BrewDog Hoppy Christmas (4.2%)

 
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Formerly brewed at BrewDog
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Ellon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 71   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
In the true spirit of Christmas ’cheers’ we at BrewDog have taken it upon ourselves to create a Santa’s little helper for all those battling through the festive season. Our crack team of elves, penguins and red nosed reindeer have been crafting, brewing and perfecting this warming winter-IPA as a reward for all those driven to the brink and back in the name of Noel. Now all you have to do is don that customary yule tide sweater and find a roaring open fire to enjoy it by. In fact this beer is so good, we specifically advise against sharing it with any chimney intruding, night time visitors. Oh and just remember, this BrewDog’s not for life, it’s just for Christmas.

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2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
back (2158) - Holstebro, - FEB 9, 2013
Gylden klar skum lidt Humle citrus malt Bitter moadrat sød lidt Vandede blød


3.4
oh6gdx (26488) - Vasa, FINLAND - FEB 9, 2017
Bottled (MT/KS/MB February tasting). Old bottle found in the cellar... Orange colour with a mediumsized white head. Aroma is zesty, some slight bready malts as well as some mild toffee to it. Flavour is floral,zesty,some bready and sweetish malts. Finishes kind of zesty and toffeeish. Cold cellaring has made this age nicely.

3.6
KoNrRiI (1514) - Århus, DENMARK - NOV 29, 2015
0.473 tap. Delicately hazy, copper color with virtually no head. Floral aroma of pines, hops, and sambucus flowers. Lightly bitter taste with a lot of floral and fruity notes - elderflower strikes again. A medium body, a lightly creamy texture, and an average carbonation. Finish is medium long and quite tasty, sweetish compared to the rest but with a bitter sting of hops. Overall a good beer, brewdog has yet to disappoint me.

3.5
mateuszk (2671) - Poznań, POLAND - AUG 4, 2015
Bottle. Clear light amber with solid white head. Aromaof tropical fruits and pine. In taste low sweet, dry, citrusy with medium to high bitterness in the finish. Nice.

2.5
TyggaBrown (430) - NORWAY - JAN 6, 2015
Not very hoppy, and few things about this beer reminds me of christmas. Mild IPA, quite refreshing, but flat taste and not very exciting.

3.4
TtV (458) - Nijmegen, NETHERLANDS - DEC 30, 2014
Bottle 33cl. Yellow, near orange with a medium white head. Aroma is not very explicit, I can recognize some orange peel hints. The taste is hoppy indeed, as expected. It comes in full force at first and slowly fades. The aftertaste reminds also of oranges or citrus fruits.

3.2
yy0pp (1521) - - DEC 22, 2014
Bottle. Clear deep golden color with white head. Aroma - Grapefruit, pine, hops. Flavor- Fruits, herbs.

3.4
Buongiorgio00 (934) - - DEC 7, 2014
Un natale luppolato con Brewdog: note fruttate, finale amaro, una sfumatura agrumata e leggermente citrica. Risultato ottimo.

3.5
Stuu666 (13425) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 2, 2014
Bottle at home. Pours orange, nose is light citrus, taste is juicy fruit, taste has orange, grapefruit.

3.3
melush (4105) - SPAIN - MAR 7, 2014
UPDATED: APR 15, 2014 Botella de 33 cl, adquirida en tienda XXXII. Color dorado. Sabor a lupulo, citrico, pino, suave, ligeramente amargo.

3.6
roubi1222 (2) - - JAN 21, 2014 does not count
Nice golden appearance with a moderate quantity of bubbles. A strong smell of litchi. Taste is near litchi but not too sweet and very refined. The taste doesn’t last too long and lets you savour the pleasure of the beer.


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