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RATINGS: 487   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 189   ABV: 6.3%
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.

   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 Ė persistent white Styrofoam-like headÖfloral, honeydew aroma with hints of lemon grass, hop resin and raspberries. Creamy palate Ė 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.

   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.

   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.

   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.

   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 itís worth trying.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
1FastSTi (3344) - Glendale, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 28, 2006
Thanks Chuck. The beer pours to a clean bright golden body with a thick lasting gorgeous rocky white head. The aroma is jasmine rice. The flavor is jasmine rice and toffee. Decent malt. A little drying on the palate. Medium bodied. Extremely different than any other beer Iíve ever had.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
JCapriotti (1379) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 28, 2006
clear amber gold. Scotch-like color with some light bubbly head. Aroma is sweet watermelon hops with some sweet motherly perfume. Its okay, a little sweet. Flavor is sort of the same. Balanced a slightly different IPA.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MIBRomeo (2570) - Wisconsin, USA - AUG 28, 2006
looks like scotch.. w/ a decent off white head and some visable carbonation. light Floral aroma hints of the jasmine flower and not much else. Palate is pretty average. Flavor is heavily jasmin and sweet honeys maybe flower nectars. Very light and floral hopped in the finish. An odd little beer, but not bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
after4ever (6797) - Brier, Washington, USA - AUG 26, 2006
Bomber. Gold with a smear of white foam across the top. Sweet flowery nose--before the bottle cap hits the counter youíll understand where the name came from. Itís a no-doubt sweet soft nectar aroma. Medium to high carb, but itís a loving bubble. Nicest moutfheel I can think of in a beer off the top of my head. Very sweet attack and finish; the mid-palate has tons of malt presence and added sugars to boot. This beer genuinely has dried jasmine flowers in it, but I canít really say it tastes like jasmine, because I know if I read that I would have no idea what it might mean. So it tastes honey sweet, I guess you could say. Lovely stuff. Just one small step into sweetness for it to be truly refreshing, but I love these mildly sweet beers when the spirit moves.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cornfield (5570) - Oak Forest, Illinois, USA - AUG 24, 2006
This is a hard call. Itís an enjoyable ale, but the name had me looking forward to an IPA. Nice look, a clear amber/orange with a sustained white head. The aroma is predominantly sweet jasmine over a caramel malt. The flowery scents drown out any detectable hop presence. The flavor is a skillful blending of smoothly sweet malts and the perfumey jasmine. Nice taste. And there, in the finish at last, is an herbal and floral bitterness, some of it presumably from the hops. Good drink, and it may be an IPA, but if so, itís well cloaked in secrecy.

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