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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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1,308 Ratings

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Ratings: 1,308
Reviews: 181
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 8.99%
Wants: 464
Gots: 101 | 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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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

astounding ipa here, so different from everything else out there. this beer is orange in color, bronze hued with decent clarity and a great big head. it smells hoppy as heck, but the falconers flight hops are newish to my palate, they always seem to be in recipes with other varietals, not sure i have had many single hop beers with it, and certainly none this aggressive with it. some caramel malt in the base here, which is fuller bodied and sturdy, even wheaty, but its all just pillars for the enormous hop character. heavily resinous, and heavily bitter, this is a snappy beer, with a wood aspect like i often get from centennial hops, but things here are much more intense, biting almost. fresh as anything, but very assertive hop profile, it dominates any grain flavor, although without the malt body this beer would be way off. its pretty drinkable at its strength because of how dry it finishes, but this is a palate wrecker for sure, one that affects how things taste for awhile after. its very very bold, and way better than anything else i have had from these guys. very well done, and something different from the masses of big hoppy ales.

StonedTrippin, Oct 11, 2014
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Thanks to sulli520 for this. Canned 09/19/14.

Killer aroma of fuzzy peaches, Flavor is rich of apricots and ends in a dry tea like finish with hints of tobacco leaves. Awesome DIPA.

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On The Wings Of Armageddon from DC Brau Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 1,308 ratings.