Apocalypse Cow

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Type: American Double/Imperial IPA
  • Brewed by: Three Floyds Brewing Co.
  • Availability: Special
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  • Aroma: Hoppy
  • Aroma Description: Citrus - Grapefruit / Orange
  • Serve at Temperature: Cool
  • Container: Snifter and Tulips
  • Website: http://www.3floyds.com/
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  • 4/5 
  • 09.50% 
  • 1550/3686 
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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.”

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  • Apr 7, 2011
    DosBeerigos (102)Rank: Beer DrinkerGroup: Beer; DIY Style (Homebrewing)
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    C. Liquid GOLLDDDDD
    H. Slightly Hazy
    N. Floral Hops, Light Citrus, Grapefruit, Hints of Sugary Sweetness

    It is an Imperial IPA brewed with lactose to add some additional sweetness. The nose of this beer brought me back to the beginnings of my quest for the best IPA. I remember pulling all kinds of crazy citrus odors from the beers, and loving every second of it. While this beer wasn’t quite as hoppy as I would have liked, I have to say the flavor of it was extremely well balanced. If I was to have reviewed this beer early on I have a feeling it would be a near perfect score. The beer’s taste has a strong hop presence, followed by nice malt notes, and then like a slap upside the head an unexpected sweetness (HELLLOOO LACTOSE!). I will try to get this again!

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