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Elevated Hop Ramble | Platform Beer Co.

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4.04/5
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17 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Platform Beer Co.
Ohio, United States
platformbeer.co

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.07%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BB1313 on 05-25-2017

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#13,615
Reviews:
7
Ratings:
17
pDev:
5.45%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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1
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2
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Ratings: 17 |  Reviews: 7
Photo of Sabtos
3.9/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Hazy gold-amber with a thick, off-white foam.

Smell is spicy and dank with lemon, grapefruit and pine.

Taste is cannabic pine with orange and grapefruit via a crisp froth but dry finish.

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Photo of dmorgan310
4.01/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Seejae
4.4/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Loved this beer. It surpasses their flagship Speed Merchant IPA in my opinion. You can almost see the citrus in the look and it certainly hits the nostrils. Outstanding IPA that I would love to see put into constant production.

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Photo of emerge077
3.77/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Cincy_Beer_Fan
4/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Stinger80OH
4.26/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of justintcoons
3.79/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

12 oz can poured into a weizen glass.

Appearance
Golden blonde. Good clarity. Lively carbonation. 2 1/2 fingers of dense white head.

Nose
Grapefruit, mango, dank, honey, and passion fruit.

Taste
Grapefruit, pine sap, and a dry dankness. Light mango and passion fruit. Honey sweet malts. Finishes with some resin sticking around.

Mouthfeel
Medium-plus bodied, silky, and semi-dry with a medium-light bitterness.

Overall
Fairly dank. Very approachable.

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Photo of drdiesel9483
4.31/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Look - great neon yellow color with skimming, like being dehydrated urin
Smell - grapefruit mango scent, yum
Taste - very different than smell, pretty bitter. Lots of citrus
Feel - medium body and carb, slight fizz and cream
Overall - great beer. Wish the taste was like the smell but still fantastic!

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Photo of drbenderdo
4.32/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of hozersr
4.15/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ChrisMon02
4.04/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Hazy yellow-orange. Grapefruit pith, mango, pineapple and semi-sweet fruit. Smooth drinker with nice soft carbonation. Spicy lemongrass finish. Well blended hop profile and quite pleasing. Glad I picked up a sixer. Recommended.

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Photo of Coho11
3.5/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Gregf51
3.98/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of CaptCleveland
4.18/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

NE hazy IPAs is now a style and "everybody's doing it"! 6-pack of cans, stamped 6/7/17 on bottom, purchased from local bottle shop (Wine Spot) for $10.99.

Hazy orange/marmalade elixir poured into DFH chalice. Bright white, fluffy head to a thick rim, splotches of thick lacing as the tasting progresses.

Tropical fruits predominate with lemon pith, grapefruit and pineapple at the forefront. You don't get the explosion of aromas as experienced with the "usual" NE style brews, but the the hop fruits with a nice subtle spice fragrance are there.

Elevated Hop Ramble hits its stride with a nice tropical burst of flavor, sweet tropical fruits balanced by a smooth bitterness provided by the Simcoe hops.

Nicely carbonated, low alcohol profile, easy drinking with a nice medium mouthfeel.

Certainly the best hop forward brew from Platform. Not as in your face fruity as HH hazy IPAs but with a nice tropical flavor that balances the hops with a combination of Citra, Simcoe and Calypso.

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Photo of West_Chester_Ale_Tester
4.09/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of BB1313
4.11/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

This is part of their Small Batch IPA Series. It's a "New England IPA". Canned on 5/24/17. 12oz can poured into a tulip. Pours a hazy and cloudy orangish golden with a big fluffy white head that sticks around falling slowly leaving great thick retention and sticky lacing. Some minor sediment. The aromas have a nice blend of tropical, citrus and floral notes. Pineapple and mango is there along with some sticky grapefruit. Malts do their thing. The flavors seem to follow the nose. Lots of fresh fruit juice along with some fresh grass. It's bittersweet. Slightly sweet with a nice hop bitterness to balance everything out. Nice hop flavors. Malts do their thing. Alcohol basically goes unnoticed. Mouthfeel is medium-bodied with moderate carbonation. It's very fluffy and slightly creamy. Very smooth and easy to drink.

This is a great IPA. Platform has a winner with this one. Very enjoyable stuff.

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Photo of ClePaul
3.94/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Elevated Hop Ramble from Platform Beer Co.
Beer rating: 4.04 out of 5 with 17 ratings
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