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Hardcore IPA - BrewDog

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BA SCORE
88
very good

1,089 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,089
Reviews: 501
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: 13.55%
Wants: 8
Gots: 34 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
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United Kingdom (Scotland)

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  9.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
It’s just a helluva shock. Something that gets the adrenalin pumping like a 400 volt shot in a copper bathtub has to be good for the soul. Join the hardcore elite, screw down the throttle and ride. Ride until your lungs bleed and your arms numb. Gun the fucker. Don’t pull back, or slow down until the crazy music starts. Then sit, stunned, wall-eyed, open mouthed, in the realization this mother will drill you with Panzer-like efficiency. And you’ll beg for more.

150 IBU

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 03-10-2008)
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cypressbob

United Kingdom (Northern Ireland)

3.9/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

330ml bottle, served chilled in a Delerium Tremens glass

This is the firs beer i've reviewed in a very long time, lets see how it goes...

Pours with a light straw yellow body, thin whispy white head about half a centimetre thick, pretty poor retention. Some little bubbles of lacing stick to the side of the glass

Smell, lots of thick buttery diacetyl notes highlight a strong english ale character in an otherwise american styled imperial ipa. Some fresh fruit and almonds, little bit of a belgian yeast character also.... sugary sweets, little touch of lavender and purple violets

Taste, crisp strong bittering hops, lots of tart citric and grapefruit bitterness. A slightly dry and musky finish, some harsh bitterness on the palette along with a hunk of sticky fresh wort character

A pretty tasty and bold ipa, not quite as refreshing or balanced as some of the american offerings but still.... solid

Serving type: bottle

06-12-2008 17:59:34 | More by cypressbob
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Hardcore IPA from BrewDog
88 out of 100 based on 1,089 ratings.