Apocalypse Cow | 3 Floyds Brewing Co.

Apocalypse CowApocalypse Cow
BA SCORE
94.3%
Liked This Beer
4.25 w/ 2,124 ratings
Apocalypse CowApocalypse Cow
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
Ranking:
#779
Reviews:
492
Ratings:
2,124
Liked:
2,002
Avg:
4.25/5
pDev:
9.18%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
627
Gots:
339
Trade:
12
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 2,124 |  Reviews: 492
Photo of Azpittil57
4/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Buck89
4.32/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

13 day old bottle poured into a snifter. A moderately hazy golden-amber color with a creamy white head. Bright aromas of grapefruit, orange pith, some pine resin, and faint alcohol. The taste followed fairly closely - mainly citrus, candied oranges, some dank resin on the back. There is a slight caramel sweetness with goes well with the huge ABV. The lactose is noticeable, adding to a silky, creamy feel with an almost full body. A slight warming on the end.

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Photo of brittanylicious
4/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of countrypeddler8
4.25/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of dmorgan310
3.94/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Jonathan-Morgan
4/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Egotist
4.51/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Dankacheese
4.35/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BEER88
4.19/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Wardt16
4.85/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of wuthrichj15
4.25/5  rDev 0%
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 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Chestertonian82
4.27/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Whiskeydeez
3.75/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Biggiekrock627
3.96/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Chizzlethespeez
4.25/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of GuyFawkes
4.31/5  rDev +1.4%
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 -3.5%
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 +10.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Pearlstreetbrewingco
4.15/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jroberts8811
3.88/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of paresis
4.3/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mmoriarty
4.19/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of rydev24
3.93/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Ctb6582
4.18/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Apocalypse Cow from 3 Floyds Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 94.3% out of 100 with 2,124 ratings
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