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RATINGS: 59   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53   EST. CALORIES: 218   ABV: 7.25%
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In the beginning, there was Armageddon. Then an impish brewer put the beer in new oak barrels to age it for 8 weeks. This was to reproduce the original IPA of the 18th century. It may be too huge for this fragile planet so enjoy this beer like it was the last one on Earth.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gam (3175) - brisbane, AUSTRALIA - FEB 12, 2012
White frothy head strong carbonation gold pour citrussy aroma pine grapefruit mild caramel the flavours coconut the oak coming through pine hops medium bitter grapefruit finish aftertastes of pine oak citrus sweet barley lasting bitter smooth and balanced good on the palate

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerBoxer (232) - Sacramento, USA - JAN 22, 2012
Bottle shared by Marcus. Pours a off orange gold color with a floral aroma. Taste a bit malty with a off wood flavor. Good beer!

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mkel07 (3104) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - JAN 21, 2012
500ml bottle. This one was not as big and bold as I expected it to be however it was still very good. Shimmery hazy golden amber colour with a softish sand coloured head. Big full in your face hop aroma gets the senses going. Long lasting aftertaste is almost medicinal and vinegary tart. For value for money I believe that Epic’s Armeggedon IPA is better value. This still hits the spot though and it is quite a good beer.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sammy (8395) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 21, 2012
Wonderful drinking IPA. Nothing special looking, a little head on yellow coloured body. More wood than hop aroma. Smooth mouthfeel, great drinkability. The hoppiness was there, it was terrifically well rounded. Bottle from Premiere Gourmet, thanks for picking up Jon.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Chuckaduck (628) - Highland Heights, Kentucky, USA - JAN 21, 2012
Pours a clear gold-green with a fluffy white head. Aroma is spicy, citrus, fruit, sweet, bread. Taste is slightly sour, mild, citrus, pine, orange zest. Not at all what I was expecting. Medium carbonation; nice mouth feel.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
badlizard (5539) - Berkeley, California, USA - JAN 21, 2012
Bottle.Clear golden with a fizzy white head. Oak, citrus, vanilla, caramel, and fruity grape/white wine notes to the aroma and taste. Nice creamy palate. Really damn good!

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bhensonb (10764) - Woodland, California, USA - JAN 16, 2012
Bottle shared by Marcus. Purs slightly orange tinged gold with an off-white head. Aromas of floral and oak. And tropical fruit. Med + body. Flavor is fruity, oaky and mildly astringent. Refined.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
marcus (6343) - Sacramento, California, USA - JAN 16, 2012
Bottle from Star Grocery. Pours dark golden with a thin off-white head and a musty oak aroma. There is a slightly astringent citrus flavor over a heavy caramel malt background with a hint of tropical fruit. There is a sharply bitter finish. Quite complex for an IPA.

2.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 11/20
FudgeSociety2 (311) - Florida, USA - JAN 11, 2012
Strange flavor here. I doubt this is fresh. Get an annoying tangy flavor, with maybe some unpleasant herbalness.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
smith4498 (2988) - Miami, Florida, USA - JAN 9, 2012
Pours clear pale orange color with off white head. Citrus and lemon aromas with some oak. Lemon and oak flavors with some crystal malt. Medium body with average carbonation. The oak and lemony hops work well together. A nice beer to try but too expensive to have again.


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