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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
91
outstanding

230 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 230
Reviews: 107
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 11.39%
Wants: 22
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: 230 | Reviews: 107 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of StonedTrippin
3.4/5  rDev -15.8%
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.

StonedTrippin, Feb 08, 2014
Photo of threedaggers
3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

threedaggers, Feb 06, 2014
Photo of bigred89
3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

bigred89, Feb 03, 2014
Photo of eet_fuk
4/5  rDev -1%

eet_fuk, Jan 11, 2014
Photo of Gasc0igne
3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

Gasc0igne, Dec 19, 2013
Photo of chinchill
3.18/5  rDev -21.3%
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.

chinchill, Dec 11, 2013
Photo of ZEB89
3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

ZEB89, Nov 29, 2013
Photo of maltlikker
3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

maltlikker, Nov 25, 2013
Photo of jaydoc
4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

jaydoc, Nov 16, 2013
Photo of largadeer
3/5  rDev -25.7%

largadeer, Nov 09, 2013
Photo of brandonld23
4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

brandonld23, Nov 01, 2013
Photo of WDJersey
4/5  rDev -1%

WDJersey, Oct 21, 2013
Photo of WesM63
4/5  rDev -1%

WesM63, Oct 11, 2013
Photo of jack_pitts_3
4/5  rDev -1%

jack_pitts_3, Oct 08, 2013
Photo of gnikola
4.75/5  rDev +17.6%

gnikola, Sep 30, 2013
Photo of Buck6196
4/5  rDev -1%

Buck6196, Sep 23, 2013
Photo of mltobin
4/5  rDev -1%

mltobin, Sep 18, 2013
Photo of jawnzer
4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

jawnzer, Sep 09, 2013
Photo of bpasquini
4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

bpasquini, Sep 05, 2013
Photo of JohnnyRay
4.19/5  rDev +3.7%
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.

JohnnyRay, Aug 31, 2013
Photo of kscaldef
2.5/5  rDev -38.1%

kscaldef, Aug 28, 2013
Photo of mikelward
4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

mikelward, Aug 25, 2013
Photo of FadetoBock
4/5  rDev -1%

FadetoBock, Aug 18, 2013
Photo of Harkrank
4/5  rDev -1%

Harkrank, Jul 24, 2013
Epic Armageddon IPA from Epic Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 230 ratings.