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Dayglow IPA - Elysian Brewing Company

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Dayglow IPADayglow IPA

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182 Ratings
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Ratings: 182
Reviews: 33
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 9.83%
Wants: 0
Gots: 22 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Elysian Brewing Company visit their website
Washington, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Manic IPA Series

Dayglow crashes the party with the juicy beat of hops--dripping with tropical, sunshiny Mosaic and sparkling with touches of Eldorado and Centennial.

Our Manic IPA Series allows us to indulge in our hop obsession and share with you some of our favorite varietals

(Beer added by: dmorgan310 on 03-10-2014)
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Reviews by snaotheus:
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snaotheus

Washington

4.03/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22oz bottle at 41 F poured into a tulip. Bottle code is 13514416. First had this on tap at a restaurant on May 16th and liked it a lot. Bought a bottle the first time I saw it.

This is a very pretty IPA. Pours a nice clear golden copper with a nice big off-white head that fades slowly, with lots of nice, fine carbonation. Smell is muted, but nice. Floral, honeysuckle, some citrus.

Taste is surprisingly bitter up front, with a long bitter finish. Highlights of mild honeysuckle sweetness, but strong piney or grapefruit bitter finish.

Mouthfeel is dry and light. Overall, this is a very good beer.

Serving type: bottle

06-22-2014 20:22:35 | More by snaotheus
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generallee

New York

4.53/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Presentation: It was poured from a brown 1 pint, 6 oz bottle into a tulip glass. The label lists the abv at 6.5% abv and there is a brief description of the beer.

Appearance: The body has a light golden color with good clarity (the second glass was very hazy) and some active carbonation. Sitting on top is a thick just off white head which settles down to a wispy thin film covering that laces up the edge of the glass. Some of which hangs on the sides of the glass.

Smell: The aroma is a little light overall but it has very nice juicy and fruity hops over pale bready maltiness. Pineapple and canned fruit cocktail notes stand out.

Taste / Palate: The flavor is packed with sweet juicy hops backed by supportive light bready malt sweetness. It has notes of pineapple juice with canned fruit cocktail (peaches, pears, green grapes, about 3 cherries per can and sugar water syrup) and a splash of lemony citrus. This turns to citrusy hop bitterness in the finish which lingers for just a short time. I like that it doesn't linger too long. It just helps to remind me that this is an IPA and that I should take another sip. The body and carbonation feel just right and very drinkable.

Serving type: bottle

07-24-2014 02:58:38 | More by generallee
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hreb

Washington

3.95/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Trippy 22oz bottle served in pint glass. Tempted to give it bonus appearance points just for the tiger on the label. Beer pours orange amber, medium haze, with an ample yellowish white head. Super tropical fruit aroma, with passion fruit, guava. They really nailed it with the aroma hops in this one. Flavor is more direct, with a steady bitterness typical of Elysian and their Manic IPAs. Malt backbone is not completely absent and clearly a secondary player. Overall pretty enjoyable, mainly due to the fantastic smell. Not all that great balance-wise, but still probably better than most of Elysian's Manic series (probably my second favorite after Space Dust, so far).

Serving type: bottle

07-23-2014 01:46:14 | More by hreb
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J-Nat


4.75/5  rDev +16.7%

07-21-2014 13:53:43 | More by J-Nat
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Skunkdrool

California

4/5  rDev -1.7%

07-18-2014 23:06:46 | More by Skunkdrool
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sachie23

New York

3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

07-18-2014 15:53:36 | More by sachie23
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ComatoseGI


4/5  rDev -1.7%

07-18-2014 07:03:25 | More by ComatoseGI
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MDDMD

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A-slight orange amber color with a nice white head and good lacing

S-citrus, light tropical fruit, pine, bready malt,slightly dank

T-grapefruit, tropical fruit, pine, bready malt, moderate bitter finish

F-medium body with moderate carbonation, crisp

O-solid IPA, like the mosaic hop flavors in this beer

Serving type: bottle

07-18-2014 05:06:05 | More by MDDMD
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schmitter

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1.7%

07-18-2014 02:23:07 | More by schmitter
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laituegonflable

Australia

3.55/5  rDev -12.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap at the Local Taphouse for their 4th of July 2014 US Tap Takeover.

Pours a pale orange gold, bubbly white head with slight haze. Decent lace; looks alright.

Hoppy on the nose. Resinous and piney with citrus as well, hugely bitter-smelling but nice caramel, cake batter malt coming through as well. It knows what it is. Surprisingly sweet but actually not bad.

Taste is hoppy, and yeah, IPA-esque. Pleasant with lots of citrus zest and pith upfront, gets odd caramel toffee notes midway before resinous bitter finish. Yeah, pretty decent West Coast IPA, amusingly unpretentious in the world of double and triple IPAs.

Quite a harsh texture from the hop oils. Decent body though.

Bit bitter, but nice enough flavours.

Serving type: on-tap

07-18-2014 01:37:15 | More by laituegonflable
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HuskyinPDX

Washington

4/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle opened on 5.10.14

A - Pours a lightly hazed, light orange with a small cream-colored head.

S - Light citrus and floral.

T - Light citrus, dank earthiness.

D - Good carbonation with a medium body.

O - Light citrus, lots of earthy-dank. Light and easy drinker.

Serving type: bottle

07-17-2014 06:01:01 | More by HuskyinPDX
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KolbMarley

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

07-17-2014 01:56:47 | More by KolbMarley
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tabhill

New York

4/5  rDev -1.7%

07-16-2014 01:31:52 | More by tabhill
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pbridges


5/5  rDev +22.9%

07-15-2014 01:08:05 | More by pbridges
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PretzelCity

California

3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

07-14-2014 08:29:56 | More by PretzelCity
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supaadam

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

07-14-2014 02:48:30 | More by supaadam
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Stillmakingnoise

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

07-14-2014 01:43:50 | More by Stillmakingnoise
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antott0523

New Jersey

4.26/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A: Slightly hazy amber color with a moderate amount of carbonation. The off white head survives the entire time, and leaves ribbons of syrupy lace along the glass.

S: A whirlwind of pine, grapefruit, and tropical fruits. Resinous.

T: The flavor follows the nose. More traditional hop notes of pine and citrus, with a splash of juicy tropical fruit form the Mosaic hops. The finish, though long, is a bit more harsh, leaving a slightly tart grapefruit pith flavor.

M: Moderate carbonation and body. Resinous with a mild bite from the hops.

Overall: This IPA is stunning. Even before opening the bottle, the reflective label invokes the vivid color and bright flavors you would expect from an IPA brewed with the Mosaic hop. This is my first time trying Elysian, and definitely not the last. The finish is a bit tart, but that can hardly be called a flaw, as it is actually a refreshing finish to this devastatingly juicy IPA.

Serving type: bottle

07-13-2014 20:41:52 | More by antott0523
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Hophead717

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

07-13-2014 18:45:57 | More by Hophead717
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JJStorm

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

07-13-2014 01:45:35 | More by JJStorm
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SJbigtuna

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

07-13-2014 00:54:45 | More by SJbigtuna
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bernat1971

Washington

2/5  rDev -50.9%

07-12-2014 18:07:05 | More by bernat1971
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rogerdandy

Alberta (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

07-12-2014 05:49:47 | More by rogerdandy
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vonnegut21

New York

3.5/5  rDev -14%

07-11-2014 20:07:11 | More by vonnegut21
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HopGrazer

New York

4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

07-11-2014 14:13:21 | More by HopGrazer
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Dayglow IPA from Elysian Brewing Company
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