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Superfuzz Blood Orange Pale Ale - Elysian Brewing Company

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Superfuzz Blood Orange Pale AleSuperfuzz Blood Orange Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
83
good

482 Ratings
THE BROS
81
good

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Ratings: 482
Reviews: 80
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 11.14%
Wants: 13
Gots: 60 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Elysian Brewing Company visit their website
Washington, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: beertunes on 03-09-2013)
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Photo of Eighty
4/5  rDev +8.7%

Eighty, May 30, 2013
Photo of DrDemento456
3.78/5  rDev +2.7%

Brewed once so I suppose it's almost 2 months old. Into a stein.
A - A very dirty bright orange yellow, almost as hazy as a Hefe, with a solid 1/2 inch of head fed by an impressive level of carbonation/
S - Smells like a regular pale ale to me with pale malts, mild bit of hops, and a touch of orange rind. Doesn't really scream blood orange.
T - Ah there it is the blood orange juice kicks in first sip making it have a very bitter edge similar to an IPA. Sweeter malts then play with some hops but in the end the finish is again sweet with very little bitter. It is however very refreshing.
M - As stated with a light to medium body, crisp carbonation, and session able ABV this beer is again a refreshing summer ale.

Overall quite a tasty fruit based pale ale. I could easily see crushing a six pack (which is very affordable mixed for 10 bucks) unfortunately they are a one time thing so I will enjoy the rest of this single.

DrDemento456, May 30, 2013
Photo of Dcunicelli
3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

Dcunicelli, May 29, 2013
Photo of mscott1975
3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

mscott1975, May 29, 2013
Photo of GoGators
4.25/5  rDev +15.5%

GoGators, May 29, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

TheMultiYeast, May 29, 2013
Photo of Lanstrum
3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

Lanstrum, May 29, 2013
Photo of troegaarden
4/5  rDev +8.7%

troegaarden, May 28, 2013
Photo of GuinnessAtRogerWilco
3.58/5  rDev -2.7%

12oz bottle poured into a pint glass.

AP: Not much of a head on this one as it quickly dissipates down to just a dusting on the surface with some lacing on the side when the glass is titled.
AR: Orange, hay/grass, biscuit, a bit of clover honey. Not a myriad of aromas, but what's there smells pretty good.
T: Blood oranges is the dominant taste, by far. There's a bit of grapefruit in there also, mostly on the back end. Malts are cereal and biscuit with a touch of caramel. If you fancy blood oranges then you'd love this.
M: Moderate carbonation, fairly crisp for the most part with a bit of juiciness on the finish.
OV: Decent, and I can see people enjoying this as a Summer beer, but just not my cup of tea to warrant a higher rating. There are other Summer beers I'd prefer to down a 6pk of.

GuinnessAtRogerWilco, May 28, 2013
Photo of CookstLiquor
4.13/5  rDev +12.2%

Poured from a 355ml bottle. Pours a hazy orangey yellow colour. The nose is typical West Coast APA: pine, citrus grapefruit. On the palate the blood orange really shines through and complements the citrusy hop notes. There are some really nice fruit flavours here, with just a touch of sweetness. The body has a little helft to it. A very solid beer.

CookstLiquor, May 27, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

schopenhauerale, May 27, 2013
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4/5  rDev +8.7%

bubseymour, May 26, 2013
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4/5  rDev +8.7%

rfreed, May 26, 2013
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4/5  rDev +8.7%

lccrunchy, May 26, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

NickThePyro, May 25, 2013
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4/5  rDev +8.7%

oglmcdgl, May 24, 2013
Photo of GreesyFizeek
4.09/5  rDev +11.1%

On tap at the Village Tavern in Geneseo, NY.

Pours a golden, hazy orange. Foamy one inch head, with good lacing down the glass.

Aromas include oranges, pineapple, grapefruit, and pine sap.

The taste is the same. The hop flavors are very orange-forward, due to the addition of blood oranges to this- without me knowing this, I would have just thought the beer was very fruity from the various hop varietals that can give off orange flavors. There's also some grapefruit and pineapple, with a small amount piney bitterness.

Light to medium bodied, low carbonation, crisp mouthfeel.

An excellent, drinkable hoppy APA, one I could easily put a few back of.

GreesyFizeek, May 24, 2013
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4/5  rDev +8.7%

nmann08, May 23, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

orangesol, May 23, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

AngusOg, May 22, 2013
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4/5  rDev +8.7%

pknyc, May 22, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

CreightonSM, May 22, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -25.3%

flyingmick, May 21, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

deonreds, May 21, 2013
Photo of canucklehead
4.39/5  rDev +19.3%

the perfect summer Pale Ale with a great hop presence , big mouthfeel and then the added bonus of the extra taste of blood orange which comes through in the nose and the finish. This is no novelty beer but instead a strong contender for one of the best PA's in the PNW. I hope they make it year round.

canucklehead, May 20, 2013
Superfuzz Blood Orange Pale Ale from Elysian Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 482 ratings.