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RATINGS: 540   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.74/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 200   ABV: 6.66%
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Inspired by west Coast IPA’s on a trip to San Diego for the World Beer Cup and a part of an IPA showdown with Hallertau Brewery . Only 1000 litres of this insane hop joy have been created. The rumour has started that Epic Armageddon IPA is "the sole reason there is a global hop shortage".


4.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 19/20
canadiankiwi (139) - NEW ZEALAND - SEP 28, 2015
Strong hop smell. Same with the taste. Quite nice. Copper color poured from bottle with small head

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
slowrunner77 (9417) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 19, 2015
nice does of pine resin, citrus and floral hops. Also a little sweet and a little malty, but overall a very good IIPA that finishes bittersweet and piney.

1.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 1/20
Wischylini (230) - Grimstad, NORWAY - SEP 10, 2015
Pours clear golden, with a medium white head. The aromas are pine resin, and citrusy hops. The taste is dry and bitter, and the mouthfeel is thin. The aftertaste is moderately long. Unbalanced, uninspired, bland and boring; even for an IPA.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Pdubyah (604) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - AUG 28, 2015
Awesome, Love the level of bitterness balanced but the sweetness in the middle then that slightly bite at the finish - pause - repeat. Brilliant Florals and fruits, looks fantastic, really is a trend setter for hop forward IPA beers.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
waiake (606) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - AUG 22, 2015
fine aroma of fruit hops & pine as poured gold & lacy tastes as good all bitter hops with floral tangy fruity lingering flavours

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
kerrmatt (33) - NEW ZEALAND - AUG 15, 2015
Re rated. An old favourite and better than ever this year. Looks as an IPA generally does. Nice Citrus, floral, pine and orange. Dominant Simcoe notes, great balance and pretty unique while still fitting style

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
PMgep (227) - Lund, SWEDEN - JUL 20, 2015
From old rating. The bottles that came to Sweden seems quite old, lots of the hops had disappeared. The problem with sending the beer halfway around the world and then get stuck at Systembolaget

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BBHansen (687) - Køge, DENMARK - JUL 20, 2015
Bottle @ home w friends/don. Appearance: pours clear golden with ok white soapy head and lacing. aroma/taste: barley, biscuit. tropical fruits pine and citrus notes. palette: strong fruity aroma, average carbonation, medium body, average to notable sweetness, slightly dominated by a distinct bitterness, medium to long duration and an oily texture. Overall: nice well balanced "tropical" ipa.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Prufrockstar (1860) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JUL 6, 2015
[5/29 tasting, from notes]. Thanks to Andrew for this. Clear pale pour, with caramel and surprisingly some roast (reminds me of a coffee IPA) and stone-ground mustard. Medium body, average carbonation. Assertively bitter.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
SperkeleForce (791) - FINLAND - JUN 6, 2015
Tap @ tommyknocker bar. Pours orange golden with white lacing head. Notes of citrus, fruits. Nothing special.

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