Apocalypse Cow | 3 Floyds Brewing Co.

Apocalypse CowApocalypse Cow
BA SCORE
4.25/5
2,128 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:
#782
Reviews:
492
Ratings:
2,128
pDev:
9.18%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
627
Gots:
341
Trade:
12
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Ratings: 2,128 |  Reviews: 492
Photo of yamar68
3.99/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Big old thanks to hugonaut for another winner!

Sort of a hazy pear body with a frothy eggshell head that quickly swells to fill the glass. Sticky webs of lace form all around the glass.

Intense citrus hops fume from the glass. Candi sugar, melon, some tropical fruits... really nice I think. I'd never guess that this one hovers around 10%...

It takes an unusual turn on the palate. The sharp citrus flavors are cut with a medicinal kind of astringency. Marmalade, vanilla, pale fruits, pineapple... nice complexity. It's unique, that's for sure. I wish the bright hop aromas would translate more clearly on the palate though.

Very glad to finally try this one - thanks Tom!

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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

22oz. bottle shared with a friend and poured into tulip glasses.

Nice orange hue with a decent and somewhat rocky head.

Smells of sweet citrus and mango, maybe some pine and pineapple.

Tastes literally like a creamy IPA. I was surprised by how much character the lactose actually contributed.

Mouthfeel was probably the most interesting part. The creaminess of the body of the beer helped to carry the bitterness much longer than I would have expected, but in a very pleasant way.

A beer truly unlike anything else I've ever had.

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Apocalypse Cow from 3 Floyds Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.25 out of 5 with 2,128 ratings
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