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Brewed by BrewDog
Style: Imperial IPA
Ellon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Serve in Shaker, Snifter

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RATINGS: 1019   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.89/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
English: I Hardcore You is a 9.5% Imperial India Pale Ale, an international collaborative effort between 2 of Europes most rock n roll brewers. This beer is a blend of BrewDogs Hardcore IPA and Mikkellers I Beat You. After the blending, the beer was then dry hopped a further twice. Making I Hardcore You a beer which has been dry hopped four times, or maybe even six times. We kinda lost count.

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   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
lasfuentes (19) - SPAIN - APR 22, 2011
This is perfect beer, I just had one and I love Ipas. Had tried the Brewdog Hardcore and was wonderful, this one is even better. what a flavou, smell and taste...My favourite beer so far, along with Rochefort 10 and St. Bernardus 12 (havent tried Westvleteren 12). I am now gonna try Imperial Stouts so as to cover all, and see if they are so great.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Johnwatt82 (2) - - JUN 4, 2012 does not count
Resin, citrus, caramel, pretty bitter on the finish, toffee, very slight herbal type taste. I enjoyed this alot!

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Kosmokrator (849) - ITALY - MAR 20, 2013
UPDATED: NOV 17, 2015 Nebuloso color arancio-dorato con un saponoso cappello di schiuma bianca. Forte aroma fruttato, agrumato, resinoso e luppolatissimo; favoloso abboccato dolciastro con avvolgenti note di caramello, malto, pompelmo e biscotto che sfocia in un altrettanto esaltante party di luppoli fruttati! Corposa, strutturata e "spessa" ma fresca, dissetante e beverina nonostante labv ed il carattere indomabile. Fantastica collaborazione che alla spina forse ancora pi buona!

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
MBarni (13) - SPAIN - FEB 22, 2014
Great and fantastic. Imperial IPA by mikkeller and Brewdog. Espectacular beer

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
corkyrory66 (1615) - BELGIUM - DEC 18, 2014
Imperial ipa de 9,5% abv, qui est une collaboration Brewdog et Mikkeller. Couleur abricot/pche, avec un lger voile de levure. Bulles fines en colonne centrale, mais pas trs nombreuses. Mousse beige claire dun nappage fin. Armes de mangue, mandarine, pamplemousse rose, pain gris. 1re bouche soyeuse et dense sur la mangue, le pamplemousse, avec une fine pointe de poivre. Arrire-bouche avec une grande amertume. 2me la densit encore plus forte. Note de bois blanc de ft en plus. Arrire-bouche trs longue. 3me avec une pointe de sel marin, bois de santal, fougres brles. Arrire-bouche trs fine. La longueur apporte du tabac blond, de la rglisse, des embruns. Une merveille pure. La levure est sobre mais dune grande ligne. Lalcool, sans tre exagr, plaide manifestement en faveur des imperial ipa face aux ipa. Vieux dbat que je reprendrai sans cesse de limportance de lalcool dans le soutien aux saveurs. La densit que lon trouve ici ne sexplique que par un haut niveau abv La finale est entre divine et sublime (la nuance tant philosophique, je vous passe les dtails ). CONCLUSION: Brewdog arrive la cote maximale avec laide de Mikkeller. Les deux font la paire, disent les grands-mres Et ce nest pas mon verre daujourdhui qui va les contredire (les grands-mres ).

4.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
PatioCO (6) - Colorado, USA - DEC 8, 2011 does not count
This blend does a wonderful job of taming the sweetness of BrewDogs Hardcore IPA and replacing it with a slightly more floral expression of the hops used rather than the slightly sticky sensation in BDs Hardcore.

4.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
BlackEyePA (573) - USA - FEB 23, 2012
Friggin amazing. Overall one of my al time favs. Both brewers put alot of money, time and effort into making this special. The hops alone are badass, but the abv and ability to meld the hop and malt, all together to get it so beautiful are great! Two of the best at what they do, these guys dont make beer to get rich or sell millions they make amzingly well crafted and edgy beers to make certain folks who appreicate this approach happy! Love it

4.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
nikol91 (3) - Helsinki, FINLAND - APR 7, 2013 does not count
BOTTLE at home. Pours dark orange whit a massive white head. Aroma is fruity, hoppy and a bit alcoholic. Taste is very fruity, citrussy and very bitter. Appearance is just what i expected from these 2 super breweries, PERFECT. Overall a very very exalent super dry and bitter IIPA.

4.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Lore (2373) - Budapest, HUNGARY - MAY 3, 2013
reddish amber colour, minimal off-white head; aroma of fresh hops with intensive citrussy notes, mainly grapefruit; taste of paralysing bitterness which is very well ballanced by significant malty sweetness; in addition to the grapefruit taste caused by hops, dried fruits (raisin, mostly) can also be felt supporting the malt to control the intensive, long lasting bitterness; amazing IPA

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
fear025 (213) - Downers Grove, Illinois, USA - AUG 22, 2010
Aroma:Sweet and hoppy, cotton candy and citrus. Amazing aroma! Appearance:Amber, nice head volume and retention. Taste:There is a huge hops hit right up front. Once you get past the bitterness, sweet citrus and peach flavors show themselves. The bitterness then comes around again in the aftertaste. Palate:Light to medium body, just a little astringency, very smooth for an IPA. Overall:This is one of the best IPAs that Ive had so far.


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