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Epic Armageddon IPA - Epic Brewing Company

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Epic Armageddon IPAEpic Armageddon IPA

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

217 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 217
Reviews: 104
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 11.41%
Wants: 20
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Epic Brewing Company visit their website
New Zealand (Aotearoa)

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.66% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
In the beginning, there was nothing. Then an impish brewer piled a ludicrous amount of hops into a batch of beer. This zymurgical big bang is Epic Armageddon, an apocalyptic assault on your preconceptions and taste buds. It may be too huge for this fragile planet so enjoy this beer like it was the last one on Earth.

(Beer added by: smithflipper on 08-16-2009)
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4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

ELECTRONICAnonymous, Sep 09, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

kingston2, Sep 08, 2014
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3.9/5  rDev -3.2%

jm_buckeye, Sep 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev -0.7%

ejimhof, Aug 28, 2014
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craft_is_king, Aug 24, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

psoriasaurus, Aug 17, 2014
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4.39/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

bottle shared in two Sam Adams perfect pint glasses
2 fingers of thick head that leaves very nice lace.
good carbonation and clarity. color is golden straw.
nice New Zealand hop smell.
very nice floral taste that is balanced and leaves a sweet resinous feel.
very well made beer. would buy again.
I purchased at the Greenville Beer Exchange in SC. Thanks Guys.

coriswrasse, Aug 08, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

zekeman17, Aug 07, 2014
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afsdan, Jul 22, 2014
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innominat, Jul 14, 2014
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sjmad23, Jul 09, 2014
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rogerdandy, Jul 08, 2014
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KAF, Jul 05, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

Ilovebeer1549, Jul 03, 2014
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4/5  rDev -0.7%

ncstateplaya, Jun 16, 2014
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2.25/5  rDev -44.2%

ygtbsm94, Jun 10, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -31.8%

brother_kenneth, Jun 10, 2014
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3.48/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance:
Lightly hazed, golden colored body lays beneath a thick, porous bone-white head. Retention, lacing, and carbonation trails are light.

Aroma:
Did someone just set up a Christmas tree in here? Hoppy pine, pine, pine, and more pine. Pine-cone, dry grass and tree bark, and light spicing. Perhaps a bit of sawdust - smells dry.

Taste:
Similar to the aroma - piney. Bitterness is potent and hits you right away and leaves your tongue tingling for the entire sip. Very earthy quality to the hop profile with a bit of oak. A slight sweet spike on the finish gives you a hint of tropical fruit, but is quickly subdued by bitterness while screaming "uncle!"

Mouthfeel:
Done dry. I typically don't mind a dry IPA, but I don't like being more thirsty at the end of a glass than I was before I started - seems counter productive. Body is pretty light and carbonation is spot on. Bite is nearly perfect as well - potent without knocking you off your feet. Adjusting the finish would help this one tremendously.

Overall:
A solid IPA, but far too dry for my liking. With a few changes, in my opinion this would be a force to be reckoned with.

alphagnome, Jun 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev -0.7%

xJMFCx, Jun 03, 2014
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Latarnik, Jun 01, 2014
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4/5  rDev -0.7%

beersdmf17, May 18, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

pester, May 03, 2014
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Epic Armageddon IPA from Epic Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 217 ratings.