Space Dust IPA | Elysian Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Space Dust :: A Totally Nebular IPA. Great Western premium two-row, combined with c-15 and Dextri-Pils, give this beer a bright and galactic Milky Way hue. The hopping is pure starglow energy, with Chinook to bitter and late and dry additions of Citra and Amarillo. Space Dust is out of this world, with 62 IBU.

Added by corby112 on 08-06-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
2,133
Reviews:
370
Avg:
4.06
pDev:
9.11%
 
 
Wants:
124
Gots:
812
For Trade:
3
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Photo of DuaneL
4/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Very good - but too strong.

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Photo of Jaypeajus
4.09/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Bottle to snifter. White soapy 1/2" head after a moderate pour. Golden orange mild haze. Good lacing. Smell is well balanced, bit of grapefruit, bit of lemon, mild malts, not overly hop forward. Taste is also balanced, bit more hops present here as well as some pine bitterness in finish. Feels smooth and has a dry bite at end. Overall a good DIPA, not fantastic but real solid. Available at a Kroger to boot..the best offering they have IMO.

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Photo of outdoor7or24
3.95/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pint glass had at the flying pie in Newberry, SC.
A: pours a dark golden orange, carbonation, thin 1 finger white fine bubble foam head that quickly fades, stringy lacing
S: light malt, citrus, orange, mango, passion fruit, some pine resin
M: medium body, slight dry finish
T: citrus, some pine
O: great brew

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Photo of PSU79
4.45/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BrewsterBrian
4.23/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ccryder
4.18/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Robemiller9
4.5/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jvgoor3786
4/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12 ounce bottle dated 2/26/17.

The beer pours a light, clear tan with a nice, white head that disappated quickly leaving decent lacing.

The smell is pine, citrus/orange, and some malt.

The taste follows with a pine-forward, slighty bitter taste. There is citrus underneath and a malt balance.

The mouthfeel is slightly oily and thick with heavy carbonation.

Overall a decent pine-forward IPA. It's not, but not overpowering and had a good balance.

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Photo of Burgy
4.21/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Czequershuus
4.25/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

This beer pours a clear pale old with a fairly small head. The aroma has a fair amount of caramel malt, salt, pineapple, mango, cannabis, passionfruit, and a dirty, dusky, rough edge. The flavor features a strong malt presence with lots of caramel, as well as candied pineapple, mango, melon, cannabis, and a strong, herbal and bitter finish. The mouthfeel is reasonably full with lots of fizzy, foamy carbonation. Overall this is a really enjoyable beer with tropical flavors, lots of malt, and a solid level of bitterness that really balances everything out.

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Photo of Waldoleh5
5/5  rDev +23.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Milesdig
4.35/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

I picked up a sixer of bottles of this fine brew at my local Kroger's today. Born on date is 12/18/16. I just poured my second beer into my trusty shaker. I would use my tulip, but it is 120 miles away from me at the moment lol.
Right away you will notice the beautiful rich golden hue to this one and I can not see a damn thing through the glass and you can barely see the carbonation bubbling. The head is small and bubbly and quick to dissipate and light lacing lingers on. This beer is packed with Chinook for sure as it shines through right away with awesome bitterness and the dryness of the Citra and Amarillo linger on the roof of your mouth and lips, but even after that there is just enough malt to sweeten and make your mouth water for more. This is a beer for a hop forward IPA lover like myself who also doesn't want a nuclear hop bomb set off in their mouth. The ABV is well hidden and is already sending my head into orbit after only 1 and a half of beers. I can't wait to smoke a lil dank after 3 of these and see how my head feels :P . Anyway, I would love for lil hop looking aliens to take me out into the beer universe with this one. Seattle continues to impress and I will buy again for sure even with the price tag of $12.39 a six.
Cheers :)
UPDATE: I was just informed that this brewery has been bought out by BUDPISS!!! Fucking die BUDPISS AND ANY LOSER BREWERY WHO SELLS OUT TO THEM!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Photo of Victory_Sabre1973
4.03/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

This beer pours a clear golden color.
The head is 1 finger, frothy, and did dissipate quickly.
The nose has a nice hop aroma. Seems to be orange to me.
The taste is got a bit of sweetness up front, then the nice bitterness from the hops kick in. It isn't a strong bitterness, but it is still pleasing.
Not watery feeling, and you do get the feel of the hops all the way down the throat.
Overall a solid IPA, and I'd get it again,

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Photo of Ohiovania
4.28/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Mooslerfitness
4.24/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mattjp03
2.95/5  rDev -27.3%
look: 2.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of wilfonzo
4.54/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of pat2016
4.28/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BarrelAgedG
4/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Moneyman11
4.29/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of bundy462
4/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of tekstr1der
4.05/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

On tap. Dark golden pour with thin white cap that laces. Pine and grapefruit on the nose with a breadiness hint. A little less smooth than expected based on reviews, but very decent overall. Would have again.

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Photo of aprabhu
4.1/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of ADTaber
3.75/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Demi
2.7/5  rDev -33.5%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Space Dust IPA from Elysian Brewing Company
4.06 out of 5 based on 2,133 ratings.
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