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I Hardcore You - BrewDog

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I Hardcore YouI Hardcore You

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

443 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 443
Reviews: 238
rAvg: 4.05
pDev: 13.09%
Wants: 16
Gots: 40 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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United Kingdom (Scotland)

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  9.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: thepeter on 08-17-2010)
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jaydoc

Kansas

4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

10-31-2013 04:10:37 | More by jaydoc
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jakea

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -1.2%

10-27-2013 04:59:01 | More by jakea
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DantheMan75

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

10-19-2013 11:06:35 | More by DantheMan75
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nkp765

Iowa

3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

10-14-2013 02:33:34 | More by nkp765
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sunofneurot

New York

3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

10-12-2013 01:48:35 | More by sunofneurot
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NHhomebrewguy

New Hampshire

4.75/5  rDev +17.3%

10-10-2013 14:07:38 | More by NHhomebrewguy
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Sonofalime

Virginia

4/5  rDev -1.2%

09-30-2013 01:26:39 | More by Sonofalime
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steevbr

Illinois

4/5  rDev -1.2%

09-22-2013 02:15:07 | More by steevbr
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ROGUE16

Delaware

4/5  rDev -1.2%

09-21-2013 14:19:37 | More by ROGUE16
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Jgrody

California

3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

09-15-2013 05:28:20 | More by Jgrody
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SoPeL

Poland

4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

09-05-2013 20:15:38 | More by SoPeL
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FadetoBock

Alberta (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

08-31-2013 22:39:48 | More by FadetoBock
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Snow81

Minnesota

5/5  rDev +23.5%

08-22-2013 03:37:02 | More by Snow81
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SuperbikeShaun

California

4.75/5  rDev +17.3%

08-21-2013 03:46:48 | More by SuperbikeShaun
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virinow

New York

4/5  rDev -1.2%

08-17-2013 00:05:46 | More by virinow
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Florya

Norway

4/5  rDev -1.2%

08-14-2013 20:05:19 | More by Florya
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Drtfinelli

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev -1.2%

08-12-2013 00:05:56 | More by Drtfinelli
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beertardis

Rhode Island

4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

08-09-2013 01:48:05 | More by beertardis
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wl0307

United Kingdom (England)

4.16/5  rDev +2.7%

Coming in a slim 330ml brown bottle, no BB date available on the beer label, served lightly chilled in Tripel Karmeliet’s branded long-stemmed tulip-bulb shaped goblet.

A: pours a dark reddish amber hue, coming with a thick creamy dark beige froth settling to a thin carpet to last on top of constant and fine carbonation.
S: richly fruity on the nose, the exotic fruity and piney hops, flowery esters and fulsome malts are totally intertwined, to deliver a thick, jammy, bold aroma packed with sweet pink grapefruits, ripe lychees, ripe melons, ripe nectarines and pears, sour-sweet mangoes, random passion fruits, piney hops, sultanas, white prunes, creamy sherry, decent and not OTT caramely notes, flowery fragrance, added with a noticeable trace of warming alc. Against such a heavy body of diverse aromas, a mild tinge of acidity almost like that of white wine struggles through the middle, providing a little refreshing touch overall.
T: the thick and sweet malty foretaste packs a lot of intertwined fruitiness in the middle, mainly lychee flesh (on shells), super-sweet pink grapefruit, flowery & piney hoppiness, rounded phenol and a decent dose of acidity… then closely, the tea-stem-like tannic bitterness intensifies as the alc. warmth creeps down the palate, leaving behind a rather slick mouthfeel of hop resins alongside the deep flow of “robust” – not harsh – bitterness and caramely malt’s aromatic flavour to linger. At the end of each sip, the chewy, tea-ish bitterness gets more and more noticeable, yet never feels rough or so tannic around the gum and taste buds, suggesting a wonderfully skilled work of multiple dry-hopping (as the website describes) was applied.
M&O: the mouthfeel is generally smooth and slightly lacking an ideal amount of carbonation, never cloying, just lightly slick to reflect the thick malt base, while keeping a medium-plus body, and the alc. hides well. Being a blend of Brewdog and Mikkeller’s heavy IPAs before multiple times of dry-hopping, I find this beer surprisingly drinkable and pleasantly balanced. As it is not bottle-conditioned, I might have to consume the other three bottles soon, as the carbonation level does seem to wane over time.

08-06-2013 17:16:50 | More by wl0307
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IanSpindler

Alberta (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

08-02-2013 03:46:28 | More by IanSpindler
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UCLABrewN84

California

4.14/5  rDev +2.2%

On tap at Newhall Refinery in Newhall, CA.

Pours a fairly murky dark orange with a foamy beige head that settles to a partial film on top of the beer. Small streaks of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, earth, citrus fruit, citrus zest, and alcohol aromas. Taste is much the same with sweet citrus and perfume-like flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of hop bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a good level of carbonation with a crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a very good beer with a very nice sweet citrus alcohol flavor.

08-02-2013 03:33:32 | More by UCLABrewN84
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Hopheadjeffery

Illinois

4/5  rDev -1.2%

08-01-2013 03:21:04 | More by Hopheadjeffery
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wordemupg

Alberta (Canada)

4.11/5  rDev +1.5%

330ml bottle poured into tulip 27/7/13

A clear copper with just a lonely stream of slow bubbles but I know there's some bubbles hiding in there because there's a finger of foam that sticks around for a while leaving lots of random lace

S lots of tropical fruit, over-ripe pineapple, mango, guava, and lemon, pine and caramel rounds things out

T a little booze I wasn't smelling and some rind comes out, grapefruit juice and pine resin works well and its a little sweet, stereotypical DIPA and that works for me

M a little syrupy, a bitter bite, more bubbles then I could see in the glass, just a little heat and a lemon rind and pine finish

O well rounded and fairly well concealed booze, about what I look for in a DIPA, I'd drink this again

About what I expected when two great brewers meet to brew a DIPA, yet another welcome addition to Alberta's shelves

07-28-2013 05:52:44 | More by wordemupg
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pkalix

California

3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

the first ipa I've seen with sediment on the bottom(?)
golden honey color, minimal head, unfiltered and thick.
smell is . . . very malty. not much hops, but we'll see in the taste.... could it be that it's 'retired' and i'm only now tasting it here in July???? I've gotten a LOT of OLD BEERS from Hollingshead deli in the past....
taste is.... okay, hops and bitterness is ther, but not overwhelming like a west coast ipa. taste is kind of funky and I don't know whether to attribute that to design or being OLD. no date on the bottle. kind of funky taste, i'm NOT getting the floral, grapefruit-y taste others are professing in earlier reviews so I am VERY skeptical of what I purchased from this 'deli' again....
it doesn't really taste 'bad', just kind of weird, ya know?

07-28-2013 02:35:50 | More by pkalix
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supermeniscus

Netherlands

4/5  rDev -1.2%

07-20-2013 21:31:42 | More by supermeniscus
I Hardcore You from BrewDog
90 out of 100 based on 443 ratings.