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Brutal Bitter Ale - Rogue Ales

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

1,770 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,770
Reviews: 1,060
rAvg: 4
pDev: 10.75%
Wants: 61
Gots: 50 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Rogue Ales visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  5.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
**NOTE: This beer is now called "Brutal IPA" **
It has also been bottled as "Portland State IPA" (2010).

An Imperial bitter with exotic traditional floor malts, citrusy, hoppy flavor and stupendous hop aroma. Rogue brewmaster John Maier describes his Brutal IPA as a cross between a Very Extra Special Bitter and an Indian Pale Ale. Hedonistic!

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

22oz Bottle & Draft / 15° Plato / 46 IBU / 81 AA / 13° Lovibond

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 08-28-2001)
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3.9/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a hazy orange color and has sticky white head. It's aroma is very hoppy and piney. The first sip brings a decent wave of bitter hops that carry on to the finish, but there is enough malt to balance the flavor well. It is a decent ESB, but not a Fuller's.

Serving type: bottle

04-06-2005 07:10:54 | More by RushLimbmalt
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Brutal Bitter Ale from Rogue Ales
90 out of 100 based on 1,770 ratings.