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Apocalypse Cow - Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub

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Ratings: 1,547
Reviews: 441
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 9.65%
Wants: 561
Gots: 154 | FT: 5
Brewed by:
Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub visit their website
Indiana, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  11.00% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
9.5-11.0% ABV, 100 IBUs - This complex double India pale ale has an intense citrus and floral hop aroma balanced by a velvety malt body which has been augmented with lactose milk sugar. With this different take on an IPA we have brewed an ale that is both pleasing to drink and, once again, “not normal.” Cheers! June release.

(Beer added by: mdm46410 on 11-23-2008)
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look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.5

Bottled on 7/2/14. 22oz bottle poured into a tulip. Pours a hazy copper with a fluffy off-white head that fades slowly and leaves sticky lacing and great retention. The aromas have their signature hop profile, but in a very subtle way. Lots of malts with a good amount of citrus. Slightly floral as well. Some caramel. Some bread notes as well. The best way to describe the flavors is "bittersweet". Lots of caramel. The lactose obviously gives this beer a sweetness to it, but there's no shortage of hops going on. Lots of lemon and lime. Some hints of orange peel and grapefruit. There's even a very subtle spiciness to this one. There are some alcohol notes that are present. I'm not saying it's boozy, but there's a little heat. Mouthfeel is great. It's full-bodied and very creamy. It has active carbonation, but still remains fluffy. This makes a nice sipper and a nice brew to relax with. It becomes even more enjoyable as it warms up.

The craftsmanship is very impressive, but it doesn't get me overly excited. It's not really worth the price of admission, in my humble opinion. I definitely enjoyed my time with Apocalypse Cow, but it's not something I'll be dreaming about.

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Got the very last 22oz bomber at Woodman's in Oak Creek, WI! Poured into glass

Appearance: Pours a hazy, almost milky, orange with a few bubbles that lazily float up to the top. Has an off-white head that rapidly diminishes with little-to-no lacing on the side of the glass.

Smell: Vibrant citrusy smell with pine. Very bright smell.

Taste: Tastes like your really well executed IIPA with a little bit of a twist. Strong pine notes, some good grapefruit, some dank, and a pinch of milk sugar sweetness that really sets it apart from others in the genre.

Mouthfeel: Much creamier compared to the run of the mill IIPA. Slightly sweet aftertaste, which is definitely different.

Overall: I'd love to get another bottle of this next year when it comes out. Definitely worth my while.

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Apocalypse Cow from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
95 out of 100 based on 1,547 ratings.