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Hardcore IPA - BrewDog

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BA SCORE
88
very good

1,213 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,213
Reviews: 512
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 13.52%
Wants: 17
Gots: 65 | 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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look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Picked up a single at ABC. Best before date 141 15-0?-14
Poured into a DFH signature glass.

A: Amber leaning towards orange. Off white rocky head with minimal retention and lacing.

S: Big on the piney hops. Very nice! It would make a great air freshener.

T: Big on the malts with biscuit and orange. Each sip left you wanting another. This was a hard beer to put down.

M: Medium to heavy, somewhat oily. Carbonation was on the lower side. Coated the tongue and taste buds with a lasting flavorful bitterness that left you wanting more.

O: This is my second offering from BrewDog. I wasn't impressed with the first one (punk IPA) so my expectations were not that high. What a surprise! One of the best DIPA I have had. Very well balanced between the malts and hops.
Damn that metric system, only 11.2 oz

bcsbeer, Oct 29, 2013
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look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

When I'm not watching the Victoria Secret Angel's blow me kisses in their commercials I'm meditating on this beer to open my third eye into Nirvana, the one Tom Cruise always mentions. Did Prince Harry try this yet? I mean in his Apache helicopter?

KingJason, Oct 26, 2013
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11.2 oz bottle poured into tulip glass.

A - Cloudy caramel brown with 1-2 fingers of light khaki head.

S - Very sweet smelling, with caramel and piney hops.

T - This is one of the sweetest IPAs I've ever had. Caramel sweetness, followed by piney, resinous hops. It is moderately bitter, which is balanced by the huge sweetness. The 9.2% alc is well hidden.

M - Full bodied for an IPA, very sticky and resinous. Moderate carbonation. The aftertaste is sticky and resinous.

O - Definitely not your run of the mill IPA. This is super sweet and piney, with a full sticky body.

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Hardcore IPA from BrewDog
88 out of 100 based on 1,213 ratings.