Avatar Jasmine IPA | Elysian Brewing Company

BA SCORE
84
good
652 Ratings
Avatar Jasmine IPAAvatar Jasmine IPA
BEER INFO

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

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.30%

Availability: Summer

Notes / Commercial Description:
An IPA with a very floral aroma and flavor that is elegantly balanced, allowing subtle flavor of Jasmine to prevail while still delivering the IPA’s essential hoppiness. Pour golden copper with a lively head.

Added by Todd on 12-21-2004

BEER STATS
Ratings:
652
Reviews:
262
Avg:
3.73
pDev:
15.28%
 
 
Wants:
33
Gots:
86
For Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 652 |  Reviews: 262
Photo of kevinlater
4.5/5  rDev +20.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of MikRo_Brew_Marcro_View
3.3/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Poured from bomber into pint glass. Very nice amber color with a bit of haze (which I really like). The beer smells fine, not offensive but not great. I'm not a fan of the taste, I guess I don't like jasmine. I really like many of Elysian's other offerings but this just isn't my thing.

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Photo of Stardusthotel83
3.75/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of stevesbeer
3.83/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of facefox
3/5  rDev -19.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of sjdevel
4.44/5  rDev +19%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Look: 4.25
Hazy orange/slightly gold color. Not very energetic upon pouring (only a 1-finger head with a pretty forceful pour). The head fades quickly but some carbonation remains throughout the glass – lacing and foam ring around the outside.

Smell: 4.5
Savory. Slight earthiness, some fruit, and some hops.

Taste: 4.5
A bit of bitterness from hops, but must not be very high in IBU. It gets very sweet quickly. There are many fruit flavors that seem to swirl around the palette: peach, mango, pineapple, sweet orange, white grape. There are definite herbal notes (herbs, spices, jasmine -of course). The sweetness backs off a bit and then there are biscuit, caramel, malt, wheat, and cracker flavors. There is a nice and savory buttery flavor. At the end, fruit, caramel, and flowers/herbs, linger on.

Feel: 4
Medium bodied but lighter. A bit on the flatter side towards the end. Could benefit from some more carbonation/head retention. Slightly slick and oily.

Overall: 4.5
I really liked this IPA. It is well balanced between bitterness, herbal notes, sweetness, and maltiness. An interesting IPA that isn’t as hoppy as a typical IPA, but complex in flavor. Hop heads will probably not like this one. If you like IPAs that are different and not heavy on the bitterness side, then you should try this one.

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Photo of gelasin
3.25/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of 50marathons
3.59/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.75

Very interesting flavor. Very drinkable summer beer.

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Photo of nakedasajbird
3.92/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of IPAchris
3.69/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of drinkAK
1.24/5  rDev -66.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1

I found this on the shelf at the beer store and was intrigued, I had never had an IPA brewed with flowers so I must give it a try. Poured it into a glass, looked like beer, smelled ok. Took a sip and nearly gagged. I thought to my self, this can't be that bad, took another sip and swished it around. OMG this is disgusting... maybe one more taste, maybe it takes a moment to appreciate the jasmine.... I was dead wrong, after the third swallow of this garbage I decided that this 22oz bottle needed a new home, not in my belly but down the drain and into city sewer next to my cornbreaded turds from thanksgiving dinner last year.

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Photo of drummerdwzp
3.44/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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

Photo of blowpez
3.06/5  rDev -18%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.5

Photo of matty_higgins
3.73/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of _Ocho
4.76/5  rDev +27.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of elglueckert
3.74/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dertyd
3.64/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of imfinished
3.66/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of fizzician
3.88/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Love Jasmine and IPAs, so this beer caught my eye. The Jasmine flavor was surprisingly strong. The beer was definitely well-made and unique, but can't say I loved the flavor combination. On the sweeter side and not too hoppy for an IPA, but still quite refreshing.

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

Photo of mdaschaf
3.31/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of jrob21
3.25/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Bali_hi
4.21/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Keg of elysian Jasmine ipa drank.

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Photo of Zorro
2.94/5  rDev -21.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2

Clear amber colored ale with a medium off-white colored head.

Smells of sweet tea and caramel. Scent of toffee candy. Faint scent of jasmine, but you have to really hunt for it.

Starts out sweet with a strong flower flavor. Strong Jasmine flavor, this beer isn't fooling around you had better try Jasmine tea first to see if you might like this. Woody flavors and again the Jasmine hammer smacks your mouth again. This is pretty much all Jasmine. Lesser taste of toffee candy.

Mouthfeel is good.

Overall this is Jasmine flavored DAMMIT! And it hits you in the maw with another Jasmine uppercut. This was hard to finish.

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Avatar Jasmine IPA from Elysian Brewing Company
3.73 out of 5 based on 652 ratings.
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