängelholm 20140214.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
aleworker (10) - - DEC 20, 2015
Bottle.Nice balanced malt and hopy aroma and taste,full body.Copper color.Realy enjoyed.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
klm1 (696) - - DEC 11, 2015
Pours orange like color, haze, with foamy stable yellowish off-white head. Visually low carbonation. Aroma: intense hop aroma, which takes on some tropical fruits, like mango, papaya, some peaches, etc., with malt aroma in the background, which reminds on caramel, but with more like biscuit character. Flavor: intense, with surprisingly high malt flavors, which takes on biscuit, toffee, with note of liquorice, mint, peppermint, and stong hop flavors, which takes on pine, tropical fruits, peaches and some citruses. Finish is slightly bitter, sticky/dry. Body is medium to full, carbonation is soft, texture is silky.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Mesjasz (539) - Lodz, POLAND - DEC 11, 2015
Tasted two years ago. Hopy and malt aroma. Taste is very bitter but with great malty balance.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
kaser (4905) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 9, 2015
Dark orange cloudy pour from 12oz bottle at home. Dank apricot aroma. Malty, tangerine and off tasting fruit flavor. Odd. Ok.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MelvinKalksma (462) - UTRECHT, NETHERLANDS - DEC 7, 2015
UPDATED: DEC 9, 2015
Aroma:
Malts, caramel, sweet overripe fruit, hops.

Appearance:
Slightly turbid amber beer with a slight off-white head.

Taste/Palate:
Starts sweet with malts and overripe fruit; gets more bitter towards the end; ends slightly bitter and hoppy.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 19/20
sjogro (1572) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - DEC 5, 2015
Even een borrel na de bevalling! Diep warm honingzoet, kruidige hop, soort van koude sinasappelthee met balsamico en suiker. Hoptoeter. Op ’t leven. Backlog from 2015/02/06.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Douberd (3992) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - NOV 6, 2015
(BrewDog / Mikkeller I Hardcore You) Bottle 330 ml at home, served into a shaker, ABV 9.5% Deep orange to red colour on the body, clear, with a snall and a bit thin off-white head sitting on top. Average retention. Nice aroma, very fruity, with mango, tropical fruits, alcohol, caramel malts. Taste begins sweet with caramel matls, tropical fruits, pineaplle, mango, then turns to a nice bitterness with hops and a bit of pine. Well hidden alcohol on the taste. Medium body, soft carbonation. Good, I bet it’s even better when it’s fresh.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
altonbrownd (4817) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - OCT 31, 2015
9/10/2010 11:17:33 AM Bottle from Bierkoning. Really nice amber body with tall dark head. Nose of hops and fruits. Taste of bitter and plenty of hops. Really smooth and prickly and nice.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
markextrae (2756) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - OCT 28, 2015
bottle at home. poured a deep dark golden to orange colour with a fluffy white head. bottle was fairly old. lot’s of sweet juicy fruits, tropical, pineapple juice. fleshy stone fruits, and pits, sweet sticky malts, and still a very strong oily pine bitterness. long lasting mouthfeel. nice


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