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Punk IPA - BrewDog

Punk IPAPunk IPA

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BA SCORE
85
very good

903 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 903
Reviews: 461
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 13.26%


Brewed by:
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United Kingdom (Scotland)

Style | ABV
American IPA |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Welcome to a post Punk apocalyptic mother fucker of a pale ale.

A beer that spent its formative years Blitzkrieg bopping around India and the sub continent. Quintessential Empire with an anarchic twist.

God save the Queen and all who sail in her. Raising a Stiff Little Finger to IPAs that have come before and those it is yet to meet.
Turn up the volume Pay the man. Embrace the punked up, fucked up outlaw elite.

Never Mind the Bollocks this is the real shit.

45 IBU

(Beer added by: bark on 11-02-2007)
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cdizinno

South Carolina

2.93/5  rDev -22.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured into a pint glass from a 12oz bottle as pictured. NO visible dates.

A: Hazy golden yellow with a creamy white head that leaves considerable lacing down the entire glass.

S: Mostly malty and grainy.Some of that typical European hoppy smell.

T&M: Hop bitterness. Grainy roughness. Fades to some mild citrus tastes. Medium bodied.

Nothing really spectacular, but decent.

Serving type: bottle

02-06-2011 23:47:15 | More by cdizinno
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Great fruity/green aroma that really smells of fresh hops, like rubbing a cone at harvest time.
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Punk IPA from BrewDog
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