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Avatar Jasmine IPA - Elysian Brewing Company

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530 Ratings
very good

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Ratings: 530
Reviews: 232
rAvg: 3.72
pDev: 15.86%
Wants: 25
Gots: 35 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Elysian Brewing Company visit their website
Washington, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.30% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Todd on 12-21-2004)
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4.67/5  rDev +25.5%

(22 oz bottle - poured into a balloon)

A: very hazy (well, cloudy) yellow-orange liquid... sort of a creamy foam, off-white... wild, bottle-conditioned look to the bubbles... decent retention... haze seems to clear only a bit after a while... 3.5

S: oh, wow!... floral, taffy-like aromas plus the backend whiff of fresh jasmine - fantastic!... semi-potent intensity... 4.5

T: jasmine carries over like mad, trails off in favor of a cake-like malt flavor, which then fades just as quickly as the jasmine comes whipping back around, lingering for a moment before fading yet again... by the second sip, classic west coast orange-citrus hops push forward, with a lingering lemon pith note... not the least bit boozy, nor peppery despite a sense that it could be... malt sweetness, boosted by the hops, increases with each sip and settles with the hop resins upon the palate... the taste just lasts and lasts, aftertaste retains most of the hop/malt nuances... pleasant, bright grassy-herbal bitterness emerges after a bit - character of eating flower petals... if the jasmine was completely removed from this, I feel this would be a decent but perhaps not terribly exciting beer... the hazy balance is a dream... 4.75

M: big, fullish, but plush... satiny smooth... built for sipping... fades out level, but leaves a pillowy coating of "flower dust" and (I would assume) yeast and hop drippings blanketing the palate... so cozy... 5

O: transcended my expectations!... for someone who's enamored with gruit and "alternative" plant flavoring in beer, this was heavenly... had an eye out for this for a long while, finally came across it, and well worth the wait... guess what? going out and buying the rest of those bottles right now!... 4.5+

Bouleboubier, Aug 20, 2014
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3/5  rDev -19.4%

I was not a fan of the jasmine infusion.

LouZ, Tuesday at 09:45 PM
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3.6/5  rDev -3.2%

GeorgeAKeim, Monday at 03:51 AM
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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

cyber_phoenix, Friday at 11:22 PM
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3/5  rDev -19.4%

R3ason, Friday at 02:24 PM
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3.25/5  rDev -12.6%

mr-jj, Nov 18, 2014
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3.96/5  rDev +6.5%

Justin-m, Nov 14, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +21%

I picked one of these up before heading over to the coast for some camping figuring that my wife might enjoy it. I have to admit we were both pleasantly surprised how the jasmine flower melds with the medium hoppiness of this IPA. If you were to drink his beer without reading the label I don't know that I would classify it as an India pale ale even though I know it is by brewing process and ingredients. At the end of the day it is a very enjoyable beer and very different in a good way. Plus you can kill two birds with one stone by getting your wife a beer and flowers in one bottle.

i_Trav, Nov 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7.5%

joemcgrath27, Nov 08, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +14.2%

schaffer9252, Nov 06, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

Laklimell, Nov 03, 2014
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3.12/5  rDev -16.1%

LoganMc, Oct 31, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +21%

GeoChase90, Oct 30, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

saison90, Oct 28, 2014
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3.6/5  rDev -3.2%

poohbearzeccola, Oct 26, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7.5%

powdersoldier, Oct 26, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

Strange petal taste in back of mouth, floral smell

moundbz, Oct 25, 2014
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3/5  rDev -19.4%

trickynicky, Oct 25, 2014
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3.88/5  rDev +4.3%

Iamleoromo, Oct 14, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +21%

JackieKu, Oct 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7.5%

MikeAllen, Oct 11, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7.5%

civicm87, Oct 08, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +21%

Krinkle, Oct 04, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

Beerasaurus, Oct 04, 2014
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3.6/5  rDev -3.2%

Wrex68, Sep 06, 2014
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Avatar Jasmine IPA from Elysian Brewing Company
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