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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

1,119 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 1,119
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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Jaycase

Illinois

4/5  rDev -7.8%

03-15-2014 02:19:50 | More by Jaycase
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justintcoons

Pennsylvania

4.21/5  rDev -3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

12 oz can poured into a snifter.

Appearance
Deep amber with 2 fingers of fluffy, off-white head. Excellent retention and clarity.

Nose
Grapefruit, dank, spicy, woodsy, caramel, and toffee.

Taste
Very unique hop profile. Distinct watermelon notes along with candied tangerine, mango, and grapefruit. Dank florals with a spicy, woodsy edge. Touches of spearmint. Caramelized candy sugars with dollops of honey. Smooth yet resinous finish that sticks around with additional notes of grapefruit zest.

Mouthfeel
Medium-plus bodied, oily, sticky, moderately bitter, and dry.

Overall
This has a similar Columbus character that THE CORRUPTION has but is unique unto itself. Spicy, dank, woodsy, and most importantly, easy drinking.

Serving type: can

03-14-2014 18:49:50 | More by justintcoons
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Williaar

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

03-14-2014 03:33:39 | More by Williaar
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hops202

District of Columbia

4.73/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Poured into a Dogfish Spiegelau IPA glass.

At first pour the beer looks pretty amazing. Has a very hazy reddish copper color that looks amazing. Smell has some sweet fruit along with the citrus and pine resin - Mango and pineapple come to mind. Taste is absolutely delicious!! Lots of grapefruit, resin, pine, and some sweetness to match the bitterness. Great aftertaste as well. Top Notch!

Serving type: can

03-13-2014 23:21:32 | More by hops202
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Clint_Yoho

Maryland

4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

03-13-2014 17:28:03 | More by Clint_Yoho
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iJyuken

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

03-13-2014 16:55:58 | More by iJyuken
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megamass

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -7.8%

03-13-2014 04:55:10 | More by megamass
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mhksuccess

California

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

03-12-2014 18:03:22 | More by mhksuccess
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comfortablynirm

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

03-12-2014 14:59:13 | More by comfortablynirm
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Jballn

Ohio

4/5  rDev -7.8%

03-12-2014 13:52:42 | More by Jballn
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nootch23

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

03-12-2014 12:02:43 | More by nootch23
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fthegiants

California

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

03-12-2014 02:35:14 | More by fthegiants
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ChipMurray

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

03-11-2014 20:54:35 | More by ChipMurray
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MCImes

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

03-11-2014 20:02:55 | More by MCImes
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jelllo

District of Columbia

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

03-11-2014 19:54:14 | More by jelllo
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Casey3236

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

03-11-2014 15:10:19 | More by Casey3236
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Cloaked_Phantom

Georgia

5/5  rDev +15.2%

03-11-2014 02:30:27 | More by Cloaked_Phantom
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Warlocks-Passage

California

4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

03-11-2014 01:04:33 | More by Warlocks-Passage
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fsck

Washington

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

03-10-2014 22:57:27 | More by fsck
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obiwan_k3n00bi

California

3.75/5  rDev -13.6%

03-10-2014 17:26:44 | More by obiwan_k3n00bi
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mrzazz

West Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

03-10-2014 14:49:21 | More by mrzazz
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JArmour15

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

03-10-2014 12:38:14 | More by JArmour15
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dbrelsfo

Georgia

4/5  rDev -7.8%

03-10-2014 03:40:05 | More by dbrelsfo
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dar482

New York

4.4/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Th beer comes in a very dark reddish amber with a beige fluffy head.

The aroma has some over ripe, almosr rotten tropical fruit and grapefruit. There’s some resinous pine and sweet bready malt. Lots of dankness and some green marijuana character.

The flavor follows of this cedar/oak woodiness along with riping green leaves, grass, and wood sap. There are big notes of resinous pine. There’s a medium plus bready malt in the middle with creamy carbonation. The finish is medium minus bitterness, but aggressively dries. The beer flies off the palate quite quickly leaving some leafy hops on the finish.

The beer drinks like a single IPA. It’s extremely different with its interesting hop notes (Falconer’s Flight) and huge drying on the finish.

Serving type: can

03-10-2014 01:41:34 | More by dar482
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Braden

Tennessee

4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

03-10-2014 00:55:11 | More by Braden
On The Wings Of Armageddon from DC Brau Brewing Co.
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