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Elevator Three Frogs IPA - Elevator Brewery & Draught Haus

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Elevator Three Frogs IPAElevator Three Frogs IPA

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81
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160 Ratings
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Ratings: 160
Reviews: 40
rAvg: 3.56
pDev: 14.33%
Wants: 1
Gots: 9 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Elevator Brewery & Draught Haus visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: blakesell on 04-27-2008)
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AwYeh

Ohio

3.2/5  rDev -10.1%

12 oz bottle into tulip.

A: Hazy amber golden color with an inch's topping of frothy off-white head. Thick, webbed lacing left behind.

S: Very citrusy; lots of grapefruit and pineapple. Hints of pine come out, there's a light woodiness, and a faint, grainy cracker/biscuit malt note in there.

T: Balanced; pretty sweet and malty, with a hint of alcohol. The citrus flavors from the nose come through here too, although the finish has more pine flavor.

M: Thin-bodied with lively carbonation adding most of the body. Slightly sticky, with a dry finish.

O: It's an alright beer, and goes down pretty easily for its ABV, but there's not a lot that stands out to me. I'd consider giving it a second chance though, especially if I see it on tap.

06-15-2013 04:32:12 | More by AwYeh
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JCaweinstein

Ohio

3.2/5  rDev -10.1%

deep gold to amber in color, slight haze, nice carbonation with a real nice one finger creamy white head with fairly good retention.
At first the aromas were popping out of the glass. I got citrus, a little caramel, and some grass notes.
I tasted tart grapefruit, burnt grain, and it was kind of boozy and overly sweet.
It was tart then bitter with a pretty sweet aftertaste.
A decent IPA. For me the flavors didn't work real well together. Next time I'm in Columbus I'll look for this on tap.

01-27-2012 02:27:28 | More by JCaweinstein
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GregSVT

Texas

3.23/5  rDev -9.3%

12oz bottle into a tulip

A: Pours a very hazy yellowish orange with a nice white head that fades to a ring and leaves some nice lacing on the glass.

S: The nose is very weak amounts of sweet caramel malt and a tiny bit of hops. Could be old.

T: The taste is slightly better than the nose but still not as hoppy as it should be. There is a slight hop bitterness at the begining and a sweet caramel malt flavor in the middle. The finish shows signs of a grapefruit hop bitterness as well. You can tell this wants to be super hoppy but it's being held back by the malt sweetness.

M: The feel is medium bodied and kind of creamy.

O: Without a bottle date I can't tell if this is old or just mediocre. Could be both although it shows signs of good flavors.

12-09-2011 05:29:12 | More by GregSVT
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wellsnb

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

06-29-2014 17:18:46 | More by wellsnb
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Danielr26

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

11-01-2013 22:34:01 | More by Danielr26
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MichiganderHB

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

05-22-2014 13:45:53 | More by MichiganderHB
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ZachKelly

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

07-06-2014 16:22:37 | More by ZachKelly
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DeFaz

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

01-19-2014 03:53:55 | More by DeFaz
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seanhug

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

07-23-2013 00:10:01 | More by seanhug
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MANNZITO

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

09-21-2013 01:37:26 | More by MANNZITO
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StnWhistle

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

01-30-2014 22:51:49 | More by StnWhistle
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Envelopes

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

02-06-2013 14:54:37 | More by Envelopes
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plpmurdog


3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

03-09-2012 16:16:55 | More by plpmurdog
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wmickdds32

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

08-03-2012 13:14:39 | More by wmickdds32
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djrn2

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

06-14-2014 19:46:16 | More by djrn2
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Lee45102

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

06-20-2013 03:59:11 | More by Lee45102
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fellowrs

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

12-18-2013 22:16:56 | More by fellowrs
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TheRealPour

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

04-20-2014 00:47:19 | More by TheRealPour
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davemathews68

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

05-06-2013 21:40:29 | More by davemathews68
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paulleft

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

11-21-2012 00:48:24 | More by paulleft
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Franz4

Ohio

3.35/5  rDev -5.9%

12 oz bottle poured into a pint glass

A- pours a nice clear golden color with a 3 finger head that settles and leaves abundant lace on the way down. Head is foamy rather than bubbly, small bubble rise from the bottom of the glass leisurely.

