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Wanderlust - Breakside Brewery

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89
very good

91 Ratings
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Ratings: 91
Reviews: 16
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 9.8%
Wants: 1
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Breakside Brewery visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.60% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Kopfschuss on 10-25-2013)
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Washington

4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

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Metaltildeath

Washington

5/5  rDev +25.6%

02-22-2014 14:14:45 | More by Metaltildeath
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Washington

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

02-17-2014 07:04:08 | More by twelveinches
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510a

Washington

4/5  rDev +0.5%

02-16-2014 07:52:23 | More by 510a
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cherche

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

02-15-2014 04:33:18 | More by cherche
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CaptainQ

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

02-13-2014 03:29:30 | More by CaptainQ
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ckeegan04

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

02-10-2014 17:38:28 | More by ckeegan04
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Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

02-01-2014 07:48:39 | More by redfox405
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strongaf

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

02-01-2014 06:42:50 | More by strongaf
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dirtylou

Washington

3.76/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

22oz bomber, split

I dig breakside and they were out of Wanderlust on my only visit to the brewery so I was stoked to see their distribution hit Seattle and have this IPA wash up on our shores. Clear golden body - nice bubbly head. Very light on the eyes, and the palate - grassy, tangerine, bready malts. Nice and light, but underwhelming given my expectations - just prefer a more assertive hop profile I think.

Serving type: bottle

01-30-2014 23:12:29 | More by dirtylou
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Matt23Morgan

Idaho

4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

01-29-2014 15:40:27 | More by Matt23Morgan
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LiquidAmber

Washington

4.13/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured into a Chuckanut pint glass. Pours a clear, medium golden amber with a half finger white head that dissipates to a thin film and thick ring around the glass with lots of lacing. Nice aroma, evident immediately after opening the bottle, of pineapple, citrus hops and bready malt. Flavor follows with intense citrus, dominated by graperfruit, sweet biscuit and bready malt, more citrus and slightly piney hops. Medium bodied. A very nice, aromatic citrus forward IPA that tastes very fresh and appealing. As other reviewer have said, the aroma and taste are very much like a ripe, fresh grapefruit (which is great because I can't have real graperfruit any more due to medical restrictions). I feel like I got my vitamin C for the day. Although not that complex, the flavors it presents are excellent. I'll be revisiting this IPA and this brewery again.

Serving type: bottle

01-28-2014 03:58:34 | More by LiquidAmber
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NWHopinator

Oregon

4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

01-26-2014 01:28:35 | More by NWHopinator
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Spikester

Oregon

3.98/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Hazed gold with almost two fingers of light cream color head. Retention is better than average with good amount of lace.
Smell is grapefruit pineapple a bit of dankness a touch of yeast and biscuit malt.
Taste is pink grapefruit pine resin deep bitterness just shy of overload. Malts are there but shoved aside by the hop resin aspect. Alcohol is faintly tasted probably due to the light malts.
Mouthfeel is on the lighter side and carbonation is barely enough. Finish is on the dry side of medium.
Overall a tasty pale IPA. Although the resin aspect could be helped with a touch more of the fruitier hops or a little more malt. Those who crave the bigger resinous flavors will love this beer.
There was not a lot of pop when the cap was pulled and no bottle date.


Serving type: bottle

01-21-2014 07:25:26 | More by Spikester
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BESTIALEX

Oregon

3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

01-18-2014 00:31:35 | More by BESTIALEX
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Derek

British Columbia (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

01-13-2014 00:26:40 | More by Derek
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arff406

Montana

4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

01-11-2014 06:48:28 | More by arff406
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Reidrover

Oregon

4.25/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

22 oz bomber from "Lifesource" in Salem OR $4.99 This IPA does appear a lighter colour than normal..a deep golden..with what has to be the most attractive head i have seen in a proper IPA,..about an inch thick,tightly bubbled and quite uniform. Very very intense hop aromas..as said in the intro..weird combination of bright citrus peel and normal PNW dankness..but it works. Taste is similar to aroma but much more effervescent grapefruit ( pink) in the end. Lovely mouth feel..intense yet at the same time light and quaffable ( yes i used That word). Very good IPA ..loving this

Serving type: bottle

01-06-2014 04:55:44 | More by Reidrover
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kscaldef

Oregon

3/5  rDev -24.6%

01-06-2014 00:55:40 | More by kscaldef
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CoryR

Oregon

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

01-05-2014 01:45:36 | More by CoryR
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SMITHAND

Oregon

4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

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HumuloneRed

Oregon

4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

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HuskyinPDX

Washington

4.06/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle opened on 11.8.13

A - Pours a clear, light orange with a smaller cream-colored head with decent retention.

S - Grass, pine, lots of grapefruit.

T - Just like the nose, subtle bitter finish.

D - Good carbonation with a light body.

O - Nice flavors. Light and very easy drinking.

Serving type: bottle

12-26-2013 19:27:59 | More by HuskyinPDX
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Boozecamel

British Columbia (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

12-22-2013 22:06:15 | More by Boozecamel
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draheim

Washington

4.26/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

So happy to see this brewery showing up on Washington shelves.

22oz into a tulip. Pours a hazy straw color w/ a fluffy white head, patchy lacing.

Aroma is big grapefruit. And that's it. Smells like I just cut open a fresh grapefruit and gave it a big squeeze. Impressive.

Taste follows nose. Bright fresh citrusy hops on a canvas of pale biscuity malt. Clean, sharp, bitter finish.

Mouthfeel is balanced an crisp. Very drinkable.

Overall a very solid West Coast IPA. Outstanding.

Serving type: bottle

12-20-2013 21:42:17 | More by draheim
Wanderlust from Breakside Brewery
89 out of 100 based on 91 ratings.