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Wachusett IPA (India Pale Ale) - Wachusett Brewing Company

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Wachusett IPA (India Pale Ale)Wachusett IPA (India Pale Ale)

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BA SCORE
83
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244 Ratings
THE BROS
84
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Ratings: 244
Reviews: 149
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 13.59%
Wants: 2
Gots: 12 | 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)
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PicoPapa

Connecticut

3.65/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

I picked this one up after having enjoyed some Larry recently, hoping that it might be close to being as good. Not so much. 12oz bottle with a "for freshest taste enjoy by" date of Sep 2010. Pours an amber, orange color. Slight head, with a bit of lacing. Smell is of some hops and maybe a bit of citrus. Tastes pretty good. Somewhat bitter with a taste of hops and to a lesser extent, citrus. Its a decent IPA and trying to compare it to Larry is unfair. That being said, I've had many better IPAs than this. Wouldn't go out of my way to grab it again but if it showed up in a Wachusett mix 12 pack I wouldnt be disappointed.

Serving type: bottle

08-08-2010 05:06:40 | More by PicoPapa
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Wachusett IPA (India Pale Ale) from Wachusett Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 244 ratings.