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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

227 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 227
Reviews: 106
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 11.39%
Wants: 21
Gots: 7 | 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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Ratings: 227 | Reviews: 106 | Display Reviews Only:
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4.1/5  rDev +1.5%

ttylicki, Oct 20, 2014
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4.92/5  rDev +21.8%

BcOneSeven, Oct 10, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

KnowYourCraft, Oct 06, 2014
Photo of RaulMondesi
3.39/5  rDev -16.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Well, let's see... Like waiting for a your new Russian wife at LAX to step off her flight, only to be greeted by a troll that takes tolls at the county bridge. All the way from New Zealand and Raul had high hopes! But those hopes were dashed with a caramel mess.

No, it's not a bad beer, and it's flavor profile is fairly clean. It's just 'copperish,' malty, 'caramely,' sweet... Not this players idea of an IPA.

Raul ain't feelin the All Blacks on this one.

RaulMondesi, Oct 04, 2014
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4.2/5  rDev +4%

admiral, Sep 29, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

Brandon_beer, Sep 28, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1%

tedho21, Sep 28, 2014
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3.49/5  rDev -13.6%

brywhite, Sep 25, 2014
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3.96/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Format: enjoyed this at the Beervana Master Homebrewer Class. 250mL taster.

Appearance: pours a vibrant orange colour with chunky carbonation across the profile. A one-finger whit head hangs about for a bit before fizzling to a thin cap.

Aroma: a limited aroma of sweet pine & grapefruit hops.

Taste: a much stronger version of the same sweet pine & grapefruit hops. Some sweet biscuit malts behind also. Nice complexity.

Aftertaste: some bitterness comes through in the aftertaste with a lingering sweetness from the malts. Nice.

Mouth feel: full in body with a moderate carbonation that really brings the flavours forward.

Overall: a fantastic example of a standard American IPA. The flavours are complex and bright, the feel is crisp and refreshing. As usual with Epic Brewing, there is only one catastrophic issue - a bottle is AU$15, making an equivalent case of 24 x 330mL at least $160+. It's a nice beer, but there are equivalents for nearly half that.

SmashPants, Sep 25, 2014
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4.52/5  rDev +11.9%

Timmcawesome, Sep 24, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

ELECTRONICAnonymous, Sep 09, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

kingston2, Sep 08, 2014
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3.9/5  rDev -3.5%

jm_buckeye, Sep 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1%

ejimhof, Aug 28, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

craft_is_king, Aug 24, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

psoriasaurus, Aug 17, 2014
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4.39/5  rDev +8.7%
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 +5.2%

zekeman17, Aug 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1%

afsdan, Jul 23, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

Florya, Jul 19, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1%

innominat, Jul 14, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

nealbert, Jul 11, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1%

sjmad23, Jul 09, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

rogerdandy, Jul 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1%

Poupae, Jul 06, 2014
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Epic Armageddon IPA from Epic Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 227 ratings.