Apocalypse Cow | 3 Floyds Brewing Co.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
3 Floyds Brewing Co.
Indiana, United States
3floyds.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 11.00%

Availability: Summer

Notes / Commercial Description:
9.5-11.0% ABV, 100 IBUs - This complex double India pale ale has an intense citrus and floral hop aroma balanced by a velvety malt body which has been augmented with lactose milk sugar. With this different take on an IPA we have brewed an ale that is both pleasing to drink and, once again, “not normal.” Cheers! June release.

Added by mdm46410 on 11-23-2008

BEER STATS
Ratings:
2,094
Reviews:
486
Avg:
4.18
pDev:
9.33%
 
 
Wants:
626
Gots:
327
For Trade:
13
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Photo of Egotist
4.51/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Dankacheese
4.35/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BEER88
4.19/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Wardt16
4.85/5  rDev +16%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of wuthrichj15
4.25/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Good brew. Pours a dark orange with a big white head. Smells of hoppy dankness and tropical fruits. The fruits really come through in the first few sips. The lactose sugar really keeps the hops at bay. Good stuff.

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Photo of Iamjeff6
4.25/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Chestertonian82
4.27/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Whiskeydeez
3.75/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Biggiekrock627
3.96/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Chizzlethespeez
4.25/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of GuyFawkes
4.31/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

2015 vintage; drank 6/25/15 on draft @ Fischman's.

Semi-opaque light orange appearance.

Off-white head; nice lace.

Pineapple & sweet orange citrus notes in the nose.

Medium mouthfeel.

Sweet orange citrus & pineapple flavors up front; mildly bitter grapefruit bite on the finish. No booze heat. A nice DIPA.

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Photo of Chuckdiesel24
4.1/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Intense and tasty - probably a bit too malty but can't complain

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Photo of Brzezniak88
4.7/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Pearlstreetbrewingco
4.15/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jroberts8811
3.88/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of paresis
4.3/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mmoriarty
4.19/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of rydev24
3.93/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Ctb6582
4.18/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ckollias
4/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of wisegreensoul
4.03/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of moodyxc9
4.1/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of kennyrclayton
4.9/5  rDev +17.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of WesMantooth
3.87/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a bomber with a blurred date stamp, but it was bottled June 28.

It is cloudy orange gold with a frothy dark cream colored head. It disappeared quick, but leaves a nice film on top.

Smells fruity with some orange/tangerine, fermented pineapple, and maybe some peach. Really sweet and malty.

It tastes very sweet throughout. Probably a bit too much. Lots of sugar. There is mandarin oranges with a little rind, apricot, pineapple, bitter pine, and a bunch of floral hops that I didn't really notice in the aroma. Also, I swear there is a little banana.

The body has a very silky/velvet like feel. The advertised lactose sugar wasn't hidden in the flavor for me, but if you didn't notice it there, you will here. It feels like a milk stout. It finishes with a bit of spicy hop kick.

A very unique beer. While it is very good and I am glad I bought it, I doubt I would buy another one at $12

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4.25/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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Apocalypse Cow from 3 Floyds Brewing Co.
4.18 out of 5 based on 2,094 ratings.
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