The Immortal IPA | Elysian Brewing Company

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The Immortal IPAThe Immortal IPA
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3.84/5
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1,299 Ratings
The Immortal IPAThe Immortal IPA
BEER INFO

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

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.30%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
A Northwest interpretation of a classic English style, golden copper in color and loaded with New World hop flavor and aroma. Extremely drinkable.

MALTS
Pale, Munich, Crystal and Cara-hell

HOPS
Bittered with Chinook, finished with Amarillo and Centennial

62 IBU

Added by BeerAdvocate on 11-14-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#11,542
Reviews:
437
Ratings:
1,299
pDev:
10.68%
Bros Score:
4.12
 
 
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48
Gots:
262
Trade:
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look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

This is an amazing IPA, it's the one that made me want to keep track of the beer that I drink. A very well rounded IPA with great flavor and mouthfeel. Really easy drinking, no bitterness. This ale has all of the right IPA flavors and nothing is over the top.

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

12 bottle into pint glass

Appearance - completely hazed over dark golden/burnt orange. 1 finger head recedes to nice little cap; some sticky lacing apparent.

Smell - Very citrusy, sweet and clean orange/honey aroma, faint toasty malts

Feel/Taste - Carb is spot on, gentle but mildly scrubbing. Body is medium/heavy. Taste starts with a little malt sweetness then develops into a big citrusy, piney, floral hop smack to the mouth. There is a slight fuel nature to the taste...dank. The bitterness is quite apparent, but only really pops on the finish then lingers a bit with some more drying pine and grapefruit notes.

Overall - A damn solid IPA, very enjoyable. The bitterness is big on the end, but never gets too harsh. The "fuel" character is a nice touch and isn't too much to handle either. The malts balance nicely with some much needed sweetness. Great IPA.

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look: 2 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Bought a sixer at Whole Foods in DC on February 8th. Poured a hazy dark gold with noticeable small particles suspended in the beer, which I’m assuming might be yeast. Oddly enough, I had a bottle if this last night with a much clearer appearance. Pouring straight down the middle of the glass produced a fluffy white two-finger head that lasted a couple of minutes before settling down to a solid froth top on the beer’s surface with mild lacing on the side of the glass. Nose is dominated by the expected piney hops with light sweet floral notes, but there is also a strong sweet malt undercurrent redolent of light honey, sweet melon, mild sweet citrus/orange zest, and an odd light note of vanilla. I don’t get much in the way of bready notes, but there is a slight yeastyness there, as well as just a hint of earthyness. Overall it’s actually a very sweet nose and quite inviting. Sweet orange citrus up starts things out on the front of the tongue with the midpalate seeing the blossoming of both sweet honey malt notes and the florally hops, as well as light, sweet berries, hints of peach jam, and sweet bubblegum. The back of the tongue sees the bitterness taking over in a big way. Carbonation is moderate, perhaps a bit more than I’m used to for an IPA, and the mouthfeel is smooth and moderately light. The 6.3% abv is relatively light and makes drinking a few of these pretty easy. The finish is a bit of a dud, with the tannic side of the hops just resulting in a surprisingly aggressive, vague, and somewhat one-dimensional bitterness. Given the nose and the lovely balance of bitter, floral, and sweet on the midpalate I was expecting a more balanced and pleasant finish. I’m actually a bit disappointed in this one. The appearance was not very good and the finish somewhat unpleasant. Overall, you could do worse in terms of IPAs, and this is not a bad session brew given the abv, but based on my experience this just seems like a run-of-the-mill IPA.

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The Immortal IPA from Elysian Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.84 out of 5 with 1,299 ratings
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