BrewDog / Evil Twin Hello My Name is Sonja

Formerly brewed at BrewDog
Style: Imperial IPA
Ellon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Serve in Shaker, Snifter


on tap


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RATINGS: 226   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.65/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 246   ABV: 8.2%
keg and bottled, special
Brewed in collaboration with Jeppe from Evil Twin Brewing (and named after his mum), this Double IPA is big on fruity flavours.
The latest instalment in our Hello My Name Is series, this beer has been built on the same robust malt base as its predecessors and single hopped with Mosaic for lots of tropical, passion fruit and citrus flavours. Loaded with well over 100kg of blueberries, this is one super fruity hop bomb.
Malts: Extra Pale, Caramalt, Wheat
Hops: Mosaic
Twist: Loaded with heaps of blueberries
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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Christian (13343) - Odense, DENMARK - MAR 12, 2014
Hazy orange with a lasting white head. Big hoppy aroma of citrus, peach, pine and tropical fruit, with little else. Sweetish fruity flavour with lots of hops, and a good, elegant bitterness that lasts

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bov (12556) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - JUL 29, 2014
from la Mise en Bire</> - pours a hazy reddish-orange beer with a moderate foam left; blueberries appear evident in front of a fair resiney and flowery hoppiness; full-bodied, a subtle yet fair carbonation, some sweetness and a late fruity sourness; a long resiney hoppy bitterness develops in the finish where the blueberries are more discrete

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (12534)
- Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 13, 2014
Bottle at home. Some blueberry on the nose, sweet, dry, toffee, bitter, not much blueberry in the taste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
thewolf (12375) - Kolding, DENMARK - OCT 23, 2013
Tap @ Mikkeller Bar, Viktoriagade. Pours deep red copper with a small, creamy, off-white head. Aroma has citrus, light pee, some fruitiness. Low to medium carbonation, fine dry and quite creamy mouthfeel. Flavour has sweet berries at first, apples, quite elegant hoppiness, citrus, zesty, pine, resin. Quite bitter, lingering finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rune (12071) - Troms, NORWAY - FEB 17, 2014
200ml glass, on tap at Crowbar. Almost clear amber coloured body. Beige head that laces nicely. Dried fruity aroma with mid-sweet brown malts behind. Succulent hop driven taste, lemon, orange and grapefruit. Solid bitter endnotes. A well-crafted beer (Meet up with Arve Christian,Oslo 12.02.2014).

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sammy (11849) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 24, 2013
Tasty DIPA, on tap at Blue Monk. Big IBU however still well balanced. Blueberry in the secondary lending interesting notes. Some lace. Good drinkability

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madsberg (11655) - Sborg, DENMARK - OCT 21, 2013
Bottled. Deep amber coloured. Unclear. Dense beige head. ARoma. Herbs, flowers, tropical fruits, citrus, berries, some caramle. Flavour. Berries, tropical fruits, flowers, sweetness, citrus, caramel. Medium to full bodied. Ends flowery bitter and citric.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mR_fr0g (11439) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 29, 2013
Keg at Brewdog Shepards Bush opening night. Aroma is dry complex musty tangerine and some dank hops, some mould? Light copper orange colour with a light fluffy white head. Flavour is musty dusty orange and tangerine. Light touch of grapefruit. Medium body and carb. Some tart berry in the finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rosenbergh (11388) - Tampere, FINLAND - NOV 7, 2013
330 ml bottle. #237. BB 09/10/14. Kahdet Kasvot, Tampere, Finland. Clear amber colour with a small white head. Strange hoppy aroma... I can't say what it is... maybe some exotic fruits... and mild bitterness. Not bad at all. The flavour is... well... interesting... Not necessarily very tasty. Moderate bitterness and some... caramel maltiness and something I really can't put my finger on... Mild sweetness there too. 8.2% is very well hidden. After all I won't need another one... ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Meilby (11234) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - MAR 21, 2014
Bottle 330ml @ Patricks Pub og Restaurant, Kristiansand
Pours slightly hazy deep golden with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, caramel, orange, peach, citrus and hint of pine and alcohol. Taste is medium sweet and medium bitter with a long warm, fruity and piney finish. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.

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