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Old Elephant Foot IPA - Tampa Bay Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
83
good

173 Ratings
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Ratings: 173
Reviews: 43
rAvg: 3.65
pDev: 13.7%
Wants: 3
Gots: 10 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Tampa Bay Brewing Co. visit their website
Florida, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.70% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 02-26-2002)
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3.25/5  rDev -11%

millerbuffoon, Mar 05, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

IPAchris, Feb 24, 2014
Photo of chinchill
3.76/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

From a growler at the RBWG-2104.

Clear amber with a fine head and exceptional lacing
Aroma: hops and more hops, yet some complexity and some sweet malt base

Fruity hops plus some herbal notes. Mildly bitter but the bitterness lingers on and on.

O: a solid IPA.

chinchill, Feb 12, 2014
Photo of atone315
3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

atone315, Feb 07, 2014
Photo of Bartos
3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

Bartos, Feb 05, 2014
Photo of Lazaro
3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

Lazaro, Feb 01, 2014
Photo of bvlaminck
3.25/5  rDev -11%

bvlaminck, Jan 27, 2014
Photo of SenorEsteban
3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

SenorEsteban, Jan 16, 2014
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3/5  rDev -17.8%

calmstock, Jan 04, 2014
Photo of tgatort
4/5  rDev +9.6%

tgatort, Dec 28, 2013
Photo of BMMillsy
3.33/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

On draft at Bar Louie in Tampa. Pours a golden copper with one finger creamy white head. Aroma of light citrus, bready malt. Flavor is mostly malt, some light bitter, more malt. Falls a bit flat for me. Medium carbonation and slightly slick. Just not all that great. Meh.

BMMillsy, Nov 26, 2013
Photo of Stevedore
2/5  rDev -45.2%

Stevedore, Nov 20, 2013
Photo of Erice78
3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

Erice78, Nov 10, 2013
Photo of larbush
3.25/5  rDev -11%

larbush, Nov 02, 2013
Photo of brbrocc
3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

brbrocc, Nov 02, 2013
Photo of TR0219
3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

TR0219, Oct 27, 2013
Photo of rudzud
3.64/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Received this as an extra in a trade. Poured into my Duvel tulip.

A - Pours a nice hazy darker golden hue with an one finger head that fade to leave light sticky side lacing and a thin spotty blanket.

S - Aromas of bright hops, initially, though it quickly becomes malt heavier with a slight wet cardboard type aroma. Light candi notes too.

T - Taste is a bit too malty/sweet, but that seems to taste like age than simply a sweeter IPA. Bitter hops is still on the finish, solid grapefruit rind finish and light citrus throughout with nice orange notes. Finish is nice, but not quite as hoppy as I prefer.

M - Mouthfeel is solid, alcohol hidden nicely. Crisp and clean.

O - Overall, tastes like it was a damn fine IPA, just perhaps a bit on the older side? The bitterness is well done, just too much malt for my liking.

rudzud, Oct 22, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

FutureOBrew, Sep 25, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +23.3%

PBelt71, Aug 17, 2013
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4/5  rDev +9.6%

Eskay, Aug 11, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -11%

BMart, Jul 25, 2013
Photo of inlimbo77
3.81/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

16oz can, summer 2013
Riedel tulip

A: Nice orange color. Thin ring of bright white. Leaves some lacing bits on the glass. No alcohol feet or anything.

S: Smells like orange marmalade. Fruity hop aromas. Sweet malts. Might be a touch old.

T: Taste is actually better than the smell. Nice punch of orange like hops on the tip of the tongue. A little earthiness as well. Then you get the meshing of the sweet bready malts on the back end. Finish is fairly dry with lingering hop bitterness.

M: Medium bodied.

inlimbo77, Jul 22, 2013
Photo of IPAdams
3.8/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance- Pours a golden orange with a one inch white head that lingers and leaves lots of lacing.

Smell- A bit subdued, I get hints of grapefruit and a bit of sourness. Not much aroma.

Taste- Great bitterness. Like the smell I get some notes of grapefruit and citrus with some malt backing. Again, a bit subdued but still tasty.

Mouthfeel- Good medium mouthfeel with good carbonation, no complaints.

Overall- Good beer, the flavor and aroma are a bit subdued but it is still a good IPA just not as strong as many other American IPA's. The balanced bitterness makes this very drinkable.

IPAdams, Jul 22, 2013
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4/5  rDev +9.6%

JoninVT, Jul 15, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

cistercian12, Jul 11, 2013
Old Elephant Foot IPA from Tampa Bay Brewing Co.
83 out of 100 based on 173 ratings.