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Space Dust IPA - Elysian Brewing Company

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Space Dust IPASpace Dust IPA

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

360 Ratings
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Ratings: 360
Reviews: 58
rAvg: 4.05
pDev: 9.14%
Wants: 29
Gots: 37 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Elysian Brewing Company visit their website
Washington, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: corby112 on 08-06-2012)
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

deonreds, Aug 15, 2013
Photo of Evarigan
4/5  rDev -1.2%

Evarigan, Aug 15, 2013
Photo of portia99
4.01/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22oz bottle with no noticeable date on it poured into an Idle Hands tulip glass.

A - Pours a pale, coppery golden color with two fingers of fluffy white head that shows good staying power. Sticky webs of lacing left on the glass.

S - Very citrusy aroma. Sweet, white grapefruit up front, touches of pine...very juicy smelling. Low level biscuity malt base, a bit earthy too. Very fresh smelling hop aroma.

T - Plenty of grapefruity citrus, trace of lemons. Earthy hop bitterness that lingers throughout each sip. Touch of alcohol, some bread and biscuits. Mix of a bit of pine and some tropical fruity mango as well.

M - Just on the lighter side of medium bodied. A lower level, creamy carbonation gives this a very smooth texture. Tasty citrusy aspects, medium bitterness.

O - Good IPA. If this was local, I could see myself having this fairly often. Well balanced with good citrusy hop presence. Not overpowering...perhaps a bit strong for a sessionable beer at 7.2%, but could have a couple of these in an evening.

portia99, Aug 14, 2013
Photo of Kimbo1318
3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

Kimbo1318, Aug 14, 2013
Photo of Pusher55
4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

Pusher55, Aug 13, 2013
Photo of nyyfanatic213
4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

nyyfanatic213, Aug 12, 2013
Photo of BillHilly
4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

BillHilly, Aug 12, 2013
Photo of Mole_Playing_Rough
3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

Mole_Playing_Rough, Aug 11, 2013
Photo of Sammy
4/5  rDev -1.2%

Sammy, Aug 11, 2013
Photo of jryanj927
4/5  rDev -1.2%

jryanj927, Aug 11, 2013
Photo of Dhamma73
4/5  rDev -1.2%

Dhamma73, Aug 09, 2013
Photo of chrislikesbeer
4.64/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

I've had the pleasure of having this beer from the tap and from the bottle. When from the bottle, I poured into a pint glass. The color is a real golden color with at least a half inch of thick white head. The smell is very aromatic. Lots of citrus up front. As far as the taste, the first notes I got was a mixture between bright piney hops and citrus. In more detail, big grapefruit notes come after the swallow and stick around. Hops are up front but not over powering. As the beer warms the flavors intensify and become a little more complex.
This is a very well balanced IPA with great smell and flavor. One of my favorites for sure.

chrislikesbeer, Aug 09, 2013
Photo of micromaniac129
4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

micromaniac129, Aug 09, 2013
Photo of BadaBeer
3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

BadaBeer, Aug 09, 2013
Photo of Mersh
4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

Mersh, Aug 08, 2013
Photo of Alieniloquium
3.86/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

650 mL bottle poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Hazy orange body. Big white head. Excellent lacing as it settles to a wispy surface with a few islands of bubbles.

Smell - Orange hops. Grapefruit starts to dominate, though. Sweet malts. Doughy. Pine hops round it out.

Taste - Grapefruit hop flavor. Toasty malt. Still has that doughy sweet malt, but there's quite a bit of toasted malt. Piney and bitter throughout.

Mouthfeel - Thick for an IPA. That's not unpleasant though. Very bitter, seemingly throughout the flavor of the beer.

Overall - A little rough around the edges, but a very nice IPA. Drinks like a double, but considering how flavorful it is, that's a good thing.

Alieniloquium, Aug 07, 2013
Photo of blackcloud
3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

blackcloud, Aug 07, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

Audi4awrangler, Aug 06, 2013
Photo of cvm4
3.94/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Pours a clear, light amber with a two finger white head.

S - Tropical fruits and floral notes abound with an inviting hoppy background.

T - Citrus sweetness at first that develops to piney hoppy notes. Not a huge hop/bitter bomb here. Just enough sweet malts to balance it out.

M - Medium bodied/carbonation. Had a wet finish.

O - Very balanced IPA with an awesome looking label.

cvm4, Aug 04, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

CaptDavyJones, Aug 04, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

mikeburd1128, Aug 03, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

CatapultDowntown, Aug 03, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

Pensfan0782, Aug 03, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +17.3%

Boardshort_Brewer, Aug 02, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

brheuer, Aug 01, 2013
Space Dust IPA from Elysian Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 360 ratings.