Bulletproof Tiger | Burley Oak Brewery

Bulletproof TigerBulletproof Tiger
BA SCORE
77.4%
Liked This Beer
3.95 w/ 62 ratings
Bulletproof TigerBulletproof Tiger
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Burley Oak Brewery
Maryland, United States
burleyoak.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Triple IPA

Added by IdrinkGas on 09-09-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#9,016
Reviews:
10
Ratings:
62
Liked:
48
Avg:
3.95/5
pDev:
10.63%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
8
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 62 |  Reviews: 10
Photo of acurtis
3.58/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Knapp85
3.75/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of nmann08
3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of oriolesfan4
4/5  rDev +1.3%

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4/5  rDev +1.3%

Photo of DrBier
4/5  rDev +1.3%

Photo of Kegatron
3.5/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mendvicdog
4/5  rDev +1.3%

Photo of smcolw
3.88/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours dark gold with a moderate chill haze. Smallish had but the rim bubbles last leaving a cross between webs and blankets for lace.

Starts with a an aromatic earthy nose. There's some good caramel and a touch of piney hop. Mild alcohol warmth.

The initial sip is soft, almost creamy. The very bitter hop takes over completely, dominantly, and overwhelmingly. This is extreme as the brewers intended. Featuring New Zealand Hops, this beer gives a grassy, nearly farmhouse feel. (it is not a Farmhouse beer.). All hop in the lingering aftertaste. Not much oil to the body despite the notable alcohol warmth on the tongue. Good carbonation.

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Photo of Gkruszewski
3.77/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of duceswild
3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of jgunther71
4/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of dfhhead25
3.93/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of InspectorBob
3.28/5  rDev -17%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of krome
4/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of imbibehour
3.46/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured from the can into a Spiegelau IPA glass. No dating on can, fresh from delivery.

Deep amber red body, quit clear with a polished red bronze quality to the body color. Very fine carbonation rising to only a two finger light creamy yellow head that settles to about a finger in size.

Hop aroma is weird on first exploration. Candied fruit and dank weed strangely, mixing in with a lot of caramel malt sweetness. Smells quite sugary, with an almost maple syrup bent to it. Hop angle tends to fade a bit and harder to rediscover on the nose after awhile. A bit weird too.

Palate gravitates to more classic amber quality. Moderate bitterness with a faint almost peach hop quality that fills the mid palate but with lots of caramel and syrup tones. Slight steely grapefruit finish but almost into a metallic bent as well. Interesting mild juiced fruit tones, but almost of canned cocktail like quality but with a solid malt depth.

Malt forward but also with a weird hop profile, certainly tastes better than it smells, decent passable brew but not for the hopheads out there.

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3.25/5  rDev -17.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of ShanePB
3.56/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

Photo of bigred89
3.34/5  rDev -15.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of BillRoth
4/5  rDev +1.3%

Photo of jbaker67
4/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of IdrinkGas
3.95/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Growler filled at the Brewery and consumed the same day. Brewed with all New Zealand hops.

Golden amberish in color with a huge bright white head.

Big fruit punch in the nose. White grapes and some citrus.

Taste is kind of like a sweet fruity wine. More sweet than bitter but there is some grapefruit in the finish. The Nelson Sauvin hops definitely give it a more fruit punchy flavor and set it apart from your everyday DIPA. Alcohol is extremely well hidden.

Carbonation was a little lower than normal (might be caused by the way the fill the growlers) with a dry finish.

Overall this is solid and worth a try.

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3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

Photo of Gatordaddy
3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

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Bulletproof Tiger from Burley Oak Brewery
Beer rating: 77.4% out of 100 with 62 ratings
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