Dayglow IPA | Elysian Brewing Company

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Dayglow IPADayglow IPA

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Elysian Brewing Company
Washington, United States

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

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4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

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Photo of BB1313
3.51/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.5

Bottled on 4/20/17. 12oz bottle poured into a tulip. Pours golden with a subtle haze; small white head that fades leaving nice retention and sticky lacing. The aromas are citrus forward along with some bready malts. Lots of orange along with some grapefruit. Crackers are there. The flavors basically follow the nose. Lots of orange leading the way. Some grapefruit and pine in the mix. More fresh bread and crackers along with some hints of caramel. Malts do their thing. Moderate bitterness. Finishes juicy for the most part. Alcohol goes unnoticed. Mouthfeel is nice. It's medium-bodied with moderate to active carbonation. It's slightly fluffy and very smooth.

This is a solid IPA. I feel that the mosaic hops get lost and don't shine, but it's still enjoyable. It's not flashy or anything crazy, but it's not bad at all.

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Photo of jlindros
3.84/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Tap at tavern in the square Northborough

Thick creamy head 1 finger, tons of lacing, hazy copper orange

Nose little sweet candy malt, little toasted sweet reddish grain, big candied fruit hops, little citrus, stone fruit, little grapefruit, grassy spicy bit piney

Taste brings sweet malt, pretty sweet copper reddish malt, candied fruit hops, little citrus, little stone fruit candied, marmalade, little grassy earthy piney, touch tropical generic, little grapefruit too, but mostly spicy and piney later, little sticky sweet finish

Mouth is med to heavy bod syrupy, decent carb

Overall eh, hops are not very stand out and malts are way too much all around. Super sweet heavy beer.

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Photo of brentk56
4.02/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Pours a hazy amber with a magnificent head; excellent stickage and copious lacing

Smell: Tropical fruit and a touch of biscuit; sugary and floral

Taste: Bright tropical fruit flavors open first, with papaya, mango and pineapple; some pithy citrus and onion tones, in the middle; biscuity malt underneath but this is all about the hops

Mouthfeel: Medium body with moderate carbonation

Overall: A nice IPA; doesn't break any new ground but it does what it does very well

Thanks, mabermud, for the opportunity

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Photo of oberon
3.9/5  rDev -4.2%

Poured into an imperial nonic a dull light to medium golden with a lacey half finger bone white head atop that left some decent lacing as it settled into a frothy mass.Overripe tropical fruits stand out most in the nose along with a little fresh cut grass,a dryer crisp malt base in the nose.A little light in the feel and malt heft keeps this beer from being grear,as it's very good in my opinion.Tropical fruits are the main component flavor-wise with a dryer biscuit malt base.

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Photo of Max3
4/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of JMacho
4.1/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Tiernan
4.02/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of FadetoBock
4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of kuishinbo_tantei
3.39/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dandaugherty1221
3.89/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of generallee
4.52/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Presentation: It was poured from a brown 1 pint, 6 oz bottle into a tulip glass. The label lists the abv at 6.5% abv and there is a brief description of the beer.

Appearance: The body has a light golden color with good clarity (the second glass was very hazy) and some active carbonation. Sitting on top is a thick just off white head which settles down to a wispy thin film covering that laces up the edge of the glass. Some of which hangs on the sides of the glass.

Smell: The aroma is a little light overall but it has very nice juicy and fruity hops over pale bready maltiness. Pineapple and canned fruit cocktail notes stand out.

Taste / Palate: The flavor is packed with sweet juicy hops backed by supportive light bready malt sweetness. It has notes of pineapple juice with canned fruit cocktail (peaches, pears, green grapes, about 3 cherries per can and sugar water syrup) and a splash of lemony citrus. This turns to citrusy hop bitterness in the finish which lingers for just a short time. I like that it doesn't linger too long. It just helps to remind me that this is an IPA and that I should take another sip. The body and carbonation feel just right and very drinkable.

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Photo of GWalk612
3.84/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

Photo of KolbMarley
4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of kindbeer
4.6/5  rDev +13%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BCborn
4/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of handmuffin
3.56/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Bottled September 15th. Poured from bottle into glass at home.

Look: Pours amber orange in color, with fluffy white head. Medium clarity. No visible particulates.

Smell: Hoppy aroma: bubblegum, non specific fruit, grass. Not very intense or surprisingly complex. Small amount of light malt aroma detectable. No alcohol aroma detectable.

Taste: Hop forward flavor: more bubblegum, blueberry, mango, fresh cut grass. More intense than the aroma. Similar minimal light malt flavor, somewhat biscuity. No alcohol flavor detectable. Medium high bitterness.

Feel: Medium full body. Smooth mouthfeel. Medium carbonation. Medium sweet finish.

Overall: A solid example of a classic American IPA. The Mosaic hops are detectable in the bubblegum/blueberry aroma/flavor but overall the hop aroma and flavor are overwhelming. This is most likely due to the age of the bottle and a fresher example may be more impressive.

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Photo of virinow
4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of OompaMentor
4/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4


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Photo of pat61
4.44/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

L: brilliant gold column permeated by rapidly rising bubbles blanketed by a 2" cream colored sticky and lacy foam collar with good retention.

S: hop fruit aromas, tropical fruit, pineapple, citrus and hints of mint and pine.

T: Citrus, tropical fruit and papaya lead to an assertive bitter with some hop based astringency.

F: very creamy smooth, medium bodied with medium, very soft carbonation

O: full flavored, very drinkable beer.

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Photo of MattyG85
4.46/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of GOBLIN
4/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Jsonta
4.02/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of moundbz
4.38/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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Dayglow IPA from Elysian Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.07 out of 5 with 795 ratings