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Punk IPA - BrewDog

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Punk IPAPunk IPA

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BA SCORE
85
very good

1,039 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,039
Reviews: 469
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 13.19%
Wants: 33
Gots: 84 | 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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oriolesfan4

Maryland

4/5  rDev +5.5%

05-22-2014 04:32:22 | More by oriolesfan4
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afsdan

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

05-22-2014 03:38:38 | More by afsdan
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mkirkland80

Virginia

4/5  rDev +5.5%

05-21-2014 21:04:22 | More by mkirkland80
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TX-Badger

Texas

4/5  rDev +5.5%

05-20-2014 18:08:04 | More by TX-Badger
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Aggro

British Columbia (Canada)

4/5  rDev +5.5%

05-18-2014 08:53:30 | More by Aggro
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caseyrobertson

New York

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

05-14-2014 22:47:55 | More by caseyrobertson
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Kroehny_Loves_Hops

Australia

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

05-12-2014 12:28:23 | More by Kroehny_Loves_Hops
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ruckus232

Illinois

4.18/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

22.4 ounce brown bottle poured into a pint glass

Appearance: Hazy dark golden brown with a little lacing on the glass

Smell: Slight grapefruit scent

Taste: Better citrus/grapefruit taste with a little bit of bitterness but the bitterness doesn't remain for too long (which I like). It has a little bit of a sweetness to counter the bitterness.

Serving type: bottle

05-11-2014 01:08:31 | More by ruckus232
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Gomorritas

Netherlands

4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

05-10-2014 15:39:40 | More by Gomorritas
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tmryan21

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

05-09-2014 18:26:43 | More by tmryan21
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interistacanadese

Italy

4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

05-08-2014 20:35:04 | More by interistacanadese
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renatopi

Serbia

5/5  rDev +31.9%

05-08-2014 19:03:55 | More by renatopi
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Brewhemoth

Netherlands

4.01/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

From a 330ml bottle into a tulip pint glass.

A: Pours a clear golden amber color with a nice white, head which left good lacing. Good head retention. There is little visible activity.
S: Hop-bomb (as it should be). Citrus, pinecone, grapefruit, and a little resin-y. Pale, bready, malts. Pretty much everything you want from an IPA.
T: Good malt backbone, followed by that nice fresh hop flavor - pine stands out. A good, smooth, build of bitter.
M: Very smooth. On the lighter carbonation side for the style, but done proper. Very nicely balanced.

O: Think this is a great beer. Drink it regularly. A nice "go to" IPA that just about hits all the standard marks, and is a good start to the night (if you're on that route).

Serving type: bottle

05-08-2014 18:08:22 | More by Brewhemoth
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sommersb

Tennessee

3.86/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Tasted On: 05-06-2014
Freshness: Best by 04-15-2014
Packaging: 330ml brown bottle, pry-cap
Glassware: Shaker pint
Purchased: Single from Let's Pour mailorder

So this bottle is a few weeks past the 'best by' date, due to Let's Pour sending them to me that way. They refunded me the cost of the beer...we will see if the age makes for a negative impact

Beers pours a quite murky, orange-yellow color, with a white head a finger high. A nice ring of lace circles the glass; head retention is fair.

Smells are a pleasing if not powerful blend of tropical fruit hop aromas, with some pine as well.

The taste has a moderate level of bitterness to it; plus grapefruit and pineapple, which give some acidity. The beer is hoppy, but also fruity and a little malty as well. Very nice balancing act

Mouthfeel is crisp, wich what I'd call a chewy body. The finish has fruity hop notes and bitterness.

Overall a very tasty ale, with a good balanced flavor. Since the beer is past its best by date, I'd assume that some of the flavors and aromas are less than they'd normally be, but this is still a great drinker!

Serving type: bottle

05-07-2014 04:12:42 | More by sommersb
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-ronin-

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

05-05-2014 20:44:13 | More by -ronin-
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whitenads

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

05-05-2014 17:16:59 | More by whitenads
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windypete

United Kingdom (England)

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

05-03-2014 17:52:46 | More by windypete
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Domvan

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

05-03-2014 13:47:48 | More by Domvan
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bigbluebeerguy

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

05-03-2014 03:39:34 | More by bigbluebeerguy
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Stillyman11

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

05-02-2014 03:28:12 | More by Stillyman11
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aaskew

Rhode Island

4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

05-02-2014 01:01:04 | More by aaskew
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schavuytje

Netherlands

4.5/5  rDev +18.7%

04-29-2014 16:29:26 | More by schavuytje
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dsshuck

Delaware

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

04-28-2014 00:36:29 | More by dsshuck
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shoretaxi

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

04-27-2014 20:56:32 | More by shoretaxi
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Choodie

Denmark

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

04-27-2014 20:00:11 | More by Choodie
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