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Punk IPA - BrewDog

Not Rated.
Punk IPAPunk IPA

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BA SCORE
85
very good

1,047 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 1,047
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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jackorain

Pennsylvania

3.55/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Cloudy light golden color with a tinge of copper hue. Stark white head of about ½ inch. Okay retention, not much lace to speak of.

The nose is slightly sweet citrus, biscuit and earthy.

Taste is citrusy and green hops with some initial bitterness that is balanced a bit in the middle by the sweet caramel and biscuit malt. The bitterness comes back quite strong in the finish and lingers for quite a while. The finish is reminiscent of grapefruit zest with some pith

This beer has a medium body with a quite effervescent and tingly carbonation.

This is a decent IPA but there are many, many better choices out there. I expected more given the raves this brewery has been getting.

Thanks for reading

Serving type: bottle

09-12-2009 22:00:12 | More by jackorain
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Punk IPA from BrewDog
85 out of 100 based on 1,047 ratings.