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98
style
Brewed by BrewDog
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Ellon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

bottled
common

on tap
common

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RATINGS: 1123   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75/5   IBU: 200   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bottle: Filtered
Ruthless India Pale Ale
Start with a colossal grapefruit aroma. Pile on bitterness after thumping bitterness, and ride the anarchy wherever it takes you. The caramel razor is sharp, but the resinous bite drills straight through your taste buds. For revelling in the mediocre, raising hell and reaping the commercial rewards, Jack Hammer is the end of the line. The hopped-up, pucker-mouthed terminal extreme of craft brewing. This beer is bitter. Very bitter. If you push that button, dont say we didnt warn you
Ingredients: Extra Pale malt, Centennial & Columbus hops, dry hopped to 200+ theoretical IBUs with Citra, Amarillo and Simcoe.

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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DonGregorio (322) - POLAND - MAY 28, 2017
Bottle. Clear orange colour, small white head. Aroma of pine, herbs, light citrus. Taste is dry, medium to heavy bitter, light citrus, grapefruit, peach, herbs, pine needles. Long bitter finish. Medium body and carbonation. Very hoppy and bitter, solid IPA.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
jybi (265) - FRANCE - MAY 24, 2017
Un EBU plus de 200...on sattend une bire Rockn Roll. Pour cela Brewdog nous a intgr du Simcoe, du Citra et du Columbus pour lamertume et de lAmarillo et du Centennial pour les armes. Mais finalement, si lamertume devient trs intense sur le final, le travail sur le malt la rend moins amre que lHardcore IPA de la mme brasserie. En verre nous sommes sur un blond dor voil (EBC aux environs de 20) avec une mousse blanche trs peu dveloppe ne nappant pas la surface (faible effervescence, visuel pas exceptionnel). Splendide nez la fois rond et rac, sur les fruits de la passion, le pamplemousse, le citron et une pointe de rsineux. Lattaque est sur un bon quilibre, malt/houblon sur une amertume saillante mais contenue en intensit de par la bonne prsence malte. Ce sont alors les armes de fruits de la passion et dagrumes qui font le plus remarquer. Nous retrouvons dailleurs ces armes en deuxime bouche avec nanmoins lamertume prenant lgrement lascendant. Larrire bouche reprend quant elle la structure de lattaque sur le mme quilibre. La texture a de fait des tendances veloutes, trs intressantes et agrables. La troisime bouche devient mme plus suave, confrant un peu plus dampleur en bouche sur des armes de mangue et de fruits exotiques. Ce nest donc que sur le final que lamertume gagnera franchement en intensit, saillante, fine et prcise et restant longtemps en bouche. Lutilisation de dry hopping en Citra, Amarillo et Simcoe confre dailleurs des notes beaucoup plus herbaces. Rien dire sur lalcool 7,2 % Abv permettant un bon quilibre et sur le sucre parfaitement dos. En conclusion, pour apprcier cette bire il faut naturellement apprcier lamertume, mais autant lHardcore IPA, bire extrme, en est dsquilibre, autant cette Jack Hammer jouit dune bel quilibre et seul une petite complexit supplmentaire notamment sur la premire partie de dgustation lui fait rellement dfaut.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
chrisko82 (905) - Warszawa, POLAND - MAY 22, 2017
Piwo złote, zmętnione. Piany właściwie brak, mimo wysokiego wysycenia. W aromacie las i ziołowość. W smaku grapefruitowa i ziołowa goryczka, wysoka i zalegająca. Pełnia w kierunku wytrawności.

2.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
alcedo2011 (7) - - MAY 21, 2017 does not count
Deja un agradable regusto en el paladar pero al entrar en boca me resulta demasiado amarga

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tmrmwel (2058) - Bergen, NORWAY - MAY 20, 2017
On tap @ Bergen Beer Craft Fest. Pours slightly hazy yellow, with a small creamy head. Aroma is hoppy notes of apricots and orange, as well as malts with cereals and toffee. Medium body, with average carbonation. Flavour is bitter hops, with pine, citrus peel and tropical notes.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
GhostS (295) - Chișinău, MOLDOVA - MAY 16, 2017
Aroma - intense, very IPA-ish, with lot of herbal hops and green herbs, some unripe yellow fruits and pine notes. Taste - absolutely bitter, intense, quite a bit aggressive, with stable intensity even in aftertaste, only herbal hops and nothing else, but very good! A very bitter beer, better to say a very pleasant bitter beer.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kaserov (603) - Oviedo, SPAIN - MAY 16, 2017
Color entre amarillo y naranja, medianamente turbio, con capa de espuma blanca de dos dedos de grosor (retencin decente). Carbonatacin media. Textura oleosa y ligeramente efervescente. Aroma increble a resina, lpulo, naranja, pomelo, mango, fruta de la pasin. Sabor frutal (naranja, fruta de la pasin, mango, pomelo, pia), con base mnima de malta caramelizada y final de amargor no muy elevado que va hacindose ms presente a medida que se va bebiendo. Seca. El amargor contina en postgusto junto con resina. Lupulada al mximo y riqusima. De lata, a tres meses de caducar. Dira que aguanta ms que bien.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Juks (361) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - MAY 15, 2017
Tap at BrewDog. Almost cleaar golden colour, small white head. Fruits, bubblegum, grass, grapefruit, weed, hops in aroma. Taste is grassy hoppy, grapefruity, pineapple. Bitter resin adtertaste. Medium bodied, average carbo. Good strong IPA.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
roldano (131) - - MAY 15, 2017
Espuma blanca y cremosa que permanece constante, colro amarillo anaranjado con cierta turbiedad y aprecindose burbujeo constante, aroma ligeramente frutal en nariz, sabor donde se aprecian las notas amargas y ctricas con final duradero

2.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SilkTork (5712) - Southampton, United Kingdom, Hampshire, ENGLAND - MAY 15, 2017
Small bottle, filtered, from a supermarket. Malt is actually a little sweeter and more caramel tasting than normal, and can actually be detected through the hops. Theres hope yet that these boys will actually get interested in brewing beer I like. Hoppy, but, surprisingly, not aggressive.


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