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

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RATINGS: 225   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63/5   EST. CALORIES: 228   ABV: 7.6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Originally brewed as Hops Kill Nazis in 2011 at 7.8%.
Name changed shortly after to Hops Kill ?
Re-brew of original recipe as part of small batch series in 2017

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3.8
markas101 (2434) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - DEC 31, 2011
33 cl bottle, Sheffield, UK via Brewdog shareholder online preorder. Dark ruby brown, almost totally transparent. Fruity hop aroma, cherry and peach, spruce resin and faint mint with cloves. Sweet, then immediately taken over by the hops, a mingled caramel resin combination with a strong pepper finish. More fruit come through on the very end.

3.7
RichardW (1813) - Carlisle, Cumbria, ENGLAND - DEC 30, 2011
Bottle, Coppers, Ncl. Big caramel and hop aroma, blackcurrant and cherry cough mixture aftertaste, caramel comes back to the fore midway through. Could be seen as a bit harsh on the palate, the alcohol is not too overpowering, but still needs slow sipping!

3.8
esp0r (2866) - NORWAY - DEC 22, 2011
Bottle enjoyed at home labeled "Hops Kill ?"
Deep red, big beige head. Smells of citrus zests, grapefruit, caramel and some malts. Taste reveals some smoky malts and some sweetness. Finish has nice hoppy bitterness of zests and grapefruit. Nice beer from BD

3.2
Sizzler80 (502) - Dublin, IRELAND - DEC 21, 2011
Deep ruby red, creamy off-white dissipatung head. Hops hops hops, subtle fruity and malt liquor flashes. Medium low carbonation, slightly bitter, slightly sweet, plenty of hops, grassy, dry. Every smell and taste are subtle and balanced. Nothing overpowers with hops the dominant ingredient. Decent drop. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
larsga (7508) - Oslo, NORWAY - DEC 21, 2011
Medium offwhite head. Clear deep red body with carbonation. Vinuous spicy pineapple aroma with caramelly wooden notes. Dry-sweet peppery spicy wooden taste with gooseberry wine grape notes. Mid-bodied. Mild, dusty mouthfeel. Dry pineapple and wine grape aftertaste with spicy peppery wooden notes. Really nice. Very aromatic and quite harmonic. (0.33l bottle, wine monopoly, Vika, Oslo.)

3.8
wyzzywyz22 (2108) - Wirral, Merseyside, ENGLAND - DEC 21, 2011
[email protected] bar, Camden. Dark reddy brown looks with a thin tan head. Piney hop led nose with sweet malts and tropical fruits supporting. Again, in the flavour the hops played the starring role with some assertive bitterness and nice roasted notes. Very high drinkability factor. Wouldn’t mind seeing this added to their core range of bottles which is starting to look a bit tired.

3.7
visionthing (5290) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - DEC 19, 2011
Bottle from Vinmonopolet, Vika. Pours deep amber with a light brown head. Intense hoppy aroma with pine and citrus. Medium bitterness. Long, bitter aftertaste.

3.2
Rosebud butternuts (2396) - Denton, Texas, USA - DEC 10, 2011
Bottle thanks to crusianbeer. Poured deep amber with a beige head. Aroma and flavor were caramel, pine, alcohol, and citrus. Body was light with low carbonation.

3.4
BrotherLogic (252) - California, USA - DEC 9, 2011
Unbalanced but not unpleasantly so. Not much in the way of hops so maybe hops bruise nazis would be more appropriate? ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
olsvammel (7216) - Örebro, SWEDEN - DEC 9, 2011
Bottle through a friend. It poured a dark clear amber liquid with a medium sized brownish head. Lots of hops on the nose, tropical fruits, grass, citrus and a hint of dill (sorachi?). Similar taste but the dill isn’t as noticable. Nice beer only downside is the aroma I relate to dill.


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