1. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  2. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Wachusett IPA (India Pale Ale) - Wachusett Brewing Company

Not Rated.
Wachusett IPA (India Pale Ale)Wachusett IPA (India Pale Ale)

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
83
good

242 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

(view ratings)
Ratings: 242
Reviews: 149
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 13.59%
Wants: 2
Gots: 11 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Wachusett Brewing Company visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
With an awesome floral nose, & fresh hop flavor, “The Purple” is one of the most sessionable IPA’s out there. Beer Advocate calls it, “A damn solid IPA”.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 07-07-2000)
View: Beers (21) |  Events
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Ratings: 242 | Reviews: 149 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by Andy:
Photo of Andy
Andy

Massachusetts

4.1/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Light orange color. Oily chocolate aroma, mixed with light earthy hop aroma. Some cascade mix. Hop bitterness is minimal. Aroma is great but flavor doesnt match. Yeast bite hits in middle and finish. Good hop flavor. Deep yeast flavor as beer warms

Serving type: bottle

05-13-2002 19:13:04 | More by Andy
More User Reviews:
Photo of Stagga_Lee
Stagga_Lee

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

07-22-2014 04:47:11 | More by Stagga_Lee
Photo of costanzo_mike
costanzo_mike

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

07-17-2014 13:27:14 | More by costanzo_mike
Photo of stomioka
stomioka

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

07-08-2014 21:34:59 | More by stomioka
Photo of BurningTreeMufen
BurningTreeMufen

Georgia

3.83/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Appearance- Amber, honey appearance. Very minimal head and head retention.

Smell- Light citrus smell with orange in forefront. Small nose.

Taste- Nice citrus flavor with a little floral hop profile. Bitterness is subtle but balances well with the malty sweetness.

Mouthfeel- Light and pleasant.

Overall- A very drinkable and subtly bitter IPA. A solid beer.

Serving type: bottle

07-07-2014 00:09:09 | More by BurningTreeMufen
Photo of Johnct
Johnct

Connecticut

1.25/5  rDev -66%

06-24-2014 04:34:04 | More by Johnct
Photo of Nichols33
Nichols33

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -18.5%

06-22-2014 12:50:38 | More by Nichols33
Photo of Drewjordan
Drewjordan


3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

06-21-2014 11:40:32 | More by Drewjordan
Photo of Buddance
Buddance

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

06-14-2014 00:06:33 | More by Buddance
Photo of chefdave37
chefdave37

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

06-10-2014 23:48:47 | More by chefdave37
Photo of Casterbridge
Casterbridge

Connecticut

3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

06-08-2014 00:38:21 | More by Casterbridge
Photo of Oidmoe
Oidmoe

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

06-01-2014 14:19:12 | More by Oidmoe
Photo of Cubro
Cubro

California

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

05-29-2014 21:24:28 | More by Cubro
Photo of ThirstySavage
ThirstySavage

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

05-18-2014 17:41:58 | More by ThirstySavage
Photo of mlefebvre7
mlefebvre7

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

05-06-2014 23:32:58 | More by mlefebvre7
Photo of virinow
virinow

New York

3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

05-03-2014 13:02:16 | More by virinow
Photo of berkshire413
berkshire413

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

05-02-2014 20:19:51 | More by berkshire413
Photo of JGLittle
JGLittle

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

04-27-2014 18:31:17 | More by JGLittle
Photo of zbooks
zbooks

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

04-22-2014 22:47:40 | More by zbooks
Photo of timoteo833
timoteo833

New York

2.75/5  rDev -25.3%

04-13-2014 01:15:45 | More by timoteo833
Photo of brpendergast85
brpendergast85

District of Columbia

2.5/5  rDev -32.1%

03-25-2014 04:50:00 | More by brpendergast85
Photo of OnryAndMean
OnryAndMean

Vermont

3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

03-16-2014 17:46:21 | More by OnryAndMean
Photo of rjm0715
rjm0715

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

02-03-2014 22:29:06 | More by rjm0715
Photo of jmlewisjr
jmlewisjr

Massachusetts

2.75/5  rDev -25.3%

01-28-2014 12:42:46 | More by jmlewisjr
Photo of osant37
osant37

New York

3/5  rDev -18.5%

01-19-2014 23:52:50 | More by osant37
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Wachusett IPA (India Pale Ale) from Wachusett Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 242 ratings.