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Prometheus IPA - Elysian Brewing Company

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Prometheus IPAPrometheus IPA

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very good

120 Ratings
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Ratings: 120
Reviews: 37
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 10.18%
Wants: 4
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Elysian Brewing Company visit their website
Washington, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.70% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: John_M on 12-02-2008)
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3.58/5  rDev -6.5%

Thanks to 5000 for sending me this bottle.

The beer pours a hazy yellow color with a white head. The aroma is full of grass and pine notes from the hops, as well as some biscuit and a bit of tea. The flavor is similar. I get a lot of bitter grass notes, as well as some pine and toffee. There is a decent amount of biscuit and toffee malt to keep the beer from being too bitter. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

10-21-2012 05:11:01 | More by Mora2000
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4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

10-18-2012 21:22:10 | More by robuncorked
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4.75/5  rDev +24%

10-18-2012 20:28:07 | More by danotronik
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British Columbia (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

10-16-2012 22:10:20 | More by DrShakalu
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3.98/5  rDev +3.9%

22oz bomber served cold in pint glass. Beer pours orange with a slight haze and a small off white head. Really nice aroma of pine and citrus C-hops that promises an flavorful but not overpowering IPA.

Flavor is a little bit more aggressive: Cascade is up front, but plays well with other hops. Finish is dry without suffering from hop burnout much. Well balanced with the grain bill. I wholeheartedly concur with the label: this is an unashamed NW IPA.

Overall I am really impressed with this second offering in this year's Manic IPA series.

10-15-2012 04:39:12 | More by hreb
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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

10-07-2012 02:28:43 | More by Glibber
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British Columbia (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +11%

10-06-2012 02:42:48 | More by chickenm
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

10-05-2012 22:38:13 | More by adkieffer
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British Columbia (Canada)

4/5  rDev +4.4%

10-01-2012 20:50:02 | More by rodrigueZflyingf0x
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

10-01-2012 18:39:27 | More by dtx00
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

09-29-2012 14:35:29 | More by thebouch01
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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

09-27-2012 19:41:46 | More by Lordkrystic
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3.83/5  rDev 0%

Received from Lordkrystic , along with a ton of others in a monster box, many thanks!

A - a very inviting orange and gold with a two finger slightly off white head that hangs for a bit but then dies down to a ring of lace that will follow the liquid down the glass

S - some citrus hop, but nothing too powerful, a good bit of the biscuit malt with some more floral hops as well

T - a very subdued hop bite , maybe just a nibble, followed by a bit of sweetness that quickly makes its way back to a fairly mild orangey bitterness

O - Really tasty but a bit too subdued, nothing went pop or pow! Overall it was a very balanced and easy to drink IPA with some real potential that its just not quite reaching. Good beer but not great beer.

09-27-2012 13:54:45 | More by hmph
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4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

09-20-2012 13:51:33 | More by lccrunchy
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4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

09-18-2012 14:53:28 | More by Heathbrook
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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

09-06-2012 22:35:43 | More by heresy22
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New York

4/5  rDev +4.4%

A: Poured from the bomber into a pint glass. Body is ever-so-slightly hazed honey-amber with a small whitish head. Leaves solid lacing behind.

S: Nice nose - mainly juicy citrus but with a touch of sweet malt underneath.

T: Surprised by the malt bill on this one - lots of caramel malt/toffee sweetness. Finishes with juicy citrusy hops - think orange & grapefruit - some apricot as well. Lingering bitterness is cut by the juicy hops and sweeter malt. Nice balance, though this one "feels" more like a DIPA (reminds me of DFH 90 Minute somewhat) than a straight IPA.

M: Medium in heft, maybe a little heavier than that. Carbonation is modest, giving it a bit of an oily or slick feel.

O: Good stuff. Like I said, feels bigger than your average IPA, I believe due to the generous amount of malt used here (or at least the impression thereof).

09-03-2012 01:29:51 | More by Kendo
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New Jersey

4/5  rDev +4.4%

08-30-2012 23:46:05 | More by jurbanik
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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

08-29-2012 07:17:06 | More by Schlais
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4.15/5  rDev +8.4%

Poured into a snifter.

3.5 A: Clear, dark orange color. Two fingers of off-white, creamy/frothy head. Retention is about average and plenty of lacint is left.

4.0 S: Citrusy and earthy hoppiness. Lots of orange and papaya with pineapple and some grapefuit underneath. Caramel from the malts with a light, clean breadiness and moderate neutral malt sweetness. Great balance between the hops and malts. Very nice.

4.5 T: Like the nose, this is a well balanced, sophisticated IPA. The hops don't slap you silly and they don't need to. Mild bitterness. Orange and papaya are strongest. Pineapple, apple, grapefuit, and earthiness secondary. Again a solid caramel backbone with a light breadiness and some balancing neutral sweetness. Clean and refreshing.

3.5 M: Medium body. Good moderate carbonation. A little low on creaminess, but it's not a big deal.

4.0 D: Tasty brew that will appeal to those who like a little malt in their IPAs.

08-26-2012 02:38:15 | More by DavoleBomb
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

08-22-2012 05:49:18 | More by shelby415
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4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

08-19-2012 22:58:37 | More by BeefSkillet
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New York

4/5  rDev +4.4%

08-17-2012 14:32:28 | More by CaptDavyJones
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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

08-07-2012 21:40:25 | More by sneth019
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

08-06-2012 14:16:16 | More by hiphopj5
Prometheus IPA from Elysian Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 120 ratings.