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Apocalypse IPA - 10 Barrel Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
87
very good

422 Ratings
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Ratings: 422
Reviews: 92
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 11.92%
Wants: 10
Gots: 57 | 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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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

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3.71/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

22oz bottle poured into a large snifter. If there's a bottle code or best by date, I don't see it, but I'm pretty bad about finding these things.

Pours clear, amber-orange, nice fluffy white head, medium amount of active carbonation. Smell is fresh and floral, grassy, slightly piney. Taste is piney bitter. Surprisingly bitter. Mild honey sweetness.

Mouthfeel is thin, light, a bit filmy. Overall, this is a pretty solid beer.

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

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4.15/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Pours 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. Overall, a very nice and underrated IPA.

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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3.93/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

10 Barrel Brewing Company - Apocalypse IPA, poured into DFH IPA glass.

Look - Pours a hazy caramel brown with a huge foamy head that dissipates rather quickly but retains about a cm at the bottom. Lacing slides and little chunks stick.

Smell - Caramel malt and subtle fruity hops with a touch of pine hop resin.

Taste - Juicy fruit hoppy, some pine bitter, and a unique finish that is fruit (melon?) mixed with sweet malts.

Mouthfeel - Light carbonation. Medium-bodied. Sticky but not overly boozy. Good drinkability.

Overall - Pretty solid brew, interesting choice of malts, this could make or break the brew for some people who might not like them (obviously). Has a definite bittering component with full flavored fruitiness. Worth a shot for sure.

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4.01/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Golden body with a tall rocky head of off-white foam that leaves gobs of lacing.

Getting melon and stone fruit in the nose.

Citrusy and piney taste with a medium amount of hop bitterness that lingers into the aftertaste. Light malt backbone to keep the hops somewhat in check.

Crisp and refreshing, medium body with a dry ending.

Wonderful west coast style IPA here. Very enjoyable.

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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

Apocalypse IPA from 10 Barrel Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 422 ratings.