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RATINGS: 457   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39   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.


lukeris' rating

4.4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
lukeris (5) - USA - DEC 17, 2007
Pale, touch cloudy. Phenomenal nose, I could smell this beer for hours! Wonderful balance between the hops and the floral component, with a whif of pale malt goodness to tie it all together. The jasmine aroma translated nicely onto the palate. A very successful beer that I expected to dislike.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MrFecesious (924) - British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 21, 2014
On tap at St. Augustine's. Clear straw golden yellow. Aroma of flowers, candied sugar, citrus. Fuck, someone ordered brusselsprouts around me. Dominates smell. Taste is bittersweet flowers.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jonno (2275) - JAPAN - JUL 20, 2014
Very floral - the Jasmine is all over this. Light, hnied body with moderate hopping then the Jasmine. Solid.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TimE (3108) - Tokyo, JAPAN - JUL 11, 2014
Deep amber color. Big jasmine nose with moderate hoppiness. Malty backbone. Tons of jasmine. Decent.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DipHead14 (23) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JUN 28, 2014
Very flowery. The Jasmine blends well with the hops to leave a sweet nectery after taste. The intial flavor is not dissimalar to a flower petal. So, it’s like sucking a sweet flower.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
hockeybeerguy (1630) - Juneau, Alaska, USA - JUN 28, 2014
Today’s live review is this. This was poured into a pint glass. The appearance was a nice golden bronzed amber color with a one finger white foamy head that dissipated within about a minute. Chunks of what appears to be jasmine flowers seem to be suspended within the body. There’s barely any lacing at all. The smell, well holy jasmine Batman. I once had a jasmine infused beer back when I was stationed in New England by Rock Art and that one has no comparison to this. This has got to be the most jasmine infused smelling beer I’ve ever had. Luckily, after a bit of warming there is some light sweet malt helping to balance it a bit. The taste was sweet and floral (hmmm...go figure). Its fairly balanced between the jasmine and the malts, but this is one that doesn’t seem to show much hoppiness to it. The aftertaste has a nice lingering florally soothingness to it that leads to a semi-dry finish. On the palate, this one sits about a light to medium with a fairly nice refreshing sessionable quality about it. The carbonation is somewhat smooth. Overall, what a really nice relaxing beer and that’s not the alcohol speaking. Though the jasmine could probably be toned back, I’d have probably have this again as a fairly good night cap, oh crap there goes the rest of my day.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (1711) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 8, 2014
Bottle at Craig’s. Pours golden amber, flowery and fruity, sweet toffee, floral.

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 6/20
lightbias (62) - USA - MAY 24, 2014
Pushing the envelope is right with this particular beer. Pour was light a and orangey with some bits in, small white head. Overpowering in floral, and so little hops coming through that it is rather like drinking a carbonated tea or bottle of perfume. Completely underwhelmed with this selection, and will not finish it.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
AgentAle (603) - Alberta, CANADA - MAY 16, 2014
Aroma is a slight sweet floral note with sweet malts. Taste is bitter up front bht strangy gives way to a nice. sweetness. The body is a light gold with a pesrl head that retains poorly.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rarbring (1262) - Linköping, SWEDEN - MAY 10, 2014
Overall: Short, dry, perfumic.
Note: On-tap at De Klomp. Reviewed 2014-05-10.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mfp13jr (148) - Glenville, New York, USA - MAY 8, 2014
Tap at The Sampler. Pours a light yellow amber, with reasonable white head. Very floral IPA with almost overpowering amount of Jasmine.


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