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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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240 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 240
Reviews: 148
rAvg: 3.69
pDev: 13.55%
Wants: 2
Gots: 8 | 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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Swedes21

Ontario (Canada)

3.63/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance - light coper in colour, slight haze but for the most part clear. decent foamy head, real lightness to the head. head is white in appearance and some min lacing. there is also some minor carbonation present.

Smell - Hops, pine, some citrus and earthy tones. very light smelling beer, nothing to dominant.

Taste - not a strong tasting IPA, very bland actually. i found the hops did not come through, they where well hidden. You can pick up on the pine a bit and earthy tones.

Mouthfeel - overall, not a lot of volume added, has some good residual tastes, but nothing special.

Overall - I expected more from the smell, like this was going to blow my mind. this was an ok beer, just not a dominant IPA,

Serving type: bottle

05-26-2011 10:11:34 | More by Swedes21
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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.

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Wachusett IPA (India Pale Ale) from Wachusett Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 240 ratings.