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Hardcore IPA - BrewDog

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Hardcore IPAHardcore IPA

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BA SCORE
88
very good

1,105 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,105
Reviews: 503
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: 13.55%
Wants: 8
Gots: 39 | 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

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Hardcore IPA from BrewDog
88 out of 100 based on 1,105 ratings.