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Brewed by Gotlands Bryggeri (Spendrups)
Style: Imperial IPA
Visby, Sweden
Serve in Shaker, Snifter

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 128   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43/5   EST. CALORIES: 252   ABV: 8.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
It fights like a Bulldog on your palate - Brutal Bulldog Double IPA är en intensiv bekantskap. Torrhumlad två gånger och med en alkoholstyrka på 8,4% erbjuder den en smakupplevelse utöver det vanliga. De två unika humlesorterna Galaxy från Australien och Nelson Sauvin från Nya Zeeland ger en fruktig arom som påminner om tropisk frukt.

Doft
En riklig humlefruktig doft med inslag av krusbär, mango och papaya samt tydlig arom av rostad malt.

Smak
En tydlig maltfyllig kropp och en välkomponerad humlebeska som lyfts upp av en honungssöt ton samt lång fruktig eftersmak.

Original description:
Test batch brewed together with Bishop’s Arms S:t Eriksgatan, Stockholm. Available for a limited time only on this pub.

Dubbel-IPAn är en fräsch, välhumlad brygd på 8,4%. Humlen som använts är övervägande Galaxy, både i koket och för torrhumling på slutet. Sedan ingår en mindre del amerikansk (Challenger) och Nya Zeeländsk humle men som bryggarn sa: ”Det blev nästan en single-hop”.


oppear's rating

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
oppear (112) - Tallinn, - SEP 24, 2013
UPDATED: SEP 25, 2013 Honey color, smells IPA sweet as one would expect and the taste is again good, although everything is slightly sweeter and perhaps more simple. For me this delivered. enough bitter and serious, plenty playful at a good price.


4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dwyerpg (5418) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - MAY 27, 2016
Didn’t expect much, especially after the relative lack of hops in the aroma. But this was quite the nice surprise. A nice strong hop flavor with a good finish. Really wakes you up on a cold rainy day in Gamla Stan, Stockholm

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AndySnow (6378) - Huddinge, SWEDEN - MAY 25, 2016
How: Draught.
Where: Barres, Stockholm.
Appearance: Amber colour with an off-white head.
Aroma: Fruit, caramel, floral, grass.
Body: Medium body and carbonation.
Flavour: Fruit, floral, malt, hops.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SimonBlok (205) - GRONINGEN, NETHERLANDS - MAY 13, 2016
33 cl bottle at home. Appearance: hazy orange with big yellowish head. Aroma: exotic fruits, papaya, citrus, honey and caramel sweetness. Taste: medium sweetness and moderate bitterness. Notes of mango and honey. Finish is hoppy with some earthy notes. Palate: quite full body, oily to creamy texture with lively carbonation.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
visionthing (4570) - Oslo, NORWAY - APR 22, 2016
33cl bottle at Drink bar, Tallinn. Pours slightly hazy deep amber with an off-white head. Fruity and caramelly aroma with notes of citrus, pine and herbs. Sweet and caramelly with a solid dose of hops and bitterness, but not too balanced. Some alcohol is noticeable, but it’s fairly drinkable. Quite okay.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kokkenrolv (273) - Bergen, NORWAY - FEB 15, 2016
Bottle. Aroma is malts, caramel, but also hoppy, floral notes, citrus zest, hints of honey and mango. Deep golden amber, clear, light beige head. Medium sweetness, medium bitter, taste is malty, caramel, some citrus notes, honey. Medium/full body, average carbonation, long rich finish with some alcohol warming and bitterness. Very big beer, nice.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jorn69 (2547) - Ängelholm, SWEDEN - FEB 12, 2016
UPDATED: MAR 4, 2016 Backlog, early amateur rating! Sample @ Malmö Öl & Whisky Festival 20130420. Hoppy and fruity with some light caramely notes.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
alex_leit (1682) - Minsk, BELARUS - JAN 18, 2016
On tap. Funky aroma: mango, citrus and passion fruit. Taste: fruity, mality, many pine trees and pine needles, strong hop bitterness.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Frodan (8) - Sigtuna, SWEDEN - DEC 31, 2015 does not count
Öl från kran. Hade förväntat mig mer humle av en dubbel IPA. Lagom fyllig, helt ok öl. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fillepolo (475) - SWEDEN - DEC 17, 2015
Bottle @ 19hundra. Pours a orange to brown colour beer with a medium head. Fruity and hoppy with notes of orange. Dry fruity finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
olsvammel (5513) - Örebro, SWEDEN - NOV 8, 2015
Bottle at Golden Days in Gothenburg. Hoppy smell with grapefruit and citrus. Strong bitterness. Surprisingly hoppy for a Spendrups beer.


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