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On The Wings Of Armageddon - DC Brau Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
97
world-class

1,436 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 1,436
Reviews: 196
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 8.99%
Wants: 484
Gots: 116 | 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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4.8/5  rDev +10.6%

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5/5  rDev +15.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -13.6%

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4.3/5  rDev -0.9%

Very good beer. Lots of bright citrus fruits, some resiny flavours, and a nice touch of sweet caramel malt. Moderately bitter. Very smooth and easy drinking. Really nice stuff.

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4.56/5  rDev +5.1%

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4/5  rDev -7.8%

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4.15/5  rDev -4.4%

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5/5  rDev +15.2%

Love this Imperial IPA, smooth, rare, nice citrus aroma and hops

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4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

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4/5  rDev -7.8%

Can: Poured a light amber color ale with a nice foamy head with excellent retention and some good lacing. Aroma of citrus and piney notes are quite intense but still very enjoyable. Taste is also dominated by citrus and piney notes with some floral notes but not as much as I had expected with a little bit of residual sugars. Body is full with good carbonation. Well brewed and quite enjoyable but maybe not up to those super floral Vermont IPAs.

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4.4/5  rDev +1.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

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

Previous had on draft, review is based on a one month old 12 oz can poured into an ale snifter.

Pours a semi translucent deep orange/copper. Decently carbonated, leaves as much head as you're willing to create with the vigor of your pour.

Malt heaviness is apparent right away in the nose and appearance before your first sip. Well balanced between light citrus, cracker, and resinous pine. Nice malt notes during the finish with great smooth mouthfeel. Hop bitterness on the sides of the tongue are a post swallow treat. Alcohol is subdued in light of the high ABV. Its definitely present at 9.2% but you'd be forgiven to think it tastes like a standard IPA in terms of booziness.

Crafted better than Corruption, which is a fine IPA in its own right. Such a wonderful feel good beer, DC does great work. Very happy to have this available in cans, which when consumed fresh are nearly as good as from the tap.

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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

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4.8/5  rDev +10.6%

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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!

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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

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5/5  rDev +15.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

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3.76/5  rDev -13.4%

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4.44/5  rDev +2.3%

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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -13.6%

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4/5  rDev -7.8%

On The Wings Of Armageddon from DC Brau Brewing Co.
97 out of 100 based on 1,436 ratings.