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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

1,197 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 1,197
Reviews: 177
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 8.99%
Wants: 443
Gots: 89 | 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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koutkid41

Illinois

4.26/5  rDev -1.8%

A: Slightly cloudy, orange/copper color. Nice 2 finger frothy head. Nice retention.

S: I get a lot of melon (honeydew, watermelon) upfront then some grapefruit, pine and caramel undertones. Some grass on the back end but not bad.

T: Strong melon (honeydew, watermelon) then some pine and resin. Nice lingering hop flavor and some bready malt to back it up. Something uniquely different for me, like it.

M: Dry, medium carbonation. Lingering bitterness.

O: A nice intro to this brewery for me, really interested honeydew flavor I haven't gotten before. Wouldn't mind having on a nice summer day despite the ABV lol.

02-20-2014 03:21:10 | More by koutkid41
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Tonytatt


5/5  rDev +15.2%

02-18-2014 18:42:16 | More by Tonytatt
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WyeOakBrewingCo

Maryland

4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

02-18-2014 18:04:08 | More by WyeOakBrewingCo
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MrRockstar

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

02-18-2014 18:03:39 | More by MrRockstar
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mabmab67

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

02-18-2014 12:54:01 | More by mabmab67
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IndyDad

New York

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

02-17-2014 22:29:17 | More by IndyDad
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mtbdonn

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

02-17-2014 17:45:07 | More by mtbdonn
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zbodnar1

West Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

02-17-2014 02:32:12 | More by zbodnar1
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sneth019

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

02-16-2014 01:45:05 | More by sneth019
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Imstillthegman

Delaware

4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

02-16-2014 00:28:56 | More by Imstillthegman
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TriageStat

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

02-15-2014 22:01:59 | More by TriageStat
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baerb69

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

02-15-2014 21:57:44 | More by baerb69
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Adkins1203

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -13.6%

02-15-2014 20:06:25 | More by Adkins1203
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mtrimmer

Maryland

4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

02-15-2014 19:56:26 | More by mtrimmer
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frickprick

Washington

5/5  rDev +15.2%

02-15-2014 18:11:48 | More by frickprick
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diehl07

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

02-15-2014 01:48:50 | More by diehl07
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BigMike

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

02-15-2014 01:26:32 | More by BigMike
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clay23

New York

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

02-13-2014 03:57:52 | More by clay23
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ejimhof

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +15.2%

02-13-2014 03:17:02 | More by ejimhof
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Dcunicelli

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -13.6%

02-13-2014 00:59:14 | More by Dcunicelli
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jlindros

Massachusetts

4.3/5  rDev -0.9%

Yay canned beer, just as large impending storm is about to crush us, this seemed like an apt beer, thanks to elbrooksie (reddit).

Pours a nice creamy fizzy 1 finger head that fades semi slowly with nice high water mark of a creamy lacing, fairly hazy honey orange color.

Nose explodes with hops, some mild citrus candied orange peel, little tropical fruit with grapefruit, hint of mango, papaya, hint of melon and fruity bubblegum, little tangerine even, into a mild spicy earthy chewy hop profile and floral hops as well, with a fairly big malt base that seems a bit sweet and candy like.

Taste starts with big hops again, spicy and chewy at first with big bitterness, into that citrus again, juicy as hell too. Citrus brings more orange juice and candied orange peel, little zest and grapefruit rind, mild melon and bit of tropical fruit also bringing a little mango and papaya. Also a touch of dank resin in the hop profile. Malts bring fair sweetness to balance the big hop bitterness, little candy and toasty reddish malts mostly. Finish dries a bit and gets very bitter, a little tangerine juice comes through before the crazy spicy chewy hops take over, bit astringent almost and salty earthy like too, and a touch of sticky malt.

Mouth is med to fuller bod, just a touch of warming booze mostly hidden, nice carbonation too.

Overall pretty nice DIPA, best beer from DC Brau by far. Good bitterness, nice balance, booze hidden well, good hop and malt profile, enjoyable.

02-13-2014 00:34:24 | More by jlindros
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AdamP

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

02-13-2014 00:10:10 | More by AdamP
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SixPack6

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

02-12-2014 03:07:21 | More by SixPack6
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OnryAndMean

New York

4/5  rDev -7.8%

02-11-2014 21:13:15 | More by OnryAndMean
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MWolverines66

New York

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

02-11-2014 17:52:47 | More by MWolverines66
On The Wings Of Armageddon from DC Brau Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 1,197 ratings.