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Deep Ellum IPA | Deep Ellum Brewing Company

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Deep Ellum IPADeep Ellum IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Deep Ellum Brewing Company
Texas, United States
deepellumbrewing.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by UTCengOwl on 01-21-2012

BEER STATS
Reviews:
93
Ratings:
787
Avg:
4.05
pDev:
31.36%
 
 
Wants:
50
Gots:
268
For Trade:
3
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Reviews: 93 | Ratings: 787
Reviews by Durge:
Photo of Durge
4.03/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Found at the Draught House Pub in Austin this IPA is a deep
amber/yellow-copper color with a fair white cover of randomly dispersed bubbles
and very solid lacing. The aroma has a woodsy pine hop theme with some iced tea
and caramel malt. Respectable enough. The flavor brings out a beautifully harsh evergreen with more caramel tea malt. Plenty of hop bite for sure, green, a bit grassy with a woodsy
rye overtone. This stuff is solidly medium bodied with slightly syrupy feel and
subtle but tingly carbonation. This is a drinkable IPA that really delivers the
hop bite!

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More User Reviews:
Photo of WoodBrew
4.1/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Trying the Deep Ellum IPA at Mojos Sports Bar and Grill. The beer poured a clear golden with white head that is lacing like a Victoria secret catalog. The scent was bitter citrus with pine tones. The taste was bitter through the drink...definitely had grapefruit peel zeal with some pine resin. The Mouthfeel was medium in body with good carbonation. Overall it's worth a try.

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Photo of Dustoff21
4.49/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Damn solid IPA.... Very drinkable and pleasant. An incredibly fine, everyday drinker....Especially for lovers of hops. The perfect balance of hoppiness and citrus.

L- Brilliant color. Deep amber, pumpkin in appearance. About a half a fingers worth of head that quickly disappeared which was the only disappointment of this beer.

S- Not much here. Slight aroma of hops and malt. Hints of orange and just a touch of sweetness.

T- Very hoppy in taste. Incredibly smooth. Doesn't leave that bite like a west coast IPA may.

O- absolutely solid IPA.....the fact that it is easily attainable pushes this IPA over the top. Would definitely keep this in the fridge on a full time basis

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Photo of TxHopHead4
4/5  rDev -1.2%

Photo of Tiernan
4/5  rDev -1.2%

Photo of Brent_B
4/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DaftPatrick
3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

Photo of Kappakoosh
3.25/5  rDev -19.8%

Photo of Todd
3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

Photo of Ravenz98
4.1/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of TTripp725
3.02/5  rDev -25.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of SmellsofMahagony
4/5  rDev -1.2%

Photo of phatsmackey
4.54/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of JakerLou
4.16/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Lucas4990
4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

Photo of PhilsPils
2.89/5  rDev -28.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Man, people that think this is one of Texas' best IPA's need to get out more. Way too caramelly to be a favorite IPA of mine and really too much for the style unless you are talking English IPA (which we are not). Not enough hops to keep it from tasting honey-sweet and not nearly enough hops aroma to be a good IPA. Slightly boozy, toffee-ish, boring. Might pass for an American Strong Ale with just a touch more malt. I ain't pouring it out but I won't have another. Just as a side note, I don't think it's badly brewed and I have had several DE beers that I thought were excellent. I just have a problem with the recipe on this one. But as everyone knows, it comes down to what floats YOUR boat!

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Photo of Mora2000
4.42/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

On tap at the Holy Grail Pub in Plano.

The beer pours an orangish-gold color with a large white head. The aroma has a ton of pine and resinous notes in it. The beer smells great and the aroma reminds me of the best IPAs from the West Coast. After the great aroma, the flavor doesn't disappoint. I get a lot of pine and resin as expected, but there is also a strong pineapple and mango component which goes with the other notes very well. There is a little bit of biscuit malt, but the bitterness is fairly strong. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

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Photo of jamesmk48
4.19/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Meyers1023
4.08/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of waprimrose
3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

Photo of randal
2.9/5  rDev -28.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

The other reviews will tell you what this beer looks like - very typical unfiltered-looking American IPA. The mouthfeel is a bit heavy for an IPA reminding me of Enterprise IPA from Drydock in Aurora Colorado before they dialed in the recipe back when they were in a hallway connected to The Brew Hut.

No single hop note seems to shine although there is plenty of bitterness - I didn't get a lot of citrus or pine but plenty of "dank" as I also find in Modus Hoperendi from Ska. The aroma is fairly light as I've been spoiled by Green Flash however this is by no means a bad beer. If it suffers from anything it is a lack of pronounced identity but perhaps they will find their groove.

Wow - I guess that's a lot of "shout outs" for a review but comparison to mainstays is inevitable in this style.

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Photo of virinow
4/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ehammond1
3.64/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Can (2013)

Acquired via trade
Thanks, wagenvolks and xpimptastikx!

A tasty IPA from Texas. Somewhat maltier and sweeter than I'm used to, but this is a fine beverage for a scorching hot day--they have them in Texas and we're having our share now in Southern California! Well crafted, easily drinkable, decent passion/tropical fruit hop notes in the aroma and flavor along with moderate bitterness. Crushed the can, easily.

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Photo of Dello
4.75/5  rDev +17.3%

Photo of HoppySeb
4/5  rDev -1.2%

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Deep Ellum IPA from Deep Ellum Brewing Company
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