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Space Dust IPA - Elysian Brewing Company

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Space Dust IPASpace Dust IPA

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791 Ratings
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Ratings: 791
Reviews: 131
rAvg: 4.1
pDev: 9.27%
Wants: 53
Gots: 188 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Elysian Brewing Company visit their website
Washington, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: corby112 on 08-06-2012

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Ratings: 791 | Reviews: 131
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1.32/5  rDev -67.8%

Photo of beardsonbrews
2.09/5  rDev -49%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Don't believe the hype. The hops were muddled and it wasn't anything more than an average IPA

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2.75/5  rDev -32.9%

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2.75/5  rDev -32.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Hoppy beer not my cup of tea

Photo of Lawl3ss
2.92/5  rDev -28.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Lightly chilled 22 oz bomber into a shaker pint No visible bottling date.

Look- Medium amber, light haze. Loose, foamy head. Nice Lacing.

Smell- Earthy, skunky, dank pine. Semi-sweet graham cracker malt.

Taste- Straightforward, somewhat nondescript but aggressive bittering. More graham cracker and pine, not as fruity as expected. OK.

Mouthfeel- Medium full, finishes fairly dry for the style. Heavier than I'd like.

Overall- Meh, it's fine. Not avoidable, but not particularly good either. Nothing really stands out. For a moderately pricey bomber, it's lackluster. I wouldn't purchase it again.

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3/5  rDev -26.8%

Photo of John_Squires
3/5  rDev -26.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Not as over-the-top hoppy as I've experienced with some Elysian brews. Not a bad thing but nothing else really stood out for me.

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3/5  rDev -26.8%

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3/5  rDev -26.8%

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3/5  rDev -26.8%

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3/5  rDev -26.8%

Photo of harrymel
3.06/5  rDev -25.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Bottled: unk

It's a hazed gold with a solid quilt of bone white foam. Smells like grapefruit, onion, body odor, some more onion, some resin and hemp, a little orange. The flavor is bitter, more onion, more body odor and musk, some lighter grain, some orange and grapefruit pith. Medium bodied with moderate carb and a little wetness on the finish. A little too aggressive with the citra hops, makes it go from fruity love to veggie sadness.

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3.06/5  rDev -25.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

I wasn't a fan of this, maybe it was the batch but this has such a horrible metal aftertaste. I've updated my review I recommend drinking this beer warm it's far more palatable, the metal taste goes away, it does leave a bitter aftertaste, but that I don't mind.

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3.08/5  rDev -24.9%

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3.25/5  rDev -20.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -20.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -20.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -20.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

I hate to say it, but I found this brew to be mediocre and pedestrian (sorry).

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3.25/5  rDev -20.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -20.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -20.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -20.7%

Photo of Suds
3.29/5  rDev -19.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

From a 22 oz bottle, this is a yellow-gold brew, with a white, frothy head. It has a slightly floral, fruity smell. The scent of fruit is especially pleasant....peach and apricot. Slight sugar and flowers. Sharp and bitter hop flavor right in the foretaste. The flavor then softens as a pale and mild malt taste slides into the mid taste. The finish is a lingering hop bitterness. Nice brew.

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3.3/5  rDev -19.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Kegatron
3.31/5  rDev -19.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

22oz bottle. Clear copper with a rocky bright-white head. Sudsy lacing that sticks. Smells leafy, herbal and a touch piney, with a light mix of green citrus and doughy sweetness across the back. The taste is the same, with a mellow mix of green bitterness, herbal flavors and light tropical fruit. A neutral bready sweetness serves as a backbone. Dry, bitter and resinous on the finish. The mouthfeel is medium bodied with a slick creaminess and just a touch of crispness to the carbonation. Alcohol is kept in check. This was an alright IPA with a good mix of hop flavors going on with it. I just wish that it had been a bit more memorable. It’s hard to justify the more expensive bomber price on this though.

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Space Dust IPA from Elysian Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 791 ratings.