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7437 - Elevation Beer Co.

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

66 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 66
Reviews: 15
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 10.14%
Wants: 4
Gots: 11 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Elevation Beer Co. visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: denver10 on 07-29-2013)
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4/5  rDev -3.4%

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Photo of Papparoachy
4.46/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Bottle date 5/9/14 drank 6/12/14
Bottle corked and caged

A-pours a transparent amber with a 2 inch white foamy head with good retention.

S- Aroma of citrus and tangerine with only a hint of grapefruit

T- Taste starts with some sweetness only to convert rapidly to some mild hop bitterness. I was surprised especially for a DIPA. The bitterness was not 'in your face' but pleasantly bitter if that makes any sense. The hop bitterness is incredibly balanced with the malt backbone.

M- Good carbonation making the feel of this beer quite smooth and creamy. Really nice mouth feel.

O- This was such a surprise and I cannot believe this was bottled only once. This beer hides the 8.31% incredibly well, making this dangerously crushable. This beer would sell like crazy if they bottled it more often. As I started drinking this beer, I did not want the experience to end. This beer reminds me a lot of Trillium's Congress Street IPA.

Photo of Ben7773
3.5/5  rDev -15.5%

Photo of Beaver13
2.53/5  rDev -38.9%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

750 ml bottle, 2014 2nd Anniversary. Pours slightly hazy copper gold with a medium creamy white head that retains well and laces the glass.

The aroma is piney, dank, resiny hops with some garlic and onion notes and a little sweet malt in the background.

The flavor is some sweet bready malts with a lot of bitter piney, resiny hops. Again with some slight salty garlic and onion. The mouthfeel is light to medium bodied and a little watery.

Overall, an OK piney, resiny DIPA. It's a bit watery with some salty garlic and onion notes.

Photo of Prospero
4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

Photo of timontheroad
4.21/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours a hazy copper, very little head, receded to a thin film that provided a nice lace. Aroma is pretty big, with lots of pineapple, grapefruit and floral smells. The taste is big, as a DIPA should be, with pineapple and citrus flavors dominating the taste. There's a nice sweet subdued malt backbone that really complements the other flavors. The mouthfeel is medium, with a nice carbonation bite that sets it off. This is a very nice beer, glad I was finally able to score some on the second anniversary edition! I'll be buying this one again for its third edition.

Photo of GilGarp
4.75/5  rDev +14.7%

Bottled one month ago today on August 24th, 2014.

Served chilled into a goblet, 7437 is a slightly hazy golden amber with thin short-lived head. It leaves a bit of spotty lace as it settles.

Aroma is full of complexity and depth. Primarily hop-driven character with citrus, tropical fruit, and pine.

Flavor is also complex where just about every hop adjective I can think of comes to mind. It has the traditional west coast citrus and grapefruit, Pacific Northwest pine and bitter zest, and more traditional European spice and grass. The malts don't just hide in the background but rather "elevate" the beer, pardon the pun. They add sweetness with caramel and honey.

Mouthfeel is medium bodied and nicely carbonated. It has great balance for a double IPA and, despite the freshness, seems to hide the ABV pretty well.

Overall an excellent double IPA and a pleasant surprise.

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Photo of RockAZ
5/5  rDev +20.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Just loved this beer from the moment the cork came out. Perfect sweet hoppy nose, great carbonation kept those fresh hops coming at me. Bottled June 10, drank Aug 8 and what a fantastic DIPA it was. One of the best smelling hop packages I have ever had the pleasure of enjoying. Sweet, dry finish, the crystal malts really complemented all the varieties of hops and hid the ABV well.

One of the best, IMHO, highly recommend
Had a second and third bottle of it, and raised my rating to perfect, this is a darn good IPA

Photo of mactrail
4.13/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

The very informative label lists the hops as Galena, Simcoe, Citra, Mosaic, and Chinook and rates it at 95 IBUs. Inviting aroma of mango and honesuckle. Big foam on the clear golden brew poured in the Belle-Vue gueuze glass.

Hugely aromatic with all the hops in your life passing before your eyes. There is a vast malty undertone, but it's all golden and light. Alcohol does not really add to the taste. This gets rather sharp after some sipping, but it's balanced by the richness. Notes of flowery hops. A meaty flavor that is quite welcome in a DIPA. I've rarely tasted a beer so thoroughly tasting of tangerines, with the tangy juice and the bitter peel.

A sudsy and sensual mouthfeel with a moderate bitterness. Overall, a hugely flavored and hoppy brew but a mellow, friendly giant. From the 750 ml bottle purchased at Mayfair Liquors in Denver. Bottled on 05.09.14.

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7437 from Elevation Beer Co.
92 out of 100 based on 66 ratings.