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69
style
Brewed by BrewDog
Style: India Pale Ale (IPA)
Ellon, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 1033   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46/5   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Re-released as a special in April 2017

The recipe was changed at the end of 2009, and this version is no longer made, if you have a bottle with a BBD after 01/01/2012, you should go to the "Punk IPA (5.6%)" version.

Bottle and keg: Filtered. Cask: Unfiltered.
Ingredients: Marris Otter Extra Pale Malt; Ahtanum Chinook, Crystal, Motueka hops. IBUs 60
A beer of inherent contradiction. This heavy weight of the beer world is strikingly delicate with a white gold appearance. The light fruity aroma dominates the initial confrontation; lychee, kiwi and passionfruit all prevail with subtle nuances of cherry and strawberry. Don’t be fooled however by this smooth medium bodied ale. As it trickles down your throat as this wolf in sheep’s clothing begins to grow teeth. The bite comes as the bitterness builds and endures no matter how hard the malty sweetness of the alcohol tries to tame this ferocious beast.

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3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
pras (602) - Maryland, USA - JAN 21, 2013
Surprised that I never rated this one. Really liked it. Nose of resinous and piney hops. Flavor was much of the same. Well balanced and bitter.


2.6
Grumbo (3482) - Ipswich, Suffolk, ENGLAND - SEP 6, 2017
Bottle. 6.0% abv. Backlog rating from bottle collection and historic scoring. Source not recorded. No tasting notes kept, just rating.

2.6
weordie (1316) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - SEP 3, 2017
Pours golden with a big head. Aroma of corn syrup, very lager like. Bit of a lager taste too. Disappointing.

4.1
wsyzoscar (2) - - AUG 14, 2017 does not count
the colour is golden. when you open the bottle, the aroma of tropical fruit is punch on ur face. The taste is like pineapple and a little bit malt flavour. Love It!caramel, floral, citrus, dough, golden, clear, white foam, medium sweetness, lightly bitter, light sweetness, medium sweetness, lightly sour, light body, thin feel, flat, long finish,

4
Luchino89 (6) - - AUG 13, 2017 does not count
UPDATED: AUG 13, 2017 Semplicemente una delle ipa migliori mai bevute. Punk IPA una garanzia (anche alla spina)

3.5
loscovar (615) - Trieste, ITALY, Villeneuvette, FRANCE - JUL 25, 2017
Bottle from brewdog online store, revival pack. It taste quite similar than the current punk ipa, but the new recepie had some improvements.. So let this one on the closet! Nice to have a chance to compare.

1.8
rob19a (407) - - JUL 3, 2017
5/20 actually thought it was pretty bad, really lager and hops pretty disguised. Alright for a lager, doesn’t taste like an IPA to me

3.2
Trolle (57) - - JUL 1, 2017
Klar øl med duft af humle. Smagen er god med balance mellem bitterheden og en svag sødme. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
beskid (225) - Baden-Württemberg, GERMANY - JUL 1, 2017
Very typical, punks are long gone I guess. Floral hops, malt, light overall.

3.1
Itzjerm (3056) - Taft, Tennessee, USA - JUN 27, 2017
At brew dog pub in sweeden. Punk? Not hop forward light hop average week brew. This is as punk as johnnie rottens great grandmother.

3
Cokemonkey11 (1000) - - JUN 25, 2017
Bottle from special originals pack, ordered online. Pours pale golden with a residing foam. Scent is light notes of floral hops. Taste is lighter than expected with some soapiness. Finish dry. Good.


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