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

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Ratings:
827
Reviews:
97
Avg:
4.05
pDev:
10.62%
 
 
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51
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4.02/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.75/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

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3.65/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A thanks to the czar of canned beer, woodychandler, for this beer. Poured from a 12 oz. can. Has a dark orange color with a long lasting 1/2 inch head. Smell is of citrus, some malts. Taste is well balanced malts and hops. Citrus, touch of resin, moderate bitterness. Feels full bodied in the mouth and overall is a solid beer.

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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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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Deep Ellum IPA pours like a golden sunset - definitely Instagram worthy. Its striking but hazed golden-amber tones become blistered when held into the light. Its suds barely meet the minimum requirements to pass as both 'head' and 'lacing', but meet them they do.

Anyone skeptical of cans need do nothing more than smell Deep Ellum IPA. Flamboyantly floral and fruity, it has notes of mango, grapefruit and papaya as well as earthy nuances of pine serum. It even manages to strike some accord with the sweeter, toasty, toffee-like malts.

The flavour tends to change in the glass from rose-like florals to citrus to biscuity malts. It never stays in one place for too long and has other, subtler flavours (like those of baklava, honeycomb, pine and pineapple) that hide in plain sight - subtle but obvious once you spot them.

Whatever pungency the hops are responsible for, they make up for it with refreshing notes of lemon and key lime (which just so happen to pair wonderfully with the crust-like flavour of the malts). The bitterness, though fairly substantial, is not at all off-putting and has a soft, agreeable grassy texture. The beer doesn't really seem 7%.

They say 'everything is bigger in Texas' and that seems to be true too of IPAs. Deep Ellum IPA is a beer that shows great delineation for fruity and floral hoppy flavours and folds in the appropriate amount of maltiness. It is balanced but bold, drinkable but dynamic, and everything else one could ask for in a go-to IPA. A great first impression of this brewery.

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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Deep Ellum IPA from Deep Ellum Brewing Company
4.05 out of 5 based on 827 ratings.
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