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RATINGS: 62   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.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
after4ever (6093) - Brier, Washington, USA - MAY 16, 2008
22. Thanks, Skoi! Your hospitality is both surprising and overwhelming. :-)
This beer is one of those little gems that comes out of nowhere. Maybe itís just the perfect match for a certain palate or maybe itís a bit underrecognized--either way, this is a kickin IPA. I hope they can broaden their distro to include a regular stop somewhere in Seattle.
Pours a nice ruddy orangeish medium amber with a thick, though brief, little creamy tan head. Nice peach and especially mango nose. Just a fruit-forward delight; really smells like there could be fruit flesh in the glass. Creamy medium body, active carb. Very sessionable body. Caramelly biscuit mid-palate, but that pales in comparison to the lovely peach and mango hop payload. Not the fruitiest or sweetest IPA around, but refreshing and flavorful and very drinkable. Tidy little resin grace note for a finish. Great stuff.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
greenhorn1 (803) - Mission Viejo, California, USA - MAY 9, 2008
22 oz bottle from BottleTrek.com. This is a great PNW ipa, you will never know that it is organic. Pours amber, airy head and tons-o-lacing. Aroma and flavor of big citrus hoppiness, floral and the grapefruit explodes in your mouth. Niclely balanced with a lingering bitter finish. This one surprised me, I have not had good experiences with organics, but this is a must try.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Skyview (5154) - Papoose Jct, Minnesota, USA - JUL 15, 2007
Sampled on tap while visiting the Belmont Station during the American Breweriana Association Annual Meeting (ABA) in Portland, Oregon. Pours a hazy orange-ish amber brew with a decent off-white head that slowly dissolves to a fine film. Aroma of tart grapefruits, piney herbs, and a touch of caramel malt. Taste is lightly carbonated, medium bodied with a dry grapefruit flavor. The hop flavor overpowers the malt flavors. Finish is dry, a little rough with a lingering bitter aftertaste. This one will keep the hopheads happy.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Angeloregon (2055) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUN 21, 2007
Bright orange-copper-tawny ideal IPA hue with medium white head. Floral piquant nose with bitter and sweet notes. Finishing bitterness did not strip palate of taste buds. Yummy beer, quite pleasant and quaffable.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Crit (3318) - Surrey, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 18, 2007
Tap at Bier Cafe: Hazy amber, small beige head. Piney hop nose. Piney lasting hop profile, well balanced. Has great Belgian lace and decent body

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
SamuraiArtist (292) - portland, Oregon, USA - JUN 14, 2007
Draft: Pours a hazy amber color with a 1 finger dense white head. Nice fresh floral and a little citrus hop aroma. Flavor is carmelly malt and lots of fresh green hop flavor. Moderate bitterness with a little lingering bitterness and hints of orange and a crisp finish. Really nicely balanced.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
boFNjackson (4119) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUN 10, 2007
On Tap... poured a honey tone with a thin white head. Earthy hop aroma. Palate is mildly carbonated and a bit chewey. Flavors of dry hops, pine and peppery spices, and a little soapy undertone. Dry finish.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
HopDevil1979 (117) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - MAY 4, 2007
Light amber color, tremendously hoppy oder. A hoppy aftertaste as well, which is good, cause its not pungent. A quality organic. Would drink again! A+++

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
beerinmarch (2830) - Washington, USA - JUN 25, 2005
On tap at the brewery. Pours a slightly hazy amber with a white head. This IPA had a powerful bitterness throughout with a very young green hop taste, feels like it needs some time for the hops to die a bit. Just too bitter for my taste, hops overwhelmed the light sweetness up front.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TimE (3110) - Tokyo, JAPAN - JAN 8, 2004
A hazy brown color, a piney hoppy nose with a soapy, sharp piney, fruity mouth with a restrained bitter finish.


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