Emelisse TIPA | Bierbrouwerij Grand-Café Emelisse

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85
very good
93 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Bierbrouwerij Grand-Café Emelisse
Netherlands
emelisse.nl

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Formerly Emelisse Triple IPA

Added by Brabander on 09-26-2010

BEER STATS
Ratings:
93
Reviews:
38
Avg:
3.77
pDev:
10.88%
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
9
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 93 |  Reviews: 38
Photo of AlexAfonin
4.44/5  rDev +17.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Marius
3.77/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Hazy amber with a generous amount of head. The smell is funky and dank, with notes of grapefruit and papaya. Bitter, salty and spicy taste, with the alcohol being a bit too present in the mix. Sticky mouthfeel with a bitter and alcoholic aftertaste.

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Photo of DocDownUnder
4.44/5  rDev +17.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of dcmchew
3.89/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of janubio
4/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Deep orange-aamber colour, with a two fingers head that leaves ring and lace when it vanishes.Aroma of spices, clove, orange, tropical fruits. Full body, creamy palate. Taste is spicy, fruity, Not as bitter as I expected, there's enven some sweetness in it. Very good.

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Photo of Evil_Pidde
4.03/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Allegue04
3.97/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Takahiro
3.3/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Looks: caramel/tan with thick foam
Smell: piney hops, alcohol, caramelized sugar, yeast
Taste: caramel malt, caramelized sugar, piney hop flavor, grape-fruit hop bitterness. First few sips, before my palate got adjusted, the beer seemed to accentuate caramel sugar. After few sips, hops starts to play dominant role, and american-hop flavor and bitterness start to shine.
Feel: a bit chewy. probably due to high gravity, but this is not too heavy
Overall: a solid sipper. would fit well into american barley wine category

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Photo of Mattias
3.5/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Thebeertree
3.53/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MacStinson
3.71/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MichaelLamb
3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

Photo of olradetbalder
3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

Photo of Kroehny_Loves_Hops
4.5/5  rDev +19.4%

Photo of CrazyDavros
4/5  rDev +6.1%

Pours copper with a small, dense head.
Nose shows loads of sweet rich caramel malt with some resinous and piny hops underneath.
Intense flavours. A lot more malt but the hops are more prominent overall. Big piny notes alongside a whack of hot alcohol.

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Photo of hansavijaticar
4/5  rDev +6.1%

Photo of AdamNowek
4.04/5  rDev +7.2%

Photo of Faroveryonder
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of Scsinger85
4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

Photo of Hayley_86
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of Anatole
3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

Photo of CwrwAmByth
4/5  rDev +6.1%

Photo of Paulkasykes30
3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

Photo of Brewhemoth
3.96/5  rDev +5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

From a 330ml bottle into a tulip pint glass.

A: Pours quite clear, with a bit a haze; a reddish amber. Good finger and a bit of thick head at first, which dissipated at a normal rate. Left excellent lacing. Very good head retention - until the end (given its a slow drink). A minute amount of visible activity.
S: A nutty toffee up front with the deepness of tropical fruits and a little bit of pine spice.
T: Pale malts very quickly followed by some caramel and toffee notes then solidly backed up by bittering hops. Very nice lingering bitterness. There is a light alcohol taste at the end, but definitely does not taste like 10% .
M: Nice and full for and IPA, but drinks very smoothly though. Coats the mouth well, a little bit oily, but just right.

Overall: Very nicely balanced beer. Excellent drink for at the end of a long day.

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Photo of tom10101
3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

Emelisse TIPA from Bierbrouwerij Grand-Café Emelisse
3.77 out of 5 based on 93 ratings.
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