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Avatar Jasmine IPA - Elysian Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
84
good

492 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

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Ratings: 492
Reviews: 227
rAvg: 3.72
pDev: 15.59%
Wants: 21
Gots: 30 | 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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Reviews by flagmantho:
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flagmantho

Washington

3.55/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured from 22oz bomber into a pint glass. My bottle indicates this is 6.3% ABV rather than the 5.6% listed above.

Appearance: nice medium orange color with a little bit of a haze. Head poured rather thin and dissipated quickly, though there is a nice lace.

Smell: sweet and jasminey, rather a lot like jasmine tea. There is a little sweet malt underneath that but if there are hops in this IPA, I cannot smell them. I like the jasmine but it is all rather one-dimensional.

Taste: a somewhat sweet malt with a little bit of caramel supports more of the same jasmine flavor. The jasmine isn't quite as pronounced on the tongue as in the nose, but it is still a bit heavy in the mix. Hops, again, are indistinguishable, though there is a nice bitterness in this beer. I give this beer high marks for originality and courage, but it lacks the subtlety that jasmine demands.

Mouthfeel: medium body with a good amount of carbonation that complements this well.

Drinkability: this is a hard one to say. I'm finding it quite refreshing but I'm certain I would not want another bottle after this one. Not a session beer, but drinkable in small quantities. I bet Avatar IPA is aces when paired with Chinese, Japanese or Thai food.

Serving type: bottle

02-16-2010 02:31:36 | More by flagmantho
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Avatar Jasmine IPA from Elysian Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 492 ratings.