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Brewed by BrewDog
Style: Imperial/Double IPA
Ellon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
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RATINGS: 898   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.89   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
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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.


Bonster's rating

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bonster (180) - Jersey Shore, New Jersey, USA - DEC 26, 2010
11.2 oz bottle from New Beer Dist. In NY. Hazy, orange amber pour with a huge head. Awesome lacing on the glass. Aroma is outstanding, citrus and pine hops all the way with a bit malt. I taste the sweet fruit notes up front briefly then I’m hit in the face with piney and citrus hops. A nice malt sweetness comes through at the end. Perfectly balanced. There’s nothing about this beer I don’t like. Spectacular!


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Anatole (112) - BELGIUM - SEP 16, 2014
Excellente collaboration. Amertume puissante et persistante. Epices, agrumes.

3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
mattman522 (29) - New York, USA - SEP 14, 2014
This beer represents a power couple. Each trying to out do the other. Dry hop, malt, resin, yeah both sides brought it to the party.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Hullujussi (9) - Tartu, ESTONIA - SEP 13, 2014 does not count
From tap @Keller. Sweet hoppy aroma. Orange-golden appearance. Nice soft foam. Tastes has perfect balance between hops and sweetness. Really freakin great balance. Same story with palate. One of my favorite beers. You really have to hardcore this.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
agent_persik (395) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - SEP 11, 2014
Clean amber color, small beige head. Aroma of grapefruit, lychee, caramel, malt, resin, hops. Taste has caramel, malt, tropical fruits, , herbs, pine and hops - very sweet, but sweetness is well balanced with heavy bitterness, long hoppy aftertaste. Full body and soft carbonation.

4.5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
eluosiren (33) - Moscow, RUSSIA - SEP 8, 2014
Sometimes when two proffessionals do something together it’s not that good, but thankfully this is not the case! The beer is hoppy as hell but at the same time it reminds of barley wine. Much appreciated!

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tselloufc88 (130) - Coventry, West Midlands, ENGLAND - SEP 6, 2014
Keg at Mikkeller, Copenhagen. Aroma of tropical fruits, some grapefruit. Taste is a big explosion of fruity hops, a pretty perfumed taste with floral hops and a fair bittersweet finish. Definitely thinking flowers and fruits here. Very good.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
kingvit (182) - - SEP 3, 2014
Aroma: strong citrus, Appearance: orange gold, minimal head; Taste: medium bitterness, slight sourness, slight sweetness; Palate: full body, bitter finish, oily texture, soft carbonation Great fusion, retaining the hoppiness of Hardcore IPA but Adding maltiness, body and hiding alcohol. Perfect refinement.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Beergaard (72) - Aarhus, DENMARK - SEP 1, 2014
A shit load of hops and strong alcohol content in a beautiful combination! Great beer

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Mjp12 (336) - York, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 27, 2014
Hops, hops and hops, and some high abv sweetness . Take two hop loving brewers, and you would guess this beer would take like this, but it is beautifully balanced, and dangerously drinkable. Great stuff.

2.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
qulment (19) - SWITZERLAND - AUG 23, 2014
Very strong flavour, aftertaste id quite strong as well, red golden color, quite strong taste


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