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Punk IPA - BrewDog

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Punk IPAPunk IPA

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BA SCORE
85
very good

1,004 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,004
Reviews: 466
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 13.23%
Wants: 31
Gots: 73 | 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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vicsju1991

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +19%

09-08-2012 01:44:23 | More by vicsju1991
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MattSassi


4/5  rDev +5.8%

09-07-2012 13:54:26 | More by MattSassi
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MarkyMOD

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

09-07-2012 05:43:46 | More by MarkyMOD
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brentblack1

New York

4/5  rDev +5.8%

09-06-2012 23:10:57 | More by brentblack1
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AlaskanYoung

Arkansas

3/5  rDev -20.6%

09-06-2012 03:19:40 | More by AlaskanYoung
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BWH999

California

4/5  rDev +5.8%

09-06-2012 02:00:06 | More by BWH999
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captainbearcat

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +25.7%

09-03-2012 19:11:15 | More by captainbearcat
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William123


3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

09-01-2012 08:38:00 | More by William123
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Stevie_Janowski

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +25.7%

09-01-2012 00:20:57 | More by Stevie_Janowski
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schnarr84

Alberta (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

08-31-2012 02:50:49 | More by schnarr84
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badandy

Ontario (Canada)

4.75/5  rDev +25.7%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

A: Appears to have some chill-haze. Hazy light amber in color. Medium head retention. Some lacing evident.

S: Brilliant! Grapefruit galore! Very ripe dark citrus (tangerine?) with a hint of pine. Something else there that I can't quite place....

T: Berries and pine upfront. Very unique hop profile. Bright, floral/fruity flavors followed by a deep, rich, complex finish (honey/pine). Bitterness is present but no unpleasant. Fantastic!

M: To style. Medium body, not particularly heavy, not particularly light. Very enjoyable.

This is one of the most unique beers I've tried in awhile... really glad I ran across one at the LCBO. Will definitely grab it again. For an 8-9% IPA it's extremely drinkable!

Serving type: can

08-31-2012 00:39:35 | More by badandy
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Hawk345


4.4/5  rDev +16.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

The new standard in basic IPA.
Smooth, hoppy but not too bitter.
Its just really good beer, its the sort of thing you take to a party to impress people that you like good beer, then make sure noneof the losers get any cos its too good for them.
They dont deserve it
Entry level Brewdog, go do it tday

Serving type: on-tap

08-30-2012 23:24:56 | More by Hawk345
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StonedTrippin

Colorado

3.93/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

a most excellent ipa! pours a dead sexy honey color with some cloudiness to it and a just off white head of fluffly lasting suds. its really gorgeous. smell is less stunning, kind of bland actually in the nose. there is that sticky hop waft going on, but its not prominent. my best before date is 1/13, so this must be fresh. in any event, the nose is a minor problem, but the taste is fantastic, not bland or washed out at all. the cool thing here is that the hops hit with that sticky sweet stuff on the back end,and the bitter dry kick is on the front end. in fact, it has quite a long wet finish on it, and is crisp in the middle. its an odd experience, but one i am really enjoying. only a few minutes after a sip can the real bitterness be tasted on the tongue. hop bouque it a mix of grapefruit and orange rind, and is a bit acidic actually. mouthfeel is good, lighter than medium bodied and carbonated a bit more than is normal in an ipa, which works well here. its a beautiful beer really, and the nose is opening right up as it warms. reinventing the wheel here a little, and i like it.

Serving type: bottle

08-28-2012 23:34:14 | More by StonedTrippin
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Slimesss


4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

08-27-2012 19:56:44 | More by Slimesss
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allhaildracula

Utah

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

08-27-2012 03:59:30 | More by allhaildracula
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tuka

New York

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

08-24-2012 03:08:03 | More by tuka
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GodOfBeer

Ontario (Canada)

3.93/5  rDev +4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours a hazy gold-orange with a thin white head, some light lacing, moderate carbonation.

Smells of citrus rind, honey, fruity and spicey hops, strawberries and pine resin.

Tastes nice and malty upfront with citrusy/spicey hops that dominate the palate throughout.

Very quenchable beer on a hot summer day, not too hoppy but balanced just perfectly. Definitely a beer I would try again!

Serving type: can

08-23-2012 20:27:58 | More by GodOfBeer
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jhhollier

Louisiana

4/5  rDev +5.8%

08-22-2012 15:16:09 | More by jhhollier
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WilstonOreo

Germany

3/5  rDev -20.6%

08-21-2012 08:30:38 | More by WilstonOreo
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dragnalus


4.75/5  rDev +25.7%

08-20-2012 08:47:15 | More by dragnalus
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RWACKO

New York

4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

08-14-2012 23:35:17 | More by RWACKO
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Drinkerofales

California

3.6/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours a nice hazy golden orange, with a large rocky ecru head, and some nice lacing.

Smell however is malty, with some hops, and hint of tropical fruit.

Taste is bitter, front to back, lacking in depth and balance.

Texture is lighter, with a good mouth feel, and medium drinkability.

After so many IPAs, it takes a good one to wow me, and I am not wowed. Malty aroma, all bitter flavor. It's ok.

DOA

Serving type: bottle

08-14-2012 11:04:23 | More by Drinkerofales
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jmo2k1


3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

08-14-2012 07:10:28 | More by jmo2k1
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GaryMarkle84

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

08-12-2012 20:39:54 | More by GaryMarkle84
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Blissmo

Sweden

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

08-12-2012 20:27:01 | More by Blissmo
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