On The Wings Of Armageddon - DC Brau Brewing Co.

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world-class

1,442 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,442
Reviews: 197
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 8.99%
Wants: 484
Gots: 119 | 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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Photo of Valleyview06
4.86/5  rDev +12%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of oldmankoch
4.34/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Reminds me a lot of Neshaminy Creek's The Shape of Hops to Come

Photo of VAHop4
5/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of FightinIrish88
4.48/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Griffin2
4.35/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DaveBlack
3.83/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Starsf9
3.63/5  rDev -16.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of aj3749
4.08/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Prop28WasBetter
4.3/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of NHbeerguy
4.41/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BruinsDude325
3.96/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of newbeeraday
4/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DNICE555
4.58/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Flight317
4.04/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DrStiffington
4.3/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Busker
4.36/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of MNBeerGeek
4.16/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of NickWebster87
3.81/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of OldCrustacean79
4.49/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Zekenyce
4.64/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jrand2621
4.55/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jwent91
4.26/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of elNopalero
4.1/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

From a can.

This pours a solid dark hued malty orange.

The aroma is drying and citrusy with some orange peel, dried grass and pine underlying it.
Not sure the age if this can but the hops are mellowed out yet still tasty with a candied orange peel and piney finish. Intense.

Photo of GCBrewery
4.41/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Very tasty IIPA, dangerously drinkable at over 9%, truly world class

Photo of mabermud
4.55/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Look: A burnt orange body. Fine, sticky, off-white, persistent head.
Smell: Aroma of faint, sweet grapefruit.
Taste: This has a hint of juniper berries, or something like that. A nice hop profile. Grapefruit and sweet bread. This is a fine mix of malt and hops, very unique.
Feel: A nice thick mouthfeel. Full.
Overall: This does not taste like many of the other DIPAs/Imp IPAs out there, it's something new. This is not a hop bomb. It is a combo, palate pleaser. The alcohol is disguised like a CIA officer. I will be looking for more of this beer in the future.

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On The Wings Of Armageddon from DC Brau Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 1,442 ratings.