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Punk IPAPunk IPA

Brewed by:
Scotland, United Kingdom

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

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Ratings: 1,857 |  Reviews: 570
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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

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2/5  rDev -47.9%

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3.83/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

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3.68/5  rDev -4.2%

Photo of Anthou
3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

Nice beer to discover IPA style

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Photo of brongladest
3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

Appearance: orange/yellow , cloudy

Smell: citrus, pine, slightly dank, a bit malty

Taste: citrus, mine, a little bready, slight bitterness

Mouth feel: light to medium bodied, slight carbonation, crisp

Overall: solid IPA, less bitter than american style IPA, seems to have that European balance, i'd drink it again.

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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

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4.04/5  rDev +5.2%

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4/5  rDev +4.2%

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4/5  rDev +4.2%

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4.04/5  rDev +5.2%

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3.92/5  rDev +2.1%

Photo of gutbucket2
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

330ml bottle. Pours like a bottle-conditioned beer, although apparently not. Long-lasting white head on gold beer.
S: lemoney citrus hop.
T: zestful, refreshing hop.
M: effervescent, quite light.
O: a good beer.

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4.2/5  rDev +9.4%

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3.99/5  rDev +3.9%

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4/5  rDev +4.2%

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5/5  rDev +30.2%

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3.52/5  rDev -8.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

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4/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of Bone53
4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

poured from a bottle into a snifter at around 45 degrees Fahrenheit

Appearance (4.25): A hazy orange golden color with a soda like white head

Smell (4.25): Citrus and other bright fruits and cracker malts

Taste (4.25): Subtle bright fruits, perhaps a littl pine. Very slight cracker malt on the backend. The aftertaste and burps are quite tasty as well. Very refreshing!

Mouthfeel (4.25): Heavy light/light medium body as expected from the abv. Silky smooth nonetheless and extremely easy drinking and refreshing

Overall (4.25): i highly enjoyed this offering. It is simple, but perfectly so. I could see this being a go to if it was more available and affordable. I was expecting more malt as its a Scottish beer, but i was pleasantly surprised with the hop character. I would love to see more european beers adopt the American version of an IPA. At 5.6% abv., i could consider this a session IPA, and it would be on my short list of session IPA's that i support. Recommended!

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4/5  rDev +4.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

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3.88/5  rDev +1%

Punk IPA from BrewDog
Beer rating: 3.84 out of 5 with 1,857 ratings
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