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More Cowbell - Buffalo Bayou Brewing Co

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BA SCORE
83
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21 Reviews
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Reviews: 21
Hads: 229
Avg: 3.64
pDev: 40.93%
Wants: 9
Gots: 56 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Buffalo Bayou Brewing Co
Texas, United States | website

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA | 9.10% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: champ103 on 09-09-2012

Surprisingly balanced and drinkable given its stats. While most American Double IPAs use West Coast citrus hops, we went with old world noble hops to give it a floral, grassy bouquet and then punish you with Warrior hops.

DO NOT ASK FOR WHOM THE COWBELL TOLLS. THE COWBELL TOLLS FOR THEE.
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Reviews: 21 | Hads: 229
Reviews by Hops4Pops:
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3.34/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: Side pour into a tulip. 1 Finger head that quickly receded. Bubble size from foam up to a cluster of large bubbles up to 1/4 of an inch. Very little lacing and what is there is oily. Hazy golden amber with a slight reddish tint. Light on the carbonation for a DIPA.
S: Not too much smell. What I am getting is hops and a little bit of breadiness. That's about all I get. I would have hoped for some fruity citrus but its not there. I am getting some malt in the background but it does not blend as well as would be desired.
T: No too much complexity here. Again hops hops and hops with some mild bread. Bitterness on the backend. The ABV is well hidden.
M: A little too creamy for a DIPA and not enough crispness. Bite from the hops.
O: Not a bad DIPA but not a great one either. Its drinkable and certainly enjoyable.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of Tiernan
3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of tbryan5
3.84/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A- Pours a golden orange with a thick off white head that doesn't dissipate.

S- Sweet citrus, nice hop aroma. Some pineapple.

T- Mmmmm. More citrus. Maybe some blood orange? Hop bitterness on the back of the pallet.

M- Dry, and slightly astringent. Light carbonation.

D- A decent IPA from a solid brewery.

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Photo of Ben7773
3.75/5  rDev +3%

Photo of Kappakoosh
3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of ajkelly451
4.25/5  rDev +16.8%

Photo of SmellsofMahagony
4/5  rDev +9.9%

Photo of Chadtxblue
4.75/5  rDev +30.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of tiitomireles
3.83/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DonGuido
2.75/5  rDev -24.5%

Photo of DoubleBarrelbrew
4.47/5  rDev +22.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Dello
3.75/5  rDev +3%

Photo of valkyre65
3.75/5  rDev +3%

Photo of RCLinderman
3.75/5  rDev +3%

Great dipa

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Photo of Shawner
4.04/5  rDev +11%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JamesStreet
3.72/5  rDev +2.2%

Photo of hsus0225
3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of twizzard
3.77/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of fthegiants
3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of StingrayEvans
4.43/5  rDev +21.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A great Imperial IPA from Buffalo Bayou Brewing Company in Houston, TX. One of my favorites. If you like IPA's, you will enjoy this one. Only available on draft at this time, so I fill up my growler when I can find it. I have a fever and the only prescription is MORE COWBELL!!

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Photo of RSaw
2.75/5  rDev -24.5%

Photo of porter0209
3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of jheezee
4/5  rDev +9.9%

Photo of Alieniloquium
3.3/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

16 oz. can poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Hazy deep orange body. Big white head. Nice lacing in the glass.

Smell - Musty piney hop aroma. Some grapefruit. Caramel and toasty malt.

Taste - Grapefruit. Lots of caramel malt. Some bready malt too. Intense hop bitterness. Grassy bitter finish.

Mouthfeel - Incredibly bitter. Medium heavy.

Overall - Way out of balance. Aggressively bitter.

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More Cowbell from Buffalo Bayou Brewing Co
83 out of 100 based on 21 ratings.