Elephant Beer

I have a soft spot for Elephant since nearly twenty years ago I used to think of this as something special. As a poor student who knew better, but would often have to drink low quality macro’s at 4-5% ABV, the opportunity to quaff something nearly twice the ABV was always an enjoyable one. Also enjoyed rinking Giraffe at the time too! I seem to remember an earlier incarnation of this beer being sold in England in the late ’80’s as being higher than the now advertised 7.2 ABV. Anyone know?

Anyway, I digress, back to the beer.

Desperately disappointing on revisiting this. A bland macro type lager with only a few redeeming features. Not skunky, very malty, good ABV and a tiny hop bite in the finish. Outside of that nothing that a BMC couldn’t deliver.

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08/24/2005
Format:
bottle
ABV: 7.2 %
Appearance: 3
Taste: 2.5
Mouthfeel: 3
Smell: 2.5
Overall: 3
Total: 2.68
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