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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

209 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 209
Reviews: 103
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 11.66%
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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tbone1384

Wyoming

4/5  rDev -0.7%

03-09-2014 18:19:43 | More by tbone1384
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SoCalBeerIdiot

California

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

03-03-2014 07:16:56 | More by SoCalBeerIdiot
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vermilcj

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

02-23-2014 02:49:45 | More by vermilcj
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Schmoog

United Kingdom (Scotland)

4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

02-19-2014 13:07:27 | More by Schmoog
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StonedTrippin

Colorado

3.4/5  rDev -15.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

bottled in may, so freshness was undoubtedly an issue here. light copper to honey colored ipa, frothy white head, and mostly clear. the nose is mostly bitterness in this one, with some resinous hops and a thicker malt body. the flavor must have faded a lot, because i get just a bit of hops, but more just stale grain and bitterness. the whole thing really doesn't have much flavor at all until the finish, which is pine and bitterness all the way, with a very full body. my problem with this, and a lot of beer from new zealand, is that by the time it gets here, its fading, and given that new zealand grows some amazing hops, its a let down in these hop forward brews that we never get them in their prime. this one falls into that category, and is probably so much better at the source. still, not a bad brew and worthy of a try.

Serving type: bottle

02-08-2014 18:12:59 | More by StonedTrippin
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threedaggers

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

02-06-2014 03:48:03 | More by threedaggers
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bigred89

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

02-03-2014 04:32:49 | More by bigred89
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eet_fuk

Sweden

4/5  rDev -0.7%

01-11-2014 23:08:51 | More by eet_fuk
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Gasc0igne

Australia

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

12-19-2013 20:00:25 | More by Gasc0igne
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chinchill

South Carolina

3.18/5  rDev -21.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

On tap at Lumsden Freehouse in Auckland.
Clear medium-light amber body with medium carbonation and a very durable off-white head.
Aroma: hop forward, mostly floral with some herbal
Flavor: hop forward: herbal with a hint of weed. Mildly bitter aftertaste with some lingering herbal and floral notes.

Feel: near medium body; medium-light carbonation. .

O: OK but not worth seeking out.

Serving type: on-tap

12-11-2013 03:31:34 | More by chinchill
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ZEB89

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

11-29-2013 05:09:33 | More by ZEB89
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maltlikker

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

11-25-2013 20:51:58 | More by maltlikker
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jaydoc

Kansas

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

11-16-2013 04:08:21 | More by jaydoc
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largadeer

California

3/5  rDev -25.6%

11-09-2013 09:45:46 | More by largadeer
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brandonld23

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

11-01-2013 01:22:56 | More by brandonld23
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WDJersey

Colorado

4/5  rDev -0.7%

10-20-2013 23:18:19 | More by WDJersey
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WesM63

Ohio

4/5  rDev -0.7%

10-11-2013 21:46:10 | More by WesM63
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jack_pitts_3

South Carolina

4/5  rDev -0.7%

10-08-2013 22:09:21 | More by jack_pitts_3
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gnikola

Serbia

4.75/5  rDev +17.9%

09-30-2013 15:53:48 | More by gnikola
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Buck6196

South Carolina

4/5  rDev -0.7%

09-23-2013 00:07:02 | More by Buck6196
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mltobin

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -0.7%

09-18-2013 19:07:53 | More by mltobin
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jawnzer

Alberta (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

09-09-2013 18:36:25 | More by jawnzer
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schopenhauerale

British Columbia (Canada)

4/5  rDev -0.7%

09-08-2013 22:59:37 | More by schopenhauerale
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bpasquini

California

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

09-05-2013 17:09:35 | More by bpasquini
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JohnnyRay

New Zealand (Aotearoa)

4.19/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

I loved the marketing for this beer. It poured a clear orange colour with two fingers of frothy white foam. There was low retention for the head with some lacing down the side of the glass, and no carbonation.

The smell was not strong with floral notes and a hoppy aroma.

The taste was a balance of sweet malts and bitter hops.

A great tasting beer well worth the purchase.

Serving type: bottle

08-31-2013 09:50:40 | More by JohnnyRay
Epic Armageddon IPA from Epic Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 209 ratings.