Elysian 12 Beers of Apocalypse # 8 - Maelstrom Blood Orange Ale

 
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RATINGS: 66   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 218   ABV: 7.25%
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Down, down, down Maelstrom will go, pulling the hapless beer enthusiast in with a beguiling blend of blood orange, Northwest hops and sweet orange peel. Stray to close and you may not escape the currents of this tender trap. Blood orange provides tartness and the blush of a brazen sea, Citra and amarillo hops from the Yakima Valley offer bite and aroma, and orange peel suggests a little something else on the wind. Maelstrom is brewed with pale, Munich and Dextri-pils malts bittered with German Northern Brewer and finished and dry-hopped with Citra and Amarillo.

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3.5
yespr (47460) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - FEB 24, 2013
22 fl oz bottle. Pours cloudy orange with a small white head. Aroma is grapefruity and light pine. Sweet, fruity, peachy to grapefruity. Citrusy, crisp hoppy and lingering peachy finish.

3.5
AmEricanbrew (6954) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - FEB 28, 2013
On tyap. Murky orange color with white sheen. Big spicy earthy armadillo, citrus hop aromas. medium body. orange peel, spicy earthy hop flavors with bready pale malts--good

3.5
fonefan (51064) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAY 27, 2013

Bottle 22fl.oz.

Unclear medium orange colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly to fully lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, caramel, moderate to heavy hoppy, orange - citrus, mandarin, blood orange. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, orange, hoppy, orange peel. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20130223]

3.4
XmnwildX12 (2079) - Farmington, Minnesota, USA - OCT 20, 2012
Had at the 2012 Denver Rare Beer Tasting in Denver, Colorado. Has a meaty like hop scent and taste, was not a big fan.

3.4
jredmond (8626) - New York, New York, USA - DEC 21, 2012
Draft at Blind Tiger with Andrew and Brendan after the Wintersun / Eluveitie show. Pours a bright, hazy golden orange with thin white lacing. Aroma is super bitter grapefruit and bitter hop. Mouthfeel is bitter, somewhat dry with notes of bitter grapefruit rind, light floral bitterness, and citrus.

3.4
swoopjones (7020) - Buffalo, New York, USA - JAN 31, 2013
draft at Blue Monk, glowing orange pour, lots of bubbles. lighter mouhfeel, active. Blood orange adds nice notes,notes of St Josephs aspirin, citrus pith & zest. interesting beer, surprising at 7%. Liked this

3.4
joergen (29208) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - FEB 24, 2013
Bottle at Alex. Muddy golden colorued with a medium sized white head. Sweet and fruity aroma of hops, citrus peel and pine needles. Fruity flavour of hops and pine needles with notes of zest and citrus peel. Dry hoppy finish.

3.4
PhillyCraft (7904) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 1, 2013
Tap at Pour House, murky gold orange with light head and good lacing. Notes of tangy, bitter hops, grapefruit, tangerine, orange, light toasted malt. Nice and dry, good beer if you can get past the aggressiveness.

3.4
podey (638) - New York, New York, USA - MAY 3, 2013
Draft at Stag’s Head. Pours hazy golden yellow with a medium white head. Good lacing. Aroma of sweet oranges, mostly the juice and rind, not the pith, and grassy hops. Taste is lightly hoppy and grassy with a good amount of citrus, mostly grapefruit and orange. Body is very light, almost a little watery. Wish the blood orange was a little more prominent. Bitter finish.

3.4
Beerdedone (3452) - Croydon, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 1, 2014
Bottle. Pours a hazy golden orange with a medium white head. Hoppy aroma of pine, citrus, orange and grapefruit. Flavor was bitter with oranges, pine, citrusrind, bitter grapefruit and a hint of caramel. Medium bodied with soft carbonation, semi dry finish.


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