7437
Elevation Beer Co.

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From:
Elevation Beer Co.
 
Colorado, United States
Style:
Imperial IPA
ABV:
8.3%
Score:
92
Avg:
4.15 | pDev: 8.19%
Reviews:
21
Ratings:
101
Status:
Active
Rated:
May 13, 2020
Added:
Jul 29, 2013
Wants:
  8
Gots:
  17
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Rated: 3.75 by RiceOwls27 from Texas

May 13, 2020
 
Rated: 4.5 by bdlusa from Texas

Jun 26, 2019
 
Rated: 4.1 by Kolb from Montana

Apr 25, 2019
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Reviewed by LeeryLeprechaun from Colorado

4/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
A warm orange color, great clarity, nice white head, easily brought back to life.

Aroma is a mixture of piney and citrusy hops, some grapefruit notes, great aromatics, no fermentation off flavors or malt aromas.

Great level of carbonation with a solid mouth feel and medium body.

Malt backbone supports the bitter finish.
Oct 22, 2017
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Reviewed by akolb from Colorado

4.08/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
On tap at the brewery. Pours a murky amber. Aroma has sweet caramel, dank hops, pine. Huge hops in the taste: grapefruit, mango, pine. Bitter, astringent finish. A very good DIPA.
Jul 18, 2017
 
Rated: 3.94 by BlueSpader from Washington

Jul 08, 2017
 
Rated: 4.19 by kkarimi from Texas

Jun 21, 2017
 
Rated: 3.81 by tommy5 from Michigan

Feb 23, 2017
 
Rated: 4.02 by keng1343 from Colorado

Dec 19, 2016
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Reviewed by CarolinaCardinals from North Carolina

4.21/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
Picked up a single from Craft Beer hop stop and Late July for $2.99. Bottle Date May 19th 2016. Beer poured golden with a nice white head on the initial pour and has some pretty good Hang Time. Nose is tropical and citrusy, very nice! Taste is of peaches, mango, and some grapefruit and a very light hop finish. Mouthfeel is medium-bodied very smooth. Overall I was quite impressed with this beer. Definitely would do this one again!
Oct 12, 2016
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Reviewed by allforbetterbeer from Colorado

4.12/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
Bought in Denver as a single. Bottled 03/01/2016 and opened 03/29/2016.

Lightly hazy copper tinged gold with minimal head from a soft pour. A swirl brings back a thin compact layer of off white foam.

Aroma is sharp, herbal, and zesty. Like mashed-up late summer Colorado prairie weeds, flowers, and sage. A little pine sap and seasoning salt.

The hops in the flavor (and there are LOTS of them) follow the nose taking a more herbal, spicy, grassy avenue than citrus or evergreen. There is a nice resinous quality to the flavor, lasting all the way to the last instant the beer is in the mouth. This all out focus on hop power is a classic DIPA quality and is done well. Malt is way way in the back seat, which isn't how I like my regular "drinking" IPAs, but what I expect from a beer brazenly labeled double IPA. Solid and well done flavor.

The mouthfeel has some nice weight in terms of pure "hop nectar" quality, but isn't syrupy. Carbonation seems to be average.

Conclusion: I much prefer DIPAs which focus more on evergreen or citrus flavored hops, but this one takes a different track and does it wonderfully. This is a good beer, and my personal preference in hop varietals doesn't affect my score based on the skill with which this beer was constructed. I love Colorado beer.
Mar 29, 2016
 
Rated: 4 by Karibourgeois from Texas

Dec 31, 2015
 
Rated: 4.44 by TheStatman from Colorado

Dec 02, 2015
 
Rated: 3.84 by Roybert from Texas

Oct 27, 2015
 
Rated: 4.15 by LuckyJohn from Colorado

Oct 04, 2015
 
Rated: 4.22 by Canada_Dan from Colorado

Sep 16, 2015
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Reviewed by VashonGuy from Washington

4.24/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
12 ounce bottle into a tulip. Botttled 6-3-15. I'm delighted to see a big DIPA like this in a 12 ounce bottle, the perfect serving size, and much more useful than the 750 ml that was previously the only bottled version of this beer.

Golden orange with some head. Nice appearance, not remarkable. The aroma is citrus hoppy. The taste is the big deal here ... a nice mix of citrus flavors, a little sweetness (not much) and maltiness, and a moderate amount of bitterness. The hop flavors are varied, and quite interesting. It's a beer that benefits a lot from warming - I waited a while after taking it from the fridge, but it was still better 15 minutes after I began drinking it.

Overall, this is one of the better DIPAs I've had ... not quite in Pliny territory, but very very good.
Sep 15, 2015
 
Rated: 4.27 by aaronyoung01 from New Mexico

Aug 31, 2015
 
Rated: 3.99 by DenverHopHead from Colorado

Aug 09, 2015
 
Rated: 4.37 by Braz from Washington

Aug 03, 2015
7437 from Elevation Beer Co.
Beer rating: 92 out of 100 with 101 ratings