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War Elephant | Rushing Duck Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Rushing Duck Brewing Company
New York, United States
rushingduck.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.70%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by koopa on 09-16-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#952
Reviews:
51
Ratings:
260
pDev:
7.69%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
53
Gots:
47
Trade:
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5/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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5/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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5/5  rDev +16.6%

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5/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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5/5  rDev +16.6%

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4.99/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Look: Amber. Mostly translucent but a slight haze; 20% opacity. Little creamy head; most dissipated fairly quickly but held at the rim throughout the drink.
Smell: Rich caramel. Piney. Slight over ripened fruit, especially mango.
Taste: Very piney. Resinous. Just great.
Feel: Pretty smooth and creamy up front. Little bitter bite at the end but not unpleasing.
Overall: Nice to try this world class beer again and be more critical. Makes me realize how much better it is than all the tropical bombs out there right now. Best of the piney IPAs I've had.

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4.98/5  rDev +16.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

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4.89/5  rDev +14%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

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4.88/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

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4.8/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Poured from a growler.

A: Dark amber, one finger of head.

S: Easily one of the best smelling beers I've experienced. An absolute citrus delight. Pineapple, Orange maybe some mango.

T: The taste backs up the smell nicely. Maybe not as intense, but still an immensely citrus tasting beer. More pineapple, orange, grapefruit in there. Well balanced.

M: Medium to high carbonation. Very nice.

O: This is right up there with the best double Ipas out there.

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4.78/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

This is basically perfect for me. Tons of fresh hops, but balanced with a strong body that is neither too sweet or overly bitter... so easy to drink, sneaky abv, awesome!

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War Elephant from Rushing Duck Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.29 out of 5 with 260 ratings
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