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Punk IPA - BrewDog

Not Rated.
Punk IPAPunk IPA

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BA SCORE
86
very good

1,356 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,356
Reviews: 506
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 13.12%
Wants: 58
Gots: 253 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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United Kingdom (Scotland)

Style | ABV
American IPA |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: bark on 11-02-2007

Welcome to a post Punk apocalyptic mother of an ale.

A beer that spent its formative years Blitzkrieg Bopping around India and the sub-continent.

This light, golden classic has been subverted with new world hops to create a devastating explosion of flavour. Steel yourself for Kalashnikov bursts of caramel, incendiary tropical fruit and an all-out riot of grapefruit, pineapple and lychee, before a spiky bitter finish.

This is quintessential Empire with an anarchic twist. Turn up the volume. Pay the man. Embrace the punked up, pimped up Maharajah of Pale Ales.

Nothing will ever be the same again.

45 IBU
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look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A - slightly hazy dark golden, one finger of white head retained at a thin cover with random lacing
S - mandarin, light toffee and toast, mild floral
T - earthy with light pepper, toasty malt, just not enough hop presence to call this a true IPA, more of a mild english pale IMO
M - relatively light, grainy with slightly musty dry feel
O - its a tasty enough brew but to call this an IPA is not right as far as I can taste, it just doesn't have the hops, i do like it just not as an IPA, still worth a purchase though

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

The look is as you'd expect from an IPA, Amber to straw color. I get alot of bready - biscuit notes along with grapefruit and citrus. The head dissipates very quickly leaving a very thin head. Balanced carbonation so my stomach is still in tact! Extremely sessional beer, does not drink like a 5.6%, good all rounder, cannot go wrong.

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look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

33 cl bottle poured into a Pint glass

App/ light yellow colour with a white head (1 finger)

S/ pine resin, malt and grapefruit. Strong smell, very nice.

T / fresh and herbal sweetnes that ends in a bitterness very well balanced.
Long aftertaste.

M/ medium body and medium/light carbonation.

O / personal IPA, very nice even for me (a fan of ‘classic UK IPA’) !!
To repeat.

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Punk IPA from BrewDog
86 out of 100 based on 1,356 ratings.