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RATINGS: 63   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 68   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
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Green Elephant is green because itís made from organic malts, and elephant because of the Amarillo, Ahtanum and organic Cascade hops. Itís medium-bodied with a subtle malt underpining and an explosive hop flavor and bitterness. Dang, the elephant is hoppy.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BrewDad (4889) - Olympia, Washington, USA - AUG 12, 2010
North American Organic Beer Festival Ė Portland, OR
Big Hops aroma, floral and fruity nice malt flavor mixed with the grapefruit and clove. This was a very tasty IPA. They do a great job here at Laurelwood Brewing.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jercraigs (7691) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 12, 2010
2010-07-04. Crisp golden dark amber body, modest beige head and light lace. 3+ Huge leafy, weedy green hop aroma, vegetation dominates. 6+ Flavour is similarly green and leafy, mild citrus is lightly astringent, lemon seed like in the finish. 6+ Smooth average palate. Decent, heavy on the leafy character, which I donít love. On tap at Seattle International Beer Festival

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mabel (5414) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 16, 2010
[3108-20100704] Sample. Fresh oranges and hints of evergreen needles in the aroma. Clear, medium orange body with a medium-lasting foamy off-white head. Grainy bitter orange evergreen flavour. Medium-full bitter body. Rough but good, tasty and quite bitter.
(@ SIB 2010, Seattle, WA)

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DuffMan (6632) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 14, 2010
Bottle, shared with Parksy. Pours a nice hazy orange with a creamsicle cap, good lace. Very fruit-hoppy nose and palate, lots of fresh citrus and tropical fruit, juicy and fresh. Perfect malt balance. A perfect NW-style IPA. Awesome!

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mcberko (6259) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 3, 2010
Sampled on tap at SIB, pours hazy golden orange. Aroma of hops and caramel malt. Flavour is more malty than the average IPA, with an obvious hop dominance. Not bad.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
brianprentiss (675) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAY 5, 2010
really liked this one. the hops are not over the top but just right, they seem to have a winner

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
neepsntatties (1200) - Portland, Oregon, USA - APR 4, 2010
Have had this on many an occasion yet havenít rated it, so here goes... Colour... copper-amber with thick head. Nose... sweetly hoppy with hints towards the grapefruit side. Palate... my! This is the hoppy-est elephant Iíve ever met! And elephants arenít known for their hop! Very sweet, though not quite cloying, coating nonetheless with plenty of grapefruit skin and pith. Always a treat when this comes íround! Thank goodness Iím only eight blocks from the Laurelwood, "mothership"!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dchmela (2631) - Orlando, Florida, USA - MAR 14, 2010
Thanks to Juiceisloose for the bomber. Hazy light amber pour with a thick off white head. Pine, citrus, caramel malt and slightly rough hop aroma, nice and floral. Smooth caramel malt body with a nice citrus hop taste. A little thin but tasty.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
5000 (6239) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - JAN 3, 2010
Bottle:   Dirty golden, sediment floats about, large rocky off-white head, patchy lacing, light carbonation.   Earthy hop aromas, a little soily.   Very earthy on the tongue, minor hop presense, a bit malty, slightly grainy, well balanced, and if you like earthy and/or organic like beers, this one is for you.   Moderate body and mouthfeel.   Has a bit of sweetness on the finish, more hop based bitterness versus being earthy.   Donít get me wrong, it still feels soily and earthy on the finish.   Very organic, but also very enjoyable.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
crackedmachine (470) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JUL 4, 2009
A really good IPA. Pours golden orange with a decent white head. The aroma is heavy on Amarillo and Cascade hops. The flavor is mostly tasty hops, pine and citrus. Excellent example of a West Coast IPA.


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