1. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  2. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Epic Armageddon IPA - Epic Brewing Company

Not Rated.
Epic Armageddon IPAEpic Armageddon IPA

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.

232 Ratings
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 232
Reviews: 107
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 11.41%
Wants: 22
Gots: 8 | 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)
View: Beers (14) | Events
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | Likes | High | Low | Top Raters
Ratings: 232 | Reviews: 107 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of innominat
4/5  rDev -0.7%

Photo of nealbert
3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

Photo of sjmad23
4/5  rDev -0.7%

Photo of rogerdandy
4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

Photo of Poupae
4/5  rDev -0.7%

Photo of KAF
3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

Photo of Ilovebeer1549
3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

Photo of ncstateplaya
4/5  rDev -0.7%

Photo of ygtbsm94
2.25/5  rDev -44.2%

Photo of brother_kenneth
2.75/5  rDev -31.8%

Photo of alphagnome
3.48/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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

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.

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!"

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.

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.

Photo of xJMFCx
4/5  rDev -0.7%

Photo of Latarnik
4/5  rDev -0.7%

Photo of beersdmf17
4/5  rDev -0.7%

Photo of pester
3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

Photo of Codycusey
4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

Photo of firstlighthiker
3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

Photo of Yellolab2010
3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

Photo of jondavidsson
4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

Photo of NathanJoyce
3.25/5  rDev -19.4%

Photo of LoFiDave
4/5  rDev -0.7%

Photo of KeeganRohovich
4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

Photo of tbone1384
4/5  rDev -0.7%

Photo of SoCalBeerIdiot
3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

Epic Armageddon IPA from Epic Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 232 ratings.