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

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 1091   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75/5   IBU: 200   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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 blitzing the mediocre, raising hell and revelling in the aftermath, 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

OG: 1069
IBUs: Hopped to 200+ theoretical IBUs
Malts: Extra Pale
Hops: Centennial & Columbus, dry hopped with Citra, Amarillo and Simcoe

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3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
flying_pig (1503) - - JAN 24, 2013
On-Tap at Brewdog Aberdeen (Schooner):
Lychee and bitter hops to begin with some pine and citrus along with a bit of grapefruit making up most of the rest. There is a solid IPA aroma to this one with a fruity smell in the background.
Light amber with a clear body and a thin, foamy white head on top that is more of a lacing.
Dark fruits and bitter hops to begin and a helping of grapefruit and pine too. There is some strong bitter notes and and touch of sweet malts as well as some tropical flavouring.
Bitter with a medium body and moderate carbonation. There is a nice citrus tang and a slightly dry finish.

A nice, very bitter IPA that had some good fruit notes and a strong, hoppy taste. This one would fall somewhere in between Brewdogs Punk IPA and their Hardcore IPA in both style and taste.


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
90 (306) - BELGIUM - MAR 23, 2017
Veel pompelmoes in het aroma. In de smaak citrus, zware hop, veel bitter. De afdronk is bitter. Niet echt mijn stijl.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
dropi6 (232) - POLAND - MAR 16, 2017
Pours pale, slightly cloudy, massive, short lasting head. Strong hoppy aroma, grapefruit, hay, grass, herbs, onion, citrus. Enormous bitterness. medium body, average carbonation, bitter, long finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Fidzer (5) - Koobrzeg, POLAND - MAR 10, 2017 does not count
Bardzo solidna ipa, piwo dobrze się prezentuje, jest klarowne, a barwa słomkowa. W zapachu sporo przyjemnego grejpfruta i ananasa. W smaku wystarczająco pełne i wytrawne, grejpfrut dalej wyczuwalny, ananas trochę zanika. Goryczka bardzo konkretna, przy czym zupełnie nie zalegająca, jest cytrusowa i żywiczna, a dzięki temu piwo staje się bardzo pijalne.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
AJL1980 (121) - West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 10, 2017
Can from premier store, Farsley, Leeds. Intensely fruity aroma. Packs a punch at first drink. Then bitter but lots of fruit. I enjoyed this.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
zvsn (1860) - ISRAEL - MAR 7, 2017
Bottle. Clear yellow golden with a creamy white head. Aroma of fresh hops with pine needles and grapefruit in the nose. Light malty sweetness, piney and citrusy flavors, strong bitterness, finish is dry but balanced. Medium bodied, long finish. Very good.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
MatKarol (42) - Warszawa, POLAND - MAR 6, 2017
złote czyste, z ładną pianą, w aromacie cytrusowa bomba z delikatną żywicą. W smaku solidna goryczka, lecz nie meczy wcale. Pijalne niesamowicie i zdradliwe.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
titanek (351) - POLAND - MAR 5, 2017
Piana przeciętna, i niezbyt trwała. W zapachu mocne cytrusy i żywica, bardzo przyjemny, W smaku tez cytrusowe, grejpfrutowe, goryczka potężna, ale przyjemna, niezalegająca. Nad podziw pijalne, orzeźwiające, bardzo dobre piwo.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
tmzl (304) - SLOVENIA - MAR 5, 2017
Pleasant, almost soft herbal notes on the nose, high medium pine/grapefruit bitterness, quite sharp, light grainy caramel sweetness.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
LiwkoLiwko (195) - POLAND - MAR 4, 2017
Złociste jak koncernowe lagery. Klarowne. Piana stredniopęcherzykowa. Niezbyt trwała. Intensywny cytrusowy aromat. Na pierwszym planie grejpfrut. W tle cytryna i owoce tropikalne. Średnia goryczka grejpfrutowa, brak słodkości w smaku charakterystycznej dla większości polskich IP.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
humpah (212) - Jyvskyl, FINLAND - MAR 3, 2017
0,33l can. Pours yellow colour with some head. Aroma of grapefruit, pine, fruitiness, malts. Bitter and dry taste, quite hoppy, medium body.


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