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DC Brau On the Wings of Armageddon

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RATINGS: 260   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.87/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 115   EST. CALORIES: 276   ABV: 9.2%
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And so it was written.......
According to Mayan and Hopi calendars the "transition from one world age to another" will happen on December 21, 2012. As an homage to the "transition" DC Brau has concocted an Imperial IPA named "On the Wings of Armageddon".


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
c1raider (135) - New York, USA - JUL 14, 2016
Excellently complex yet balanced, citrus, hops, sweet malt, would buy again but space 2x IPA gives it a big run

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bule (1780) - California, USA - JUL 13, 2016
12oz can pours a hazy pale brown color with a bit of head. Thick maltiness that doesn't overpower. Some tropical hop flavors. Hops and malt balance nicely.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
coldbrewky (1673) - Hippetown East, New York, USA - JUN 14, 2016
Can via Sloth in trade. Rich and deeply malty, this sucker creeps up on you and lets you know that you are done for the night about halfway thru the glass. Consumed on my porch... which should be an UNESCO world heritage site. A perfect way to end a mental stress laden day. Bert!

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
altonbrownd (5419) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - MAY 29, 2016
Can from Chevy Chase Wine and Liquors.Nice amber body with slight head. Nose is hoppy, spicey and notes of honey. Taste also is hoppy, quite nice and spicy with citrus and floral notes.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
floydslip (332) - Washington DC, USA - MAY 8, 2016
Cloudy orange beer with a medium bright white head. Resinous nose of pine, orange pith, and candle wax. Flavor is more of the same with juicy citrus, pine resin, and mandarin orange over a fairly sweet malty core. Not incredibly bitter, but full of hop flavor, this is a solid IPA that hides its alcohol content well.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rejtable (2276) - Ontario, CANADA - MAY 5, 2016
Can from wf. Nose dank and maple. Taste med sweet med bitterZ Flavours caramel, grapefruit.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
OsuStu (202) - - FEB 26, 2016
Can at Max?s in Baltimore. Aromas of citrus, grapefruit, straw, flowers, and tropical fruit. Flavors biscuit, melon, a little hop bitterness/pine, resin, mango and other tropical fruit. A very juicy and delicious beer with a soft sweetness. Very mellow for the 9.2% ABV.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
stevoj (3776) - Boise, Idaho, USA - FEB 24, 2016
On tap at R.F.D. in DC. Coming from the NW, this IIPA came off in taste at least, as a normal NW IPA. The extra oomph from the elevated ABV wasn’t readily apparent .Hoppy for some palates, but tame for others.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
tsd08460 (756) - Marshall, Virginia, USA - JAN 28, 2016
UPDATED: JAN 31, 2016 Aroma: pine, citrus, floral, Appearance: clear golden with a white head Taste: medium sweetness, medium bitterness, Palate: medium body, creamy, average carbonation, bitter finish, Delicious

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
boisebeerguy (194) - boise, Idaho, USA - DEC 29, 2015
12 oz can. I’m not really a fan of East coast ipas but this won was good. Malt and hops were very well balanced and alcohol was hidden well.


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