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style
Brewed by BrewDog
Style: American Strong Ale
Ellon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Serve in Snifter, Tulip

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RATINGS: 228   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 228   ABV: 7.6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Originally brewed as Hops Kill Nazis in 2011 at 7.8% and 80 IBUs. Name changed shortly after to Hops Kill ?. Re-brewed as part of Brewdog’s small batch series in 2017.
Imperial Red Ale brewed with Chinook and Centennial in the kettle, double dry hopped with Chinook.

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3.4
mariuspoenari (2692) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAY 21, 2017
Sampled at Mikkeller Beer Celebration Copenhagen 2017. Clear dark amber pour with a beige head. Notes of dried fruit, light passion fruit, figs, caramel, toffee.

3.6
john44 (3101) - SW London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 15, 2017
Keg at BrewDog, Clapham, London in May 2017 - Red brown in colour. Red against light. Good creamy off-white head. Excellent lacing. Assertively hopped, piney resinous hops. Grapefruit citrus. Grainy malts, caramel. Well balanced. Moderately bitter very hoppy citrus fruity throughout. Dry bitter finish. Very drinkable. Liked this. Nice Impy Red. (2017-05)

3.6
brnandersen (3903) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 14, 2017
Draught at MBCC 2017, green session. Clear, amber colour with a thin, off-white head. Sweet aroma with caramel malts, toasted notes, pines and fruits. Taste is light bitter. Full bodied. Finishes slightly dry and toasted bitter with a rich fruitiness.

3.7
k0mpsa (2965) - Tuusula, FINLAND - MAY 14, 2017
Tap at mbcc17, copenhagen. Amber color, rich head. Aroma has some caramel notes, some burnt sugar and wood. Also some hoppy notes. Balanced sweet and hoppy taste, some wood.

3.6
MrTipple (4966) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 14, 2017
Light floral hops, grain and cereal malts, caramel, light biscuit, lightly toasted malts., light alcohol. Clear, dark brown, small, creamy, beige head. Light sweet. More caramel, sweet grain and bread malts, dry grains, soft carbonation, medium bodied. Decent, yet doesn’t feel quite as well-balanced. Keg at BrewDog, Shepherds Bush.

3.4
Humlehode (823) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 13, 2017
Tap at MBCC 2017. Pours very clear amber with thick head. Aroma pf pine, mandarin, orange peel. Medium light body and bitterness. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
mR_fr0g (12110) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - MAY 13, 2017
Keg at Brewdog shepherds Bush. A nice clear ruby red brown coloured pour with a lasting thin white head. Aroma is toasted malts, some alcohol, tangy red berry, little jammy fruits,. Flavour is composed of woody toasted malts, brown sugars, alcohol bite, some. Fruit cake. Palate is medium sweet, rounded, moderate carbonation. Bitter woody finish. Bitter. Liquorice.

3.4
jmgreenuk (9450) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - MAY 13, 2017
Tap at MBCC, 2017, Green session. Poured a crystal clear copper colour with a thin broken off white head. The aroma is malt, red berry fruit, metallic hop. The flavour is moderate bitter with a light crisp woody resin metallic hop bitter, light fruit palate. Medium bodied with average carbonation.

3.2
FunkyF (1195) - Örebro, SWEDEN - MAY 13, 2017
Provsmak på MBCC 2017. Röd med beige skum. Doft av karamell och humle. Hyffsad smak.

3.5
leaparsons (10546) - Wigston, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - MAY 11, 2017
Keg, Brewdog Leicester. Amber red with an off white head. Toffee malts with grapefruit and pine. Quite sweet. Floral. Spicy. Biscuity. Red berries. Earthy. Good.


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