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


on tap

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RATINGS: 1134   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75/5   IBU: 200   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
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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, don’t say we didn’t warn you…
Ingredients: Extra Pale malt, Centennial & Columbus hops, dry hopped to 200+ theoretical IBUs with Citra, Amarillo and Simcoe.

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DraftDodger (1458) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - OCT 16, 2016
Copenhagen 16/10 2016. 33 cl bottle from Fakta. Usual ubercool label design in green with the howling brewdog. Pours clear yellow with white head. Settles quickly as thin patchy layer of foam. Rich aroma dominated by bittersour grape fruit, lemon and citrus. Sweet exotic fruit in the background. Fills the room the moment you pour it. Fairly strong carbonation and slightly thick palate. Flavor has light sweetness followed by strong bitterness. Bitter aftertaste and dry finish. Perfect if you like it dry and bitter. The name "Jack Hammer seems to make sense.

janubio (848) - SPAIN - OCT 15, 2016
Golden-orange colour, medium head with good retention that leaves a good crown and lace. Aroma of resines, fruits, citrics. Medium body with a thick texture. TAste of resines, citrics and fruits.

TorbenJensen (1517) - Valby, DENMARK - OCT 14, 2016
Jack Hammer is a lovely aromatic IPA with coarse foam. Smells like passion fruit, orange peel and grapefruit. The taste is fresh hoppy the aforementioned fruits and there is only a little malt character with a hint of vanilla. It is a potent IPA which fills the IBU register with fruity notes and a long delicious bitter aftertaste where pine needles taste towards the end. Probably not an IPA for ’hopsphobians’ because it is brewed with Centennial and Columbus and since dry hopped with Citra, Simcoe and Amarillo. The Amarillo hop I have good experience with, because it often have grapefruit and citrus and gives an aftertaste that I find very satisfying. At first, it certainly seem bitter at a very significant and astringency way, but enjoyed slowly the Amarillo has some positive characteristics in the form of long aftertaste with exotic fruit and tart bitterness which is almost impossible to describe. I have to admit that I gone to be a big IPA enthusiast, even the high IBU values ​​are starting to win the enthusiasm with me. Jack Hammer has certainly surprised me positively.

mikkellund42 (850) - DENMARK - OCT 12, 2016
UPDATED: OCT 12, 2016 Bottle. Pours clear golden with medium white head. Aroma is very hopy with notes of orange, grapefruit, passion fruit, spruce, raspberry yogurt and hints if vanilla. Taste is very bitter and light sweet. Body is oily with light fizzy carbonation. Finish is long and very bitter with notes of bitter dark chocolate, espresso, bitter grapefruit seeds and spruce. Very intense and well balanced.

jbruner (4702) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - OCT 10, 2016
Pours a chill hazed golden orange on tap with bubbly white head. Aroma of big resinous hops throughout, a hint of pale malt. Taste follows, huge galaxy hop notes with a hint of mosaic cattiness. Solid IPA.

Stefano (2005) - Thisted, DENMARK - OCT 8, 2016
Golden coloured beer with a medium white head. Aroma is dominated by lots of hops. Flavor is again lots of hops, grass and grapefruit. Heavy palate and lovely finish. Really love this one.

Nevalainen (748) - FINLAND - OCT 7, 2016
Clear pale color with tiny white head. Aroma is clear hops, citrus and grape. Taste is sweetish with bitter finish. Taste is like an IPA has to be. Great beer.

Jyrsa (832) - - OCT 7, 2016
Clear light yellow with med pure white head. Citrus and dishwasher fluid and fruit. Crispy pine, grass and quite sweet.

konungen (573) - - OCT 5, 2016
@sbwf16. Krallig utan att kännas tung, välhumlad, schysst fruktighet, lagom maltsmak, lagom beska. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

Lunkie (1926) - Glen Iris, AUSTRALIA - OCT 2, 2016
Hop herbal spice aroma. Murky licht Amber colour good head and lacing. Hop spice malt flavour. Fizzy lingering palate. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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