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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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3.5
str023 (123) - Stokmarknes, - MAR 3, 2012
Pours a beige head with a dark amber body. Looks very delicious in my Shaker glass. Wonderful aroma of pine needle, orange and caramel. This red ale has a sweet malty taste with a spicy finish. Well made.


3.9
Tinaccio (326) - Milano, ITALY - JUN 21, 2017
On Keg at Brewdog Shoreditch, London, UK. It pours clear amber with a small white head. Aroma is fruity, notes of pine, grass, malts, grain. Taste is light sweet and light bitter. Body is medium to full, carbonation is average. Very very good!

4
Beese (2669) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 12, 2017
Keg at BrewDog Soho. Interesting to see this one back. A nice, quite malty red. Oddly a little funked... I'm not entirely sure this keg hasn't been kicking around a while. NB: the scores are taken from when I had it at the Euston Tap back in 2011.

3.9
miniash891989 (46) - - JUN 12, 2017
Drunk at Brewdog from draft in teku glass. Deep ruby appearance with nice frothy head. Nice deep lasting aroma and a bitter but sweet aftertaste ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
Mjp12 (1801) - York, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 4, 2017
On keg at brewdog Norwich . Some red fruit hops and some sweet malt on the aroma, berry fruit and sweet malt on the tongue too.

3
DSG (14685) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - MAY 30, 2017
[5/13/17] Draught at Mikkeller Beer Celebration Copenhagen 2017. Green session. Murky yellow. Oniony fruity hops, dry, bitterish.

3.8
borre_m (1635) - NORWAY - MAY 28, 2017
Sample at MBCC. Pours bright clear copper. Aroma is malty, roasted, balanced hops. Taste is balanced, nice hop bitterness, malty full mouthfeel.

3.4
Theydon_Bois (19189) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - MAY 24, 2017
Keg at BD Soho, 15/05/17. Reddish amber with a decent light beige cap. Nose is berry fruit esters, sweet malt, floral, caramel. Taste comprises biscuit, caramel, cheesecake base, light spice, less red berry notes than the nose, earthy hop dusting, toasted brown sugars. Medium bodied with bite, fine carbonation, semi drying close with a light boost offered. Ok but doesn’t deliver a lot on the ABV in terms of flavour profile and complexity.

3.4
mariuspoenari (2635) - 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 (3048) - 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 (3870) - 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.


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