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:
2,129
Reviews:
367
Avg:
4.06
pDev:
9.11%
 
 
Wants:
124
Gots:
809
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3
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Photo of VaporDome
3.25/5  rDev -20%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of DesertFox24
3.91/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of shigg85
4.25/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

The appearance has a slightly hazy orange body with a one finger white foamy head that drastically dies to barely a film coating the top of the body. There is some light carbonation that is seen rising at a moderate pace, with some messy lacing just kinda goes all over the glass in no apparent way. The smell is citrusy and piney hops up front and very strong powering their way through the entire brew, but there is a light sweet malty presence in the background. The taste is bittersweet all the way through the citrusy and piney hops, again with a sweet malty presence in the background, yet there is also a favorable spiciness that comes through in the taste that I really like, very sweet sticky aftertaste and finish. On the palate, it sits about a light to medium, surprisingly enough despite the ABV - this one shows a very favorable drinkability - big wow. Carbonation seems lighter than most AIPA’s but pulls off pretty good for the style and for me. Overall, pretty good DIPA.

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Photo of OtisCampbell007
4.29/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of huthuty
4.9/5  rDev +20.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Poured light color with a thin but persistent head, the aroma was the greatest beer aroma I have ever smelled, the taste is PHENOMENAL, a near perfect brew.

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Photo of mntlover
4.38/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours a light hazy golden color with lots of little bubbles rising to head a big three fingered cream colored head from an aggressive pour. Leaves nice sheet lace all down my pint glass, good looking brew.

Aroma is is nice and fruity orange, mango, pineapple mixed with some grassy like notes in the background.

Taste is like the nose good and fruity citrus notes some mango and pineapple poke through but has a good underlying bitterness that is herbal, grassy, pine and grapefruit rind mixture seems to cover all the bases. Some good lingering bitterness also nice and bright would of probably would of guessed the IBU's higher then listed.

Mouthfeel is only medium with carbonation level that is slightly peppy.

Overall enjoyable nose is nice tastes seems to kick it up a notch from the nose, way easy drinking doesn't feel like an 8% brew so could lead to troubles. Overall I could see adding this one into my regular IPA rotation.

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Photo of The_Snow_Bird
3.92/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours a light golden color with a white head that goes away quickly. Has a very hoppy smell mixed with citrus. Taste is very light hop and some hints of grapefruit.

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

Photo of npendres
4.57/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of GarbageMan10
3.97/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Timc32
3.98/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of StoutElk_92
4.42/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

12 oz. bottle dated May 22, 2017

Pours slightly hazy foggy amber orange with a creamy white foam head. Smells like apricot, mango, peach, orange citrus, grapefruit, papaya, guava, passionfruit, pineapple, some crackery caramelized malt, with dank floral resinous woodsy herbal earthy grassy pine. Tastes like apricot, mango, peach, orange citrus, grapefruit, papaya, guava, passionfruit, pineapple, crackery caramelized malts, with dank bitter floral resinous woodsy herbal earthy grassy pine. Feels medium bodied, creamy with moderate carbonation. Overall a nice double IPA.

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

Photo of Justriv
4.75/5  rDev +17%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of heddar33
4.24/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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

Photo of jopezu
4.25/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

pours a clear amber with a medium head that hangs around a minute. nose; fresh mango, pineapple, grapefruit, & citrus hops - floral & pleasant. taste; cracker malt, lime pith, mango, grapefruit zest, rye, & citrus hops. aftertaste is a rye spice & citrus pith. medium carbonation & mouthfeel. decent ipa.

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Photo of T-Sizzle
4.81/5  rDev +18.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

This IPA was has a great hoppy taste with good citrus notes. It was surprisingly great tasting and very refreshing, too. The cheesy label almost turned me off to trying it, but the quality is in the beer.

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Photo of brewnme
4.19/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Kevclarkhd
4.04/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of robebo44
4/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

Photo of Senal
4.74/5  rDev +16.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Creevo
4.73/5  rDev +16.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Had at Sportsman on Memorial Day 2017, excellent brew, hope to have again!

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Space Dust IPA from Elysian Brewing Company
4.06 out of 5 based on 2,129 ratings.
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