Punk IPA | BrewDog

very good
1,798 Ratings
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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The aroma includes a pleasant mix of pine, passionfruit, grapefruit, caramel. The body is a hazy, orange-ish amber; pours a small head which quickly diminishes. Flavor at first is a burst of pine and fresh fruit—pineapple, orange, peach; there is some soft, earthy bitterness and light bready malt. Medium-light body, crisp carbonation, somewhat dry finish.

The initial burst of fruitiness eventually gives way to the malty sweetness. It's very smooth, crisp, refreshing, easy to drink. The bitterness and hoppiness are not at all overwhelming. In fact, the hoppiness, sweetness, and bitterness are surprisingly well balanced. A very enjoyable IPA indeed.

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Punk IPA from BrewDog
3.75 out of 5 based on 1,798 ratings.
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