Electric India | BrewDog

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
BrewDog
Scotland, United Kingdom
brewdog.com

Style: Belgian IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
One day. One brewery. Seven thousand co-creators. Two hundred brewers. The result? Electric India. This beer is the bastard love child of the craft beer revolution.

An unholy union between a Belgian Saison and an India Pale Ale; democratically brewed by our very own Equity for Punks shareholders.

Electric India is a hoppy saison brewed with fresh orange peel, lashings of heather honey, crushed black pepper corns and enthusiastically hopped with mountains of Amarillo and Nelson Sauvin.

A beer for the people, by the people direct from the craft beer republic of BrewDog.

Added by flyingpig on 07-08-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
73
Reviews:
11
Avg:
3.7
pDev:
12.43%
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
12
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 73 |  Reviews: 11
Photo of Spike
4.1/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

From a 330ml bottle. 5.2% ABV.
L: Cloudy, dark yellow colour with a massive, open, foaming head. Reasonable retention and some lacing. Streams of bubbles chase up the side of the glass.
S: Lots of yeasty, spicy, citrus notes. Smells sharp and clean.
T: Lemon, honey, spicy Belgian yeast.
F: light body with generous carbonation. Light, dry finish. Hint of sweetness.
O: Very, very smooth. Will be a great summer beer. Much more a Belgian pale ale than a "hoppy saison". The hops are definitely there but they're not as prominent as the marketing blurb implies.

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Photo of Martine
3.81/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kofukasho
3.82/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Foley67
3.96/5  rDev +7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of S_McAteer_95
4.09/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of hoponit
4.21/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of bird_soul
3.6/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of leginsh
4.85/5  rDev +31.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Kiro
4/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Songminx2
4.06/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DucksFan16
3.39/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Burnerdale
4/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Marius
4/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Reviewing the 2015 5.2% version of the beer, which is, apparently, different from the older versions.

The pour is hazy yellow with a very tall head (tripel-style) with decent retention. The smell is dominated by flower and citrus notes, along with kneaded dough and the characteristic smell of Belgian yeast. The taste is exactly what was advertised, a hoppy saison. Notes of citrus and tropical fruits do well to complement the honey, spicy and bitter notes of the saison. Light body with medium carbonation. Bitter-sweet aftertaste.

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Photo of jkhara12
3.85/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of anvilx
3.65/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mytu420
3.88/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Sam-VW
3.57/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Diogorc
3.81/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of WesM63
3.55/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Oakenator
4.5/5  rDev +21.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Nicely hopped saison - bright, floral flavors.

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Photo of chinchill
3.94/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

[This entry is for the 2015 5.2% release of Electric India. -- "Re-brewed as a spring seasonal, this beer – which appeared originally as an Equity Punk shareholder creation – retains its trademark spicy, fruity edge. A perfect blend of Belgian saison and US IPA, crushed peppercorns and heather honey are also added to give a genuinely unique beer."

From a bottle in Edinburgh.

Fairly strong floral and fruity aroma.
Hard style to get right but BrewDog nails this. Very drinkable. Minimal funk is mostly evident only in the aroma.
Seems to have some teaberry flavor! (probably due in part to having peppercorns in the ingredients, and in part to the yeast).

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Photo of craftbeersweden
3.38/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of stephenlee
3.97/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Hayley_86
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of charcarias
3.61/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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Electric India from BrewDog
3.7 out of 5 based on 73 ratings.
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