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

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RATINGS: 289   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


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 (11119) - 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

2.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
DroolYeast (220) - Odder, DENMARK - MAY 26, 2014
Draft @ BrewDog Edinburgh. Not much aroma... Weird. Some pine maybe. Bad keg? Hazy light amber with virtually no head. Yeasty, moderate bitterness, light sweetness. Finish is bittersweet. Watery texture. Average carbonation. Weird aftertaste. Seems like a bad keg, just look at the other ratings.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
77ships (3799) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - MAY 25, 2014
Thanks. 500 ml. bottle split with 3 @ “Procrastinated Spontaneity /…………/ 2 Boekjes” tasting @ Gent. Pours a darker amber, nice big off-white creamy head. Nose is medicinal, dusty, bit weak with some pine resin in the back and cough syrup. Taste of bitter herbs which outnumber herbal pine resin, burned sugar, cough medicine, quite herbal, caramelized oranges. Substantial body. Not a big fan of this, this felt like drinking cough medicine for me.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
ostpat (4) - - MAY 23, 2014 does not count
Very nice IPA with yellow red colour and creamy head. Citrus and caramel aroma and sweet maltynes taste. Medium body, medium fruity and ritch aftertaste. Shame it seem to be a Limited edition. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DwarfeD (952) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - MAY 11, 2014
550ml bottle from BierNavigatie. Pale orange with a small to medium head. Medium body with moderate carbonation. Heavy bitterness with some sweet tones. Hops, grapefruit, flowers and malts. A decent full flavoured IPA.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
wyzzywyz22 (1961) - Wirral, Merseyside, ENGLAND - MAY 10, 2014
Bottle frae Brew Dog on-line. Great looking label that. I was completely smashed when I needlessly cracked this open at the end of a heavy night at Weasel’s. My only memory of this beer therefore is one of vague disappointment, and the fact that I chose to pass out rather than finish the bottle perhaps speaks volumes.....whether about the beer or my idiocy in wasting £12 on a large bottle I had a few sips of I’m not quite sure.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thomat (2058) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 5, 2014
Bottle from SB. Cloudy amber with a medium off white head. Flowery and fruity tones. Mlt, fruit and hops. Mediumm to full body with a bitter finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Psytron (1320) - Turku, FINLAND - MAY 2, 2014
Smell of hop, caramel. Muddy colour, beige head. Aroma of cough syrup, some trappist flavours, faint of apple. Finishes wih alcohol. Medium sweet, medium sour. Slightly oily, medium body. Alcohol is too dominating.


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