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On The Wings Of Armageddon - DC Brau Brewing Co.

On The Wings Of ArmageddonOn The Wings Of Armageddon

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

912 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

(view ratings)
Ratings: 912
Reviews: 164
rAvg: 4.35
pDev: 8.74%


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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alysmith4

District of Columbia

4.88/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

What a pleasant little surprise from my hometown! Can't say enough good things about this beer. Upon popping the can open, I'm hit with a wave of fresh and lively hops. Citrusy, pine, and a hint of tropical sweetness - all coming from the Falconer's Flight. The malty backbone provides just enough caramel/bread to balance out the bitterness, which just allows the flavors to shine through even more.

Have bought two cases in each release they've had so far, and planning on doing the same in the next one. Seek this beer out if you can, you won't be disappointed. It's like the Heady Topper of DC!

Serving type: can

03-17-2013 04:20:07 | More by alysmith4
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On The Wings Of Armageddon from DC Brau Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 912 ratings.