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Red Rock Elephino - Red Rock Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
88
very good

100 Ratings
THE BROS
83
good

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Ratings: 100
Reviews: 29
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 11.2%
Wants: 6
Gots: 11 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Red Rock Brewing Company visit their website
Utah, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Red Rock's Elephino (el-uh-fine-oh) Double India Pale Ale is an American style IPA. Its intense citrus, floral and perfume-like, resinous and piney aroma come from the use of a copious amount of American hops. This beer is double dry-hopped on whole leaf Amarillo hops for a vivid, fresh aroma. The huge hop profile is backed up by a malty sweetness that lends a hand in this fine creation's balance.

(Beer added by: Wasatch on 08-18-2010)
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tedho21

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

02-20-2014 23:31:09 | More by tedho21
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DrinkSlurm

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +1.8%

02-13-2014 00:59:19 | More by DrinkSlurm
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johnishere3000

Nevada

4/5  rDev +1.8%

12-27-2013 01:29:20 | More by johnishere3000
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Zorro

California

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

Chill hazed amber colored ale with a small white colored head.

Smells strongly of northwestern hops with a strong fruit aroma. Pineapple is the strongest scent here. Passion fruit, and mango are in there with a much fainter grapefruit and orange aroma.

$tarts out malty with a woody pineapple taste. Flavor stays dry. Strong tea and tropical fruit. Bitterness is about medium for the style. Flavor just isn't as good as the scent with this one.

Mouthfeel is good.

Overall a good beer but not a great one. They just need to make it taste like it smells.

12-24-2013 04:21:40 | More by Zorro
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RichH55

Illinois

4/5  rDev +1.8%

12-03-2013 00:28:54 | More by RichH55
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ac22rush

Illinois

4/5  rDev +1.8%

11-18-2013 03:21:09 | More by ac22rush
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WillemHC

Utah

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

11-05-2013 21:36:47 | More by WillemHC
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CesarLopes

Brazil

4/5  rDev +1.8%

09-05-2013 02:09:45 | More by CesarLopes
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rab53

Washington

4/5  rDev +1.8%

08-22-2013 05:02:53 | More by rab53
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keenanite21

Colorado

4/5  rDev +1.8%

08-22-2013 02:50:21 | More by keenanite21
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NappyB

Illinois

4/5  rDev +1.8%

07-20-2013 17:39:43 | More by NappyB
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Zbeetleman

California

3.25/5  rDev -17.3%

07-09-2013 06:16:19 | More by Zbeetleman
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IDABEERGUY

Idaho

4/5  rDev +1.8%

07-08-2013 18:19:02 | More by IDABEERGUY
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casapy

Idaho

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

07-05-2013 03:28:26 | More by casapy
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BeerAdvocate

Massachusetts

3.8/5  rDev -3.3%

From BeerAdvocate magazine Issue #63 (Apr 2012):

LOOK: Bright golden; lovely lace

SMELL: Grassy, grapefruit pith, pine cone, catty, bready grain, yeast, clean esters, guava

TASTE: Citrus rind, mint, clean booze, pungent hop bitterness, aspirin, dried grass, nutty yeast, bread crust, ripe tropical fruit, piney; dry, bitter finish

Balance was not the intention here—the brewer was spot-on when they said “sensory overload.” If we had to gauge the IBUs, they would likely score past the human threshold in bitterness, but not enough to cloud out the flavor. Enjoy, hopheads! This one is for you!

06-29-2013 16:27:32 | More by BeerAdvocate
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utopiajane

New York

3.79/5  rDev -3.6%

Pours a hazy yellow with an orange tint. Fat pillowy head of foam that fell to some sticky pretty lace. Some effervescence coming up from the bottom. This beer was majestic in the glass. Nose is orange citrus, mango, woodsy pine and grass. Fat. sweet, sugary malt backbone. Smells refreshing. Hops go a little earthy as it warms and the malt sweetness deepens. Taste is pure poise. Mild caramel and sweet, hops are bright and perfumey, resiny against the grainy malt. Slightly metallic and a touch of booze but I like a touch of booze in a DIPA. Dry and creamy with lingering essential bitter. This DIPA pitted a vast malt depth against a dry hoppy exuberance and came out straight forward and generous. Drank easy, happy and the malt was positively vital. Utah seems to like malt as much as I do.

06-12-2013 09:25:52 | More by utopiajane
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Underdogbisco

Utah

4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

06-02-2013 02:29:29 | More by Underdogbisco
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KlayWey

Idaho

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

06-01-2013 14:59:24 | More by KlayWey
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Laklimell

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

05-14-2013 05:37:51 | More by Laklimell
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Trish

Florida

4/5  rDev +1.8%

05-04-2013 13:30:37 | More by Trish
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Jovian

Utah

3.25/5  rDev -17.3%

05-03-2013 01:52:54 | More by Jovian
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Rhettroactive

District of Columbia

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

03-25-2013 19:50:42 | More by Rhettroactive
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jamesDaExMoBeerGuy

Utah

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

03-17-2013 05:13:17 | More by jamesDaExMoBeerGuy
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estlinska

Arkansas

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

03-10-2013 23:08:53 | More by estlinska
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Martinecu

Georgia

4/5  rDev +1.8%

03-08-2013 21:49:05 | More by Martinecu
Red Rock Elephino from Red Rock Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 100 ratings.