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95
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Serve in Shaker, Tulip

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RATINGS: 2237   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67/5   IBU: 46   EST. CALORIES: 189   ABV: 6.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
TASTING NOTES: A non-traditional India Pale Ale with big citrusy, hop flavor and intense hop aroma. Medium-bodied with a vibrant lingering hop-bitterness that is anything but brutal. Enjoy!

8 INGREDIENTS: 2-Row, Carawheat, C15 & Rogue Farms Dare & Risk Malts; Rogue Farms Alluvial Hops; Free Range Coastal Water & Pacman Yeast.

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4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jybi (205) - FRANCE - FEB 7, 2017
IPA avec un IBU de 46 et un titrage alcoolique de 6,7 % Abv. Cette Rogue Nation nest pas si brutale que cela. Mais vous pouvez tout de mme rpondre favorablement lappel de cette bouteille qui vous interpelle avec ce "Join Us" firement inscrit sur ltiquette. En effet sans tre une grande IPA, notamment par son manque de complexit dans les armes, elle reste dune bonne homognit avec une longueur apprciable et des armes agrables. Le peu deffervescence dconcerte tout de mme en verre, les trs fines bulles permettant tout juste de napper la bire dune mousse blanc casse. Sa robe, blond vnitien (EBC au environs de 28) lui va ravir cependant. Le nez quant lui nous transporte dans une fort de conifres. Celui-ci, intense se porte principalement sur les rsineux, avec toutefois des touches de pamplemousse, dorange et de caramel. A la dgustation, lattaque est souple. Les armes de caramel et dabricot prdominent mais une arrire bouche citronne permet de lui procurer de la fracheur. La seconde bouche est relativement suave et fruite : fraise, ananas et orange sont au programme. Lamertume arrive alors, tranchante sur des armes de pin et de pamplemousse. Le final sera long, mais napporte malheureusement aucune nouveaut et manque cruellement de variations... et frustre quelque peu. Dommage, car larrire bouche sur les fruits exotiques et le caramel accompagne convenablement lamertume (larrire bouche aurait tout de mme pu tre un peu plus pouss) et lquilibre est bien trouv. Mme si elle nest pas "brutal", les 6,7 % Abv portent galement bien lensemble et laissent convenablement sexprimer les armes. En dfinitive, on veut bien se joindre Rogue Nation, mais un soir suffit tout de mme.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Geiserich (4345) - Linz, AUSTRIA - FEB 2, 2017
Bottle from Biertempel: Aroma with grapefruit zest, hints of tropical fruits. Hazy golden orange colour, low head. Flavor with candy notes, some fruitiness, herbal hops. Hints of tropical fruits, earth and chalk.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Lele (506) - Padova, ITALY - FEB 1, 2017
ASPETTO: ambrata, schiuma bianca, fine, abbondante e persistente. AROMA: fruttato, un po' floreale. Comunque non intenso. GUSTO: ottima, equilibrata, dolce e fruttata (frutta tropicale e gialla) all'attacco, per poi evolvere in un floreale ed erbaceo che equilibrano il tutto. Saporita, beverino, scivola benissimo e disseta. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tezarak (121) - Lengnau, SWITZERLAND - JAN 28, 2017
roasty, spruce, caramel, earthy, smoke, woody, golden-orange, cloudy, nice head, medium sweetness, medium bitterness, lightly sour,

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Flipp82 (19) - - JAN 16, 2017
Una IPA poco brutal. Mi aspettavo una luppolatura sgraziata, esagerata e violenta. Invece molto, troppo equilibrata. Amaro nella norma e profumi di luppolo ottimi. Una IPA molto buona ma non brutal. Rogue si conferma uno dei migliori birrifici che conosco. Le sue birre sono sempre tecnicamente perfette ed equilibrate. Anche (purtroppo) quando la birra si dichiara "brutal".

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Marko (5349) - Split / Zagreb, CROATIA - JAN 12, 2017
Thanks Karlo and Ivan R. Misty golden body, small white head. Light tropical fruit from the hops and apples on dry caramelly maltiness. Taste... Cheese and citrus. Vague tropical touch. Good body, silky on medium carbonation, but the taste... Chalk it up on not traveling well and light oxidation.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
ordybill (1599) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - JAN 7, 2017
Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a pint glass. The appearance is a cloudy golden amber with a medium sized white head. The aroma is all hops and citrus. The taste matches the nose with the addition of some malts.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
KevinReddirt (118) - Midland, Texas, USA - JAN 6, 2017
Having been disappointed in other Rogue Nation offerings I had small expectations for Brutal. That was a mistake, this is easily my favorite from them so far. Bought in a mixed six pack at the local supermarket, I poured into a tall bar glass. The color is fine, a dark yellow-amber. It heads nicely and that stays throughout. Scent is minimal, grass and lemon. Taking a drink I got some moderate hoppiness, bread and perhaps a bit of malt. The finish is quite all right with a decent bitterness lingering for awhile. Very drinkable and a complementary 6.3% ABV. Maybe a bomber of this next time.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Carlisle (667) - Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 2, 2017
Bottle. Pours cloudy dark gold color with off-white head and lacing. Nose of citrus (grapefruit) and resins pine. Grapefruit and other citrus followed by some resiny pine in the finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
PintjeFritz (276) - Baden-Wrttemberg, GERMANY - JAN 1, 2017
Cloudy amber beer with short cream-colored head, smell is citrus and taste also, bitter, full body, oily, finish also bitter, (I have 0.65l bottle with best-before 30.04.2017)


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