Punk IPA | BrewDog

BA SCORE
85
very good
1,787 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:
1,787
Reviews:
556
Avg:
3.75
pDev:
13.33%
 
 
Wants:
94
Gots:
574
For Trade:
1
User Ratings & Reviews
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3.75/5  rDev 0%

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4/5  rDev +6.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

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4/5  rDev +6.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +13.3%

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4.01/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle pour at The Old Toad in Rochester, NY.

Pours a slightly hazy light orange, with a half inch head, and only a small amount of lacing.

Smells like grapefruit, grassy hops, and a bit of alcohol.

The alcohol's not noticeable in the taste, luckily, considering it's a 5% ABV beer. Lots of juicy grapefruit flavor, a little bit of orange, some grassy bitterness that doesn't linger long.

Medium bodied, a little thin, but that makes sense given the ABV. Medium carbonation, pretty drinkable.

Haven't really tried anything from Brew Dog before, sorta didn't think much of them based on gimmickry, but this was pretty good.

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4/5  rDev +6.7%

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3.75/5  rDev 0%

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4/5  rDev +6.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -13.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +20%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

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4/5  rDev +6.7%

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4/5  rDev +6.7%

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4.17/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Golden clear beer with a white head.
Great fruity/green aroma that really smells of fresh hops, like rubbing a cone at harvest time.
Taste and mouthfeel are hoppy but not overwhelmingly bitter. No astringency, not too much carbonation. Easy drinking.
Malt is on the background.

Kind of like a a dry German pils with the aroma of an (American) IPA.

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3.75/5  rDev 0%

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3.96/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A pale golden ale, white head that disappears quickly. Used a wet glass.

A fresh pale ale. Casade hops I guess, so fruity and resiny. Light malts. Smells good.

Taste follows the nose really. Lighter malts so like grainly and bready. Hop forwards with some tropical fruitiness and a decent bitterness. Nice session beer.

Mouthfeel is pretty lager like, a little more creamy perhaps.

Overal a great session beer. Not very complex but tasty.

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4.25/5  rDev +13.3%

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4/5  rDev +6.7%

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4/5  rDev +6.7%

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4.49/5  rDev +19.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4/5  rDev +6.7%

Punk IPA from BrewDog
3.75 out of 5 based on 1,787 ratings.
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