Holy Cow | The Alchemist Brewery and Visitors Center

Holy CowHoly Cow
BA SCORE
95.6%
Liked This Beer
4.2 w/ 135 ratings
Holy CowHoly Cow
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
The Alchemist Brewery and Visitors Center
Vermont, United States
alchemistbeer.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.10%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Holy Cow is an old favorite being revisited. When we opened our doors for business at the old pub, this was one of the initial offerings. Back then, I was testing the waters to see how people would respond to a truly hoppy IPA. Funny, right?

We soon started to refer to it as a Session IPA, as most of my other IPAs came in above 7% ABV. Through the years, Holy Cow went through countless changes before settling into a groove near the end. In that spirit, I am wiping the slate clean for this new recipe.

The malt bill is the same, but the hops are most defiantly different. Columbus and Amarillo are now joined by Huell Melon, a new and unique hop from Germany. So sit back, relax, and get into a little sesh with Holy Cow. Enjoy..

Added by ThatsThatDude on 04-16-2014

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#2,096
Reviews:
11
Ratings:
135
Liked:
129
Avg:
4.2/5
pDev:
6.9%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
75
Gots:
3
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 135 |  Reviews: 11
Photo of yasky
4.25/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

2 finger head that laces all the way to the last drop. Hazy orange colour. Aroma of Grapefruit,, Mango and hops - lots and lots of hops. Taste of American and English (?) hops, Grapefruit Rinds, Lightly toasted Caramel Malts and a bit of pine and spruce. Actually finishes like an English IPA - fairly dry. Went down like water, and took a couple before the alcohol hit me. More please.

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4.25/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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3.5/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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4.46/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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4.29/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Meyerjg
4.64/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

I'm so happy this is in a can now! Sooo good!

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4.43/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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3.44/5  rDev -18.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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4.33/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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Holy Cow from The Alchemist Brewery and Visitors Center
Beer rating: 95.6% out of 100 with 135 ratings
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