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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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1,371 Ratings

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Ratings: 1,371
Reviews: 186
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 8.99%
Wants: 475
Gots: 110 | FT: 7
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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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

Light citrus and grassy up front, strong and slightly bitter piney finish. Drinks pretty easily considering the high ABV. Great stuff!

rynegne, Yesterday at 04:21 AM
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3.9/5  rDev -10.1%

Legends confirmed by beauty
From both eye and nose
'The hell happened with the taste?

A: Hazy golden brown with creamy fluffy head (3/3)
S: Lemon and floral dominate with a healthy bit of pineapple (10/12)
T: Very solidly bitter flavor with a little bit of pineapple and that awkward salsa after taste with acrid bitter hang (14/20)
M: Delightfully dry finish to a fairly bubbly beer (5/5)
O: Not really a fan I'll be honest. I am worried that it did not travel well from dc to Boston and will try again when I'm there. Seriously though this guy is just a bitter hop bomb. Very little subtlety and that hang is just killing me. (7/10)

P.S. To clarify what is above, Falconer's Flight is a blend of hops, so calling OTWOA a single hop beer is misleading:

"A pellet blend containing a variety of the Pacific Northwest's most intriguing aroma hop varieties and additional experimental hops."

TimZebGir, Sunday at 02:00 PM
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On The Wings Of Armageddon from DC Brau Brewing Co.
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