Elevator Three Frogs IPA | Elevator Brewery & Draught Haus

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Elevator Three Frogs IPAElevator Three Frogs IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Elevator Brewery & Draught Haus
Ohio, United States
elevatorbrewing.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by blakesell on 04-27-2008

BEER STATS
Ratings:
242
Reviews:
50
Avg:
3.51
pDev:
15.95%
 
 
Wants:
5
Gots:
54
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 242 |  Reviews: 50
Photo of Brenden
3.58/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Notes from last weekend; my second taste of Elevator.

It looks good, a cloudy (unfiltered?) yellow-orange that's just a couple shades lighter than amber with a nicely sized and shaped head sticking around on top for a good while before a thick and compact foam drops good legging and some patching well down the glass.
There's both citrus and pine in the aroma with some pith to it. There's also a lightly herbal quality. Malts add a little sweetness to it but mostly breads. It's pretty well-attenuated but not fully nuanced or balanced.
The same goes for the flavor; something about the pith, the leafiness going a little too herbal, and the malt being a little too involved make it pretty good but a little short of great.
The body is medium, and the beer feels good with a consistent crispness, a smooth flow and a moderate carbonation.

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Photo of leprechaunandfatman
4.25/5  rDev +21.1%

Photo of ShemRahBoo
3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

Photo of Lukass
4.25/5  rDev +21.1%

Photo of DavoleBomb
3.75/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a perfect pint.

3.75 A: Well hazed dark orange color. Two and a half fingers of frothy/creamy off-white head. Retention is good and plenty of lacing is left.

3.75 S: Sweet and citrusy. Orange and lemon really stand out. Bready yeast with caramel notes. Mildly floral. Focus is really the citrusy hops.

3.75 T: Tastes like the nose. Citrusy orange and lemon. Bready yeastiness. Decent neutral malt backbone with hints of caramel.

3.75 M: Medium body. Good moderate carbonation. Reasonably creamy and quite smooth.

3.75 D: Wasn't expecting much as I've never even heard of the brewery, but this turned out to be a pretty good beer.

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Photo of beergoot
3.39/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Bottle label date: 07 27 2015 with an ABV of 6.9% (their web site lists the current ABV as 7.6%)

Cloudy, golden hued body with a very thick, creamy, dense head; lots of fine, gently rising carbonation bubbles. A faint, muddled aroma of grasses and herbs; sweet, malt grain note. Sweet, grainy flavors with some spicy bitterness; powdered sugar; biscuits and honey. Medium bodied; smooth, velvety texture; mostly dry finish.

The beer label claims "triple hopping" during the brewing process plus two rounds of dry hopping. Granted, the time between the bottle's date and my consumption is about five months, but there was little definitive hop presence in the aroma or the flavor. All the same, the beer looks great and has a pleasant, very enjoyable flavor even if it doesn't reach hop-bomb status.

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Photo of AMCimpi
3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

Photo of Nunya
3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

Photo of masterofsparks
3/5  rDev -14.5%

Photo of ckollias
4/5  rDev +14%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Enjoyed this beer on tap at my cousin’s wedding in Athens Ohio

A: Pours an orange hue with a white head that slowly dissipates in to a wispy lace.

S: Super hoppy and bitter aroma.

T: Amazing hoppy flavor with each sip being more bitter than the last.

M: Medium body and medium carbonation

O: Awesome IPA – had about 5 or 6 of these

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Photo of SDRedDevil
3.5/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JayQue
4.03/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Another good beer from Ohio. Pours a hazy dull dark gold color with a big white head. Good head retention and good lacing. Fine looking IPA.

Strong aroma: Piney hops with some floral aroma as well. Nice

Taste is good as well. Piney hops with some citrus and floral hops as well. Caramel malts take a back seat, but they balance things out some. A nice bitter beer, but not a total hop bomb.

Mouthfeel is crisp. Nice bitterness. Maybe a bit thin but still good. No hint of the 8% abv,

This is a good solid IPA. A bit strong for swilling in mass quantities, but you won't know this from the taste.

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Photo of Adamostella
4/5  rDev +14%

Photo of JimmyFlatRock
3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

Photo of Ozzylizard
2.61/5  rDev -25.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Undated bottle at 40 degrees into SA lager glass
Aroma weak malt
Head average (4 cm, aggressive pour), off white, frothy, diminishing to 2 mm ring
Lacing poor – few small islands of small bubbles
Body light orange, hazy
Flavor malty, slightly sweet; no hops, no alcohol, no diacetyl
Palate medium, oily, lively carbonation

Appearance 3, Aroma 2.5, Flavor 2.5, Palate 2.75, Overall 2.75

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Photo of wvsabbath
3.58/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Kiniey01
3/5  rDev -14.5%

Photo of BPMeyer27
3/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Danielr26
3.25/5  rDev -7.4%

Photo of ThePorterSorter
2.69/5  rDev -23.4%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Picked up recently in Columbus, OH (was told that it had come in relatively recently considering the proximity of the brewery to the store)

The beer pours a dull copper color with a thin, creamy off-white head that laces. The nose is...absent. Possibly a subtle citrus, but I cant say for sure. The taste is equally unrewarding and underwhelming. There is are heavily muted hops upfront followed by a stifled sweetness. I suspect Zeelandy hops comprise most of the hop profile (with their onion and cheesy weirdness), but I really can't taste much to verify. The beer becomes slightly more appealing as it warms. The mouthfeel is medium bodied, smooth, effervescent with a hint of sweetness and twinge of lemon rind bitterness in the finish. This is really an unimpressive beer that I wouldn't even call a pale ale let alone an IPA.

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Photo of gregcordle
3.75/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of drbenderdo
4/5  rDev +14%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of duff247
3/5  rDev -14.5%

Photo of zimm421
3.96/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a standard pint glass. Appears a nice hazy, golden orange color with a very thick white head that has some great staying power and leaves some attractive lacing.

Smell isn't quite as strong as I hoped. There are some piney notes and a slight amount of citrus. I also get some caramel malts; very well balanced here. The taste is balanced as well, with the addition of some earthiness. Not overly hopped, but again notes of pine and citrus. The caramel comes through and as it warms there is a slight alcohol flavor, but you have to search for it.

The mouthfeel is very smooth, almost creamy. The carbonation isn't over done. Medium-bodied and it just goes down nicely. Overall, a decent IPA. I've definitely had better, but it's a good local option that I was happy to see in bottles.

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Photo of bigbluebeerguy
3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

Elevator Three Frogs IPA from Elevator Brewery & Draught Haus
3.51 out of 5 based on 242 ratings.
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