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95
81
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Serve in Shaker, Snifter

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RATINGS: 131   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Red Rocks Elephant Double IPA is enormous! Six different hop varieties combined with the finest malts and double dry-hopped for a massive sensory overload.

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4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bulk_Carrier (4113) - Lake Champlain, Vermont, USA - NOV 9, 2016
Thanks Craig (Sledeutah). Poured into a tulip, the appearance was a soft burnt orange almost hazy sort of rugged brown color with a thin white foamy head that dissipated at a nice pace. Soft glazed remnants of a head bleed into a messy lace. The aroma leans piney sharp bitter resinous behavior. Just really grips my nose hard and pulls in the sharpness cleanly with a touch of soft malt. The flavor leans to the sharp piney bitter resin and clings to a sly malt, but low and smooth. Piney aftertaste with a dry finish. On the palate, this one sat about a light to medium on the body with the crisp malts moving smoothly along my tongue. Semi-sticky palatable bitter resin hits my tongue. Sipping to sessionable in between sort of feel. Overall, quite a different DIPA for me, but then again living in Vermont, our DIPAs taste nothing like this. Would this be a Utah DIPA? Is there such thing? But this is quite good and would love to have again if given the chance.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
r464 (2318) - Earth, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 15, 2016
Clear gold in color with a thin white head. Crisp with citrus zest and hops most prevalent. The alcohol is fairly noticeable, especially through the finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
voyageurmike (320) - Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 19, 2016
Bottle from the Layton state store. Clear golden beer with medium body and good sized head at first. Aroma is mainly of pine, the taste has both grapefruit and pine hops notes. The finish is intense piney hops.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mcberko (15013) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 2, 2016
500mL bottle, pours a clear copper with a small white head. Aroma brings out lots of piney hops, some resins and caramel bready malt. Flavour is fairly robust, with lots of piney hops and bone dry biscuity malt. My kind of double IPA - loads of piney hops and bone dry malt. Excellent.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
bb (8757) - Alamo, California, USA - APR 23, 2016
Bottle. Amber beer with a big cream head. Grapefruit and pine aroma. Grapefruit and pine flavor. Medium body. Good bitterness. Grapefruit and pine linger with light tropical fruit.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
fakebeersnob (325) - Salt Lake City, Utah, USA - APR 8, 2016
I am not getting a lot of aroma from this. Hoppy upfront, but a very sweet, malt body covers up a citrus rind hop flavor. The mouthfeel at the end has a dry hopped type feel. If I didnt know ahead of time, I would not have thought this was a DIPA - maybe a hoppy brown ale - the sweet, malt is that strong. Note: as it warms a bit, the hoppiness comes out a bit stronger in the finish. More of the citrus and a bit of pine. Still does not taste much like DIPAs I am used to./ Overall, it is pretty decent. Carbonation is pretty low, leaving it feel pretty creamy in taste with a bitter finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
miyauchi38 (1096) - chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 16, 2016
Double IPA. かなりホッピ&

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ACHops (1430) - Seattle, Washington, USA - FEB 28, 2016
500 ml bottle, served in a tulip glass. Pours hazy bright copper with thick, fluffy off-white head. Aroma is rich, sweet caramel malt; just a hint of earthy vegetal hops. Taste is clean, rich, syrupy caramel malt; dank grassy hops with a bit of pineapple on the finish. Fairly boozy, relative to the 8% abv. Decent DIPA.

2.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
robinvboyer (4276) - Sturgeon Falls, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 3, 2016
Bright copper pour, medium white head. Nice aroma of citrus zest, oranges, and some solid pine resin. Good mouth feel, and carb. The finish is where this goes off the rails. It finishes with a medium bitterness and a super strange plastic/rubber flavour. Like opening up a new tire tube from its box. It just takes over and dominates. Couldnt finish it.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
jsquire (4211) - St. Marys, Ohio, USA - NOV 22, 2015
Golden color out of the bottle with a short lived off white head. Sharp nose of citrus peel and resin. Very well balanced caramel sweetness, coarse bread and lots of red grapefruit, resin and pine hops. Not as strong as some but very drinkable.


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