Elephant Rock IPA | Pikes Peak Brewing Company

Elephant Rock IPAElephant Rock IPA
BA SCORE
31.7%
Liked This Beer
3.52 w/ 60 ratings
Elephant Rock IPAElephant Rock IPA
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

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by bigaltemple on 07-15-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#37,103
Reviews:
10
Ratings:
60
Liked:
19
Avg:
3.52/5
pDev:
15.34%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
14
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 60 |  Reviews: 10
Reviews by bigaltemple:
Photo of bigaltemple
3.54/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Dark, golden amber in color. Bubbly, one finger off-white head settles out quickly. Very faint collar provides some occasional spots of lace.

Pine residue dominates. Sweet, juicy citrus notes make their way through as the brew warms a little. Hints at peach and mango.

Not overly sweet, but a decent malt base. Resinous, but again some tropical notes fight their way through. Fairly balanced. Good amount of carbonation in this medium-bodied beer. No overpowering, or long lingering aftertaste.

Pretty straight forward IPA. Surprised at the almost 8% ABV, as it drinks quite easily. First canned offering from the brewery, so I'll be interested to see where they go from here.

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Photo of Kappakoosh
3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

Photo of Beaver13
2/5  rDev -43.2%
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 Franziskaner
3.57/5  rDev +1.4%
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 timontheroad
4/5  rDev +13.6%

Photo of jbh26
3.95/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

Photo of jtnord
3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

Photo of pagesofphotographs
3.83/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of GRG1313
3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

Photo of akolb
2.49/5  rDev -29.3%
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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3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

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4/5  rDev +13.6%

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1/5  rDev -71.6%

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3.71/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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3.58/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3/5  rDev -14.8%

Photo of keng1343
3.6/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev +13.6%

Photo of batt6343
4/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

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3.33/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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4.18/5  rDev +18.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

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Elephant Rock IPA from Pikes Peak Brewing Company
Beer rating: 31.7% out of 100 with 60 ratings
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