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Ruin Rosemary Agave IPA - Elysian Brewing Company

Ruin Rosemary Agave IPARuin Rosemary Agave IPA

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43 Ratings
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Ratings: 43
Reviews: 16
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 13.37%


Brewed by:
Elysian Brewing Company visit their website
Washington, United States

Style | ABV
Herbed / Spiced Beer |  7.30% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: JohnGalt1 on 05-24-2012)
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Reviews by Cylinsier:
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Cylinsier

Pennsylvania

4.11/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

22

Pours a hazy amber orange, slight white lacing for a head.

Smells of honey, orange citrus, and mild grapefruit hops.

Tastes upfront of fruity hops and some honey sweetness, followed by agave and herbal notes.

Medium to full body with tingly carbonation on the roof of the mouth.

I'm really getting into agave in beer and this is a pretty good example of it being used well. It balances the hops well without being too sweet. The beer manages to feel clean and refreshing while also keeping some heft to it. Quite good and would certainly have it again.

Serving type: bottle

07-26-2013 00:02:13 | More by Cylinsier
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jaydoc

Kansas

3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

11-16-2013 03:25:22 | More by jaydoc
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wrightst

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

10-18-2013 16:56:44 | More by wrightst
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gshackles

New York

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

09-01-2013 17:50:03 | More by gshackles
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Delaware

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08-14-2013 03:46:12 | More by ROGUE16
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California

3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

08-03-2013 20:32:22 | More by spark3148857
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Rand_ale_Thor

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

07-11-2013 16:48:04 | More by Rand_ale_Thor
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New York

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

04-12-2013 03:09:54 | More by ipc2000
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New York

4.75/5  rDev +32.3%

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Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

03-05-2013 19:41:34 | More by imperialking
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Gonzoillini

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

02-23-2013 23:02:30 | More by Gonzoillini
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Washington

4.25/5  rDev +18.4%

01-07-2013 04:24:42 | More by hannaho
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Twal

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

12-30-2012 00:23:44 | More by Twal
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jco3rd

California

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

12-23-2012 20:46:09 | More by jco3rd
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Mora2000

Texas

3.68/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Thanks to 5000 for sending me this bottle.

The beer pours a yellow color with a white head. The aroma is full of rosemary and agave - unsurprisingly - with some biscuit malt thrown in. The flavor is similar. The rosemary notes really come through strongly in the flavor, but they are jointed by some biscuit and other assorted herbal notes. Low bitterness. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

Serving type: bottle

10-21-2012 05:14:40 | More by Mora2000
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4ster

Quebec (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

10-19-2012 14:42:33 | More by 4ster
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TimoP

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

10-17-2012 00:10:15 | More by TimoP
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CaptDavyJones

New York

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

09-11-2012 04:02:50 | More by CaptDavyJones
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stampfler07

Colorado

4/5  rDev +11.4%

09-06-2012 03:09:55 | More by stampfler07
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oline73

Maryland

3.58/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

I had this on-tap at Max's. Served in a tasting glass.

Appearance: Pours a cloudy amber color with a yellow hue. There is a half finger of fluffy off white head that leaves a layer on top of the pour.

Smell: The hops are there with a strong floral note. I'm also picking up some tropical fruit that reminds me of papaya.

Taste: More malty than the smell indicated. I'm getting some bready yeast notes. The bitter hops build toward the end with some fruity floral notes. I'm not sure that I'm picking up the rosemary. The finish is bitter from the hops.

Mouthfeel: Medium body with tingly carbonation and a dry finish.

Overall: Lots going on here, but I'm not sure it all worked for me. It was an interesting beer, but I don't think I need any more.

Serving type: on-tap

09-05-2012 02:30:59 | More by oline73
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HuskyinPDX

Washington

3.88/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle opened on 8.14.12.
Number 5 in the series.

A - Very cloudy, lighter orange with a two inch fluffy white head that fades slowly.

S - Sweet citrus, lemons, honey.

T - Lemons, with a bitter grass finish, lost in sweetness.

D - Good carbonation, light to medium body.

O - Citrusy and bitter. A touch dull overall.

Serving type: bottle

08-18-2012 05:54:00 | More by HuskyinPDX
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corby112

Pennsylvania

3.18/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Draft at the brewpub in Seattle.

Pours a cloudy pale golden orange color with golden edges and a half finger white head that quickly settles into a lasting ring. Sporadic spots of lace left behind.

Herbal, floral hop aroma with citrus sweetness and pale malt notes.  Some earthy spice and grassy hops along with zesty orange peel and tropical fruit countered by pale graham cracker/biscuit malt.

Medium bodied with a lot of citrus sweetness and pale malt flavor countering the floral, herbal hops.  Zesty spice up front with some herbal freshness and dry bitterness that's countered by hints of mango, pineapple, grapefruit and orange peel.  Agave adds more sweetness but is kept in check by pale malts.  Nice hop presence up front that is overpowered mid palate reappearing in a dry finish.  Abv decently masked making it easy to drink but it's still kind of mediocre.

Serving type: on-tap

08-06-2012 22:17:23 | More by corby112
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Ruin Rosemary Agave IPA from Elysian Brewing Company
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