Elephant Rock IPA | Pikes Peak Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Pikes Peak Brewing Company
Colorado, United States
pikespeakbrewing.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.70%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by bigaltemple on 07-15-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
60
Reviews:
10
Avg:
3.33
pDev:
17.42%
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
14
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 60 |  Reviews: 10
Photo of ffshore545
3.67/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Wasatch
3.78/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12 oz. Can

Pours a pretty nice hazy golden pale orangy color, very nice carbonation, with a very nice thick/creamy two-finger off-white head, which also leaves some pretty nice creamy sticky lacing behind. The nose is hoppy, some malt, citrus, piney. The taste is pretty nice, hoppy, malty, citrusy, with some pines. Medium body, ABV hidden pretty well, with a nice dry/bitter finish. Overall, a tasty brew.

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Photo of sirzekel
4.18/5  rDev +25.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Franziskaner
3.57/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Gold in color with lots of haziness from moderately sized sediment. Light lacing. There's easily 2 inches of tightly packed dense tan head resting on top. The aroma is of citrus hops and light malt. I'm tasting sharply bitter citrus hops, tangerine, and light malt. The mouth is dry, resinous, and sticky.

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Photo of corywalston
3.29/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Photo of pagesofphotographs
3.83/5  rDev +15%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of batt6343
4/5  rDev +20.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of msumike89
4/5  rDev +20.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of COR8RFAN
3.71/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Ryannotbryan
2.83/5  rDev -15%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of akolb
2.49/5  rDev -25.2%
look: 2 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2

Brewed on 4/18/16
Pours a hazy amber. There are some floaties in here, looks like hop fragments.
Aroma has some promise: pine, resin, and grapefruit. But there's also a yeastiness that suggests fermentation problems. The taste has citrus and nice malts, but the sweetness is overpowering. Downright syrupy. Boozy and oxidized, despite the freshness. Shows some promise, but is deeply flawed.

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Photo of Haybeerman
2.8/5  rDev -15.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of habaceeba
3.39/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of rangerred
3.02/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of Nat1975
3.33/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of sirhc3034
3.53/5  rDev +6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of cbcrunch
3.58/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of deereless
3.34/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of svenness
3.4/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Canned on 11/30/15

L: Hazy orange, white head
S: Intense hops, piney, grapefruit, passion fruit, melon
T: Resin, bitter, fruit, rubber
F: Medium-light bodied, fairly dry, hop oils coat the tongue, lingering bitterness
O: Heavy late hoping but also bitter, the combinations of hops used produces a not entirely pleasant aroma/taste to me when. After warming, however, I am perceiving a lot less bitterness and the rubber flavor has gone away.

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Photo of Beaver13
2/5  rDev -39.9%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

12 oz can. Pours very murky hazy tea color with a very small head that quickly goes to a few bubbles after a vigorous pour.

The aroma is subdued - sweet worty crystal malt with a little fruit and piney hops.

The flavor is sweet sugary under attenuated crystal malt with some fruit and a bit of diacetyl and a grassy piney bitter finish. The mouthfeel is light bodied and watery with almost no carbonation.

Overall, not a big fan.

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Photo of nathanmiller
4/5  rDev +20.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of keng1343
3.6/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of MikeI
3.69/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of WDJersey
3.69/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Oregonbrewdude91
4.57/5  rDev +37.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Love this beer, it was one of there flagship brews and it is still just as amazing as when I first tried it. 4.25/5
O.B.D91

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Elephant Rock IPA from Pikes Peak Brewing Company
3.33 out of 5 based on 60 ratings.
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