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Apocalypse IPA - 10 Barrel Brewing Co.

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Apocalypse IPAApocalypse IPA

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BA SCORE
87
very good

347 Ratings
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Ratings: 347
Reviews: 86
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 11.37%
Wants: 9
Gots: 44 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
10 Barrel Brewing Co. visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
A Northwest American-Style IPA. The color comes through as a deep gold with orange hues. Fruity and citrusy hop aroma shines, with hints of pine resin. The four hop flavor dominates, re-enforcing the aroma with more citrus, fruity and piney notes. The malt character is clean and smooth with a unique toasted flavor (thanks to the generous helping of Victory malt), all held together by a firm bitterness. Apocalypse has a medium-bodied mouth feel, finishing crisp and dry. All of this results in a very drinkable IPA.

65 IBU

(Beer added by: Patrick on 10-31-2009)
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Reviews by Pete27lax:
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Pete27lax

New York

3.98/5  rDev +2.8%

Thanks to pkasten for this extra in a trade! Had this one on 10/16/12

Looks good, not too different from a typical IPA look. Hazy light orange, head dissipates some what quickly but leaves some nice lacing along the glass.

Smell is great! In your face fruity hop smell. Pineapple and orange really take over the smell but grapefruit is also present. Definitely the high point of this beer.

Taste is solid. Very good but nothing mind blowing. Not extremely flavorful which was a slight let down and not what I expected after enjoying the smell so much. Good balance of piney and citrusy hops. Good bitterness as well.

Mouthfeel is very nice but a bit to carbonated in my opinion. Bitterness hits the palate nicely. A fuller bodied ipa which is always nice.

Overall this is a very solid IPA. Very drinkable and would not shy away from buying more if it were available in my area.

10-17-2012 00:27:47 | More by Pete27lax
More User Reviews:
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oberon

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +3.4%

Poured into an oversized wine glass a hazed deep orange with a sticky one finger white that left broken rings of lace as it settled slowly.A mix of resiny and earthy hop mixed with caramel/biscuit malt and sweet alcohol,almost candy-like in the sweet alcohol note.Big earthy tones at the onset along with pine resin hop flavors,a big sweet alcohol dipped fruit element comes in late.This is a very earthy toned hopped ipa,a bit different but I like it.

09-20-2010 22:44:56 | More by oberon
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NWer

Washington

4.51/5  rDev +16.5%

Poured cloudy golden in nonic. Head retained nicely. Good lace.
Aroma flowery, sweet, malt forward.
Taste wonderfully ballanced. Very smooth easy going flavors ranging from mildly hoppy to malt smoothness. Tastes extremely fresh though it's not the season for fresh hop IPA's nor is it hyped as one.
Aftertaste is near perfection. The perfect IPA for a hot Summer (Spring?) afternoon.
Overall, there is nothing to dislike about this beer.
I want more.

05-06-2013 19:05:33 | More by NWer
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Beaver13

Colorado

3.73/5  rDev -3.6%

12 oz bottle. Pours hazy golden orange with a big fluffy white head that retains well and laces the glass some.

The aroma is sweet crystal malts with grapefuit and piney grassy hops.

The flavor is sweet biscuity malts with fruit and some grassy piney hops that have a lot of bitterness. The mouthfeel is medium to full bodied with smooth carbonation.

Overall, a solid IPA but not too well balanced between the sweet biscuit malt and strong grassy hops.

05-28-2014 05:08:07 | More by Beaver13
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jminch

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

08-12-2013 22:54:22 | More by jminch
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WaydeRafnel

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

09-22-2012 05:40:49 | More by WaydeRafnel
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LXIXME

New Mexico

3.25/5  rDev -16%

05-09-2013 20:32:58 | More by LXIXME
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switzer

Oregon

4/5  rDev +3.4%

12-23-2012 05:16:26 | More by switzer
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InfernoBoss

California

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

06-12-2014 05:01:30 | More by InfernoBoss
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triggerguy


4.15/5  rDev +7.2%

Golden almost copper color, slight haziness, one finger of head that quickly subsides

Tangerine and pine aroma, with touch of caramel.

Tart citrus up front, fading into pine flavors, backed up by a touch of sweetness and lightly toasty. Assertive bitterness that does not overstay its welcome. The lingering flavors are pine and floral notes.

Medium thin body, low carbonation for style, but enough to bring out the more subtle flavors.

Overall I think this is an excellent example of a PNW IPA. Could use more hop aroma, and a touch more carbonation, but overall this is a thoroughly enjoyable beer that I will enjoy again and again.

04-04-2012 06:09:21 | More by triggerguy
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FinnishTheBeer

Oregon

3/5  rDev -22.5%

05-02-2014 23:29:24 | More by FinnishTheBeer
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dirtylou

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

01-20-2013 20:13:35 | More by dirtylou
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SamuelR

California

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

06-26-2014 05:36:34 | More by SamuelR
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PretzelCity

California

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

07-14-2014 08:06:33 | More by PretzelCity
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jmccraney

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

09-23-2013 16:09:58 | More by jmccraney
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Glibber

Idaho

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

05-19-2013 22:03:10 | More by Glibber
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DOCRW

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

03-07-2014 22:36:08 | More by DOCRW
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mikefuski17

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

04-18-2014 17:36:18 | More by mikefuski17
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gr8zehaman

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

09-23-2013 16:12:00 | More by gr8zehaman
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Hobbit

Oregon

4/5  rDev +3.4%

02-05-2012 13:37:37 | More by Hobbit
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tkelley

Massachusetts

3.36/5  rDev -13.2%

A - coppery body.white head. Fairly clear but not crystal.

N - light hop smell. Pine over citrus.

T - bitter hops over toasted malts.

M - fair enough. Kind of syrupy?

O - kind of Mehetabel for an Ipa. Something called Apocalypse should probably be a little more world destroying... but its a fair, rather drinkable beer.

04-08-2014 23:48:47 | More by tkelley
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Saxboy10

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +3.4%

05-25-2014 01:12:35 | More by Saxboy10
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BKotch

Texas

4/5  rDev +3.4%

07-14-2013 21:50:12 | More by BKotch
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Nage37

California

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

03-22-2014 02:02:14 | More by Nage37
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jason_nwx

Oregon

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

06-28-2014 23:07:40 | More by jason_nwx
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Apocalypse IPA from 10 Barrel Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 347 ratings.