GarrettB (1205) - San Diego, California, USA - NOV 18, 2012
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
June 30th, 2011 - The Elysian Menís Room rounds out Elysian offerings, deviating from the Greek mythology I learned to love during my time in Seattle, and instead decorating their bottle with the kind of wryly strange sign Iíd expect to see in any number of Seattleís quirky bars. As another pale ale in Elysianís line I sort of wonder where it fits, and whether or how the hop profile will set it apart from other brews coming out of Elysian. I believe it does. It begins with a great, consuming and growing head, which has more in common with a Belgian golden ale than it does other APAs, and the lacing runs a beautiful fishnet stocking pattern down the side of the glass. The aroma is generically malty, but chilled and caught behind the head - thereís a clean styrofoam type of aroma, but not likely what the beer actually smells like. A light body greets the palate, casting the classic flavors of an amber around palate, but a nice hop body as well to keep the caramel sugars at bat. It tastes almost like a double IPA with a bit of amber and red, and an insistence on using alcohol and sugar to strengthen the brew. The first sip is better than the last though, as the beer progressively loses its character. I donít know why, but it tastes just a bit plain after that first sip wears off.
Prufrockstar (1468) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JUL 5, 2015
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle at a 4th of July party. No idea what it looks like because (1) it was dark, and (2) itís a party where the proper glassware is the bottle itself. Didnít know the style in advance, but I assumed nondescript amber ale - toast, grain, caramel, indistinct moderately bitter hop profile. Overall: a completely forgettable beer, okay for chilling with friends.
biirusaikou (1223) - - JUN 30, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draught at Nakanoshima. Dark caramel, bitter citrusy hops, hints of red fruit, bitter finish. More a hoppy amber, pretty decent anyway.
Poolieo (37) - Washington, USA - MAY 27, 2015
1.8 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 6/20
Everything about this beer is just fine. Nothing is great. The name is cute but that's about it.
---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone
mitchh200 (20) - - MAY 24, 2015
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Has a roasty and floral aroma. The appearance is reddish brown and slightly cloudy. The head is somewhat frothy. the taste is not bitter but somewhere in the middle. This is a medium bodied beer with a slick texture. The carbonation is average and the beer finishes on a bitter note. Overall this was a surprising red ale not bad but I thought the hops were a bit overpowering for a red ale.
fonefan (38685) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAY 16, 2015
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
[ As Elysian Mens Room Original Red ].
Clear medium to light orange amber color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, pale malt, sweet malt, caramel, toffee, earty - nutty notes. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average to long duration, nutty - earthy, sweet malt, caramel - toffee. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. 
UXO (773) - CANADA - MAR 12, 2015
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Pours slightly hazy pale amber with one finger of loose light beige head diminishing gradually to a thin cap, moderate chunky lacing. (4/5) Nose is toasted malt, caramel, mild floral and citrus. (6/10) Taste is medium sweet, mild bitter. (6/10) Medium body, moderate carbonation, off-dry and mild bitter finish. (3/5)
SighÖ I have regret. Not that this is a bad beer - itís not. But itís just what it says on the bottle: an original red. And thatís about all it is. Nothing interesting or memorable here. (12/20)
Beerathon (1540) - Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 11, 2015
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Amber color with frothy white head. Caramel malts with some light floral and citrus character. Easy drinking, but not spectacular.
Bricks (729) - Delaware, USA - FEB 28, 2015
3.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
Malty citrus hoppy aroma. Solid amber/copper appearance. Slight bitter. close to your typical IPA
Squizzle (173) - Idaho, USA - FEB 9, 2015
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
I had a few of these at the Creek. Went down really smooth. Fun time with friends downtown.
MrBlueSky93 (479) - Sutton Coldfield, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 7, 2015
2.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 7/20
Bottle from Brewdog.
Dark Red in colour, two finger off white head. Aroma of toasted malts, fruit malt also. On the taste, caramel, citrus, toasted malts. Ok.