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

bottled
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on tap
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RATINGS: 1961   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73/5   IBU: 45   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle, keg and can.
Ingredients: Extra Pale Malt; Chinook, Ahtanum, Amarillo, Cascade, Simcoe, Nelson Sauvin hops. IBUs 45
This fresh, full flavour natural beer is our tribute to the classic IPAs of yester-year. The post modern twist is the addition of amazing fruity hops giving an explosion of tropical fruit flavours and a sharp bitter finish.


4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
DIBBLE (102) - Worthing, West Sussex, ENGLAND - JAN 14, 2015
Pours clear amber with thin head. Very present but subtle citrus,grapefruit aroma. Citrus upfront in the mouth with subtle malt undertone. Light fruity/floral finish. Very pleasant when chilled.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Radek Kliber (7165) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - JAN 12, 2015
On tap at Monks Table: Aroma: soldi hop forward - C hops with bit of pungency from Nelson Sauvin. Pleasantly rounded. Milder than expected
Look; pored clear amber gold with medium plus white cap. Sparse rings on glass. 3+
Body/Palate/Taste: good well rounded bitterness. Refreshing feel, nicely balanced for IPA. Milder than most. Pleasant ale.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
roeder (25) - Budapest, HUNGARY - JAN 9, 2015
Nice golden/orange coloured beer with a thick white head. The aroma reminds me of fruits, hops and resin. The tase is dominated by the fruits. Starts out very sweet and finishes slightly bitter. An amazing beer. Deserves all the hype.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
omanson (49) - - JAN 8, 2015
Saveur très fruitée , on notera une touche resineuse type pin . On regrettera l’amertume de la finale qui vient perturber l’équilibre de cette bière et camoufle son arome

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Viktor_Jaques (3) - Hamburg, GERMANY - JAN 6, 2015 does not count
Had this in London at the end of 2014 and it summed up the best experiences of the year I felt (a great year for beer btw). Although light it packs quite a punch and reminded me of the old unfiltered Ratsherrn pale Ale, Riedenburgers Dolden Sud, Crews PAs... modern classics if you wish (I live in Hamburg, so from a German perspective). It is a great beer. I can’t believe this is only 35 IBUs; being low in sugar and alcohol it comes across way sharper and fresher (well it says 45 IBU elsewhere I see now). In the midst of a rainy London December, this made me think of summer again. Shows the essence of an IPA; perhaps less post modern, than prototypical.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
leebotton (406) - Bristol, Somerset, ENGLAND - JAN 6, 2015
Orangey, zingy marmalade aroma with bright fruit and a subtle hint of honey. Tastes like dry fruit / stonefruit, a bit of dustiness and nectarous honey. It’s BrewDog’s Punk IPA

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dynks753 (12) - - JAN 4, 2015
Piwo po Bardzo ciekawy aromat. Po otworzeniu butelki faktycznie aromaty w takiej kolejności : liczi potem ananas oraz grejpfrut im dluzej sie wdycha, grejpfrut silniej wyczuwalny .Piana srednia ,nasycenie niskie ,kolor bursztyowy ,piwo zmętnione. Smak głeboki moze nie tak głeboki jak Innis &gunn Toasted Oak IPA ale przyjemny z poziomem goryczki dlugo utrzymujacej sie jak na 45 ibu . Po odejsciu goryczki aftertaste owocu Liczi zwanej także śliwką chińską . Dobre piwo

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sugram (95) - Tartu, ESTONIA - JAN 4, 2015
0.33l Hazy golden, white thin head. Aroma: fruits, pine, nicely hopsy. Taste is smooth caramel and citrus. Aftertaste of hops at the end. Medium body and carbonisation. Drinkable one after one.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ilikewinetoo (32) - SPAIN - JAN 3, 2015
Grassy and pine aroma. Not much head. Very bitter pine flavour and also green grass. Strong taste and aftertaste but pretty straight forward

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
neverleaveopen (247) - GERMANY - JAN 2, 2015
slightly hazy golden with a fine, tall head. nice aroma of grapefruit and slight caramel notes. well-balanced taste. good finish. but not as good as expected.


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