Dayglow IPA | Elysian Brewing Company

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Dayglow IPADayglow IPA
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Brewed by:
Elysian Brewing Company
Washington, United States
elysianbrewing.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.40%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Manic IPA Series

Dayglow crashes the party with the juicy beat of hops--dripping with tropical, sunshiny Mosaic and sparkling with touches of Eldorado and Centennial.

Our Manic IPA Series allows us to indulge in our hop obsession and share with you some of our favorite varietals

Added by dmorgan310 on 03-10-2014

BEER STATS
Ratings:
505
Reviews:
88
Avg:
4.08
pDev:
8.82%
 
 
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34
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153
For Trade:
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Photo of SamQ
4.63/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A delicious, hoppy, semi-sweet IPA

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Photo of Wasatch
4.12/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22 oz. Bomber

Pours a pretty nice clean/clear hazy dark golden yellow color, pretty nice carbonation, with a pretty nice thick/creamy one-finger off-white head, which leaves some nice sticky lacing behind. The nose is hoppy, slight malt note, citrus. The taste is pretty nice, hoppy, kinda malty, citrusy. Medium body, ABV hidden very well, with a nice little dry/bitter finish. Overall, a tasty brew.

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Photo of hophugger
4.01/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of morimech
4.21/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

No bottle date although there appears to be a space on the label reserved for a stamp. Pours a slightly hazy golden color with a dense head that settles to a nice cap. Heavy lacing is left down the glass. Aroma of tropical fruit, ganja, citrus, and a subtle herbal component. The flavor bursts with tropical fruit. The brewers brought out the best of Mosaic without it getting too dank. Just a slightly sweet malt base and the bitterness is moderate. Nice carbonation and solid body for an IPA.

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Photo of mattmarka1
3.75/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of cdub70085
4.47/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of JayQue
3.94/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Well crafted IPA. Features both citrus and piney hops. Good bitterness too. Pours a hazy gold color with some orange. Medium size foamy head with good retention and thick, foamy bands of lacing. Aroma is mostly citrus hops, fairly pronounced. Taste is more complex, citrus hops up front with more piney flavor following. Mouthfeel is crisp with a nice level of bitterness. There is enough balancing malt to keep this from being a one-dimensional hop bomb, but it is hops that are featured here. A good IPA, well worth a try. Cool label on the 12 oz. bottle too!!!!

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Photo of WillieThreebiers
3.8/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of GFerrell
3.63/5  rDev -11%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JWess
4.63/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of JohnTurano
4.23/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Lorihall1
4/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of aoampm
4.12/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Enjoyed on draft in pint glass.

Pour is hazy orange/yellow with finger head that vanishes quickly. Some nice lacing.

Not much in the smell. Citrus and pine mostly.

Taste is a sharp pine and citrus biterness right up front. Some apple and tangy lime in there.

Feel is okay. Easy drinking and goes down smooth. Not overly carbonated.

Overall it's a good IPA but nothing too special.

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Photo of Futbolmanby
3.89/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Yancey82
4.2/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MattyG85
4.46/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of chris826
4.27/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Walleybeer
4.19/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of PNWhops
4.23/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Toynk
4.18/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DuaneL
4.25/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

This beer is a dead ringer for Stone Delicious IPA (which is also non-gluten; neither here nor there). Both use El Dorado hops, I found out. So it is hoppy, citrusy and quite bitter. Very good! Wonder what price comparison is.

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Photo of BrewsterBrian
4.52/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of bilbobrewer
4.12/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A head-to-head comparison w Space Dust, one of my very favorite IPAs.
Two 12 oz bottles, both dated third week of Dec/16...not super-fresh, but OK and age-consistent to each other.
Two v cool bottle labels.

Dayglow color is very slightly lighter (Maybe the wheat) . Both beers pour hazy in the glass, both have good carbonation, some lacing.
Initial head is creamy, modest, and dissipates in both.

Space Dust is bittered with Chinook, later & dry hopped with Citra and Amarillo.
Dayglow has Mosaic (an offshoot of Simcoe) with El Dorado and Centennial.
Though I do like Mosaic beers, there is a more enjoyably complex hop taste in the Space Dust.

SD is slightly higher in abv...8.2% vs 7.4%..but neither tastes astringent or 'boozy'....so brewer's kudos goes to the SD recipe on this count.

IBUs: SD 73, Dayglow 62.

As a lover of musty, pungent hop flavors, the better IPA --- for the same price --- is Space Dust.
Though decent, Dayglow is just another (trendy Mosaic) IPA trotted out to help pay for the premium price takeout paid by A-B in 2015.
Note: both beers are quite tasty at 90 days old....so there's that.

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Photo of gamblebc
3.78/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of AGust82
3.88/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Dayglow IPA from Elysian Brewing Company
4.08 out of 5 based on 505 ratings.
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