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Brutal Bitter Ale - Rogue Ales

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

1,819 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,819
Reviews: 1,062
rAvg: 4
pDev: 10.75%
Wants: 64
Gots: 58 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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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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Brutal Bitter Ale from Rogue Ales
90 out of 100 based on 1,819 ratings.