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More Cowbell - Buffalo Bayou Brewing Co

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123 Ratings
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Ratings: 123
Reviews: 9
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 13.59%
Wants: 3
Gots: 13 | 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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BArunnerchick

Texas

1/5  rDev -72.8%

07-15-2014 20:13:55 | More by BArunnerchick
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mhaugo

California

2.5/5  rDev -32.1%

05-18-2014 06:27:56 | More by mhaugo
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DonGuido

Texas

2.75/5  rDev -25.3%

06-21-2014 03:46:35 | More by DonGuido
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RSaw

Texas

2.75/5  rDev -25.3%

05-07-2014 22:12:14 | More by RSaw
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CelticAleMan

California

2.75/5  rDev -25.3%

07-22-2013 22:04:06 | More by CelticAleMan
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TXhomebrewer

Texas

2.75/5  rDev -25.3%

07-27-2013 20:10:22 | More by TXhomebrewer
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TheRealDBCooper

Svalbard & Jan Mayen Islands

3/5  rDev -18.5%

06-30-2013 23:55:01 | More by TheRealDBCooper
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greenspointexas

Texas

3/5  rDev -18.5%

12-14-2013 16:50:53 | More by greenspointexas
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msturek

Texas

3/5  rDev -18.5%

06-16-2013 11:52:58 | More by msturek
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loboD113

Texas

3/5  rDev -18.5%

06-06-2014 03:50:58 | More by loboD113
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rspauldi

Texas

3/5  rDev -18.5%

06-22-2014 20:46:16 | More by rspauldi
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atrocity

Virginia

3/5  rDev -18.5%

06-13-2014 13:26:30 | More by atrocity
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Wowcoolman

California

3/5  rDev -18.5%

06-30-2013 21:15:36 | More by Wowcoolman
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Huhzubendah

District of Columbia

3/5  rDev -18.5%

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.

08-15-2014 02:40:08 | More by Huhzubendah
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Bluestar

Texas

3.01/5  rDev -18.2%

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.

06-06-2013 03:38:02 | More by Bluestar
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Dicers

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

09-16-2013 00:44:17 | More by Dicers
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Can_has_beer

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

04-06-2014 21:23:24 | More by Can_has_beer
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Gagnonsux

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

02-23-2013 03:41:35 | More by Gagnonsux
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TX-Badger

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

06-07-2014 18:51:52 | More by TX-Badger
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brother_kenneth

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

07-30-2014 23:14:23 | More by brother_kenneth
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PaulUH

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

09-22-2013 14:28:51 | More by PaulUH
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guityler83

Wisconsin

3.29/5  rDev -10.6%

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..

06-28-2013 23:47:30 | More by guityler83
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Hops4Pops

Texas

3.34/5  rDev -9.2%

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.

12-23-2013 05:36:34 | More by Hops4Pops
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champ103

Texas

3.4/5  rDev -7.6%

On tap at Liberty Station in Houston.

A: Pours a clear, but dull golden/orange color. A one finger white head head forms, and recedes to a ring. Light lace.
S: Bitter hops. Pine, citrus, lightly resinous. Some caramel malt for balance. Then lingering bitterness again.
T: Follows the nose and fairly simple. Bitter pine notes, some citrus hops. Caramel malt in the background. Finishes with long bitterness.
M/D: A medium body and carbonation. Lightly resinous, and just a little watery. The alcohol is very noticeable. A slow sipper, and I am really not that interested to come back to this.

Slightly above average. Just like everything else I have had from Buffalo Bayou, it is not bad just not something I would come back to to often.

09-09-2012 14:41:31 | More by champ103
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Tiernan

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

05-30-2014 07:52:38 | More by Tiernan
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More Cowbell from Buffalo Bayou Brewing Co
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