Punk IPA | BrewDog

BA SCORE
85
very good
1,776 Ratings
Punk IPAPunk IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
BrewDog
Scotland, United Kingdom
brewdog.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.60%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Welcome to a post Punk apocalyptic mother of an ale.

A beer that spent its formative years Blitzkrieg Bopping around India and the sub-continent.

This light, golden classic has been subverted with new world hops to create a devastating explosion of flavour. Steel yourself for Kalashnikov bursts of caramel, incendiary tropical fruit and an all-out riot of grapefruit, pineapple and lychee, before a spiky bitter finish.

This is quintessential Empire with an anarchic twist. Turn up the volume. Pay the man. Embrace the punked up, pimped up Maharajah of Pale Ales.

Nothing will ever be the same again.

45 IBU

Added by bark on 11-02-2007

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,776
Reviews:
554
Avg:
3.75
pDev:
13.33%
 
 
Wants:
94
Gots:
569
For Trade:
1
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Photo of VictoriaTyagunova
3.76/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of gracient
4.05/5  rDev +8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Levi's Juice minus grapefruit. Nice IPA

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Photo of jhart96
4.38/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Oleg85
4.26/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of cebeci88
4.18/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of WesMantooth
3.79/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Draft pour at the taproom

It is a clear, very dark gold. Almost copper. Substantial, long lasting thick light tan head.

It smells super fruity. Tons of passion fruit. Some citra like earthiness to it with a light malt backbone.

It pretty much tastes like it smells. Very, very fruity. Pretty unique really. A bunch of passion fruit, pink grapefruit, orange/tangerine, and some sort of berry. Almost slightly sour strawberry like. The hops are very subtle. The bitterness is light, but consistent.

Body is on the lighter side and it has a crisp finish.

An insanely crushable beer

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Photo of Dface
3.25/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of monkist
4.64/5  rDev +23.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of RyanTheLion13
4.04/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of CPAles
3.57/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of nullbort
4.01/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Jodio
3.57/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of szuhoj
4.68/5  rDev +24.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of TheIPAHunter
3.34/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of GregorioMagno
4.67/5  rDev +24.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: Antique Gold in colour, fluffy low density foam without too much lacing.

Aroma: Very fresh and floral, tropical fruits and citrus, light malts and yeastiness

Taste: Follows on from the aroma with a very fresh and fruity burst on the tongue, light and lasting bitterness. Definitely American IPA in style but more balanced than any other examples I can think of.

Mouthfeel: Medium Carbonation, medium body, very high drinkability

Overall: My favourite IPA. Highly drinkable, wonderfully fresh, ideal as a session beer owing to its low ABV for the style and its balanced flavour.

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Photo of MDDMD
3.81/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jeffwildcat
3.91/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of cryptichead
3.75/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jmdrpi
3.81/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

On draft, in a shaker pint glass

Pale golden color, white foamy head. Strong hop aroma - pine, floral. Taste is fairly bitter, not much malt flavor. Thinner bodied.

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Photo of igl
4.75/5  rDev +26.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of KrisPaulk77
3.89/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tommy5
4.31/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Timtac
3.46/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of andpit
3.5/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MoFro
3.23/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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