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Apocalypse IPA - 10 Barrel Brewing Co.

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Apocalypse IPAApocalypse IPA

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373 Ratings
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Ratings: 373
Reviews: 87
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 11.08%
Wants: 9
Gots: 49 | 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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3/5  rDev -22.7%

FinnishTheBeer, May 03, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

sarahkbelf, May 01, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

TR0219, Apr 28, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

serebeerdrinker, Apr 27, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

mikefuski17, Apr 18, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

elihull, Apr 16, 2014
Photo of Valley_Town_Sipper
4.09/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

My family does an annual trip to Sun River, OR and the "Bend Ale Trail" is one of my all-time favorite activities while there. My favorite brewery next to the easy choice (Deschutes Brewery) is 10 Barrel Brewing Co. . . And their semi-produced Apocalypse IPA is a great addition to the NWPA movement. . . I actually believe it has more of a bitter bite than its advertised 65 IBU's and am not wowed by the aroma/fragrance, but the color is brilliant and tastes of an all-natural IPA. . . Give or take 4 bucks for a 22 oz bottle, this is one of the better go-to's out there. . .

Valley_Town_Sipper, Apr 16, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

Arkay, Apr 12, 2014
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4.19/5  rDev +8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Bottle > Pint Glass

A - Cloudy orange with one finger of white fizzy head, spotty medium lacing
S - Huge lemon aroma! I was in love with that. Pine, grapefruit, citrus zest, cracker malt.
T - Bright and crisp lemon flavor, light grassy tones, cracker malt.
M - Fresh light and bright feeling beer.
O - Really good aroma, love the lemon in this beer, lemon is a weakness of mine.

Omnium, Apr 11, 2014
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3.36/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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.

tkelley, Apr 09, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

nataku00, Apr 08, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

RescueKitty, Apr 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

cherche, Apr 04, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

Paige, Apr 03, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

OriolesFan1008, Apr 03, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

jtosch, Mar 29, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

TequilaTom, Mar 27, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

kmos27, Mar 26, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

Nage37, Mar 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

JaredGolia, Mar 21, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

oline73, Mar 15, 2014
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3.8/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A: The darkest beer I've ever seen called an 'ipa'. It's a dark muddy murky brown. Lighter than molasses but darker than dark brown sugar. Light tan foam with a good level of retention on top. Foam ring is a bit sticky. Gotta be honest, it looks like muddy water to me.

S: Sweet brown sugar and bread followed up with pine and green grass. Light floral aroma. A little alcohol.

T: Big bold grain and malt flavors up front. Rich leather, a bit of tobacco with English black tea. Big bright hops finish the the beer in a greasy wet chlorophyll taste. The finish has a fascinating tiny cinnamon spice finish paired with a little orange peel.

M: Medium body. Not too heavy and syrupy. A little long on the finish with a lingering brown sugar and barley taste. A little dry on the finish but not too bad.

O: Really fascinating IPA. Not many IPAs carry so much malt. Yet, despite the big grain forward flavor, the IPA portion is not diminished. True to the style, the hops carry through and shine in this one. Really big and a slow drinker, but definitely better tasting than it looks.

constantine_272, Mar 13, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

mrjmann, Mar 12, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

Metaltildeath, Mar 10, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

PaulD, Mar 10, 2014
Apocalypse IPA from 10 Barrel Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 373 ratings.