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On The Wings Of Armageddon - DC Brau Brewing Co.

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On The Wings Of ArmageddonOn The Wings Of Armageddon

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

1,120 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 1,120
Reviews: 176
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 8.76%
Wants: 428
Gots: 85 | FT: 8
Brewed by:
DC Brau Brewing Co. visit their website
District of Columbia, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  9.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
OTWOA is a single hop beer utilizing Falconers Flight. Brewed with just enough Pale malt, Cara-60, CaraPils and Malted wheat to carry the intense hop character onto the pallet.

At first glance, it has an orange hue in the glass with a viscus, rocky head that refuses to dissipate. Upon first sniff there are dominate aromas of citrus, white grapes and grapefruit with light bread and biscut notes. After the first sip we taste a mellow bitterness that only grows as more is consumed. Moderately carbonated, deceptively smooth, refreshingly dry and extremely heady for a beer at 9.2% ABV.

OTWOA exhibits all the necessary traits to be revered as a world class Imperial IPA.

(Beer added by: russwbeck on 02-17-2012)
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Treyliff

West Virginia

4.26/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Poured into a tulip glass, no date on can but drank about a month after it arrived in the store

A- pours a slightly hazy amber orange color with a two-finger foamy off-white head that retains long after the pour, short sticking lace left behind

S- tropical fruity hop aromas of cantaloup, mango and guava, floral and peppery, buttery biscuit malt on the backend to balance it out, the biscuity malt is quite prominent

T- tropical flavors follow the nose with more emphasis on cantaloup, melon and guava. Hints of piney hops and cracked pepper transition into a big toasted-bread malt backbone that leads to a sweet caramel finish, more pine on the linger

M- medium-viscous body with moderate carbonation leads to a huge creamy mouthfeel that fills the mouth, super smooth and chewy finish with just a touch of alcohol warmth on the linger

O- great variety of hop flavors packed into a can, however I tend to go for a little less malt in DIPA’s. The mouthfeel was so smooth and definitely easy to drink, given the ABV

Serving type: can

03-29-2014 20:43:49 | More by Treyliff
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4.03/5  rDev -7.1%
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On The Wings Of Armageddon from DC Brau Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 1,120 ratings.