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Loser Pale Ale | Elysian Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
Elysian Brewing Company
Washington, United States

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Corporate Beer Still Sucks


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

Pale, Munich, Crystal and Cara-hell

Bittered with Sorachi Ace and finished with Crystal hops

ABV: 7.0%
IBU: 57

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

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4/5  rDev +8.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

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4.05/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 3.75

Pours amber with a creamy head.
Nose shows orange marmalade, bready malt, caramel, floral and spicy hops.
Very piny flavours with some peppery woody notes too, almost cedar-like. Lots of clean sweet malt. Some booze but reasonable well-integrated.
Great moderately-high carbonation.

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2.75/5  rDev -25.5%

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4/5  rDev +8.4%

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3.89/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Appearance- Pouts a copper amber with a finger of foamy white head.

Smell- piney hops, bready malts, caramel, hint of citrus

Taste- Starts with moderate bitterness from the spicy piney hops then goes to the bready malts and the citrus.

Mouthfeel- Medium bodied with moderate carbonation.

Overall- An APA that stays true to the style. I like the spicy hop notes in the beer. A winner for me.

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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

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4/5  rDev +8.4%

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4/5  rDev +8.4%

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4/5  rDev +8.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

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4/5  rDev +8.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

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3/5  rDev -18.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

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3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

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4/5  rDev +8.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

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3.38/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Aroma: Moderate hop aromas up front. Fresh musk melon and light orange zest with a medium caramel malt sweetness. No esters- clean fermentation profile.

Appearance: Hazy amber pour with a low off-white head. Head retains well in the glass and leaves sticky lacing behind.

Flavor: Firm earthy bitterness up front. Bready and caramel-like malt base. Hop flavor is moderate with more melon and orange rind notes. Balance is firmly bitter. Finish is clean and dry. Aftertaste is lingering and bitter.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with medium-high carbonation. No astringency, heat, or creaminess.

Overall impression: A punchy strong pale ale. Would prefer more hop aroma and less bready malt flavors but plenty of hops to keep me interested. Worth a try.

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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

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3.36/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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