BrewDog IPA Is Dead - Amarillo

 
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Formerly brewed at BrewDog
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Ellon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 254   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59/5   SEASONAL: Series   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
keg, special
2013 Single-hop release. Part of the IPA is dead series. Single hopped with Amarillo @6.9%
Re-Released as part of 2014 selection. @7.2%
One of our favourite American hops; all about the fruit. Think blood orange, orange zest and citrussy goodness fruit, the fruit is balanced by floral notes in the most classic of new wave IPA hops.

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3.6
olio (10547) - Tampere, FINLAND - APR 17, 2014
33 cl bottle.
Pours clear golden color with a medium sized head. Aroma is grape fruity and somewhat resinous with hops, mild orange zest and pine needle notes also. Flavor is caramelous and tropically fruity, a bit sweet but the grape fruits cut it through a bit, mild piney notes with hay and dried fruits. Thick oily palate, doesn’t feel quite fresh but definitely the best of the bunch. Hop profile ok, a bit too sweet and resinous.
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3.7
sebletitje (10293) - Enghien, BELGIUM - AUG 24, 2014
Bouteille 33cl, batch# 065, BB 11/03/2015. Orangée-ambrée, col crémeux beige. Arôme est fruité tropical, rétro subtil de pamplemousse assez léger accompagnée d’une note fleuri, base maltée similaire aux autres versions. Palais est fruité laissant pointer une fine amertume, le tout reste un peu huileux avec une certaine épaisseur et belle effervescence. Garde cette base maltée typique, léger fruité vert.

3.7
tderoeck (10195) - Gent, BELGIUM - JUN 30, 2014
7/VI/14 - 33cl bottle @ Klaas & Liesje’s place - BB: 11/III/15 (2014-602) Thanks to Klaas for sharing the bottle!

Clear dark orange beer, fizzy irregular yellow head, little stable, bit adhesive. Aroma: very fruity, some melons, caramel, sweet. MF: ok carbon, medium body. Taste: sourish, pretty bitter, fruity, pineapple, citrus, bit metallic. Aftertaste: metallic, bitter, little medicinal bitterness. Not bad at all!

3.4
deanso (10101) - Chiang Mai, THAILAND - JUL 14, 2014
On tap @ the Trappistenlokaal. decent creamy white head. Hazy golden pour with some white particles floating in suspension. Lovely bitterness.

3.5
MoritzF (10095) - Ottobrunn, GERMANY - JUN 1, 2014
(bottle, 33cl) Clear, golden colour with a medium-sized and slightly tanned foamy head. Grapefruit-, citrus-fruity hoppy aroma with notes of pine and spruce. Bitter-sweet flavour, medium bodied with a soft carbonation. Sweet cara-malty taste with a drying piney/resiny and slightly fruity hop kick; quite rounded sweet malty and spicy hoppy finish. Runner up in this years IPA series right after Comet Imo. 15.V.14

3.3
gyllenbock (9846) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - AUG 7, 2014
Bottle from Systembolaget. Clear golden/amber with a medium white head. Aroma of some pineapple, hay, citrus and some malt. Similar taste. The mouthfeel was fairly soft. An ok one.

3.5
daniele (9660) - ITALY - MAY 15, 2014
ambrata limpida buona schiuma agrumato leggera resina buon amaro secco discreta persistenza

3.7
Cuso (8935) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAY 3, 2014
Bottle from Bottle park, Bratislava. Deep amber color with medium off-white head. Nice citrus hoppy aroma. Strong hoppy bitter taste with grapefruit, lime, lemon zest, resin. Solid malty backbone. Dry hoppy bitter finish. Tasty.

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kraddel (8885) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - JUL 5, 2014
Bottle at barely legal tasting room Pours rather clear , blonde to orange , medium head . Smell is intense , Amarillo with a decent amount of maltyness . Taste is soo good . Amarillo really works in this one ! Light pine character , with lots of tropical fruityness . Aftertaste is somehow to light though , and the bitterness is not as intense as it could or should be

3.6
Svesse (8786) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - APR 26, 2014
(Draught at BrewDog Camden, London, 9 Apr 2014) Pale amber colour with brief, off-white head. Fruity, hoppy nose with notes of citrus, tea, lemon peel and biscuity malt. Malty, fruity taste with citrus, tea, lemon peel, a slightly sharp and metallic malt profile and a generous citric bitterness in the finish. More than medium body, with a touch of sweetness. Tasty and well made, possibly a bit one dimensional. Nice one.


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