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More Cowbell - Buffalo Bayou Brewing Co

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169 Ratings
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Ratings: 169
Reviews: 14
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 12.97%
Wants: 4
Gots: 21 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Buffalo Bayou Brewing Co visit their website
Texas, United States

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

Availability: Rotating

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

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Photo of Lare453
3.67/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SocalKicks
3.56/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Brevbin
3.59/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Zaximus
3.56/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of brewqueno
3.94/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Jon4than
3.74/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of redfox405
4/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Alieniloquium
3.3/5  rDev -10.8%
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.

Photo of RocketCityVol
3.46/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Andycinoz
4/5  rDev +8.1%

Photo of GCBrewery
3.9/5  rDev +5.4%

Photo of JamesStreet
3.72/5  rDev +0.5%

Photo of rorjets
4/5  rDev +8.1%

Another gift from my son in Texas. Poured from a 16 oz can, shows a somewhat cloudy amber color with a thick, off-white head that had nice lacing thru out the consumption of the beer. The aroma is like a freshly cut spruce bough. The first sip rendered a pine and grapefruit flavor with some other citrus flavors mixed in. Although this DIPA clocks in at 9% abv there is no alcoholic burn at all - remarkably smooth! There is some bitterness on the backend, but nothing that overwhelms the rest of the flavor. I found this beer to be deeelicious, and would gladly search it out the next time I am in Texas.

Photo of valkyre65
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of dseanv
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of sjones5045
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of PEIhop
4/5  rDev +8.1%

Photo of Kappakoosh
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

Photo of FLima
3.59/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Clear amber color with a sort of thick off-white head with good retention and leaving laces.
Nice but not really intense aroma of sweet flowers, pineapples, passion fruit and minerals.
Bitter and bold flavor of herbal and floral hops, pine, spices, toasted malts, some mango, resiny and oily hops and peaches. Hints of caramel and toasted malts that are swiftly overcome by its bitter hop power. Quite dry aftertaste with a long lasting bitterness that made me sneezes a few times.
Medium body with appropriate carbonation. Alcohol of 9% abv is well hidden, especially considering its relatively lower body.
Surprisingly balanced DIPA considering its 118 IBUs (but for sure leaned towards the bitter end as hop heads love it), and gladly not overly sweet as well. Not that complex and not my preferred choice of hop profile, though. Great option if you dig noble hops as opposed to predominant citrusy DIPAs.

Photo of FrankHammer
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

Photo of CTbrew32
3.62/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Appearance- Golden orange color with very little visibility through the beer. Poured a three finger head on an aggressive pour.

Aroma- Very sweet biscuit aromas along with some citrus and pine hops.

Taste- A very balanced dipa as neither hops or malt take over at any point. First sip reveals citrusy fruit flavors combined with a biscuit malt. That biscuit malt stays prevalent to the finish where it is accompanied by bitter pine hop flavors.

Mouthfeel- Very smooth, almost creamy. Slight prickle of carbonation on the middle of the tongue. Easy drinking, mild bitterness, and no noticeable alcohol presence.

Overall- Wasn't sure what I was getting with this dipa, but it truned out to be a good pickup. Slightly sweeter than I'd prefer and a little light in the hops department for the style. A good beer overall, but nothing to seek out again.

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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of kylehay2004
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

Photo of Rimbimhoot
3/5  rDev -18.9%

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More Cowbell from Buffalo Bayou Brewing Co
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