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Punk IPA - BrewDog

Not Rated.
Punk IPAPunk IPA

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BA SCORE
85
very good

1,049 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,049
Reviews: 470
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 13.19%
Wants: 34
Gots: 87 | FT: 0
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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damndirtyape

Ohio

3.83/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Single bottle (best by 12/18/10) poured into a tumbler.

Appearance: Hazy straw yellow with plenty of carbonation bubbling up from the bottom. Poured a 1/2" thick white foam that died down to a persistent 1/4" head. Crazy lacing all over the glass - kinda messy there's so much of it, but I'm enjoying looking at it.

Smell: Hint of yeast, citrus (lemony) and earthy hops.

Taste: Strong bitterness up front - hoppy. Some grapefruit towards the end of the bitterness. Chalky finish and aftertaste in the mouth. It's too unbalanced towards the bitterness....and yet I like it.

Mouthfeel: Just right carbonation on the tongue, goes down real easy and coats the whole throat and doesn't linger. Not too thick, not too watery.

Drinkability: While I'm glad I tried it, towards the end the bitterness gets to be too much. So I finished it, but I cannot reach for another one. I'd have to pair this with the right meal to have it again - too strong in bitterness for me to have as a stand alone.

Serving type: bottle

03-28-2010 22:29:05 | More by damndirtyape
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Punk IPA from BrewDog
85 out of 100 based on 1,049 ratings.