On The Wings Of Armageddon | DC Brau Brewing Co.

On The Wings Of ArmageddonOn The Wings Of Armageddon
BA SCORE
95.6%
Liked This Beer
4.32 w/ 2,017 ratings
On The Wings Of ArmageddonOn The Wings Of Armageddon
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
DC Brau Brewing Co.
District of Columbia, United States
dcbrau.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.20%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
OTWOA is a single hop beer utilizing Falconers Flight. Brewed with just enough Pale malt, Cara-60, CaraPils and Malted wheat to carry the intense hop character onto the pallet.

At first glance, it has an orange hue in the glass with a viscus, rocky head that refuses to dissipate. Upon first sniff there are dominate aromas of citrus, white grapes and grapefruit with light bread and biscut notes. After the first sip we taste a mellow bitterness that only grows as more is consumed. Moderately carbonated, deceptively smooth, refreshingly dry and extremely heady for a beer at 9.2% ABV.

OTWOA exhibits all the necessary traits to be revered as a world class Imperial IPA.

Added by russwbeck on 02-17-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#460
Reviews:
272
Ratings:
2,017
Liked:
1,929
Avg:
4.32/5
pDev:
8.8%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
547
Gots:
250
Trade:
9
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1/5  rDev -76.9%

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1.5/5  rDev -65.3%

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1.98/5  rDev -54.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

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2/5  rDev -53.7%

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2/5  rDev -53.7%

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2.34/5  rDev -45.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

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2.5/5  rDev -42.1%

Photo of MrOH
2.51/5  rDev -41.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Canned 12/27/13, bought at the brewery and placed in the fridge. Poured into my Perennial tulip.

Pours hazy orange, decent lacing, not much in the way of head retention.

Has a generic American hop aroma. Some grapefruit, a touch of resiny pine, a bit herbal and floral. Nothing stands out, and it's not as in your face as I'd expected.

Pretty much the same as the nose, plus booze and a bit of malt. Well balanced bitterness, so it's got that going for it.

A little on the heavy side, could use a bit more carbonation.

Overall, I am let down by this beer.

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2.75/5  rDev -36.3%

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2.75/5  rDev -36.3%

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3/5  rDev -30.6%

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3/5  rDev -30.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3/5  rDev -30.6%

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3/5  rDev -30.6%

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3/5  rDev -30.6%

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3/5  rDev -30.6%

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3/5  rDev -30.6%

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3/5  rDev -30.6%

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3.12/5  rDev -27.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

I was not impressed with this beer, which was a let down for myself since OTWOA has been on my tick list for some time. So why didn't I enjoy it? Mainly, I found the flavor and mouthfeel to be too abrasive. The beer was too boozy and too viscous. My palate has been leading me lately to more subtle beers, such as Czech pilsners, K├Âlsch, Belgian singles/table beer, etc. This may be a case of wrong place wrong time for my palate.

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3.22/5  rDev -25.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

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3.24/5  rDev -25%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Not an IPA fan... As far as IPA's go this one is fantastic

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3.25/5  rDev -24.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -24.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -24.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -24.8%

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On The Wings Of Armageddon from DC Brau Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 95.6% out of 100 with 2,017 ratings
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