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


on tap

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RATINGS: 1676   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.87/5   IBU: 150   EST. CALORIES: 276   ABV: 9.2%
Bottle: Filtered. Cask: Unfiltered.
Also sold as BrewDog Mr. President which replaces Tesco Finest American Double IPA
Ingredients: Maris Otter, Crystal malt, Caramalt; Centennial, Columbus, Simcoe hops. Dry Hops: Centennial, Columbus, Simcoe. IBU 150
This Imperial India Pale Ale Rocks... Hardcore! But dont feel obliged to take our word for it, this little bottle has a grandiloquent story to tell. 2,204 malted Maris Otter grains gave all they had to offer the world to provide the robustly delicate toffee malt canvas for the ensuing epic. 4 Hop Cones willingly sacrificed themselves in fiery cauldron that is our brew kettle to ensure your mouth is left feeling punished and puckering for more. 9,900,000,000 yeast cells frantically fermented their little hearts out as the sugars were magically turned into alcohol in the dark depths of our fermentation tanks. 2 humans and 1 canine companion are relatively happy with the results
Note this is for the new petrol blue coloured labels with white lettering, which is 9.2%. Ratings for the older bottles with with bright blue label and black lettering should go under the first edition.

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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DonMagi (5593) - bantervile, Bedfordshire, - FEB 24, 2010
Tap and bottle in The Rake. Aroma smashes you with what seems like simcoe to me, very piney, tangerine, bit citrusy hit, underlying toffee malt, but its all about the hops. Taste is similar, but seems to keep it all balanced, its not too sweet or bitter, its just an intence rush of flavour on the tougne which melts together nicely. Good long finish. Extremly easy to drink for the %. Good show!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
titanek (306) - POLAND - JAN 18, 2017
W aromacie mocny ananas, słodkie cytrusy, wyczuwalna słodycz, karmel, =w tle żywica. Smak zaskakuje, jest dużo ciała, ale mniej słodyczy niż by się można spodziewać po zapachu, jest też ananas, są też inne cytrusy, mocna goryczka, skontrowana słodem, alkohol dobrze ukryty, fajnie rozgrzewa przełyk

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
alrick (9) - FRANCE - JAN 18, 2017 does not count
Un rgal ! Beaucoup plus forte que sa petite soeur, une bire nanmoins peu grossire et trs agrable !

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
imperial_suchy (103) - Rybnik, POLAND - JAN 18, 2017
Piwo bursztynowe, klarowne z małą białą pianą. W aromacie żywica, tropikalne owoce, nuty kwiatowe, miodowe. W smaku podobnie owoce, kwiaty, delikatny miodek plus dosyć intensywna grejpfrutowa goryczka. Alkohol niewyczuwalny. Dobre piwo.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ogonczyk (112) - Ruda Slaska, POLAND - JAN 17, 2017
Caramel and resin notes dominating the aroma. Some citrussy and alcohol hints. Full bodied, caramel sweet with long astringent bitterness. Too much caramel in aroma and taste for me, but overall still a good beer

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
rintala (10) - FINLAND - JAN 14, 2017
caramel, chocolate, grass, citrus, resin, basement aromas, raisin, pale, orange, hazy, tan foam, heavy cloying sweetness, very bitter, lightly sour, full body, thick feel, soft carbonation, long finish, bitter, my absolute number 1

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
SebBrews (88) - Bucharest, ROMANIA - JAN 13, 2017
On tap @ Brewdog Barcelona. Clearish copper with short lasting white, small head. Tropical fruits aroma. Starts sweet and evolves to medium bitter. Mango, grapefruit, honey and resin flavours. Medium body, average carbonation. Lingering hoppy.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
meeneque (1) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JAN 7, 2017 does not count
Bottle. Deep amber going into red. Nice, lightly creme head, that disappears quickly. Aromas: citrus, caramel, strawberry, spices, tobacco, hops. Medium body, syrupy. Little sweet, malty with bitter finish. Little to hardcore to me.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Antzrhere (125) - Blackpool, Lancashire, ENGLAND - JAN 2, 2017
UPDATED: JAN 2, 2017 Pours clear deep amber with champagne coloured head that reduces to a lace very quickly.Low carbonation. Aroma is pine and iron/metallic - OK but not what you hope for in a hoppy double IPA. Taste is toasty malt, burnt toffee (as described) followed by bitter grapefruit, pine and some blueberry hop followed by alcohol. Bittersweet with a lingering astringent bitterness. OK, but not great; Poor aroma and indistinctive hop taste

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
heman (781) - Tychy, POLAND - DEC 30, 2016
Barwa bursztynowa, piwo idealnie klarowne. Piana skąpa, kremowa. Aromat intensywnie chmielowy - żywica, tytoń, niedojrzałe cytrusy. W smaku delikatna biszkoptowa słodycz i wysoka, lekko zalegająca, tytoniowa goryczka.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mateuszk (2426) - Poznań, POLAND - DEC 29, 2016
UPDATED: DEC 29, 2016 Bottle. Clear amber with great white head. Aroma of citrus, malt and alcohol. In taste light to medium sweet, hoppy and bit alcoholic. Medium body, quite dry with bitter finish.

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