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Brewed by BrewDog
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Ellon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 286   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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This bottle contains an India Pale Ale from a bygone era. An era of towering sailing ships, burgeoning empires and world shaping beers. This is an ale hand crafted with British malts and English hops to recreate the epic IPAs that were sent on monumental ocean voyages from England to India by sea in the 1800s.

Old World IPA is an attempt by punk post modern Scottish Brewers to pay tribute to a 200 year old odyssey and heritage with a healthy dose of swash-buckling adventure.


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
HKdIPA (235) - HONG KONG - JUN 20, 2014
Tap at Roundhouse. Hazy bright orange pour. Slight spicy hop aroma with a bit of sweetness. Taste is unusual - big DIPA but with English hops instead of new world. More crisp, bitter, spicy. Less pine and tropical. Crisp finish with a bit of booziness. Better than I expected - probably not a repeat but definitely worth a try.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
seritomi (297) - HUNGARY - JUN 19, 2014
is bottle contains an India Pale Ale from a bygone era. An era of towering sailing ships, burgeoning empires and world shaping beers. This is an ale hand crafted with British malts and English hops to recreate the epic IPAs that were sent on monumental ocean voyages from England to India by sea in the 1800s.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TheCametron (1780) - CZECH REPUBLIC - JUN 15, 2014
Bottle. Pours cloudy Amber with a White head. Aroma is intensely hoppy yet somehow dull. Flavour is also swimming in hops but with a sullen earthy character that doesn’t exite. Grass and Hay. A nod to what IPA used to be. I prefer what it is now.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Osprey87 (1693) - WALES - JUN 7, 2014
Keg at Brewdog. Hazy orange, pretty still, small bubbly white head. Aroma - toned down musty socks, hot water. Body is medium to light, low carbonation, smooth. Taste - malt forward, straw, chemical, light bitter finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Niall73 (1774) - Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 7, 2014
Tap at Drafthouse, Northcote Road. 06/06. Pours an orange/amber with a slightly off white head. Aroma has a light sweatiness, rye, caramel. Medium body, medium carbonation. Fairly sweet to start with caramel, a little orange marmalade, toasted rye bread, light pine leading to a decent woody bitter finish. Nice.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
tderoeck (4671) - Gent, BELGIUM - JUN 6, 2014
24/V/14 - 66cl bottle from Bierhalle Deconinck (Vichte) @ Procrastinated Spontan Gent Tasting - BB: 14/X/14 (2014-535) Thanks to Erwin for sharing the bottle!

Clear red orange beer, big fluffy yellow to beige head, pretty stable, adhesive, leaving a nice lacing in the glass. Aroma: beit weird, malty, grains, bit medicinal, sugary, almonds. MF: ok carbon, medium body. Taste: sweet start, some honey, alcohol, bit unpleasant bitterness, grains, some citrus, sugary touch. Aftertaste: cocoa powder bitterness, grassy, bit malty, grains.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
AdiBeer (1068) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 1, 2014
Aroma: caramel malt, hay. Appearance: hazy amber, medium beige head. Taste: light sweet. Palate: bitters intensify, malty sweets lingering in the background. Overall: great IPA, very drinkable, not too intense yet complex. Pint at BrewDog, Shoreditch.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
MattiasA (862) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUN 1, 2014
Bottle from Systembolaget. This tasted a lot like stale tea, not pleasant at all, was expecting a lot more.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MoritzF (8493) - Bochum, GERMANY - MAY 31, 2014
(bottle, 66cl, 7.5% abv) Hazy, amber colour with a medium-sized off-white foamy head. Fruity and slightly resiny hoppy aroma with notes of citrus, grapefruit and a touch of nutty cara-malt. Moderately bitter flavour, medium bodied with a modest carbonation. Delicately bready cara-malty base with resiny, herbal and slightly fruity hops; moderately dry and bitter finish with assertively earthy, herbal and slightly resiny hoppy notes; also a touch of alcohol is detectable. 22.IV.14

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Christian (11092) - Odense, DENMARK - MAY 29, 2014
Cloudy dark golden with a lasting white head. Good malty aroma with bread and biscuit. Sweet malty and herbal flavour with a touch of mint. Dry and bitter finish


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