More Cowbell | Buffalo Bayou Brewing Co

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Buffalo Bayou Brewing Co
Texas, United States
buffbrew.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.10%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Surprisingly balanced and drinkable given its stats. While most American Double IPAs use West Coast citrus hops, we went with old world noble hops to give it a floral, grassy bouquet and then punish you with Warrior hops.

DO NOT ASK FOR WHOM THE COWBELL TOLLS. THE COWBELL TOLLS FOR THEE.

Added by champ103 on 09-09-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
253
Reviews:
23
Avg:
3.65
pDev:
12.6%
 
 
Wants:
10
Gots:
66
For Trade:
1
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 253 |  Reviews: 23
Photo of dbnarley
3.32/5  rDev -9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

I bit bitter for my personal taste but not bad.

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Photo of GregJ
3.72/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of qcghost
3.73/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Shawner
4.04/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

Photo of DutchcdnTEXAN
3.47/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of sirhc3034
3.75/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Lukebell15
4.42/5  rDev +21.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of breadwinner
2.96/5  rDev -18.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Malty, boozy, sweet sort of thing that makes you pine for some dryness and a more interesting -- hell, more present -- hop profile. Cool label though.

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Photo of Lare453
3.67/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SocalKicks
3.56/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Brevbin
3.59/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Zaximus
3.56/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of brewqueno
3.94/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Jon4than
3.74/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of redfox405
4/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Alieniloquium
3.3/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

16 oz. can poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Hazy deep orange body. Big white head. Nice lacing in the glass.

Smell - Musty piney hop aroma. Some grapefruit. Caramel and toasty malt.

Taste - Grapefruit. Lots of caramel malt. Some bready malt too. Intense hop bitterness. Grassy bitter finish.

Mouthfeel - Incredibly bitter. Medium heavy.

Overall - Way out of balance. Aggressively bitter.

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Photo of RocketCityVol
3.46/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Andycinoz
4/5  rDev +9.6%

Photo of GCBrewery
3.9/5  rDev +6.8%

Photo of JamesStreet
3.72/5  rDev +1.9%

Photo of rorjets
4/5  rDev +9.6%

Another gift from my son in Texas. Poured from a 16 oz can, shows a somewhat cloudy amber color with a thick, off-white head that had nice lacing thru out the consumption of the beer. The aroma is like a freshly cut spruce bough. The first sip rendered a pine and grapefruit flavor with some other citrus flavors mixed in. Although this DIPA clocks in at 9% abv there is no alcoholic burn at all - remarkably smooth! There is some bitterness on the backend, but nothing that overwhelms the rest of the flavor. I found this beer to be deeelicious, and would gladly search it out the next time I am in Texas.

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Photo of valkyre65
3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

Photo of dseanv
3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

Photo of sjones5045
3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

More Cowbell from Buffalo Bayou Brewing Co
3.65 out of 5 based on 253 ratings.
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