S- Nose smells of sweet fresh citrus and apricots, there's a fresh smell here that I'm not used to picking up, very crisp. As the head fades the nose changes to a grassier essence. Can't speak to the age of the bottle, can't be old at all, but I'm not sure if this is straight from the tap fresh...it was the last 6'er @ the Giant Eagle

T- taste seems very different from the nose, there's a very, very slight caramel/toffee hint in this brew. Citrus and apricots come across more like grass.

M- seems to be under carbonated, although really good head at the beginning of the brew. Not sure what I think about this, I could definitely use a bit more bubbly

O- I was really excited about this beer as I poured it and took my first whiff of the nose, but then it just fell flat for me, it wasn't bad, it just failed to stand out for me.

08-18-2011 23:43:39 | More by Franz4
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sholland119

Pennsylvania

3.43/5  rDev -3.7%

A-Pours a clear apricot with a very thin white head that settles into a nice pool.

S-Lots of bready malt, some caramel malt, very light hops.

T-Nice moderate earthy bitterness right up front with caramel malt right along. Good long lingering bitter finish.

M-Medium bodied, crisp carbonation.

O-Pretty decent IPA. A little more dry hopping would be nice.

HV

01-10-2012 02:52:54 | More by sholland119
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Sideswipe

California

3.45/5  rDev -3.1%

12oz bottle from the ever generous beerbeerbeerbeer. Thanks Kevin!

A- Cloudy deep amber color wih two and a half fingers of white head. The foam recedes rapidly leaving intricate lacing and a thin white coaster.

S- Bright citrus hop aroma with hints of bready malt and pine.

T- Citrus hops up front. Tangerine and pineapple sweetness tempered by hoppy bitterness. A very nice malt backbone contributes bready flavors which compliment the hop bill. The finish is semi-dry with a very slight bitter aftertaste.

M- The beer is medium bodied with a medium level of carbonation.

O- Three Frogs IPA is a nice example of an American IPA. Great citrusy hop flavors in balance with a nice malt profile. Perhaps a bit too balanced for my taste, but I found it enjoyable and quite drinkable. I'd have it again.

11-17-2011 05:26:52 | More by Sideswipe
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Ryan011235

Ohio

3.48/5  rDev -2.2%

Poured into an E&J Cask & Cream glass on 7/24/11

Pale, watery, hazy faded parchment and dull gold. The half inch head stayed for a few minutes. Quite decent rings of drippy lace remain.

Smells ok, but far from tantalizing. Hoppy aromas of the floral, pine and herbal variety. Some tropical type fruit notes sit underneath - peach and mango; the down side is the fruit also smell candied. Old orange peel. Bready malts, too.

Tastes a lot like it smells. Light fruit notes mingle with dry pine and earthy hop flavors. Moderate bitterness lasts throughout. Thankfully it manages to keep out of medicinal territory. Solid base of malts; mostly bread though at times it seems there may a spot of caramel in there.

Medium body with a rolling feel. Average carbonation stays out of the spotlight. Finishes dry with residual bitterness and dusty biscuit. The alcohol is well-hidden.

Overall, Three Frogs is on the average order. The plus side is there aren't a lot of faults but the good aspects of the beer could use some tweaks to be pushed to the next level. It strikes me as a well-crafted and thought out beer, but it isn't quite what I look for in an IPA. I do like it better from the bottle than the times I've had it on tap.

07-25-2011 04:05:24 | More by Ryan011235
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ChrisOS


3.48/5  rDev -2.2%

08-14-2014 21:44:43 | More by ChrisOS
Elevator Three Frogs IPA from Elevator Brewery & Draught Haus
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