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Elevation - Full Sail Brewery & Tasting Room & Pub

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82
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110 Ratings
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Ratings: 110
Reviews: 77
rAvg: 3.63
pDev: 11.85%
Wants: 3
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Full Sail Brewery & Tasting Room & Pub visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: JohnGalt1 on 06-05-2011)
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Reviews by Seanibus:
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Seanibus

California

4/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A tasty and restrained DIPA, with some depth and complexity and not over-the-top.

Pours hazy orange with a lively head and mild lacing. The aroma is sweet and smooth, with a tropical feel - mango, apricot and orange. The flavor is has a smooth papaya character with a deep, sexy musky orange on the back part of the tongue, trailing off to a citrusy bitter tang. The mouthfeel is smooth and thick, like a good fruit puree. There is little on the finish to suggest the strength of the brew, making this potentially a beer to watch carefully when drinking more than one.

Serving type: bottle

10-11-2011 01:11:11 | More by Seanibus
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GClarkage

California

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

07-04-2014 15:43:35 | More by GClarkage
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Latarnik

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

05-28-2014 22:43:03 | More by Latarnik
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jaydoc

Kansas

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

11-16-2013 17:04:16 | More by jaydoc
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Asics

Washington

4/5  rDev +10.2%

09-28-2013 05:39:50 | More by Asics
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fivetime

Idaho

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

02-10-2013 23:15:14 | More by fivetime
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gtermi

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

10-30-2012 06:47:10 | More by gtermi
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Flounder57

Massachusetts

3.55/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

22 oz beer was poured into an imperial pint glass.

Apperance: the beer poured a small head and reduced to a thin layer. It is a hazey orange yellow hue with visions of carbonation coming up through the glass.

Smell: citrus, tangerine, and grapefruit aroma. All followed by bready and caramel notes. Some booze on the nose too.

Taste: Same as above. Lingering bitterness too.

Mouthfeel: smooth, medium carbonation, a little boozey, medium bodied, and easy to drink.

Overall: A good DIPA from Oregon. I like where there is going, but wish there was a bit more malt to back things up. Still an enjoyable brew though.

Serving type: bottle

09-07-2012 03:14:56 | More by Flounder57
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johnyb

Florida

3/5  rDev -17.4%

08-15-2012 02:37:02 | More by johnyb
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Doyle

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

08-05-2012 03:54:28 | More by Doyle
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RblWthACoz

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Even though this beer is kind of one dimensional, it still strikes me as well done. The malt is a good foundation and the hop tones provide a heavy and well established accent. Probably seeing the "Imperial IPA" on the label creates an expectation from beer drinkers. We want Pliny, we want this, we want that. There's nothing wrong with a straight forward and somewhat one-dimensional dipa. If it's made well and drinkable, I can dig it. This one is like that. It won't blow you away, but it's still not too bad.

Serving type: bottle

07-30-2012 05:16:02 | More by RblWthACoz
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acurtis

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

05-27-2012 01:17:10 | More by acurtis
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djrn2

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -17.4%

05-26-2012 14:42:54 | More by djrn2
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Hopmodium

Washington

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

05-25-2012 02:22:46 | More by Hopmodium
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ATXRyan

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +17.1%

04-25-2012 21:42:05 | More by ATXRyan
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Rathakem

Oregon

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

04-23-2012 03:55:27 | More by Rathakem
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savagepm

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

04-16-2012 01:49:20 | More by savagepm
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amnesia85

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +10.2%

04-02-2012 11:04:08 | More by amnesia85
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pjeezus


4/5  rDev +10.2%

03-21-2012 06:12:50 | More by pjeezus
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DSlim71

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

03-12-2012 17:06:02 | More by DSlim71
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shelby415

Oregon

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

02-25-2012 07:11:16 | More by shelby415
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sharpski

Oregon

3/5  rDev -17.4%

02-15-2012 21:44:47 | More by sharpski
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Gueuzedude

Arizona

3.08/5  rDev -15.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.5

Sampled on tap at 1702, Tucson; August 2011
Arrives from the tap with a frothy, fairly creamy, half-finger thick, pale tan colored head. The beer is a nice copper hue that shows a brilliantly clear, bright copper / gold hue when held up to the light. The nose smells a little stale (first beer from the tap for the day, though subsequent pours were not a lot better), but still a bright citrus character comes through. As the beer warms a cracker like malt character starts to come through.

The beer is nicely bitter with a herbal hop flavor to it as well as a fairly prominent orange zest flavor. Again it has a stale beer flavor to it that really sort of gets in the way of the finish. The body has the nice quaffability, but still enough fullness to carry the hops at least.

Definitely a bit disappointing, there is likely a good beer in here somewhere, but I can’t help but think that this reminds me of the stale beer found left over the next day at a Frat Party.

Serving type: on-tap

02-12-2012 03:25:45 | More by Gueuzedude
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Mappies

Arizona

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

01-24-2012 21:35:36 | More by Mappies
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twelveinches

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

01-09-2012 06:50:02 | More by twelveinches
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Elevation from Full Sail Brewery & Tasting Room & Pub
82 out of 100 based on 110 ratings.