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War Elephant - Rushing Duck Brewing Company

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109 Ratings
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Ratings: 109
Reviews: 17
rAvg: 4.33
pDev: 8.31%
Wants: 25
Gots: 12 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Rushing Duck Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.70% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: koopa on 09-16-2012)
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4.63/5  rDev +6.9%

Had this had Torst.

The beer comes in a slightly hazy orange amber.

The aroma offers a big punch of hops of sweet grapefruit, citrus, pine.

The beer follows on the flavor with that orange and grapefruit in the front, a medium maliiness in the middle, while still being clean. A decent bitterness on the back end of pine. It reminds me of a lighter Ghandi Bot.

One of the best DIPAs from NY.

dar482, Oct 14, 2014
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

A-Pours a medium amber with light carbonation. A small head forms with medium to decent retention for the style.

Smell- citra, amarillo, pineapple with some grapefruit and orange, light pine.

T- floral hop upfront thick oiley hop follow through, continued by a piney citra finish. Definitely light simcoe in there somewhere. Nice malt backbone deep enough to take on the hops but not overpowering, bringing the fruity and earthly hop notes to the forefront, very nice!

M- medium body goes down very nice, sticky end.

O- awesome double ipa hoppy, earthy yet sweet at the same time definitely
one i would get again! Got on tap at torst in greenpoint brooklyn I would probably love it more at home however i sampled the war elephant between another coveted beer they had on tap with will remain nameless for this reviews sake! I gave it a chance for something strong and hoppy between two equally powerful beers and it delivered!

KyleH, Oct 09, 2014
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War Elephant from Rushing Duck Brewing Company
96 out of 100 based on 109 ratings.