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Apocalypse Cow - Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub

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Ratings: 1,422
Reviews: 433
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 9.65%
Wants: 554
Gots: 120 | 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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hopsbreath

Oregon

4.28/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Tasted on July 23. Review from notes. Thanks to Sweemzander for sending this bottle my way. According to him, it couldn't have been more than a week or two old when I got it. Split into a pair of Duvel tulips and shared with TulipSnifter.

A: Cloudy, opaque, cantaloupe body with a couple fingers of white head. A full cap is retained and very good lacing is observed. Clarity could be better for my personal preference so I'm docking half a point here. 4.5/5

S: All about the citrus and tropical hops. Tangerines, pineapple, and sweet mangoes bombard the olfactory. Big tropical IPA's get high marks from me. No exception here. 4.5/5

T: Well, the sugar cookie backbone is definitely big and strong in the Mid-West sense, but it's just there to support the massive amounts of sweet, sweet hops! Nice bitterness and that pineapple-orange kick offer great balance. 4/5

M: Low carbonation with a nice creaminess to the body. A little sticky on the finish but not more then I expect for an IPA this big. I dig. 4.5/5

O: Three Floyds seems to be on top of their game when using hops. This is proof. A great DIPA that exceeds expectations. 4.5/5

Serving type: bottle

08-23-2011 06:50:46 | More by hopsbreath
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Aroma: Lemon, mango, papaya, and floral hops.

Taste: Papaya, grapefruit, sweet/bready malts, and floral hops.

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Thanks bstyle for this
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A- A hazy orange/copper color with a two finger white head.

S- Citrus, tropical fruits, floral hops, nice sweet malt backbone.

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Apocalypse Cow from Three Floyds Brewing Co. & Brewpub
95 out of 100 based on 1,422 ratings.