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Old Elephant Foot IPA | Tampa Bay Brewing Co.

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Old Elephant Foot IPAOld Elephant Foot IPA
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3.67/5
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289 Ratings
Old Elephant Foot IPAOld Elephant Foot IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Tampa Bay Brewing Co.
Florida, United States
tbbc.beer

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
Old E is a Hoppy American IPA complimented by soft malt undertones. Northern Brewer, Centennial, and Cascade in the kettle, then dry-hopped with some more Cascade & Centennial.

80 IBU

Added by BeerAdvocate on 02-26-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#32,217
Reviews:
61
Ratings:
289
pDev:
11.99%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
7
Gots:
58
Trade:
1
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Ratings: 289 |  Reviews: 61
Photo of Dper
3.83/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Furley80
4/5  rDev +9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of RandyBoBandy
3.79/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of rab53
3.83/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Branlott42
3.4/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of gr0g
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of TheBeerBro913
3.61/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Very hoppy, with notes of apricot.

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Photo of russpowell
3.69/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours an effervescent honey color with with 3 fingers of pearl colored head. Great lacing & decent head retention

S: Breadyness,, some tangerine once warm

T: Breadyness, citrus & woody hoppyness, & grapefruit up front, along with orange. Citrussy hops, a little breadyness & pineyness once warm. Finishes with grapefruit, dryness, pear, & slight pineyness

MF: Medium body, slight carbonation, good balance, a bit warming at the end

Easy drinker, well done

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Photo of Winzlow
4.15/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JPadilla
3.85/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jahbless
3.77/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Piney, grapefruit flavor up front with a slight sweetness to balance. Good ipa for those of us who don't want a hop bomb.

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Photo of AD17
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of RBorsato
3.58/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JayQue
3.69/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Solid IPA. Poured from a 16 oz can into a pint glass. Clear dark gold/orange color with a medium size foamy head. Good head retention and foamy bands of lacing on the glass. Aroma includes both citrus and piney hops. Not that strong aroma. Flavor is more pronounced. Citrus hops up front (mostly grapefruit), some sweet malt and piney hops in the finish. Complex enough flavors. Mouthfeel is good, bitter (but not a hop bomb),s rich enough, and crisp. This is a well crafted IPA, not a superstar, but well worth a try. Enjoyable, well crafted brew.

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Photo of nmann08
3.57/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DraconusDesanctus666
3.87/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

P- Poured from a 16 oz can, into a pint glass.Date on the can is 4/4/2017.

L- Frothy white colored head that stands 1 finger tall,with very good retention that leaves a sticky lacing on the glass.Deep amber / orange colored body with very good clarity.Light amount of carbonation,with a medium amount of sediment.

S- On the nose I get faint notes of tropical fruit zest and small amounts of pine.Not a huge nose on this one,but what is there mostly consists of tropical fruit.

T- The palate follows the nose with tropical fruit zest up front,floral and spice hops in the middle,and bitter pine hops on the back end.The taste isn't complex,but it's simple,to the point,and tastes very good.

F- The mouth feel is thin and sticky,with a moderate amount of oxidation on the tongue.Smooth finish with a slightly chalky texture after the sip.

O- This is a pretty good IPA compared to other southern breweries.I would drink it again,and recommend hop heads to give it a try,especially if you live in Florida and great IPA's are somewhat limited.

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Photo of Tryionn66
3.66/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 16 Oz can
Look:pours an amber color with a very slight hazy and a nice foamy white head.
Smell:smell is light with citrus and pine apple shining through. Hints of apple as well.
Taste: sweet for an ipa but it still retains its hops bitterness. I think the sweetvtasye is malt. The can must have been about a month old.
Feel:nice light carbonation,soft on the tounge
Overall:this is a light ipa with a little malt sweetness and a bit of hops bite. This is quite different from the New England IPAS I'm used to drinking. It's refreshing and I would drink again

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Photo of acmurphy696
4.25/5  rDev +15.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This is a solid IPA out of Tampa that my cousin dropped off for me in exchange for some Wookie Down that he took back town to Florida with him. The aroma is incredibly citrusy, and you can taste orange zest with each sip. Both the hops and the zest linger on the tongue, and while it is good, it never quite balances for me. Still, it finishes on that zest note, which I do find very appealing.

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Photo of clager
3.54/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Dominic_Decoco
4/5  rDev +9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mattreitz49
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Lorianneb
3.6/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Bammer21
3.29/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of GClarkage
3.53/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DuaneL
4/5  rDev +9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Old Elephant Foot IPA from Tampa Bay Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.67 out of 5 with 289 ratings
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