The Immortal IPA | Elysian Brewing Company

very good
1,282 Ratings
The Immortal IPAThe Immortal IPA

Brewed by:
Elysian Brewing Company
Washington, United States

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.

Pale, Munich, Crystal and Cara-hell

Bittered with Chinook, finished with Amarillo and Centennial

62 IBU

Added by BeerAdvocate on 11-14-2001

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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

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3.83/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a bottle into an Odell's Rastal Tulip.

Appearance: An average pour produced 1.5'' of cream colored, soapy head that lasted for quite a while. The beer is golden-amber in color, and clear. Rising bubbles are very noticeable. Lacing was fair.

Smell: Smell is relatively mild overall. Lemon prominent, sweet malts, bread, a bit of grapefruit.

Taste: Taste is balanced with malts, both sweet and bready, and a nice grapefruit/lemon background. Flavor duration is short. Sweetness is moderate, and sour/bitterness is light.

Mouthfeel: Body is medium, with a thick and creamy texture. Carbonation is soft to average, with a bittersweet finish. Not much carbonation overall makes it easily drinkable.

Overall: I like how well balanced and easy to drink this is. Alcohol is well hidden. I wonder how fresh this bottle is? Tasty.

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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -14.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

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3/5  rDev -21.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

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4/5  rDev +5.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a Seattle Beer Week pint glass. Pours a slightly hazy orange amber with a half finger white head that dissipates slowly to a ring around the glass. Aroma of mild bready malt and light piney hops. Flavor of bready malt and grassy hops, leaning towards a pilsner profile. Mild citrus flavors. Medium bodied. A nicely balanced light IPA that could have used a bit more fresh hop flavors, but still quite a nice ale. It is possible that this is an older bottle but it is not dated. Nice low key IPA.

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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

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4/5  rDev +5.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +18.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I had this delicious beer poured into a pint glass in West Seattle at a tavern serving mostly domestic lagers. I found it to be a Full bodied flavorful beer, cloudy copper color, creamy light colored head, nice lacing on the glass. fruity, citrus smell,earthy, slightly piny. hoppy finish.slightly heavy, I really like this IPA

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3.79/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Enjoyed out of a brown 22 oz bomber with no discernible freshness or bottling date. Poured into a 50 cL glass stein with a textured exterior.

Appearance - Like most of the other Elysian beers this one is quite beautiful. Amber golden orange body that allows the light to dance through it. Head is foamy and golden white, about two fingers thick with frothy bubbles. Retention is moderate and lacing is scant.

Smell - A well-balanced aroma that includes piney, earthy hops with bitterness, as well as some underlying bready and malt sweetness.

Taste - Like the smell, this is not a hop bomb, instead opting for the balance of a bigger malt presence. Some spiciness as well, along with earthy bitterness and resin.

Mouthfeel - Medium-bodied with a slight chewiness. Moderate carbonation and a semisweet finish.

Overall, a tasty IPA, and one that imagine is suited well for slightly chillier months. The malt presence gives this beer some balance, but also some more heft, making it not ideal for warm weather.

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4/5  rDev +5.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

The Immortal IPA from Elysian Brewing Company
3.8 out of 5 based on 1,282 ratings.
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