Puma IPA | Elk Mountain Brewing

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Elk Mountain Brewing
Colorado, United States
elkmountainbrewing.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by brewdenver on 04-03-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
12
Reviews:
5
Avg:
3.82
pDev:
14.92%
 
 
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Ratings: 12 |  Reviews: 5
Photo of kojevergas
2.61/5  rDev -31.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Resinous and sticky as hell, with a dank hop character and obvious overcarbonation.

Drinkable, but subpar for the style.

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Photo of jacobdunne
4.24/5  rDev +11%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

You can really smell the yeast as you are drinking this IPA. The Puma IPA is delicious and I would have again the next time I visit!

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Photo of Gerred
3.62/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of WDJersey
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

Photo of BDeibs
3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

Photo of morganrs25
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

Photo of BeerMeColorado
4/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of DenverLogan
4/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at the brewery.
Gold color.
Aroma of slight sweet malt and grass hops.
Moderate carbonation; penetrating mouthfeel.
Taste of grass and grapefruit hops, slight bitter melon rind, slight roasted malts. There's also some astringency and grainy notes. Not spectacular but a decent IPA depending on how you like your hop profile.

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Photo of SkeeterBoganski
3.82/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Enjoyed at the brewery

Nice color tones, amber color but slightly darker; bubbly head; little lacing; good hop flavor, light though; light citrus on the nose; good IPA taste, not overwhelmingly hoppy; good sessionable IPA. Something you might take back in a growler to share with others.

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Photo of emmasdad
3.35/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Thanks to Don for this one. On tap at Rackhouse poured a clear golden amber with a small lasting amber head. Aromas of biscuit, orange, tropical fruit and light earthiness. Palate was medium bodied and smoth with a dry finish. Flavors of bread, orange, tropical fruit and light earthiness with a smooth moderatly bitte fruit finish.

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Photo of ArrogantB
3.16/5  rDev -17.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

On tap at Rackhouse Pub. Dark amber color, good head, ok. Smell is kind of boring, not much hops and a bit of malt but overall quite un-entertaining. The taste had a decent bitterness but I'd say it was a little too balanced to the point of bitterness being the only aspect hops added to the flavor. The rest was a boring maltiness. I'd like to try this again maybe fresh at the brewery to give them another chance but this is a very average IPA. I can;t believe the other reviewer gave them a perfect 5.0, I am incredulous.

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Photo of brewdenver
5/5  rDev +30.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

A: Strong lacing and fingers around glass. Head poured a nice creamy white holding together for some time.

S: Amazing smell and florals from this beer. Grapefruit, bitter orange, lemon and strong malts hit the nose.

T: Spot on for an American IPA. Zesty and full of bitter fruits in the mouth. All balancing with the malt leaving you with a slightly dry finish but wanting more.

M: Moderate to medium body with just the right amount of carbonation.

O: An excellent American IPA. I am not a fan of IPA's in general but this is one I would like to have more of. I don't remember the ABV of this beer. I will call them and get an update on that as soon as I can.

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Puma IPA from Elk Mountain Brewing
3.82 out of 5 based on 12 ratings.
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