RATINGS: 354   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6/5   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

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
commonmac (1177) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAY 20, 2015
Tap at Quinns in a bumped pint glass. Golden orange with emphasis on orange. White frothy full finger head. Aroma is standard IPA with hops, pine, and citrus reigning supreme. Taste is highly hop forward with bitterness and pine cone coming through in full force. Oily mouthfeel. Lingering aftertaste almost like a vine of hops. Refreshing and bright in flavor but relatively straightforward. Nice enough effort from an unfamiliar brewery.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GIJOE (1120) - North Berwick, Maine, USA - MAY 6, 2015
Pours a pale straw color. Thin white head. Nose is citrus and malt. Notes of apricot. Taste - slightly bitter. Nice brew. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rosenbergh (11374) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAY 3, 2015
Draught at the 10 Barrel, Bend, OR.
Clear golden colour with a tiny white head. Fruity sweetness, mild bitterness and mild sweet maltiness in the aroma. Fruity and piney hops, mild bitterness and some sweetness in the flavour. Not bad but boring.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
NIUfan86 (2) - St. Charles, Illinois, USA - APR 30, 2015 does not count
Apocalypse IPA isnt just for the end of the world. Which is a good thing since this beer emits a smell of cherries, hops, and tropical fruits that is to die for! Its light golden color comes with a dash of a reddish tint and is topped with just the tiniest bit of foam. It starts with a short, bubbly attack up front but that fades almost immediately into a subtle, easy to drink beer. The malts and hops working in perfect harmony. Its no wonder that this is 10 Barrels flagship beer. The cherries and fruit come out the somewhat in the beer but even their tastes are rather subtle and just there to help take out the hop-sting. Nothing is overpowering, nothing overwhelms your taste buds. It all just works in this awesome symphony of flavor. The bottle says that Apocalypse has 70 IBU but its so smooth, and goes down so easy, that it was hard to believe there were any hops in this beer. Even the aftertaste of this beer was pleasant. There was no alcohol burn (its only 6.5%), there was no hoppy bitterness, only a sweet, semi-fruity flavor. However, towards the bottom of the glass, the hop-sting begins to show itself. The vast majority of the beer is really easy to drink and has very little bitterness...but those 70 IBU did show up at the end. Not that it took anything away from the beer in my mind.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
smallfry (169) - - APR 8, 2015
(Bottle) Not too bad. Nice and fresh but a little overly-bitter. Id say a fairly average IPA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
julesjis (256) - Oregon, USA - MAR 22, 2015
Poured from a 22. Aroma is citrusy and hoppy. Flavor is citrus fruit, creamy and hoppy. Finish is bitter and slightly astringent.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DedicatedToFun (4000) - Santa Monica, California, USA - MAR 21, 2015
Tap, brewery, gold pour, white head, nose is citrus, taste is hoppy, bitter, decent

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
biirusaikou (2678) - - MAR 8, 2015
Draught at Craft Brew & Co. Solid ipa with a sweet citrus/orange character, crisp malt and deep hoppy finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JohnGalt1 (1721) - Boise, Idaho, USA - MAR 3, 2015
Part of the seasonal 12-pack that is on shelves around the valley... Poured into my little CC goblet.. the brew is slightly hop hazed orange.. only okay retention with a good head. Nose is good citrus zest... slight caramel malt.. maybe some pine in there. Pithy citrus... tangerine? and some piney hops... sorta oily and yummy... a touch too much malt for my liking, but it is a minor bitch.. Nicely balanced PNW IPA... I dig it overall, but it could stand to be a touch drier on the palate.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
VastActiv (6470) - Oulu/Helsinki, FINLAND - FEB 24, 2015
Tap at Uber Tavern, Seattle. Colour is clear golden with small white head. Fruits, citrus, some grape, hops and malts.

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