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

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RATINGS: 228   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62/5   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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3.6
mR_fr0g (12957) - 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 (9751) - 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 (1270) - Örebro, SWEDEN - MAY 13, 2017
Provsmak på MBCC 2017. Röd med beige skum. Doft av karamell och humle. Hyffsad smak.

3.5
leaparsons (10657) - 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.

3.7
The_Osprey (8520) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 9, 2017
May 2017 – Keg at Brewdog Shepherd’s Bush as ’BrewDog Hops Kill ?’, 7.8%. Used to be called ’Hops Kill Nazis’. Dark reddy, opaque, foamy light brown head, dotted lacing. Aroma is strawberry boiled sweets, general boiled sweets. Body is smooth and rounded with soft carbonation. Taste is medicinal dental rinse and washing up liquid, something like calpol, straw, lime, potent hops and some sweetness giving a sherbety vibe, some spearmint. The aroma is quite simple and syrupy but the flavour is all kinds of interesting. Pretty nice. (3.7)

3.8
lmojoh (897) - Tromsø, NORWAY - JUL 28, 2016
Flaske 0.33L. (Gamle notater)Farge mørk rødbrun med lys beige skum. Lukt humle, malt. Smak humle, sitrus, frukt, malt. Balansert bitterhet, noe tørr i avslutningen

3.6
rouhlas (3665) - GREECE - JUN 21, 2015
From old notes. From tap at Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2012. Amber red color with beige head. Hoppy and malty aroma, citrus fruits, grapefruit, pine, caramel. Sweet and bitter taste like aroma. Medium oily body with soft carbonation

3.7
Stuu666 (14250) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 15, 2014
Bottle at home. Pours amber, nose and taste are sweet sticky toffee, dry bitterness.

3.9
Splitenz (370) - Oslo, NORWAY - JUN 1, 2014
When I had this back in 2011 I thought it was a IPA Red Ale. It was bitter and yet like caramelized brown sugar with a full on hop loveliness. Well, that’s what I said on Untappd way back then. Not sure if this has become some other beer since.

3.7
allmyvinyl (10845) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 1, 2014
Bottles from Brewdog online shop. Memory banks rate. More brown than red. Big toffee malt character, big pine and resin hops. Taste brings citrus bitterness and nuts. Bitter finish. Good.


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