Loser Pale Ale | Elysian Brewing Company

Loser Pale AleLoser Pale Ale
BA SCORE
3.69/5
573 Ratings
Loser Pale AleLoser Pale Ale
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Corporate Beer Still Sucks

BODY
Medium

TASTING NOTES
Light tropical flavors balanced with a crisp malt-hop finish.

MALTS
Pale, Munich, Crystal and Cara-hell

HOPS
Bittered with Sorachi Ace and finished with Crystal hops

ABV: 7.0%
IBU: 57

AVAILABILITY
Year Round — Draft, 22 oz bottles, Six Packs/12oz bottles

Celebrating over 20 years of Sub Pop Records with beer.

Added by bbothen on 08-28-2008

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#29,434
Reviews:
150
Ratings:
573
pDev:
10.84%
Bros Score:
3.78
 
 
Wants:
9
Gots:
109
Trade:
0
HISTOGRAM
 
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4.79/5  rDev +29.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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4.75/5  rDev +28.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +28.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +28.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +28.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +28.7%

Photo of sabinelr
4.7/5  rDev +27.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I got this at Fred Meyer because a ale from Lagunitas was lower price so I figured this higher price was a suitable tradeoff. To summarize: Perfect drinkability; perfect aftertaste; perfect buzz. The bottle said 7% so I'm going with that. This is great stuff. I wonder if it comes in cases.

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Photo of PeteGustaf
4.58/5  rDev +24.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Delicious beer celebrating sub pop records

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4.5/5  rDev +22%

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4.5/5  rDev +22%

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4.5/5  rDev +22%

Definitely not a loser. Great representation of what a pale ale should be!

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4.5/5  rDev +22%

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4.5/5  rDev +22%

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4.5/5  rDev +22%

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4.5/5  rDev +22%

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4.44/5  rDev +20.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jcw122
4.42/5  rDev +19.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Had this for dinner tonight. I chose it from the bar on a whim. It ended up being pretty good! I got an initial smell that brought bananas to mind. The color is was darker than most Pale Ales you'll encounter, but I found that enticing. The taste was hoppy but nowhere near the 53 IBUs they claim. It was definitely a great beer that I would have again!

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4.4/5  rDev +19.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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4.4/5  rDev +19.2%

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4.39/5  rDev +19%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

22oz bomber poured in a snifter.

Pours a golden color with a small head that stays around for quite a while. On the nose is some amazing potato chip aromas. Not sure if they wanted this, but it really smells like putting your nose into a bag of Lays potato chips. I really thought it was cool.

It tastes a little salty with some solid maltiness and a bit of sweetness. Overall it's a really cool beer and I'd have it again!

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4.38/5  rDev +18.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a slightly cloudy, deep golden color with a very nice fluffy white head with good retention.

The scent is of light citrus and some herbal hops.

The taste is of bitter citrus hops, some notes of bread, and some lemon zest.

Medium body, smooth with a dry finish, moderate carbonation.

Overall this was more flavorful than normal pale ale, nicely balanced and easy to drink.

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4.37/5  rDev +18.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.36/5  rDev +18.2%

Photo of Rutager
4.35/5  rDev +17.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance. Pours a pretty clear deep amber-orange with a massive, 3+ finger, frothy almost white head that leaves some moderate lacing.

Smell. Caramel and a little bready yeast. Some citrus and spice as well.

Taste. Toasty light malts, a little citrus fruit and apples. A little bitter with some hints of herby hops. Clean finish with pretty well hidden abv.

Mouthfeel. Medium body with smooth, medium-low carbonation. Crisp and a little dry. Really nice.

Overall. Fantastic drinker even with the moderately high abv. Nothing too complex but tastes great and goes down real easy. Will buy again.

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4.34/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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Loser Pale Ale from Elysian Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.69 out of 5 with 573 ratings
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