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RATINGS: 324   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62/5   IBU: 65   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
A Northwest American-Style IPA. The color comes through as a deep gold with orange hues. Fruity and citrusy hop aroma shines, with hints of pine resin. The four hop flavor dominates, re-enforcing the aroma with more citrus, fruity and piney notes. The malt character is clean and smooth with a unique toasted flavor (thanks to the generous helping of Victory malt), all held together by a firm bitterness. Apocalypse has a medium-bodied mouth feel, finishing crisp and dry. All of this results in a very drinkable IPA.

Hops: Horizon, Centennial, Amarillo, Cascade
Malt: 2-row Pale, Victory, Crystal

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jsnicholas (514) - Woodinville, Washington, USA - JUL 14, 2014
Bottle(12oz): cloudy golden color with one finger of head which disappears. Slightly creamy (malts?). Bitter in the end. Good. Worth a drink.

-- rated with beerbasher/winphone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
lightbias (446) - USA - JUL 13, 2014
A light and citrusy aroma comes from this hazy orange liquid, topped with a huge, soft white head that got quite rocky over the next few minutes. The foam just disappeared in no time, pasting a sticky and heavy lacing on the inside of my glass. This finishes very dry and carries a lingering and slightly uncomfortable bitter. Definitely a toasted malt flavor coming through, but find none of the pine or fruit that others have observed. Not a hug fan of this particular offering, but will definitely try it again another time to be sure that this is a good representation. Iíve heard better things than I am experiencing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Experiment_Ale (1096) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUL 10, 2014
At 10 Barrel brewpub in Bend with Taylor. Pours bronze orange no head. Aroma is big thick sweet floral husky hops. Taste is thick heavy bitter earthy and some floral hops. Decent ipa but a little bitter for me.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jcnielsen (3180) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - JUL 9, 2014
Bottle. Pours a copper color with white head. Citrus, hoppy, grapefruit aromas. Citrus, resiny, bitter flavors. Pretty solid.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MrDick (366) - San Francisco, California, USA - JUL 8, 2014
I tend to like crisp, clean IPAs that lack a malt backbone, so I really enjoyed drinking the Apocalypse IPA. The blend of hops gives it a good nose and taste. Usual flavors for a west-coast style IPA minus the malt. Very drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
adnielsen (10475) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUL 4, 2014
Bottle @ Jonís place on the 4th. Pours a bit hazy golden yellow appearance with a cream colored head. Nice grapefruit, papaya, tropical fruity, vanilla aroma. Fairly low sweetness. Medium plus bitterness. Floral, tropical fruity flavor. Solid.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kermis (9995) - Zeeman, NETHERLANDS - JUN 25, 2014
Bottle shared thanks to Zer0. Pours hazy golden with a white head. Aroma of tropical fruits, citrus and grapefruit. Flavour is light sweet and moderate to heavy bitter. Medium bodied with moderate carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
deanso (8625) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUN 25, 2014
35cl bottle couresty of and shared with Zer0. Thin creamy white head. Hazy golden blond pour. Nice citrus bitterness. Lovely

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sarlacc83 (1861) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUN 22, 2014
Bottle. A: Semi-opaque orange with a thin white head that dies down. N: Light grapefruit and orange. Pine and earth. Crystallized sugar. Not as intense as one would expect. T: Very bitter and biting. Fruity. M: Dry and scraping. Medium body. Bit watery. O: There is plenty of citrus in this beer, but I remember it being far superior on tap at the brewery. Perhaps it doesnít scale up well or the beer needs to be an hour old. I donít know. Merely decent.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
reus958 (21) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JUN 19, 2014
Looks pretty, but doesnít pan out. It seems to be an obligatory NW IPA, not a real attempt. The beer has some light citrus notes, much less than one would expect. The malt falls flat, having few distinguishable flavors, and is quickly overwhelmed by bitterness. The beer isnít bad, but there is nothing interesting going on with hop aroma or flavors, nor the malt. It is simply bitter.

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