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Arbor Brewing Sacred Cow IPA - Arbor Brewing Company

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Arbor Brewing Sacred Cow IPAArbor Brewing Sacred Cow IPA

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BA SCORE
84
good

281 Ratings
THE BROS
81
good

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Ratings: 281
Reviews: 144
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 12.97%
Wants: 8
Gots: 11 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Arbor Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: beernut7 on 07-30-2002)
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Reviews by carlborch:
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carlborch

Michigan

3.45/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a clear dark-amber-gold, with a multi-inch head. The head is off-white and has a creamy cappuccino-textured top and large interior bubbles. The head settles in at about 1.5 inches with a rocky texture. The hops in the initial nose is floral and highly aromatic. Spotty Belgian lace. Clear malt notes are balanced against the bitter hops. Medium body, creamy texture and gentle lingering with some malt and hop notes in the finish. Sweeter than expected. The alcohol is not noticeable. Not particularly moreish. Refreshing and quenching.

Serving type: bottle

08-03-2010 19:31:33 | More by carlborch
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S: Cinnamon, cantelope, light pine, honey.

T: Honey, cantelope, light pine, dough finish. A little bitterness.

M: Medium slightly sticky body, medium low carbonation.

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A - Pours out a clear orange with a sudsy two finger off white head. Bubbles are streaming up relentlessly. Noticed yeast cake in the bottom of bottle before I poured out so be careful if you did not notice this.

S -Not a lot going on hear there is some biscuit followed by resinous hops that almost remind me of a skunked beer aroma.

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O - Reminds me of an old school IPA with a high bitterness that lingers and builds. A traditional IPA seems to suit this beer. Definitely has a bitter bite to it. Also, has some pleasant attributes but nothing that blows my hair back by any means. One to try but not go back to and it is definitely not a hop bomb. I think this could use some dry hopping, Cheers!

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Arbor Brewing Sacred Cow IPA from Arbor Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 281 ratings.