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

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RATINGS: 873   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.


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3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fredandboboflo (1570) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 12, 2011
Bottle. Aroma of lots of grapefruit, lots of malt, and lots of alcohol. Flavor heavy sweet, heavy bitter, alcohol still abounds. Pretty straightforward, hops are nice but very one-note. Just too much alcohol to be enjoyable for more than a few sips.


4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
zacgillbanks (2168) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - JUL 31, 2014
Bottle from BrewDog website. Aged for 3 years: Cloudy Copper coloured with a very strong rich orange marmalade fruity flavour, burnt toffee notes followed by a spicy fruit, warming finish.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
VamboladeTolly (5) - Tartu, ESTONIA - JUL 31, 2014 does not count
bottle. Aroma of caramel. Taste sweet and bitter. Pretty intresting for a IIpa. I like it.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jdjuice (315) - Kumamoto, JAPAN - JUL 24, 2014
Nice piney hops all over the nose. First sip is really sweet, but not syrupy like some IIPAs can be. Hops come back on the finish, not as overpowering as I expected, but quite pleasant. Alcohol is hidden well, this is a dangerous brew.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mgajdaczewa (457) - Katowice, POLAND - JUL 21, 2014
W aromacie uderza potęga chmielu, jest rześko a zarazem jest pełnia i bogactwo aromatu, grejpfrut, ananas, mango i pewnie masa innych owoców. W smaku pełne, słodkie z wysoką goryczką, ale wszystko wspaniale zbalansowane. Owoce tropikalne, lekkie przyprawy i zioła na finiszu. Alkohol mógłby być lepiej ukryty, ale tragedii nie ma. Doskonały, degustacyjny trunek.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
circinus (209) - SWEDEN - JUL 21, 2014
Bottle 33 cl from Barleywine, CPH. Hazy dark orange with a yellowish head. Fudge, orange marmelade, quite sweet, candied fruit?. Medium body, medium carbonation, sweet finish. Way too sweet for my taste. Probably old bottle?

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
Franzen (305) - SWEDEN - JUL 21, 2014
Caramell and alcohol in the aroma with some fruitiness not much hops. Hazy orange white head. Malty sweet caramelly not what I expect from an IIPA. Full body low carbonation. It is to sweet and malty with not much hops, brewwd in march so It shouldn’t just be age, a dissapointement.

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
manolomoris (12) - - JUL 17, 2014
Simplemente perfecta, alcohol integrado. Aroma potente, amargor que se va incrementando con la temperatura. Perfecta.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
slawek (104) - Kraków, POLAND - JUL 14, 2014
Bottle. Clear, amber body. Aroma: medium, spruce, melon Taste: Very sweet with strong bitter finish. Flavor of sweet candy with alcohol. Bit alcoholic, not aromatic enough, too sweet.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
rockana (216) - Zadar/Zagreb, CROATIA - JUL 11, 2014
Pours clear amber with big whitw head. Fruity nose. Aroma is herbal, flowery, a bit grassy and fruity. Taste is bitter covered by sweetness. It has a lot of alochol but it is covered by sweetness, so that work great for me.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Piero1987 (652) - Iglesias, ITALY - JUL 8, 2014
Light red color with big head. Nice malty and hoppy aroma, big citrus resin herbal and zesty. At taste is light sweet with less bitterness i hope, expolosion mix of tropical fruit flavour and nice malt.


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