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94
82
style
Brewed by BrewDog
Style: American Strong Ale
Ellon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Serve in Snifter, Tulip

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unknown

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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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3.5
Marko (5711) - Split / Zagreb, CROATIA - JUL 12, 2017
On tap in Craft Room. Ruby body, tiny off white head. Malty, slightly oxidised orange hops aroma. Pollen, dry. Okay dry malty tastr pollen, orange, vague roast. Well hidden alcohol. Good beer, not fantastic.

3.6
Desverger (11455) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUL 10, 2017
[email protected] May 2017, Copenhagen - amber pour with off-white head. Sweet malty and berry fruity, some additional caramel and toffee sweetness, hoppy backing, sweet malty close.

3.7
themightyjag (565) - - JUN 28, 2017
Keg at Brewdog Edinburgh. Small white head, decent lacing. Clear copper body. Nose is stone fruit, pine. Flavour is caramel, treacle, berries. Light carbonation, good chewy mouthfeel. Like a bigger 5am Saint. ---Rated via Beer Buddy

3.9
Tinaccio (388) - 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 (2741) - 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 (86) - - 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 (1864) - 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 (14784) - 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 (1651) - 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 (19506) - 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.


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