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Elliott Bay Pro Am Imperial IPA
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RATINGS: 7   MEAN: 4.1/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 246   ABV: 8.2%
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Original name: Pliny the (Hop Shortage) Denier. Elliott Bayís submission for the 2008 GABF.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
after4ever (6125) - Brier, Washington, USA - MAY 1, 2012
Draft at the lcw. Pours a murky dark amber with a dense and creamy tan head that doesnít stick around. Leaves tons of lace. Big fresh sweet grapefruit nose. Creamy medium body, almost thick. Soft carb. Grapefruit foremost on the mid palate. Some caramel under, washing out into a sharp blood orange finish.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BŁckDich (5464) - McCall, Idaho, USA - SEP 9, 2010
Tap @ Beveridge Place: Orange color with a white head, the nose is big on this. Lots of sticky sweet hops; orange, grapefruit and more. The maltiness is profound AND...itís quite balanced, which all good imperial IPAs should be. Dose you full of IBUs without even having to choke it down. Very clean and refreshing with quite a strong body.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
riversideAK (5625) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - MAY 27, 2009
Hazy amber pour with a nice foamy head and sticky lace. Really nice aroma of pine, grapefruit, floral hops. A pungent hop nose for sure. Flavors of tropical fruit, pineapple, grapefruit, with a strong resiny finish. Malt lends a dryness in the form of biscuit, and a soft sweetness that compliments the hops. Really nice hop bomb of a beer. Citrus and punch linger, lots of resins.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
killjoy966 (677) - Washington, USA - JAN 18, 2009
almost as ruinous as the stone ruination. super hoppy with a bitterness that stays with you long after the sip. canít believe I havenít tried anything by ebb yet. this seems like the start of a beautiful friendship.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BuckeyeBoy (2709) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JAN 5, 2009
On tap at West Seattle brewpub. Pours out a cloudy amber/orange topped with a sand color cream head. Aroma was of sweet malt and floral hops. Tast was of thick malts bitter citrus hops. A Huge grapefruit tast. This was a very tast Double.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Angeloregon (2055) - Portland, Oregon, USA - SEP 24, 2008
On tap at Elliott Bay Brew Pub in West Seattle, WA--Bright citrus floral hops. Great nose! Orange copper body with lots of legs. Wispy white head. Great malt balance with a touch of wheat. Simcoe and Amarillo hops rule! Fantastic beer. Strong bitter finish. I predict this beer wins best IIPA at GABF.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bradrcr (806) - Renton, Washington, USA - SEP 3, 2008
8/23/08 From cask at the Seattle AHA rally. Aroma is strong; primarily of sweet cascade. Appearance is hazy yellow with a well maintained white head. Flavor is very well balanced, slightly starchy, and all good. Mouthfeel is medium bodied with a low carb texture; some resin. Overall, excellent.


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