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Jack Hammer - BrewDog

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BA SCORE
89
very good

85 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 85
Reviews: 16
rAvg: 4.01
pDev: 9.73%
Wants: 1
Gots: 11 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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United Kingdom (Scotland)

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
The devastatingly bitter finish will drill straight through your taste buds. If you like hops and bitterness then go ahead. But be warned: this beer has more bitterness than a human palate (or nipple) can detect. For freaks, craft beer junkies and stamp collectors only.

The second placed beer in our 2012 Prototype Challenge is a BrewDog staff favourite, and made a brief guest appearance in our bars last summer.

(Beer added by: dgilks on 01-17-2013)
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Ratings: 85 | Reviews: 16 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by beerdrifter:
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beerdrifter

Germany

4.31/5  rDev +7.5%

Picked this up at a great little beer store in Arlon, Miorge Mihoublon. Crystal clear copper-amber pour with pure white one finger head with decent retention and great lacing. Lots of piney hops and citrus in the nose along with hints of grapefruit, tangerine, and pineapple. The taste lives up to the West Coast IPA reference on the label. Bitter, resiny, piney hops dominate with a really nice perfumey, floral finish. Lots of citrus as well with hints of grapefruit, lemon, and orange zest. Great balance with some sweet caramel maltiness complementing the bitterness of the hops. The mouthfeel is light bodied with a super tangy, sweet, and bitter finish. Overall, this one took me by surprise a bit. Wasn't expecting it to be this good. Hopefully I can snag a few more of these babies! A really well done West Coast IPA from BrewDog!

04-25-2013 15:43:03 | More by beerdrifter
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interistacanadese

Italy

4.75/5  rDev +18.5%

05-08-2014 20:32:08 | More by interistacanadese
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kaneel

France

3.5/5  rDev -12.7%

05-28-2014 08:25:48 | More by kaneel
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innominat

Ireland

3.5/5  rDev -12.7%

10-28-2013 14:00:24 | More by innominat
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fionn13

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4.25/5  rDev +6%

03-30-2013 00:16:41 | More by fionn13
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jazzyjeff13

United Kingdom (England)

3.95/5  rDev -1.5%

A 330ml bottle with a BB of June 2014. Acquired from Brewdog's online shop. The label describes it as a West Coast IPA.

Poured into a Duvel tulip. A golden-amber hue with faint chill haze and medium carbonation. Produces a large head of creamy white foam that lasts for a few minutes before subsiding to a patchy surface layer. Some lacing. Aroma of overwhelmingly fruity hops with notes of pine, grapefruit, orange peel, citrus, white grape and tropical fruits. Underpinned by subtle caramel malt, faint diacetyl and a hint of booze. Tasty!

Tastes of intense aromatic hops with an extreme bitter finish. Notes of pine resin, grapefruit, orange peel, citrus, white grape, mango, tropical fruits, mild caramel malt, faint earthy yeast and stewed hops. Highly attenuated, with an incredible bitterness upon swallowing. Hits you like a sucker punch! Mouthfeel is smooth, tingly and dry, with decent carbonation and body. Very astringent - dries the palate thoroughly. Aftertaste of stridently bitter aromatic hops.

Nice one - an imposingly hoppy brew from the folks at Brewdog. Looks good, while the aroma and flavour are all about the hops. Plenty of fruity/piny notes and bitterness, while the malt lurks discretely in the background. Body is OK, though could have been a shade more substantial for the style. All in all, a great showcase for the vigorous flavour that hops can deliver. If IPAs are your thing then give this beer a whirl.

07-28-2013 01:19:13 | More by jazzyjeff13
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TheBrk

Sweden

3.5/5  rDev -12.7%

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Taiwan

4.25/5  rDev +6%

04-12-2014 10:50:07 | More by intoxabroad
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Graeme24

Ireland

3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

08-06-2013 15:10:27 | More by Graeme24
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Romania

4/5  rDev -0.2%

08-31-2013 09:23:06 | More by Ciocanelu
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Sweden

3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

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Greece

3.5/5  rDev -12.7%

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letominator


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CrazyDavros

Australia

3.95/5  rDev -1.5%

Pours amber with a small head.
Very fruity aroma with passion fruit and peach characters. Also honey and cookie doughy-like malt. Nice.
Aggressive hoppy flavours. Tropical fruit and resinous hops leading to a sharp, bold bitterness. I'd like a bit more malt.

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United Kingdom (England)

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Belgium

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Sweden

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Jack Hammer from BrewDog
89 out of 100 based on 85 ratings.