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Arbor Brewing Sacred Cow IPA - Arbor Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
84
good

278 Ratings
THE BROS
81
good

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Ratings: 278
Reviews: 143
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 12.97%
Wants: 8
Gots: 9 | 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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Jdra

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

09-11-2013 19:55:56 | More by Jdra
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tarheels4life23

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

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WesM63

Ohio

3/5  rDev -18.9%

08-30-2013 02:34:17 | More by WesM63
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normaldotcom

Michigan

4/5  rDev +8.1%

08-15-2013 02:36:48 | More by normaldotcom
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midlifec

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

08-11-2013 00:28:48 | More by midlifec
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broodog

Illinois

4/5  rDev +8.1%

08-10-2013 02:24:46 | More by broodog
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Eastside151

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

08-04-2013 05:20:43 | More by Eastside151
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Kevin55

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

07-29-2013 04:17:21 | More by Kevin55
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prdrums77

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

07-27-2013 17:15:00 | More by prdrums77
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Dyerseve

Michigan

4/5  rDev +8.1%

07-27-2013 00:23:19 | More by Dyerseve
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BlissJunkie

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

07-22-2013 18:32:05 | More by BlissJunkie
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MMBrew

Michigan

2.25/5  rDev -39.2%

07-14-2013 03:23:00 | More by MMBrew
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MacStinson

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

07-13-2013 21:43:53 | More by MacStinson
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Paul_Apsley

Michigan

4/5  rDev +8.1%

07-12-2013 10:41:07 | More by Paul_Apsley
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ltltony

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

07-10-2013 14:16:29 | More by ltltony
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radiofish

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

07-10-2013 04:14:01 | More by radiofish
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davemathews68

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

07-08-2013 23:20:22 | More by davemathews68
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Beric

Illinois

3.65/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Serving: On tap at Arbor Brewing Company brewpub
Served: 4 July 2013

Appearance: A great looking IPA- good hazy, golden color with a half finger head that just sits around there forever. Looks pretty tasty.

Smell: Fresh floral hop notes.

Taste: While the hops were pretty assertive in the smell, in the taste they are significantly toned down. This IPA is certainly one that balances the malt profile and the hops, rather than having the hops overpower the whole thing. Normally, I would like that (and maybe even prefer it), but there is a very off putting bitterness that myself and some others I was with tasted when they had this one. It finishes extremely dry, almost uncomfortably so.

Mouthfeel: Decent, mouthfeel and good carbonation, though it did dissipate and thin out as I got to the bottom of the glass, which made it a little thin.

Overall: A decent IPA, and certainly one worth drinking if you're at ABC, but I liked their Buzzsaw IPA at their Ypsilanti location (Corner Brewery) much better.

Serving type: on-tap

07-05-2013 11:54:59 | More by Beric
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librariangela

Michigan

4/5  rDev +8.1%

07-04-2013 20:22:05 | More by librariangela
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shamrock071521

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

06-30-2013 19:15:31 | More by shamrock071521
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patpbr

Ohio

4/5  rDev +8.1%

06-28-2013 23:31:52 | More by patpbr
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dmorgan310

Panama

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

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thomseye

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

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TypsiYpsi

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

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bobbyr5

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

06-22-2013 17:31:36 | More by bobbyr5
Arbor Brewing Sacred Cow IPA from Arbor Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 278 ratings.