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Fat Chance Light IPA - Redhook Ale Brewery

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Fat Chance Light IPAFat Chance Light IPA

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BA SCORE
80
good

22 Ratings
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Ratings: 22
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.4
pDev: 15%
Wants: 1
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Redhook Ale Brewery visit their website
United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  4.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: boku56 on 06-21-2014)
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Photo of jjamadorphd
4.18/5  rDev +22.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

To date this is my most favorite Red Hook offering. I found it by chance and was very happy I did so. The beer pours the normal, yellow-beer color with a light head. It does have good staying power though and very nice lacing down the glass. What blew me away though was the smell - it was absolutely fabulous. There was distinct scents of cherry and apple mixed in with just hints of the normal citrusy odors such as orange and lime - the whole mix was very fruity. The feel it put out was tangy but not overpowering, quite a bit of carbonation but not so much to take away from the taste. Speaking of which, the taste was mostly citrus - none of the apples or cherries I smelled. Overall, I guess this beer proves a point for me since I'm not a huge IPA type, but I do appreciate it when I come across a good one, light or not.

jjamadorphd, Nov 12, 2014
Photo of cdub0512
4/5  rDev +17.6%

cdub0512, Oct 30, 2014
Photo of kdivers
3/5  rDev -11.8%

kdivers, Oct 20, 2014
Photo of mpenske
4.5/5  rDev +32.4%

mpenske, Oct 13, 2014
Photo of bzach
3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

bzach, Sep 23, 2014
Photo of secondtooth
3.36/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Seems everybody is doing these “light IPAs” lately, and Red Hook’s entry into the sweepstakes pours a cloudy golden, with nice white head of carbonation and attractive lace.

Nose is lively citrus and floral hops. Very appealing.

Taste is a pleasing mix of hoppy citrus and, well, hoppy citrus. Bitterness comes in at the finish. This may not be a complex “session IPA”, but I find it quite enjoyable and a perfect tonic for hop-heads. And kudos to Red Hook for getting this one down to a ridiculously low 4.0% ABV. I dig it.

secondtooth, Sep 15, 2014
Photo of 45nDown
3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

45nDown, Sep 10, 2014
Photo of AndrewMichael
3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

AndrewMichael, Sep 05, 2014
Photo of Gregwa
3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

Gregwa, Aug 31, 2014
Photo of Stofko1992
2.92/5  rDev -14.1%

Stofko1992, Aug 23, 2014
Photo of hypnotoad1
3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

hypnotoad1, Aug 23, 2014
Photo of Big_Dave
3/5  rDev -11.8%

Big_Dave, Aug 22, 2014
Photo of cardinals22
2/5  rDev -41.2%

cardinals22, Aug 17, 2014
Photo of Donkster46
3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

Donkster46, Aug 02, 2014
Photo of Specjackson
4/5  rDev +17.6%

Specjackson, Jul 30, 2014
Photo of northcoastwolf
3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

northcoastwolf, Jul 19, 2014
Photo of azdback
3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

azdback, Jul 17, 2014
Photo of wertschy
3.75/5  rDev +10.3%

wertschy, Jul 16, 2014
Photo of Falcone
3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

Falcone, Jul 05, 2014
Photo of CoryR
3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

CoryR, Jul 03, 2014
Photo of reclaverjr
3/5  rDev -11.8%

reclaverjr, Jun 30, 2014
Photo of boku56
3.75/5  rDev +10.3%

boku56, Jun 21, 2014
Fat Chance Light IPA from Redhook Ale Brewery
80 out of 100 based on 22 ratings.