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RATINGS: 280   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.86/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 115   EST. CALORIES: 276   ABV: 9.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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".

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3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JohnGalt1 (1721) - Boise, Idaho, USA - MAR 27, 2014
Kurmaraja hooked this can up as an extra when he was just doing me a favor. Ryan is a cool cat.. I appreciate it amigo. 12oz can poured into my Stone Tap-Takeover goblet.. 2 finger off white head.. huge retention and lacing.. the brew is clear orange/amber. Grassy/citrus hoppiness on the nose is muted by way too much pale malt and even a bit of a biscuity/lite caramel maltiness.. very malt forward for a DIPA. Flavor pretty much mirrors the nose.. not a big enough bitter profile to balance the bigger than expected malts.. I would like waaay more hop presence and a much drier brew. Body is too heavy and the carbonation seems too light. Decent brew, but it definitely seems "East Coast".... too much residual maltiness and not nearly enough big-boned hoppiness.


3.3
HogTownHarry (6942) - Toronto (Harbourfront), Ontario, CANADA - JUL 25, 2017
June 12, 2015 - with blankboy, jercraigs and mabel - 355ml can. Cool can! Hazy bubbly orange with a tiny white head - and a ton of white sediment. Alcohol and sweet malt, quite bitter; straddles the BW/DIPA divide. Taste is big - citrusy malt and alcohol overpower what seem to be pretty faded hop bitterness - still decent. Thick, light carbonation, medium-length hot finish; would love to try it freshly tapped.

4
slaphands () - - JUL 20, 2017
UPDATED: JUL 20, 2017 On draft, head thick as shaving cream, citrus notes, fantastic DIPA.

4.4
beerme31 (685) - Holly Springs, North Carolina, USA - MAY 27, 2017
Can. Pours copper medium off white head. Great aroma of citrus and pine. Medium-high sweet taste. Medium body, refreshing sweet and medium bitter finish. Very good imperial ipa.

3.6
jefcon (1858) - Arlington, Virginia, USA - MAR 14, 2017
Draft. Citrus nose, with some herbalness and resin. Caramel on the palate balances out the heft of the hops. Good balance. Finishes a little wet.

3.8
suurjuust (3546) - ESTONIA - JAN 28, 2017
UPDATED: JAN 28, 2017 355ml can shared by Margus, thanks! Almost clear orange pour, small white head. Nose is fruity, oranges, malts and caramel. Flavor is sweet, fruity, hoppy. Finish is grapefruity bitterness and mild sweet malts. Lingering grapefruit bitterness. Very drinkable considering the ABV. Pretty nice.

3.9
martjoobolut (4401) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JAN 28, 2017
Can (thanks margus). Pours golden. Aroma is sweet, fruity, citrus, mango. Flavor is sweet and bitter, fruits, mango, citrus, grapefruit. Finish is sweet and dry-grapefruit bitter. Alcohol is well covered. Overall: very good.

3.8
Gmku (303) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - JAN 25, 2017
Really decent DIPA. Oft times, the local DIPA efforts lag behind the more well-known west coast big boys, but this stands up to the best.

4.4
Prue (33) - Havre de Grace, Maryland, USA - JAN 21, 2017
spruce, citrus, citrus, golden, hazy, frothy, white foam, very bitter, medium body, creamy, average carbonation, long finish,

4
JorgeLee (2117) - Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 12, 2016
Can, brought back from DC by Lalitha. Nice amber colour, white foam, vanished a bit quick. Pretty good DIPA this, nice malt balance and big tropical citrus hop with a little pine. Bitterness obviously high but not too much for the malt. Drinks very easily for abv. Good stuff.

3.5
fonefan (49437) - VestJylland, DENMARK - DEC 7, 2016

Can 12fl.oz.

[ As DC Brau On the Wings of Armageddon ].
Clear medium orange color with a average, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, moderate to heavy hoppy, orange - citrus, riped fruit. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, caramel - sweet malt, tea bitter, fruity, fruity hops. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. [20151005]
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