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Deep Ellum IPA - Deep Ellum Brewing Company

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Deep Ellum IPADeep Ellum IPA

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

406 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 406
Reviews: 46
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 10.67%
Wants: 20
Gots: 61 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Deep Ellum Brewing Company visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: UTCengOwl on 01-21-2012)
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mcdsports

Texas

4/5  rDev -0.7%

03-10-2013 22:35:29 | More by mcdsports
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JeffSuttonTX

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

03-10-2013 20:21:49 | More by JeffSuttonTX
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JMad

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

It pours a bright golden orange color with a filmy off whbite head that left some lacing on the chalice. Smells of juicy citrus hops with tangerine and pineapple. It has a sweet caramel malty backbone with some grain. When you take a sip it's sweet at first followed by fruity hop flavor that is balanced between bitter and sweet followed by some bread and more hops. The brew is medium bodied with light carbonation and a slightly dry finish. I was pretty impressed with this brew, I heard about the brewery when they first started out and I'm glad we have a quality local product in the DFW area.

03-09-2013 05:03:12 | More by JMad
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BGsWo22

New York

4/5  rDev -0.7%

03-08-2013 22:08:40 | More by BGsWo22
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UHCougar12

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

03-08-2013 01:04:21 | More by UHCougar12
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Dwtucker90

Texas

5/5  rDev +24.1%

03-07-2013 22:43:08 | More by Dwtucker90
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FrankHammer

Michigan

4/5  rDev -0.7%

03-07-2013 14:51:08 | More by FrankHammer
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Schnibbz

Illinois

4.06/5  rDev +0.7%

Never heard about Deep Ellum, living in Chicago, this came as an extra in a trade.

A- Pours a super tall, thick white head that overflowed an imperial pint glass and hung on for a good while. Color is tan/caramel, mostly clear.

S- Nose was pine/grass with slight floral/citrus end.

T- This was the first beer of the afternoon, and hit me in the face with an astringent bitterness, which quickly passed. Very little amount of malt sweetness on the front end followed with brute bitterness.

M- Medium mouthfeel, not too carbonic, not too flat.

Overall - Really impressive IPA from a brewery that I had never heard of. Although not as citrusy as I usually like, it is something that I'll be asking my trading buddy for in the future.

03-06-2013 22:17:22 | More by Schnibbz
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abex44

Texas

4/5  rDev -0.7%

03-03-2013 00:07:44 | More by abex44
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Lare453

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

03-01-2013 23:34:15 | More by Lare453
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Archemedies

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -0.7%

03-01-2013 00:54:48 | More by Archemedies
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duff247

Texas

4/5  rDev -0.7%

02-25-2013 00:47:58 | More by duff247
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stephens101

Oklahoma

4.55/5  rDev +12.9%

Thanks to my buddy Brian for brining this one back from Texas. Looks very promising.

A finger plus of tan head sits atop this golden orange brew.

Has a pleasant and nicely blended aroma of butterscotch, herbal hops and citrus.

A bit of grain up front to the tongue is quickly followed by a nice hit of citrus hoppiness and some melon. The taste is simple and superb.

Medium in body with a little chalkiness at the end.

This is future hall of fame IPA right here.

02-24-2013 23:47:41 | More by stephens101
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Cvescalante

Texas

4.53/5  rDev +12.4%

First off, I've only heard a little about Deep Ellum here in Fort Worth, and today was the first time I've seen any of their beer available here, and I probably would've over looked it if their cans weren't so badass lol..

Anyways...

A- copper-ish I guess, great big fluffy head

S- My favorite part of an IPA is the smell, and this was very impressive. Lots of citrus, a little floral, and a little spicy hop aroma with a nice sweet background.

T- Follows the nose. Mainly nice citrus with good clean bitterness.

M- Medium-ish body, crisp finish

O- I can enjoy this one over and over.. I love it. Deep Ellum does their hoppy beers for hop heads for sure, and that's fine by me. Very bitter for a regular IPA. Great hop flavor and aroma.. Definitely worth a try, and it hangs with just about any other IPA out there in my opinion.

