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Loser Pale Ale - Elysian Brewing Company

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Loser Pale AleLoser Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
83
good

373 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 373
Reviews: 117
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 11.68%
Wants: 5
Gots: 34 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Elysian Brewing Company visit their website
Washington, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: bbothen on 08-28-2008)
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Ratings: 373 | Reviews: 117 | Display Reviews Only:
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smekermann

British Columbia (Canada)

3/5  rDev -18.5%

02-12-2014 05:59:01 | More by smekermann
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beer-me-please

Washington

4/5  rDev +8.7%

02-07-2014 04:08:32 | More by beer-me-please
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Yeti1979

Louisiana

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

02-06-2014 21:19:50 | More by Yeti1979
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HRamz3

Pitcairn

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

02-06-2014 14:12:21 | More by HRamz3
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DrunkinYogi

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +8.7%

02-05-2014 03:47:00 | More by DrunkinYogi
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Haybeerman

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

02-01-2014 21:39:34 | More by Haybeerman
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Cruick

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

01-28-2014 00:30:15 | More by Cruick
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Givemebeer

Vermont

3.14/5  rDev -14.7%

A: Golden with some amber hue. A little darker than a typical pale ale. 1 inch head. Some lacing.

S: Smell is not too strong. Tropical fruits and sweet malty scent.

T: Light tropical fruit - grapefruit and mango. Sweet malts take over towards the end.

M: medium/light bodied.

O:At 7% ABV I was expected more flavor. Also wish the hops provided a more rounded and developed flavor. Not bad, but not a beer I'll be buying again.

01-27-2014 02:24:42 | More by Givemebeer
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Niceroad77

British Columbia (Canada)

4/5  rDev +8.7%

01-25-2014 04:22:54 | More by Niceroad77
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JerzDevl2000

New Jersey

3.85/5  rDev +4.6%

Picked this up in Totowa the other day, having never tried this before. I've had so many Pale Ales but I gave this a go because of the name and the hope that it would stand out a bit from the other West Coast examples of this style. Without a doubt, the appearance of this beer was the best attribute of it but there were enough other things to like about this besides the hue and rings of lacing after each sip.

This had a nice apricot hue to this with a hazy appearance, a fairly thick head, and the aforementioned lacing. Quite possibly, the web that was left at the end of my session was the best I've ever seen in any beer I've ever reviewed on here, certainly the best I've witnessed in a long time. Not a terribly strong aroma to this but there was a fair amount of grapefruit and metallic notes, along with a grassy earthiness and some tropical fruits. Not a lot of hop bitterness to this but there was a subtle burn underneath everything and a nice, oily consistency to this that was just a notch below the benchmark set by Sierra Nevada.

There was enough alcohol here but it almost felt like a session beer. Even though I only bought one bottle of this, it would be relatively easy to enjoy another in a sitting. While not up to par in a crowded category on here, this beer certainly isn't a "loser" and would be a good choice for someone looking for a textbook example of this style. This wasn't dry at all and had a good balance to it, as would be expected in any easily enjoyable APA.

01-21-2014 10:04:06 | More by JerzDevl2000
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Kmat10

Alberta (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

01-17-2014 03:07:05 | More by Kmat10
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PhawkYu

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

01-13-2014 16:12:38 | More by PhawkYu
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Sazz9

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

01-12-2014 17:37:48 | More by Sazz9
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timoteo833

New York

3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

01-11-2014 20:46:56 | More by timoteo833
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DaveRinn

Washington

4/5  rDev +8.7%

01-09-2014 18:12:27 | More by DaveRinn
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JRod1969

New York

4.25/5  rDev +15.5%

01-07-2014 01:55:30 | More by JRod1969
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x7Dan

New York

4.25/5  rDev +15.5%

01-05-2014 03:17:22 | More by x7Dan
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Trfagan3

Ohio

4/5  rDev +8.7%

01-05-2014 01:49:46 | More by Trfagan3
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StoutHunter

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

01-03-2014 04:45:46 | More by StoutHunter
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Gaffattack

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

01-03-2014 03:57:28 | More by Gaffattack
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pmorris71

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

01-03-2014 00:37:55 | More by pmorris71
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BKBassist

New York

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

01-02-2014 00:58:09 | More by BKBassist
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Metz

Maryland

2.75/5  rDev -25.3%

01-01-2014 16:56:20 | More by Metz
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MightiestBeard

Florida

4/5  rDev +8.7%

01-01-2014 00:57:42 | More by MightiestBeard
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schnarr84

Alberta (Canada)

4/5  rDev +8.7%

12-31-2013 22:42:43 | More by schnarr84
Loser Pale Ale from Elysian Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 373 ratings.