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The Bollocks - Brash Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

229 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 229
Reviews: 61
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 11.49%
Wants: 8
Gots: 16 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brash Brewing Company visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  12.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: PeterIngemi on 07-14-2012)
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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

jayhunter357, Oct 13, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

Denzo, Oct 12, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +11%

mcdsports, Sep 28, 2014
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3.16/5  rDev -17.5%

BcOneSeven, Aug 26, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

malfunxion, Aug 23, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -15.1%

ToadiesForCody, Aug 15, 2014
Photo of laituegonflable
3.7/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours a day-glo orange colour, bit of cloud. Head is off-white, bit cloudy and whispy. Decent, but not amazing.

Smells nice. Sweet malt with cake batter, but plenty of West Coast hops with it too - citrus, paw-paw, touch of mango. Pleasant. Right in the sweet spot.

Taste is massively hoppy from the get-go. Not to its advantage. Sweet, fruit salad flavour, with intense apricot, sultana grapes, peach and mango. Yeah, fruity sweet and could use more citric bite. Has that hop heaviness on the back, but not really flavour, which is all just sweetness. Needs more grounding.

Smooth, bit of edge at the end, but quite drinkable and pleasant.

Could see people really enjoying this. It's really quite drinkable, but for me it just lacks edge.

laituegonflable, Aug 06, 2014
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3.45/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bottled 10/1/13 at 40 degrees into imperial pint glass
Aroma of citrus
Head large (5 cm), off white, creamy, slowly diminishing to a layer varying from 1 to 4 mm
Lacing OK, partial rings and medium islands of small to medium bubbles
Body medium orange, chill haze
Flavor begins with citrusy hoppiness which fades to a tangerine sweetness; no alcohol, no diacetyl
Palate medium, oily, lively carbonation

A quite nice DIPA at ten months old; I can only imagine how it would have been fresh. Although to hops have deteriorated some, this is still better than many of the fresh IPAs.

Ozzylizard, Aug 04, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

TGanyone, Jul 28, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

kenzilka007, Jul 26, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

Burtonrj, Jul 24, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

SplitsAtoms, Jul 20, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

SimonPuggle, Jul 03, 2014
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3/5  rDev -21.7%

Youvebeenroccoed, Jul 02, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

errantnight, Jun 28, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -28.2%

Mike_Gentry, Jun 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

SnatchyMcPants, Jun 20, 2014
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5/5  rDev +30.5%

rusty3335, Jun 19, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

CUbeerfan, Jun 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

maniaczak, Jun 04, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +11%

Viperman1316, May 28, 2014
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3.96/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I was surprised by how much I liked this beer. Usually Imperial IPA's have a lot of problems that go along with them but this one was very nice. The appearance is a nice cloudy hazel with a white head that stuck to the glass. The nose had a lot of hops and then what I thought was sugar. Upon the tasting, I realized it was the sweetness from the alcohol, but instead of it tasting too strong, it was actually a nice way to finish from the hoppy start. The mouthfeel was much thicker than I thought it was going to be, but complimented it well. I would definitely recommend this to anyone not scared off by the artwork and high proof.

WhiteHillsStore, May 25, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +24%

Joebraggot, May 19, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -15.1%

blabaer, May 17, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

greenspointexas, May 07, 2014
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The Bollocks from Brash Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 229 ratings.