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RATINGS: 17   MEAN: 3.96/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.76   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
Alright, alright, alright… So you heard about the Armageddon. Didn’t happen. Not to worry though, there’s a new fiesta in the making. Solar Abyss. Party in your mouth. Lots of Mosaic hops. Everybody’s gonna be there. You should come. Piney, earthy, a little dank with that strawberry cough. Why don’t you ditch the geeks and get on board.......

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
DCLawyer (1864) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - JUL 27, 2015
Draft at Spacebar. Orange-gold with small white head. Citrus and floral hops, hints of lemongrass and pine. Dense and chewy. Aftertaste is pleasantly bitter without any faceslap or lingering dankness. This is good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Doofgoblin (429) - Chevy Chase, Washington DC, USA - JUL 23, 2015
This is probably the best beer I’ve had from DC Brau. It’s pretty over the top. I’m so happy to hear that they plan to make more limited release and specialty brews. These are the types of beers that allow brewers and their breweries to shine. The dank aroma of pine, grapefruit, armpit stank, and citrus peel is pungent and in your face. The taste is not far behind with tons of juicy hops delivered by a rich malt body. Finish is bitter, sweet, lingers and yet changing... Overall, keep aiming for the stars you just might get there with solar...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hopdog (9829) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 20, 2015
12oz can. Poured a golden color with an off white head. Citrus, fruity, caramel, and pineapples.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
dlovell2 (1217) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - JUL 15, 2015
Pours cloudy golden color with foamy white head. Aroma explodes out of the can as soon as it is cracked open. Huge Citrus and grapefruit , sweet pineapple and dank pine resin aroma. First sip of this brew and you are kicked in the teeth with huge citrus hops and citrus rind, followed by sweet ripe pineapple. Finishes with bitter grapefruit rind and pine resin. Excellent beer. Thanks to Maxbier for making this one possible.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Damico (2892) - Royersford, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 13, 2015
Pours darker golden amber with a creamy white head. Aroma is so dank and delicious, bringing just a bit of armpit skunky that I love from the Mosaic Hops and then some malty white bitterness, almost like white grapes. The flavor brings big bitter hops, specifically herbs going on here with quite a bit of spice!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
solidfunk (5256) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - JUL 10, 2015
Good hoppy head, with lots of pine. Lots of caramel here too. Thick slightly syrupy consistency. Orange pour with OK head. Bittersweet finish, but mostly bitter. Good but not a lot of depth here, surprisingly. Armageddon much better.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
alexsdad06 (7025) - Ohio, USA - JUL 9, 2015
12 oz can from Nimbleprop shared with Tmoney99. Pours a clear golden amber color with a small off white head. The aroma and flavor have big, juicy citrus, orange, tangerine, some tropical fruit notes, resiny, earthy, caramel, toasted malts, the hops run this show, dank, moderate bitterness to the finish, this is a solid imperial ipa. Thanks Andy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
drfabulous (4794) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - JUL 3, 2015
12 ounce can thanks to nimbleprop. Nice orange pour. Pineapple, tropical fruit, tangerine. Mosaic. Nice.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Travlr (15866) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - AUG 26, 2014
Draft at Right Proper. Hazy bright golden color, small white head. Aroma of pine resin, tropical fruit, citrus, pineapple. Taste is juicy bitter pineapple. Nice stuff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Huhzubendah (2995) - Washington DC, USA - MAR 5, 2014
On draft at Whole Foods in Alexandria, VA. Served alongside On The Wings of Armageddon. The beer appears amber hued with a small, off-white head. Grandiose fresh hop aroma. This is a great showcase for Mosaic hops. Hop forward with a light, sourdough bread backing. Mild bitterness in the back. Big flavor and long lasting aftertaste. So fresh. This was definitely on the same level as OTWOA. Impressive.

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