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Axes Of Evil - Gigantic Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

73 Ratings
THE BROS
87
very good

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Ratings: 73
Reviews: 23
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 10.1%
Wants: 4
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Gigantic Brewing Company visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
English Pale Ale |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: MasterSki on 07-16-2012)
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Photo of DefenCorps
4/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle from the Whole Foods in Tanasbourne. Brewed in collaboration with Three Floyds.

Pouring a clear light copper with an off-white head comprised of large bubbles and a thin foam cap, this looks nice. Lacing here is minimal. The nose is quite enjoyable. Fruity and perfumey hops are most noticeable, along with a little bit of toffee, caramel, and a slight mineral/chalk note. An earthy hop bitterness is also perceived. A mild fruity, earthy hop character is also present.

The palate opens with a blend of fruity hops balanced with a blend of toffee, caramel (more like brittle rather than crystal malt). The fruity hop flavor is especially enjoyable. Toasty, moderately malty in the mid-palate, with a prominently fruity yeast expression that I'm digging, this beer is quite tasty. Medium in body with a moderate carbonation, this beer has a finish that's mildly bitter, drying and has lingering flavors of toffee, butterscotch and fruit. The bitterness is a blend of herbal and pine, with a subtle and appropriate level of resin present. Impressive.

Photo of twelveinches
4/5  rDev +3.6%

Photo of rodrigueZflyingf0x
3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

Photo of muchloveforhops3
4.75/5  rDev +23.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

Photo of Rutager
4.38/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bottle courtesy of DaftCaskBC. Thanks man! From an old fav and a new fav, how could this one possibly be less than excelent??

Appearance. Pours caramel-gold with a half finger of thick, white head.

Smell. Toasty malts, citrus rinds, some pine and tropical fruits.

Taste. Toasted malts, sweet citrus fruits, pineapple, very mild bitterness.

Mouthfeel. Medium+ body, below medium carbonation.

Overall. Awesome pale!! Easy drinking and some great, refreshing flavours. (Yes flavours!!! This review is coming straight outta' the great white north, yo!)

Photo of standardcherry
4/5  rDev +3.6%

Photo of DaftCaskBC
3.85/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: 1/4" white head over deep amber liquid.

S: Honey and leafy, earthy and grassy hops.

T: Grapefruit, orange peel, as well as leafy and grassy hops over a caramel malt backbone.

M: Thin viscosity and a medium level of carbonation.

O: This English style ale is quite dry, and would be more drinkable if it was sweeter and more malty like a Fullers.

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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

Photo of CoryR
4/5  rDev +3.6%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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

22 oz bottle into Barley Brown's shaker pint glass, 8.5.12.

One finger small bubbles white head, medium-slow dissipation with above average lacing. Interesting aroma, bready with an assertive hop aroma, spicy and peppery. Taste mirrors nose, this is one hoppy pale ale. Mouthfeel on the light side of medium, decent effervescence. This was a very interesting collaboration, a drinkable pale ale with a significant hop presence. One of the hoppiest versions I've had of the style, close (bot not quite) as hoppy as Barley Brown's Tumble Off. I look forward to the next collaboration, it's going to be huge.

Photo of barleywinefiend
3.9/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Poured a lightly hazed orangish color with a moderate white cap and bubbles with light lacing

S: Subtle grapefruit and pine on the nose

T: Sarts out with a light grapefruit balaned with a light caramel. The finish is rather clean and dry with light to moderate hop bite

M: Light to medium bodied, well carbonated, balanced and it definitely leans English

O: Pretty good

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

Poured from 22oz bomber into a pint glass.

Appearance: light orange hue with a touch of haze and a moderate effervescence. Head is a thick finger of frothy ivory foam. Not bad!

Smell: interesting aroma which is grainy, floral, soapy and spicy. At first I didn't know how to interpret it, but I feel like it has grown on me. An interesting take on an English pale.

Taste: flavor is more of the aroma. Grainy, bready malt is rounded out by a floral, lightly spicy hop flavor and finally a relatively strong bitterness for the style. I appreciate this beer as much for its novelty as for its flavor.

Mouthfeel: medium body with a big level of carbonation and a pretty huge creaminess. I like it.

Overall: kind of a strange beer, and not normally my bag. However, I could see myself drinking a lot of this.

Photo of dirtylou
4.23/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22oz bomber - collaboration with FFF

appearance: served in a hiliards can-pint, dull orange-copper body, light beige film

smell: toasted bready malts, orange peel

taste: a great Americanized english IPA - really an interesting hop profile - orange zest, lemon, grapefruit matched 1:1 with bready toasted malt notes. Three floyds influence here is obvious - the best of the bunch from Gigantic thus far

mouthfeel: light, refreshing - light bitterness

overall: solid

Photo of HuskyinPDX
4.13/5  rDev +7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle opened on 7.30.12

A - POurs a cloudy dark orange with a one inch cream-colored bubbly head.

S - Hoppy pine and oranges. Dare I say 3F influence?

T - Hoppy citrus first, then a strong english malt dominates the finish.

D - Good carbonation with a medium body. Bitter finish.

O - These guys are 3/3 on their bottled beers in my book. Keep it up.

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3/5  rDev -22.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

Photo of LiquidAmber
3.93/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured into a Seattle Beer Week pint glass. Pours a medium coppery amber with a thin white head that dissipates slowly to a ring around the glass with slippery lacing. Light, but intriguing aroma of light toasted malt and aromatic light fruit leaning towards stone fruits like peach and apricot, maybe some pineapple. Flavor is dominated by similar fruit and citrus hops with a nice biscuit malt base. Citrus hop and residual fruit flavors in the finish. Flavors are somewhat subdued, but nicely balanced. Definitely interesting flavors and somewhat more citrus hops than I'd expect for an English pale ale, but then I feel this style could use a little eccentricity once in a while. An interesting flavor profile while providing the basics of an English ale. Medium bodied with a somewhat surprising hint of creaminess. Nice job.

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3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

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2.75/5  rDev -28.8%

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Axes Of Evil from Gigantic Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 73 ratings.