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Hardcore IPA - BrewDog

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Hardcore IPAHardcore IPA

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BA SCORE
88
very good

1,181 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,181
Reviews: 510
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 13.27%
Wants: 13
Gots: 56 | 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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5/5  rDev +27.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

my buddy klye shared a four pack with me best night ever

A- puffy off tan heady with the darkest almost red look

S- hops hops and more hops

T- a strong kick in the face with a smooth malty after taste couldn't wait for my next sip

M- fantastic almost as over bearing as the taste

O- literally the best ipa ive had i really wish i could get more of it

sudsy2drunk, Sep 12, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

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3.86/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured into a pint glass from the bottle.

This beer had me in a quandary. Very unique DIPA, in the sense that there is very little piney, bitter hoppiness in the forward palate. Instead it is replaced w ripe stone fruit and fresh baked biscuits. very malt heavy for the style, bordering on a strong hoppy red ale. Since the DIPA is really a distinctly american style, this beer feels like an english take on an american (and especially west coast) variety which is interesting, but I'd take my pliny, meltdown, and hop dog anyday over this beer.

oceanman907, Aug 31, 2013
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4.05/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

11.2oz bottle poured into a chalice. Batch 053, best before 12-03-14.

Pours cloudy brownish-orange, medium head. Slightly carbonated. Smell is very similar to what I remember from Whoop Pass, but still don't know how to describe very well. Kind of a mushed up hops-and-vegetable-matter smell. Pulped grass and leaves, pine.

Taste is surprisingly soft in comparison with what seems like a somewhat harsh aroma. Grapefruit, lemon.

Mouthfeel is pleasant and velvety. Actually, very nice. Overall, this is a pretty good beer, but I'm not blown away.

snaotheus, Aug 19, 2013
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Hardcore IPA from BrewDog
88 out of 100 based on 1,181 ratings.