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Brewed by BrewDog
Style: Session IPA
Ellon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland

bottled
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on tap
common

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RATINGS: 1382   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52/5   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Also known as ’Dead Pony Club’.

Bottle and keg: Filtered

Ingredients: Spring Blend, Cara and Crystal Malts; Simcoe, Citra and HBC hops.

This Californian Pale Ale packs a huge hoppy punch. A 21st century low amplitude, high voltage hop hit. Some people say slow is good. We believe fast is better. Being shot from a Hoppy Howitzer beats the hell out of trotting round a submissive paddock. That’s why the internal combustion engine got mounted onto two wheels. Screw down the throttle and listen for that dull banshee howl floating back from those malted mufflers. Drink fast, live fast, sleep late and rip it up down empty streets. This pale ale is chopped, tuned and ready to roll. Fuel up and hold tight, this little thoroughbred kicks like a mule. Perfect for drinking by the bottle, case or even keg.

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3.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
strafefire (8) - - JAN 24, 2013
Encountered in the Ship and Castle in Aberystwyth. Up to this point we had been supping Erdinger and freedom brewery’s Ubu and Wild Goose like they were going out of fashion, setting the tone to be very much a Teutonic/pint with assorted hedge cuttings within type affair. Craving something to cut through the cream like malty wheat-fest of proceedings thus far, I clocked the unassuming Dead Pony Club snuggled between some radioactive looking VK and San Miguel. Up to now, I have been partly terrified of Brewdog’s offerings. With a penchant for paint blistering abv’s and a most unfortunate first contact in a room temperature bottle of Punk IPA during my undergrad days, I had tended to steer towards my beloved European offerings and anything Wychwood could throw in the public domain. More fool me. On a gamble and a desperate need for hops, I took the plunge and opted for the Celt. And my word what a win. At a extremely suppable 3.8, this hop hand grenade immediately threw citrus, pine and the essence of sheer vibrance in my hooter, demanding an immediate and very un-connoisseur like gulp. On the palette Dead Pony Club continues the citric theme with an incredibly grapefruity bittersweet taste, the hop elements immediately forthright with a smooth transition to an dry finish, practically begging another sip. The body is difficult to comment as this superseded an erdinger, understandably the pint of liquid weetabix still dominating the mouth feel palette. Overall? As you can probably gather this wee Beastie of a bottle did not last long, a superbly refreshing beer, the bittersweet flavour profile perfectly suited for either a sumer scorcher refresher or a low abv counter-foil to creamy curries. A winner in my books, happy supping!


3.6
lidor1995 (109) - ISRAEL - JUL 25, 2017
Pours from the bottle light murky amber with sizable off white head, aroma of pines citrus and caramel, bitter start with notes of pines and caramel

3.6
ruramikael (167) - SWEDEN - JUL 19, 2017
caramel, toast, resin, spruce, citrus, cheese, cough drop, amber, orange, clear, minimal head, light sweetness, very bitter, medium sourness, salty, medium body, creamy, lively, bitter,

3.6
wilde_joost59 (97) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - JUL 18, 2017
Voor een bier met dit percentage, verrassend lekker. Gedronken uit fles. Mooie amberkleur, ruikt goed in het glas. Prima smaak. Aanrader.

3.8
thepatrickman (1355) - Jevington, East Sussex, ENGLAND - JUL 16, 2017
Bottle, from the local Co-Op. This is surprisingly good -- it’s packed full of taste, it’s clean and crisp, and I didn’t even notice it was under 4% until the end of the bottle. Big green apple and lime hop aromas. Definitely worth drinking again.

3.5
coil (49) - - JUL 7, 2017
330ml bottle. Big citrus, especially grapefruit, peach, apricot, grass. Similar to BrewDog Punk but less flavoursome, good for 3.8% abv though and doesn’t have the slight chlorine aftertaste of Punk.

3.6
Dogbrick (13014) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JUL 7, 2017
On draught at BrewDog DogTap. The beer is a clear orange color with a medium white head that recedes steadily to a film. Stringy lacing. Piney hops, fruit and malt in the nose. Light-bodied with flavors of resiny hops, grapefruit and malt. The finish is mildly bitter with a piney hop aftertaste. Decent overall.

3.3
HeikoSchmitz (24) - Bitburg, Rhineland-Palatinate, GERMANY - JUL 2, 2017
Tolles Aroma, Grapefruit, aber auch ein wenig malzig. Optisch dunkelbernsteinfarben, trüb, kleine instabile Schaumkrone. Geschmacklich etwas hinter den Erwartungen zurück. Hopfen überwiegt sehr. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
Thomatito (130) - SWITZERLAND - JUL 2, 2017
0,3l bottle. Nose: floral, grassy, herbal. Taste: citrusy, floral and bitter hop

3.5
sebsky (89) - ENGLAND - JUL 2, 2017
330 ml bottle @home,bb 14/05/2018. Amber,clear. Aroma of hops and citrus. Bitter taste, a little too watery. Average carbonation.

2.9
Grumbo (2948) - Ipswich, Suffolk, ENGLAND - JUL 1, 2017
Bottle from the Station Hotel, Ipswich. Pours hazy amber orange with a short lasting off-white head. Aroma of faded hop, light citrus fruit, yeast, sherbet and floral notes. Medium sweetness and moderate bitterness. Light body, watery texture, and average carbonation. Well within BB date but lacked the hoppy punch of the description.


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