BrewDog Blitz Pale Ale

Formerly brewed at BrewDog
Style: Amber Ale
Ellon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland


on tap


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RATINGS: 41   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.09/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 84   ABV: 2.8%
A 2.8% caramalt only west coast hop bomb.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
gowdy (1115) - Erskine, - JUL 31, 2012
Bottle from Craig drunk at Naomi’s. Quite a large head and came out the bottle itself. A bit cloudy. Brown. Quite a stark taste.

Beese (2934) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 11, 2014
33cl bottle at BrewDog Camden on 21 May 2012. Poured a clear amber, with a dense off white head. Aroma of toasted malt, tropical fruit and pine. Very dry on the tongue, with citrus hops, straw and grain. Finish was chalk, peal and burnt sugar.

Stuu666 (13635) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 22, 2014
Bottle at home. Pours ruby, light burnt toffee and caramel, dry, light fruit, very thin.

madmitch76 (25009) - , Essex, ENGLAND - FEB 3, 2013
10th December 2011
Bright clear red - amber beer, fluffy off white head. Light hoppy nose. Light palate, inevitably a bit thin. Semi dry. Nice fresh hops - mild pine and marmalade orange. Trace of black tea. Mild minerals. Mild hop bitterness in the aftertaste. Decent low abv beer but it is thin.

Cunningham (8077) - Halden, NORWAY - DEC 13, 2012
Nutty brown colour with a tan head. Nice hoppy aroma. Thin body with a fine bitter texture. Light caramel malt and a fine hoppy flavour.
[Bottle at BrewDog Camden in London, England]

erickok (6037) - Leuven, BELGIUM - OCT 7, 2012
Creamy yellow tan head, copper body. Raisin, barley wine like, malty, nutty. Bit thin but not so for 2.8%. Herbal bitter. Nice! (At ZZT V)

Benzai (15926) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - OCT 6, 2012
33cl bottle thanks to Joes @ pre-ZZT V. Slightly hazy amber color, small beige head. Smell hops, dark fruits. Taste malts, hops, dark fruits, decently bitter. Medium body and carbo. Nice.

DutchDrebus (6034) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - OCT 6, 2012
Bottle @ ZZT V Oktoberfest - bier, freunden und gemutlichkeit. Golden copper, amber colour with no head. Smells sweet, some malts, some hops, onion. Tastes malty, slightly watery, slightly sour. Thin body, soft fizzy carbo.

bennet65 (88) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - JUL 24, 2012
one of 4 beers released via the website for drinkers to vote on. big hop nose leads you to believe there are big flavours coming but it doesnt deliver. too watery. ok but not great

foxo82 (909) - Bromsgrove (via Leicester), Worcestershire, ENGLAND - MAR 15, 2012
UPDATED: MAR 16, 2012 On tap at BrewDog Nottingham. Dark red with a decent head. Pleasant aroma of grapefruit, syrup and hops. Aroma gives way to a taste that is far more bitter than the ABV would have you believe. Long bitter finish. However, I found it hard to drink - the quality of the aroma didn’t quite translate into the flavour department, which was a bit washed out. Still, the best lower alcohol beer I’ve ever had.

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