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

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RATINGS: 1627   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73   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.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (39393) - VestJylland, DENMARK - APR 19, 2011

Bottle 330ml.

Clear medium to dark yellow orange color with a large, frothy to creamy, good lacing, mostly to fully lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, moderate to heavy hoppy, citrus, dusty grass, orange - citrus, overripped orange - mandarin. Flavor is moderate to light light heavy sweet and light moderate bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20110413]

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (36090) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JAN 14, 2011
From tap at Cloisters as Punk X, 5.6%. Pours clear and golden orange with a small white head. Aroma is peachy and grapefruity. Mild mango touch. Fruity and crisp hoppy into a bitter yet crisp finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ungstrup (30790) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - AUG 30, 2011
Bottled. A hazy dark golden beer with a huge yellowish head. The aroma has notes of fruits, lots of spices, and caramel. The flavor is sweet with notes of lemons, limes, straw, and malt, leading to a bitter finish. Thanks joergen for sharing.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25073) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 10, 2011
Can 33 cl. Courtesy of joergen. Pours a cloudy yellow with a huge and frothy white head leaving quite some lacework - amazing retention. Very citrusy and even herbal hop aroma. Medium body, low carbonation, sweet fruitiness with dusty and dry hops - almost astringent. A little late sweetness. 100511

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (23865) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 11, 2011
Can at Papsø. Hazy golden coloured with a huge white head. Fruity aroma of hops, citrus peel and pine needles. Fruity flavour of hops, citrus peel and pine needleswith notes of grape fruits. Dry hoppy fnish,

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
oh6gdx (22982) - Vasa, FINLAND - JUN 5, 2011
Draught@Plan B, Copenhagen. Slightly hazy amber colour with a small white head. Aroma is tropical fruits, caramel, some citrus and mild crisp maltyness. Flavour is very similar in a pleasant balance. Also had it a week after from a bottle from systembolaget, and the bottled one was much more harsh and lacked most of the tropical fruits.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
omhper (21422) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - MAY 29, 2011
Bottled. Hazy deep golden, small head. Peachy grapefruit. Dryish with clean mouthfeel and light-medium body. Lots of salty grapefruit. Long bitterness.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (19545) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAY 20, 2011
Draft @ Bishops Arms Gustav, Malmö. Pours a pale amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty peachy grapefruit aroma. Fruity malty grapefruit flavor. Has a fruity malty hoppy peachy grapefruit finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (18659) - , Essex, ENGLAND - DEC 7, 2010
28th October 2010
Initially a freebie at the White Horse but subsequenlty I have paid for this a coupla times at the Rake so defo now a commercial brew. Clear amber beer with a residual suddy white head. Crispish palate, a little dry. Turns to a soft creamy malt base in the mouth - nice! Citric hoppy fresh orange and touches of grapefruit and lemon. Finishes semi dry and minerally with a long bitter aftertaste. Refreshing! The most West Coast UK IPA I have ever tasted. Side by side with regular Punk, Punk X made it taste tired and bitter!! Nor was any of the various blends of Punk and Punk X that the punters were putting together any better than Punk X. The original Punk just detracted each time IMHO. Yes Punk X could stand a little more bitterness but it’s a fine beer and for me clearly superior to the previous version. My apolgies to Punk stalwarts like Harrisoni and Mes&Sim but I have to call ’em like I see ’em!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cgarvieuk (17646) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - DEC 7, 2010
UPDATED: FEB 5, 2012 punk X in cloisters ... amber... bubbly white head ... loads or rising bubbles ... rich sweet hop nose ... too cold ... too fizzy ... juicy sweet resiny hops ... light bitter ... light bitter pine peel.... juicy resiny hop ... i find it hard to see past what for me is harsh carbonation (a personal preference) 8 4 8 1 15 3.6 wide filter ... very hazy amber orange ... thin white head ... big sweet resiny hop nose ... pineapple and passion fruit ... over fizzy ... sweet fruits ... light pine hop ... little harsh in body ... 3.6


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