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BiFrost - Elysian Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
84
good

319 Ratings
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Ratings: 319
Reviews: 163
rAvg: 3.72
pDev: 11.83%
Wants: 8
Gots: 13 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Elysian Brewing Company visit their website
Washington, United States

Style | ABV
Winter Warmer |  7.60% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: PhantomVodoo on 11-25-2003)
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Ratings: 319 | Reviews: 163 | Display Reviews Only:
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riversider76

New York

4.23/5  rDev +13.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a hazy golden/amber/orange with a thin white head. Nice rentention, and laceing. Aroma is of grassy hops, and fruit. Body is medium with some carbonation. Taste is explosion of fruit ,carmel, candy, and hops. This is a unique flavor. A must try.

Serving type: bottle

12-02-2012 04:25:45 | More by riversider76
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jmccraney

Washington

4/5  rDev +7.5%

12-01-2012 17:34:35 | More by jmccraney
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KlayWey

Idaho

4.75/5  rDev +27.7%

11-25-2012 04:35:16 | More by KlayWey
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rodrigueZflyingf0x

British Columbia (Canada)

4/5  rDev +7.5%

11-25-2012 03:24:34 | More by rodrigueZflyingf0x
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Braz

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +14.2%

11-23-2012 15:51:20 | More by Braz
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rfreed

Washington

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

11-21-2012 23:45:34 | More by rfreed
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irishgreensoda

Washington

3.25/5  rDev -12.6%

11-20-2012 22:35:39 | More by irishgreensoda
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Nzinger

Washington

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

11-19-2012 06:39:49 | More by Nzinger
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sneaks2210

New York

2.5/5  rDev -32.8%

11-15-2012 03:03:56 | More by sneaks2210
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marcellaproust

Washington

4.33/5  rDev +16.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This is an unusual and delicious beer. I thought it'd be rated more highly than 85. It was difficult to pinpoint, because it's not exactly what I'd call a winter ale, nor is it a golden ale like Leffe, but it does bring those to mind. After writing up my notes, I had to peek at top reviewers and I saw one which mentioned "cardamom." Rats--exactly what I'd been tasting and could just not pinpoint myself. Well, I'll add "anise" to that, the two of which will account for the unanticipated spice notes. Appearance and pour: 1/4 beady head with hazy golden, tan color. Very pleasing nose of chamomile flowers and cinna-mint (cinnamint sans gum flavor). Body: full although that is cut and masked by very active carbonation and a dry finish. Starts peppery, mid way smooth, lacto and barley drive-bys but zero yeasty bready Belgian aleness. Finish again peppery, spiced, spiked, dry. This is an interesting winter beer, and I'm sorry its uniqueness initiate a 'categorical error' in those who've found it wanting.

Serving type: bottle

11-13-2012 04:53:48 | More by marcellaproust
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Temporalis

Washington

4/5  rDev +7.5%

11-11-2012 10:55:06 | More by Temporalis
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BrienVoll

Washington

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

11-11-2012 00:23:13 | More by BrienVoll
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Kasabuske


4.5/5  rDev +21%

10-06-2012 03:04:43 | More by Kasabuske
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t0rin0

California

4/5  rDev +7.5%

09-26-2012 02:02:23 | More by t0rin0
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Molson2000

Ontario (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +14.2%

09-10-2012 23:47:42 | More by Molson2000
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confusedidols

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +21%

08-03-2012 01:54:35 | More by confusedidols
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dominic4beer

California

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

06-10-2012 21:26:57 | More by dominic4beer
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Piason

California

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

05-11-2012 08:02:18 | More by Piason
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Tiriansdoor


4/5  rDev +7.5%

04-12-2012 04:51:04 | More by Tiriansdoor
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shelby415

Oregon

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

02-25-2012 06:57:55 | More by shelby415
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sharpski

Oregon

4/5  rDev +7.5%

02-15-2012 20:52:37 | More by sharpski
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weerezboy

Washington

2.5/5  rDev -32.8%

02-03-2012 21:17:33 | More by weerezboy
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hopfacebrew

Colorado

2.63/5  rDev -29.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Poured from bomber to pint glass. Poured a deep golden yellow which surprised me as I was expecting more brown with a solid 1 inch head that had good retention and moderate lacing.

Aroma starts with hops, backed by malt and spice. The flavor is also a blend of malt, spice and hops though rather thin.

I found myself wanting more in body, aroma, and flavor. Overall, I was disappointed in this beer. I am quite fond of the style and this beer almost tasted like watered down beer that is much better.

Serving type: bottle

Reviewed on: 01-11-2011 02:25:30

Serving type: bottle

01-28-2012 17:45:47 | More by hopfacebrew
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scruffwhor

Illinois

4.03/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Hazey, medium amber/copper color. One finger of head and a thin layer of foam after multiple sips. Slow bubbling, but big bubbles.

Smells like a perfectly balanced mix of light seasonal spices, earthy, mango hops, and awesome toasted malts. Very inviting aroma.

Powdered melba toast malt upfront. The middle has a more syrupy palate than the powdery start. The finish is a msooth toasted breadcrust, biscuit, and cracker malt flavor. Add to that some light seasonal spices, and maye some light tropical fruity hops.

Very happy with this Winter Warmer.

Serving type: bottle

01-21-2012 15:53:43 | More by scruffwhor
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towlea25

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

01-18-2012 15:03:38 | More by towlea25
BiFrost from Elysian Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 319 ratings.