Punk IPA | BrewDog

Punk IPAPunk IPA
BA SCORE
68%
Liked This Beer
3.84 w/ 1,830 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
Ranking:
#10,195
Reviews:
563
Ratings:
1,830
Liked:
1,245
Avg:
3.84/5
pDev:
12.76%
Alströms:
4
 
 
Wants:
94
Gots:
590
Trade:
1
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 1,830 |  Reviews: 563
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

I had this on tap at the Dundee BrewDog in August 2014 and then again in a couple of bottles in Brighton in December 2015. It was one of the hoppier ales I had in the UK on either trip.

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4/5  rDev +4.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

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4/5  rDev +4.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

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4.75/5  rDev +23.7%

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5/5  rDev +30.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

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4/5  rDev +4.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

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4/5  rDev +4.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

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4/5  rDev +4.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

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4.17/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

This is almost a session IPA, not boozy not overwhelming hops. A well designed beer. I say almost because its right on the cusp with an abv in the 5-6% range. Its very drinkable. The price was good for a bomber. I would prefer to get this in a six pack, but I have only seen the big boys around here. I love hoppy beers and this one has a good amount of hop presence there, however, its also not a Stone IPA either.

Color: Mild bronze, a decent amount of head that remained throughout.

Smell: Balance of malt and hops, not an intense hop aroma, but a good amount of floral hops.

Taste: Balanced. this could be my go to standard IPA if it were more readily available around here and in six packs. I am not saying they don't put this in six packs, but they are not found around here.

Overall: A pleasant experience, you could drink a few 12 oz beers or a couple of bombers and not be bombed. It has a nice IPA flavor, it is what a regular IPA should taste like.

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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

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4/5  rDev +4.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

Punk IPA from BrewDog
Beer rating: 68% out of 100 with 1,830 ratings
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