Loser Pale Ale | Elysian Brewing Company

BA SCORE
84
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572 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
Ratings:
572
Reviews:
148
Avg:
3.72
pDev:
10.75%
 
 
Wants:
9
Gots:
107
For Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 572 |  Reviews: 148
Photo of Hohnbaum
3.71/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Sixpoint
4.34/5  rDev +16.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Mlkluther
3.73/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Doonzman
3.34/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Sails_Ambassador
4/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of claybob43
3.69/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of headlessparrot
3.86/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Bunman3
3.93/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I've been wanting to try this for a long time and I was not disappointed. A solid APA with a cool vibe (regardless of the current Elysian ownership). In and of itself, this is a quality beer.

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Photo of CNoj012
3.59/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of casapy
3.48/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of anon
3.53/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jmdellafave
3.71/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Alpha309
3.5/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JMUduke
4.02/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of MrJuengling
3.75/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ricke49
4.1/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This is a nice hop forward pale ale. Would pass as an IPA in some regions. Refreshing balance hop/malt. Fascinating label giving bow to Kurt Cobain / sub pop records, with slogan that paraphrases Cobain utterance "corporate music still sucks" or was it "Corporate Magazines" ?? Whatever, here as: "corporate beer still sucks". Will In-Bev/Budweiser squelch this slogan?? (I think they may have already, as my bottle was likely on retailers shelve for a spell). At any rate, a worthwhile Pale Ale with tons of flavor regardless of what some other reviews have stated.

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Photo of Agentveba
3.75/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tylerstravis
3.62/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jooler
2.47/5  rDev -33.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2

Smell is like their jasmine ipa but slightly more better. Initial taste is flat and No flavor. The most blandest beers I had ever drank. Not worth the money.

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Photo of rawfish
3.62/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of UCLABrewN84
3.4/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

Packaged 4/27/15.

Pours a murky dark honey orange with a foamy khaki head that settles to a partial film on top of the beer. Small dots of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, earth, and citrus fruit aromas. Taste is much the same with earth, citrus zest, and slight butter flavors on the finish. There is a very mild amount of hop bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a good level of carbonation with a crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is an above average beer with solid aromas, but the butter like flavor I am getting is a bit odd.

Serving type: bottle.

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Photo of italianstallion
3.74/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of pkalix
3.69/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

cloudy and orange, nothing special in the pour or the glass....taste is somewhat fruity, although without definition. not a bad brew.....

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Photo of steve419
3.7/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Mwinek
3.35/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Loser Pale Ale from Elysian Brewing Company
3.72 out of 5 based on 572 ratings.
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