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RATINGS: 51   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.69   IBU: 83   EST. CALORIES: 249   ABV: 8.3%
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Elevation 83 is a full-bodied pale ale with balanced hops. Featuring both Midwestern malts and Northwestern hops. Brewed in Oceanside, California where the elevation is 83 feet above sea level. Matching the elevation with a perfect balance of 83 IBUs and 8.3% ABV. No matter what your elevation is, enjoy a step up with OAW’s Elevation 83.


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4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
valleyann83 (16) - California, USA - AUG 29, 2013
22oz bottle from Sprouts. Orange thick foam, could smell the grassy hops as I poured. Remarkably clear, bubbles continued up from bottom of pint glass. Upon initial taste, extremely bitter...real bitter..I had a similar experience with a Lagunitas, I believe it was Lagunitas. It may be due to flower hops...but i have no idea if either uses flowers. So I set it aside to let it breath...what a paradigm shift in flavor. Big melon grassy hop flavor with a slight nutty malt backbone. Certainly an archetype for an Imperial IPA.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Capa (2307) - Kitsap, Washington, USA - JUL 25, 2015
Copper. Citrus and sweet malt. Not a lot going on here. Decent. (Draught in tasting room)

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
jh773 (232) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 21, 2015
Ruddy orange with a huge head like sponge cake that takes a very long time to reduce. Smell is tangy and subtle. Ale is rich and spicy with a citrusy malt backbone. Palate is slightly flat.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TattooJack (279) - Illinois, USA - MAR 17, 2015
From the bomber this is the ex-pa not an ipa and I could tell, not a lot of spices but really strong and chunky like a bread dumpling covered in gravy that gives you a buzz.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
721Lance (82) - Oceanside Ca, California, USA - MAR 14, 2015
22 oz bomber from Bev Mo. Very interesting hop biscuit aroma. Earthy noble type hop aroma, pretty big. Additionally a mild macadamia nut biscuit malt back ground. The malts really pick up in flavor with a crisp slight alcohol finish. Defiantly unique, I loved it some friends do not.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
AtticusReasor3 (11) - Oceanside, California, USA - FEB 1, 2015
Nice IPA like aroma. But what made this brew awesome was the flavor f biscuit alcohol hop huge mouthfeel unlike any other XXIPA. So many good things going on like pine spice peppery spice and great finish! Nothing really similar I can compare to.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
edwardbass (643) - Illinois, USA - JAN 10, 2015
Mine must be old - bomber from Kenwood Liquor on Oak Lawn, IL. Huge white/tan head. Aroma is sour orange. Taste is citrus bitter that is too astringent and has no malt to balance it. Palate is super-carbonated, super-dry and a bit watery. Oh well, I decided to give this a try blind, and it turned out to be an excellent beer if not old or ruined in some way.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MadRobin (2392) - Silver Spring, USA - JAN 6, 2015
Poured from 22 oz. bottle. Slightly hazy, amber-copper-orange with a 2-finger khaki head and very good lacing. Aroma of grapefruit, pine, tropical fruit, other citrus, caramel and grass. Taste of grapefruit, caramel, fruit, pine, citrus, toast and grass. Medium/full body and medium/high carbonization with a substantial mouthfeel. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
bjcp101 (12) - Oceanside, California, USA - OCT 27, 2014
Having at brewery...inexpensive for an 8.3 extreme pale..what ever that means??? But great body and clean crispness...hops are pretty big and the malts really help make this an enjoyable experience.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Dentoro1231 (13) - Carlsbad, California, USA - OCT 24, 2014
22 oz bomber...bought due to a most wonderful braggot experience...This reminded me of a american strong ale with loads of hops. Not quite as malty as their american strong ale but made up with the additional hops. Loved the citrus hops. More biscut and some caramle, nice and dry nice bubbles.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Artistdave (65) - Austin, USA - OCT 18, 2014
On tap at source....spicy hop aroma along with a malt presence. Drinking this was great..great use of biscut malts and hops danced back and forth between malt balance. very full bodied...8.3 percent did not know this until wife took keys. great brew


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