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More Cowbell - Buffalo Bayou Brewing Co

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83
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133 Ratings
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Ratings: 133
Reviews: 10
rAvg: 3.69
pDev: 13.55%
Wants: 4
Gots: 16 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Buffalo Bayou Brewing Co visit their website
Texas, United States

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

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: champ103 on 09-09-2012)
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3/5  rDev -18.7%

The beer is mostly clear and golden with a frothy white head. Aromas of yeast, bread, hops, resin, grass, a touch of alcohol. Decent flavor. Bready and what I commonly refer to as a "balanced" IPA or DIPA. Resinous hops and pine notes with a warming alcohol finish. This is ok.

Huhzubendah, Aug 15, 2014
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3.01/5  rDev -18.4%

poured from the bomber into a tulip.

A - right off the bat something is missing. pretty much no head on the pour what-so-ever. zero retention on what is there, lacing of the glass barely exists. The liquid is a pretty dark, honey colored yellow, but that's about the only thing it's got going for it.

S - the only smell i get off this is bittering hops. no individual notes associated with different hops that may or may not have been used... just a mess of "bitter". Certainly not what I would expect for a DIPA.

T - The bittering hops are there and again are a mess, but the malts dominate. Again, not what I would expect for a DIPA. I get some caramels, and a sticky-sweetness as my dominate notes.

M - Undercarbonated, sticky, not quite cloying, but almost there.

O - This is kind of a messy effort. I think the beer would probably actually benefit from some cellaring, this would give it time to carbonate, the stickiness could dissipate, and the bittering hops would balance a little betters - however this would probably cause the little nose that's there to disappear. Rassoul and the guys are great and i will continue to try all their unique products, but this one was a miss.

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A: A hazy lifesavers orange color with bright white head that falls quickly. The teku didn't show much lacing except on the initial couple sips.

S: Mango, pine and stone fruit hop aroma right off the bat. A hint of alcohol comes out and in a munich bready vibe.

T: Wow.. A sharp, jagged pine bitterness (definatly in the 90+ IBU range) crushing the taste buds for a few sips. After the luplin shift adjusts a sweet toasty malt profile comes through in the middle and a finishing flavor that resembles the stone fruit from the aroma.

M: A super dry finish that might be emphasised by the sharp bitterness. Low/moderate carbonation and a lingering drying mouth sensation from the hop oils... probably

O: The bitterness in this beer had a very jagged characteristic that made it less than easy to drink. Not sure if it was the water used or gypsum.. but if it wasn't for that I think it would have been a good DIPA..

guityler83, Jun 28, 2013
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3.34/5  rDev -9.5%

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.

Hops4Pops, Dec 23, 2013
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More Cowbell from Buffalo Bayou Brewing Co
83 out of 100 based on 133 ratings.