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

bottled
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RATINGS: 1968   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.


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3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gururyan (719) - Stillwater, Oklahoma, USA - FEB 28, 2013
Light in flavor and aroma, not the Hardcore by any means. Not worth the price in my opinion, stick with the Hardcore.


3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ChadPolenz (1690) - Lakeland, Florida, USA - SEP 30, 2016
2015 BJCP Category: 21A American IPA

AROMA: West Coast style of citrus and tropical fruit. Clean and bright nose. Low grainy malt background. A hint of grass. 10/12

APPEARANCE: Pale orange hue; slightly hazy body (chill haze). Small, white foam mostly dissipates leaving little lacing. 2/3

FLAVOR: Mostly citrusy hops throughout; especially orange and pink grapefruit. Slight grass or tea-like flavor in the background. Bitterness is too low for the style (seems like a pale ale). Clean, unobstructive, grainy malt presence. 12/20

MOUTHFEEL: Medium-light body with matching carbonation level (closer to light than medium). Texture is smooth and approaching watery. Aftertaste is almost completely clean. Seems much lighter than even 5.6% ABV. 3/5

OVERALL IMPRESSION: While it smells good and tastes fine; this is better approached as a pale ale than an IPA. 6/10

TOTAL SCORE: 32/50

DISCLAIMER: The author is a rank-pending BJCP judge.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JonasRaakjaer (1) - - SEP 29, 2016 does not count
A pretty nice simple IPA. Light color, nice hoppy aroma, and a refreshing, slightly bitter taste. Overall a decent inoffensive IPA.

---Rated via Beer Buddy for Android

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
emandkey (74) - Vilnius, LITHUANIA - SEP 29, 2016
How: bottle. Appearance: a bit hazy, amber colour with good lasting small white head. Aroma: hoppy, a bit citrus notes, dry hay. Taste: light to medium sweet, light sour, medium to light bitterness. Palate: Light to medium body, sticky to slick texture, soft carbonation, bitter medium lasting bitter. Overall: light, almost session IPA.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
StevieT (1610) - AUSTRALIA - SEP 28, 2016
From a can. Exactly what you would expect, not too much malt profile and a metric shit ton of hops.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 17/20
KikoDucky (8) - Trenčín, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - SEP 28, 2016 does not count
Very nice american-hoppy aroma, appearance is not very atractive,i prefer more bleary of course there is Extra Pale malt but its still very translucent. Bitter taste from start to finnish, nice aroma continues after swallowing in my mouth. Palate unfortunately very fast falls or no palate there sometimes. Overall: even thoung problems with colour and palate this is probably one of the best IPA i ever tried. Congratulations Brewdog!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mishnok (96) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - SEP 27, 2016
From 330ml bottle. Pours light Amber with small white head. Floral, fruity aroma, packs s punch. Taste is fusion of hops, light in pineapple and grapefruit. Bitter edge, but not too harsh. Very good ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lonick (1307) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 27, 2016
Keg @Borefts 2016 (and drunk many many times before, just realised it had never been rated). Pours yellow gold white head. Nose is pine, resin and citrus. Taste is orange and pine, bitter finish. I remember the old Punk that would have beat this beer around its face.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jacobarts (78) - Aarhus, DENMARK - SEP 26, 2016
Bottle. Clear amber, small white head fastly diminishing. Nice and inviting aroma, fresh. Fruity; peach and pineapple. Fine taste. Fruity with a bitter and fresh ending. The finish is a bit like the bitterness of a grapefruit. High levels of corbonations and a watery texture. Good beer.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
FinnIckler (49) - GERMANY - SEP 24, 2016
Bottle from maruhn. Pours clear Amber. Smells of citrus and other summer fruits. Taste starts sweet and fruity. Palate is slightly bitter with oily mouthfeel. Finish is a bit exotic fruit and sour. Carbonation depletes fast, so Drink up! I like it, just the finish is weird.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
PKrzysztof (139) - POLAND - SEP 24, 2016
Wygląda jak zwykły lager. W zapachu zdecydowane aromaty sosnowe i kamrelowe. W smaku wyraźny balans karmelu, sosny, cytrusów i jakby trochę herbaty (na finiszu). Goryczka średnia. Smak naprawdę ciekawy i przyjemny.


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