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Electric India | BrewDog

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80 Ratings
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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
Ranking:
#30,016
Reviews:
13
Ratings:
80
pDev:
12.23%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
12
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 80 |  Reviews: 13
Photo of vinicole
3.53/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bottle. Cloudy straw. Quite a thick frothy head. Looks the part.
Lemony aroma. Some yeast. Smells a bit sour.
Rather light on flavour. Reflects the bouquet with some honey and spice. Some dryness apparent.
Highly carbonated and rather stinging on my tongue.

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Photo of Dave1999
3.79/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BdM
3.25/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of West_Chester_Ale_Tester
3.54/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of EmperorBevis
3.18/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Bottled in a bigger 660ml but only 5.2%
Pours a lemon jelly coloured body with big foaming white head that pretty much stays
Sorry but aroma is cheap lager and white pepper
Fruity hops at the front then taffy flavour
Interesting but not convinced

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Photo of priley
3.48/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mcthfg
3.5/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Spike
4.1/5  rDev +11.4%
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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3.81/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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3.82/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Foley67
3.96/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of S_McAteer_95
4.09/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of hoponit
4.21/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of bird_soul
3.6/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of leginsh
4.85/5  rDev +31.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Kiro
4/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Songminx2
4.06/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DucksFan16
3.39/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Burnerdale
4/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Marius
4/5  rDev +8.7%
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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3.85/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.65/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.88/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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

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3.81/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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Electric India from BrewDog
Beer rating: 3.68 out of 5 with 80 ratings
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