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Elevation - E3 - Triple IPA - Renegade Brewing Company

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Elevation - E3 - Triple IPAElevation - E3 - Triple IPA

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very good

33 Reviews

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Reviews: 33
Hads: 154
Avg: 3.93
pDev: 23.41%
Wants: 17
Gots: 32 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Renegade Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  11.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Ratman197 on 01-23-2012

Triple India Pale Ale.

IBUs: 100
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Reviews: 33 | Hads: 154
Photo of Huhzubendah
4.08/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The beer is a hazy, orange-ish golden yellow hue (vague enough?) with a white, sticky head that leaves ringlets of lacing plastered about the walls of the pint glass.

The aroma offers mangos, pineapples, sweet citrus. Smells sweet and hoppy.

No surprise here. Sticky, sweet, and loaded with pineapple, mango, and melon flavors. Alcohol presence is certainly noticeable. This is pretty tasty, but probably best suited for slow sipping.

Full bodied and creamy with warming alcohol.

A solid beer. While not among my favorite DIPAs, I did find this one enjoyable and a nice departure from the norm.

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Photo of RudnicsMEB
4.01/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

E3 has an oustanding golden-orange color. It almost seems illuminated. It is not clear, yet is not too cloudy. A nice orange haze. Poured into a tulip glass from one of the 4-pack cans, it delivers a very nice, creamy IPA head that hangs around for a while. The brew seems perfectly carbonated. It is inviting.

E3 gives off a very citrusy nose with other tropical fruit aromas. It smells fairly sweet and not as hoppy as expected. The hop aroma is very citrusy and floral.

After smelling this brew, the expectations of taste change. This beer has a great bite immediately yet settles nicely and quickly. It is definitely a ctirusy, hoppy IPA. Yet, it is very balanced and suprisingly smooth for being 11% ABV.

The moutfeel from the E3 is balanced and alive. It is incredibly smooth for the amount of hops used and alcohol content achieved. I will definitely enjoy the E3 again.

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Photo of hoppytobehere
4.14/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz. can. Not dated, but it's brewed 5 blocks from my place.

A: Hazy, straw body when held up in the light. Gorgeous white head with plenty of retention and lacing.

S: Armpit full of hops, earthy, oranges, alcohol. The aroma is fantastic.

T: Summit hop flavors without being too bitter. Nice malt backbone at the end. The alcohol is noticeable.

M: Creamy, a little sticky. For such a high ABV, this one is really nice.

O: Solid local beer. Need to enjoy fresh.

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Photo of ArrogantB
4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at Renegade. I mostly ordered this just to see how it stacks up to Alpine Exponential Hoppiness even though I knew it wouldn't hold a candle. I must say that while Alpine has nothing to worry about this was surprisingly good. I thought I was tasting Columbus hops and was surprised to learn it was Summit which I normally find disgusting. This was extremely hoppy and thick so I was glad I only had a 3oz taster. Still, worthwhile and recommended for all hopheads.

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Photo of Domingo
4.2/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I honestly had some apprehension about this beer. I’m not a huge hophead, and the only other Summit-only beer I’ve had (OB’s Gubna) I really don’t care for.
That said, I was told that this beer was wonderful…and I can’t disagree.
Rich golden color with a foam layer that doesn’t dissipate. Served in a goblet, it managed to coat the walls admirably for something of this strength.
The flavor profile really keeps up with some of the best DIPA’s around. No oniony/dank nonsense either. Just a nice mix of fruits (pineapple, mango, peaches), a little bit of pine, and a malt body that provides just enough sweetness to let the hops shine and show off. At more than 11% ABV, there’s a hint of potency, but no fire.
I tend to lose my taste for hoppy beers after about 2/3 of a glass and I really think I could probably drink 2 or 3 goblets of this. I can also say that about a few “elite” hoppy beers like Pliny, Maharaja, Myrcenary, etc. so this beer is in good company.
I didn’t really see this coming, but this is truly an elite DIPA. Cheers to Renegade as they’ve really found their footing lately.

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Photo of StonedTrippin
4.39/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

one of the most unique and delicious india pale ales ive ever enjoyed. pours a murky golden color with a fairly small white head. very unassuming appearance. smell changes everything, huge fresh hop aroma, very complex. it smells a little fruity and on the lighter side of bitterness. aromas of cut grass, green apple, and lemon myrtle are all present. flavor is huge too, so much interesting light hops, not dissimilar to the sorachi ace hop profile with that delicate sort of fruity thing happening. a mediumm pale malt body rounds it out. the alcohol is well disguised and the mouthfeel is perfect for this beer. not over carbonated, and drinkable for a beer of this magnitude. i was very very impressed with this one.

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Photo of hopfacebrew
4.17/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

On-tap at the bicycle cafe in Denver. Served in a 10oz goblet the beer arrives a clear but slightly hazy orange amber color with a small 1 finger white bubbly head. Good retention, some lacing. The nose is a powerful mix of candied fruit, oranges, tangerine, grapefruit with some earthy pine in the hops as well as a detectable crystal malt body. Smells like a liquid jolly rancher, you can almost taste the sweetness. Similarly the flavor starts with an explosion of fruity sweetness from the hops and malt on the tongue. The sweetness mellows but never fully dissipates. Huge hops character as found in the nose. Sweet. Medium bitterness. Finishes with a nice lingering bitter and sweetness. Full bodied and chewy. Smooth and fairly dry. Good carbonation. Overall, it was my first "triple" IPA as far as I know. I found it to be fairly well balanced aside from the monstrous sweetness. Enjoyable though. Seriously tastes like candy.

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Photo of Ratman197
4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at Renegade Poured a clear orange amber with a small lingering amber head. Aromas of biscut, earthiness,skunk bud, pine and light tropical fruit. Mouthfeel was medium bodied and smooth with a dry finish. Flavors of biscuit, earthiness, skunk bud, citrus and pine with a smooth dry lingering bitter earthy finish.

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Elevation - E3 - Triple IPA from Renegade Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 33 ratings.