IPA Is Dead - Amarillo

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Scotland, United Kingdom
IPA - American
3.67 | pDev: 9.81%
Feb 13, 2017
Dec 27, 2013
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3.32/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3
by schavuytje from Netherlands

In a packet of comet, exp366, kohatu; body very soft orange with nice co2 foam, scent of grapefruit and in the distance pine and hay behind it sweet malt earthy yeast and an average finish

Feb 13, 2017
3.7 by CesarLopes from Brazil on Mar 02, 2015
3.67 by BrazilianAussie from Brazil on Feb 15, 2015
3.3 by personpitch from Australia on Feb 13, 2015
3.5 by Mattias from Sweden on Jan 21, 2015
3.98 by Walbert_Neto from Brazil on Jan 10, 2015
3.75 by Synapstic from France on Nov 25, 2014
3.75 by Daniellehto from Sweden on Nov 20, 2014
3.25 by matias- from Finland on Nov 01, 2014
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3.78/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
by jazzyjeff13 from England

A 330ml bottle with a BB of March 2015. ABV is stated as 7.2%. Purchased a while back from the Brewdog webshop (as a 4-pack). A single-hop IPA using Amarillo; I'm going to try the set in succession.

A: Poured into a Duvel tulip. A deep, hazy marmalade hue with fine sediment and medium carbonation. Yields a decent head of creamy white foam that lasts for a few minutes before settling as a patchy surface layer. Slight lacing.

S: Aroma of fruity, leafy hops with hints of subtle grapefruit, orange peel, citrus, mild pine, grass/hay, a twinge of pepper, sweet caramel malt and earthy yeast. Just a touch of booze in the background. Not bad.

T: Tastes of fruity aromatic hops and caramel malt with a pungent bitter finish. Notes of subdued grapefruit, orange peel, citrus, mild pine, grass/hay, subtle spice, sweet caramel, grain, earthy yeast and stewed leaves. The hops character has a leafy, earthy quality to it. Slightly sweet, followed by a strident, resinous bitterness upon swallowing.

M: Mouthfeel is smooth and tingly, with pleasant carbonation and good body. Hop oils stimulate the palate. Somewhat astringent, accompanied by an aftertaste of fruity aromatic hops, pine resin bitterness and sweet caramel malt.

O: A solid American IPA with a vigorous hop character. Looks alright, while the aroma and flavour are stuffed with citrus and mild pine - underpinned by caramel malt. Good body. The hop flavour is leafy as well as fruity, but none the worse for it. A nice showcase for Amarillo; worth sampling if you have the chance.

Oct 03, 2014
4.25 by Kiro from Russian Federation on Oct 03, 2014
3.75 by BeerTruck from Portugal on Oct 02, 2014
2.75 by crosenkrantz from Switzerland on Sep 15, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9%
by CrazyDavros from Australia

Pours amber with a large, lasting head.
Nose shows orange peel, floral hops, orange marmalade, spicy notes and a fair whack of sweet clean malt.
Lots more orange marmalade as a flavour along with some pine and resinous hops. Lots of malt sweetness too followed by an assertive bitterness to round things out.
Nice moderately high carbonation works well.

Sep 15, 2014
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3.29/5  rDev -10.4%
by bark from Sweden

The colour is gold, the liquid is clear. The two finger head is off-white and compact. Some lacing occurs.

The smell is loaded with citric fruits, peels and lemon sweets. Hints of gravy and oil paint.

The taste is grand and elegant. Passing notes of lemon sweets and a smooth fruity flavour. Lemon cheesecake in the finish.

The carbonation is medium strong, the long-lived bubbles mid-sized. The liquid is somewhat smooth.

A pleasant and rounded IPA.

Sep 05, 2014
3.75 by SStein from Colorado on Aug 24, 2014
4 by poskok from Croatia (Hrvatska) on Aug 23, 2014
3.6/5  rDev -1.9%
by GONZALOYANNA from Spain

330ml bottle. Tasting Chalice glass. Golden color, clear appearance. White froth, close crown & some left lacing. Aromas of citric, floral, ripe fruit & mild toasted malts. Sweet malty flavor & slightly spicy touch at first yields to increasing bitterness & subtle notes of alcohol. Medium body. Soft carbonation. Dense mout feel & dried sensations. Moderately high but well integrated citric zest bitterness rounded by hints of resins. Dry bitter finish. Long fruity aftertaste with orange juice hues.

Aug 17, 2014
4.5 by psoriasaurus from Thailand on Aug 12, 2014
4 by Evil_Pidde from Sweden on Aug 01, 2014
3.75 by NickyPogs from Illinois on Jul 24, 2014
3.5 by Arriskuwonder from Spain on Jul 23, 2014
3.75 by atrocity from Virginia on Jul 21, 2014
4.25 by SoPeL from Poland on May 10, 2014
3.75 by innominat from Ireland on Apr 20, 2014
3.5 by Goofster from Sweden on Feb 22, 2014
3.25 by Kirk from England on Dec 27, 2013
IPA Is Dead - Amarillo from BrewDog
Beer rating: 84 out of 100 with 28 ratings