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RATINGS: 462   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 189   ABV: 6.3%
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Always inventive Elysian pushes the envelope with this IPA flavored with jasmine flowers. Avatar starts with a fresh, floral jasmine aroma that proceeds to creamy malt undertones.
40 IBUs.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hophead75 (2008) - Largo, Florida, USA - SEP 30, 2006
GABF 06. Light orange. Aroma is flowery, and citrus hops. Taste is citrus hops, some floral notes from the jasmine, nice amount of malt. Medium bodied, very good.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
JahNoth (1039) - Rochester, New York, USA - SEP 28, 2006
Spicy, perfumy aroma. Light golden in color with a fluffy head. Spicy melange of flavors, some bitter c-hop flavors with some floral zing. Fairly light in body with a bitter finish. Interesting, but I am not a big fan of the adjuct beers.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
CapFlu (4502) - Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 20, 2006
(660ml bottle) Sampled at the post-GCBF party hosted by Oakes, "Big Beer Sampling". Nose of orange <!-- i -->FIZZ<!-- /i -->. Wild floral - pale ale with a light <!-- i -->Sweet Tarts<!-- /i -->. Bizarre... an almost <!-- i -->Bottlecaps<!-- /i --> orange flavour and a thin watermelon finish. Its like coated-candied beer? Oddly stimulating.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BuckeyeBoy (2692) - Boise, Idaho, USA - SEP 15, 2006
On Tap At Elysian Fields Seattle. pours out a nice amber topped with a white head. Wow the arom of sweet floral in the air. I did like this one. Not to much of the floral a good mix with hops.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SDbruboy (1864) - San Diego, California, USA - SEP 15, 2006
22 oz. bottle, from Liquid Solutions. Pours medium orangey amber, with a small white head. Aroma is dominated by floral notes, toasty and sweet with summer fruits and honey, along with lightly citrus hops. Flavor is very sweet and floral, jasmine is prevalent along with bitter hops of the herby and floral varities. Medium body and creamy carbonation.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
iwantalambic (1478) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - SEP 9, 2006
22 oz bottle: clear gold – persistent white Styrofoam-like head…floral, honeydew aroma with hints of lemon grass, hop resin and raspberries. Creamy palate – almost fluffy texture; really nice. Strong, fresh, herbal-hop bitterness with a slightly medicinal flavour. A bit sticky and sweet through the finish, but an enjoyable beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DavidP (1747) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 7, 2006
Clear amber body under a thin white head. Has sort of a stinky brie aroma - pollen and musty orange. The flavor gets better because along with the funky pollen it brings in spicy-sharp and orangey hops.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dwedin (249) - Happy Valley, Oregon, USA - SEP 6, 2006
Small creamy offwhite diminishing head. Crystal clear yellow body with good lacing. Flowers, perfume, pine, citrus, lemon, peach aromas. Medium body with a bitter finish. Good balance of sweet and bitter. Very flowery overall but that was expected.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
YourDarkLord (1800) - Urbana, Illinois, USA - SEP 1, 2006
Hazy orange/amber body with an off-white head. Mostly a citrus/hops aroma. A hint of jasmine that I recognized from my incense days but not very much. Pleasant citrus tang, medium sweetness.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Slick (1969) - Thief River Falls, Minnesota, USA - AUG 28, 2006
Nice amber color,small white head that has a good hang time then fades to leave little behind.The aroma citrus and fruity with an aroma that is i guess flowery,The flavor was not bad at all with a nice flavor of citrus and light malt,some pine notes and a flavor that i guess i can only decsribe as jasmine.Which is not bad but definately makes this an interesting brew.Strange brew all the way but it’s worth trying.


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