02-24-2013 06:30:51 | More by Cvescalante
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jlindsey

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

02-23-2013 17:34:53 | More by jlindsey
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lsiberian

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

02-22-2013 18:01:08 | More by lsiberian
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CRJMellor

Arkansas

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

02-18-2013 22:56:52 | More by CRJMellor
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toddeye


4/5  rDev -0.7%

02-10-2013 04:15:12 | More by toddeye
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jlindros

Massachusetts

4.04/5  rDev +0.2%

Awesome, new brewery to try from Texas, thanks to ApostleBrewing.

Pours a crazy large 3 finger head, can't even finish teh pour, little fizzy and pillowy head that fades at a med pace, mostly fizzy bubbles popping as it goes, and actually seems to rise a little in the middle despite the sides continuing to die back, interesting Belgiany pillowy like head, over crystal clear toasty tan slight honey like color.

Nose has nice hops, some light citrus and floral hops, fresh mostly but no resins, hint of pine and grassy hops with that, and faint spicy hops as well. A touch of sweet malt base.

Taste starts with some grainy bready malts, semi sweet and touch toasty amber malt. That is quickly way overpowered by hops, big spicy hops dominate very quickly and feel like they are bullying my taste buds into submission. Huge bitterness, a little astringent actually, with some earthy but mostly spicy hops, hint of citrus in there and light grassy floral hops, but mostly just spicy chewy hops. The mild sweetness attempts to balance it but falls well short of the runaway hops. The bitterness really spikes as the dry finish sets in, but doesn't stay overpowering for long. It does linger for quite some time, a long bitter finish, more spicy hops, like I just chewed on hop pellets, and hint of citrus and candy hop like flavors. The bitter finish really amkes me want to take another sip though, the never ending cycle.

Mouth is med bodied, good carbonation as I was expecting a ton but it seems to have mostly dissipated on the head.

Overall an interesting IPA. A well done super bitter IPA mostly, with a decent aromatic hop but little overall hop flavor as the bitterness dominates. Sweetness is a bit too mild to balance it, but then it would be a DIPA and not a super bitter hopped IPA. Keeps you coming back sip after sip though, and delivers plenty of bitterness, and in the end isn't that what it's supposed to do?

02-06-2013 23:21:20 | More by jlindros
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stampfler07

Colorado

4/5  rDev -0.7%

02-04-2013 23:47:02 | More by stampfler07
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DanE

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

01-29-2013 00:31:33 | More by DanE
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TBoneJones

Texas

4.88/5  rDev +21.1%

Pours hazy orangish gold with a nice 1 and 1/2 finger width head. Effervescent-looking body. This is the IPA smell I love: pineapple/ apricot, light pine and a hint of underlying malt. The only other similar style I recall with a smell rivaling this is Zombie Dust. Taste follows suit well, with bitter hops and tropical notes, some ruby red grapefruit, juicy, pine. Nice bitter linger. Juicy. perfect for my liking. Other hopheads would surely agree, especially if you like the tropical flavors/ pineapple.
Highly drinkable, mouthfeel is solidly smooth, medium carbonation.
Hop heads need to taste this. I was highly impressed. Best part for me is it's brewed in my county. Finishes pretty dry, but even so, I'd say this is now about my favorite readily available IPA, period. And I hear this is soon to be canned? That's great news if so. It'd be like the closest thing Texas has to a can of Heady.

01-28-2013 01:40:52 | More by TBoneJones
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ckeegan04

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

01-27-2013 22:19:48 | More by ckeegan04
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Durge

Connecticut

4.05/5  rDev +0.5%

Found at the Draught House Pub in Austin this IPA is a deep
amber/yellow-copper color with a fair white cover of randomly dispersed bubbles
and very solid lacing. The aroma has a woodsy pine hop theme with some iced tea
and caramel malt. Respectable enough. The flavor brings out a beautifully harsh evergreen with more caramel tea malt. Plenty of hop bite for sure, green, a bit grassy with a woodsy
rye overtone. This stuff is solidly medium bodied with slightly syrupy feel and
subtle but tingly carbonation. This is a drinkable IPA that really delivers the
hop bite!

01-27-2013 17:58:21 | More by Durge
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ThirdEyePA

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

01-27-2013 17:51:37 | More by ThirdEyePA
Deep Ellum IPA from Deep Ellum Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 406 ratings.