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Elliott Bay Demolition Ale
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RATINGS: 20   MEAN: 3.46/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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This recipe scored a bronze medal at the 2003 GABF in the American Strong Pale Ale category. It screams out "HOPS" from the first whiff to the last lingering drop. Pair that with 7.5% alc./weight and you'll be sure to understand just what the judges saw in this beer.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
riversideAK (5560) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - NOV 21, 2008
Amber colored beer, thin head.. Malty aroma of bread perhaps with a ton of hops, pine and citrus mostly. Super hoppy flavors of grapefruit and pine with a touch of caramel maybe. Nice and hoppy. Lingering finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (15503) - Malmö, SWEDEN - AUG 14, 2008
Cask @ WABF 2008. Pours a clear amber color with a small off-white head. Has a malty earthy hoppy aroma with some piney hints. Malty hoppy flavor with hints of caramel and hints of citrus and pine. Has a malty hoppy piney finish with a nice bitter aftertaste.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BuckeyeBoy (2453) - Boise, Idaho, USA - AUG 9, 2008
On tap at West Seattle brewpub. Pours out a copper topped with a white head. Aroma of fresh citrus. Tast of a nice citrus hop. A littel malt and a very nice bitter end. #1100 for me.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Crit (3245) - Surrey, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 6, 2008
Hazy amber, lasting beige head.Earty,piney hop nose.Strong hop profile is a balance of ctirus and bitterness. Long long finish

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bitbucket (2158) - Kirkland, Washington, USA - JUN 15, 2008
On tap at WABL Fathers Day BrewFest 2008. Pours hazy gold with a lacy white head. Citrus and earth nose, sweet toffee and citrus taste.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sham (1845) - Seattle, Washington, USA - NOV 10, 2007
Dark copper and pellucid. White, frothy head that is almost creamy. Nose of citrus and pine. There’s almost a hint of cedar there. I have no idea why. Fruity with notes of oranges and a little of the pine comes through with the flavor. Sweet caramel malts and a touch of toasted malts. Finshes smooth and easy. I could drink this a lot.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BrewDad (4632) - Olympia, USA - OCT 30, 2007
Draft - Brewery - Burien, WA
Aroma – Deep rich malts and a good use of hops
Appearance – Deep copper color, clear and a light head
Flavor – The richness and the deep alcohol was found and the hops brought out some great flavors. This was a great beer.
Palate – The mouth liked this beer also. A great richness, sweet and a slight spicyness to the whole beer. Great stuff.
Overall –I liked this beer it will age well. Need to be sure to let this one age and warm up before drinking.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
OldMrCrow (1717) - Seattle, Washington, USA - SEP 18, 2007
Tap at Brouwers Hopfest ’07.

My kinda IPA. Pours a cloudy light brown. Dry flavor, lovely hop aromas, nothing sweet here, but chewy enough malts to be more than just hop juice. Intensely drinkable but never overpowering. Bravo!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
glkaiser (1214) - Seattle, Washington, USA - SEP 23, 2006
Another enjoyable offering from EBB. Light clear amber. Faint hop aroma. The hops are solid but not overwhelming in the taste. Very sweet malt finish. Tasty and interesting. Worth trying for sure.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
linc33 (184) - Albany, New York, USA - JUL 8, 2006
UPDATED: MAR 26, 2009 On tap at the brewery. Nitro cask conditioned. A shade browner than copper. Effervescent is one way to describe it. Mouthfeel is interesting; light on the tongue/mouth and solid going down. Hops. Bitter on the finish and higher alcohol very detectable. It was different.


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