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Epic Armageddon IPA - Epic Brewing Company

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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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Ratings: 217 | Reviews: 104 | Display Reviews Only:
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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.

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A - clear golden/copper, thumb of white head settled at half a finger with bubbles rising from the bottom
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M - light body with pleasant carbonation, crisp and clean with light bitterness and medium dry finish
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Epic Armageddon IPA from Epic Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 217 ratings.