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First Cast - Elevation Beer Co.

Not Rated.
First CastFirst Cast

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BA SCORE
82
good

58 Ratings
THE BROS
75
okay

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Ratings: 58
Reviews: 13
rAvg: 3.6
pDev: 11.67%
Wants: 0
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Elevation Beer Co. visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: StonedTrippin on 02-09-2013)
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Photo of VashonGuy
4/5  rDev +11.1%

Very malty IPA. Quite well balanced, to me. Not an in-your-face blast of hoppiness, but exceptionally tasty and easy to drink. Maybe more of an American Pale Ale, than an IPA.

I could drink this all day long.

VashonGuy, Wednesday at 04:51 AM
Photo of dcisco44
4.2/5  rDev +16.7%

dcisco44, Tuesday at 02:52 AM
Photo of ZoomanCru
3/5  rDev -16.7%

First Cast – IPA (6.5%) - Elevation Brewing Co. (Colorado)
☆☆☆

App: Squash gold with a slightly off white head, settling to thin bubbles on top and around the rim. Some lacing. Very clear. Tiny bubbles from the bottom.

Smell: Aroma is typical. Mild citrus character and some tropical fruit aromas. Hints of pineapple. Malt aromas very low, lending only the slightest grainy sweetness. A stab of pepper.

Taste: Hops dominate this beer from start to finish. Foretaste is delicately sweet with a little lemon. Transitions from fruity sweetness to more pronounced, resinous, bitterness. Like its kin Little Mo', a lurking alcohol flavor detracts from some good flavors. Not overpoweringly bitter; not particularly forward in flavor. Comfortably piney. Overall balanced.

Mouth: Solidly medium bodied with pleasant smoothness and light-to-moderate carbonation, allowing hops flavors to linger on the palate.

Home tasting, 16.9oz bottle into Snifter. 10/8/14.

ZoomanCru, Oct 08, 2014
Photo of Kgoldsbe
4.25/5  rDev +18.1%

Well balanced with banana notes and a nice hop finish.

Kgoldsbe, Oct 06, 2014
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4.52/5  rDev +25.6%

jamesjmacdonald, Sep 23, 2014
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3/5  rDev -16.7%

Lawl3ss, Sep 18, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +25%

EnojysAnyBeer, Sep 08, 2014
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3.84/5  rDev +6.7%

Dmbphoenix, Aug 20, 2014
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4.28/5  rDev +18.9%

IPAddict88, Aug 15, 2014
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4/5  rDev +11.1%

Coplains, Aug 05, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

Gerred, Aug 03, 2014
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4/5  rDev +11.1%

duds4suds, Aug 02, 2014
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4/5  rDev +11.1%

MisterFuzz, Jul 27, 2014
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3/5  rDev -16.7%

CreedeSon, Jul 20, 2014
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4/5  rDev +11.1%

Prospero, Jul 10, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

maxecho, Jul 01, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

Comiha, Jun 25, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

barryjg, Jun 19, 2014
Photo of GilGarp
3.63/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pint sized bottle served chilled into an imperial pint glass.

First Cast is a hazy pale amber color with an inch of white head. It settles slowly and leaves some lace.

Aroma is faintly hoppy but but not enough so for an IPA. Mostly malts with a hint of sweet citrus.

Flavor is again more malt forward than most IPAs with hops playing a secondary role.

Mouthfeel is medium bodied and nicely carbonated. Well balanced, more along the lines of an APA.

Overall a good ale but not an India pale ale.

GilGarp, Jun 18, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

brandon911, Jun 12, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

Axnjxn, Jun 06, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

KevinGordon, Jun 05, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

condorsim, Jun 01, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

ricecracker420, May 23, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

afsdan, May 22, 2014
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First Cast from Elevation Beer Co.
82 out of 100 based on 58 ratings.