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Barnacle Wheat IPA - Lighthouse Brewing Company

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Barnacle Wheat IPA
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BA SCORE
87
very good

12 Ratings
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Ratings: 12
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 8.79%
Wants: 1
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Lighthouse Brewing Company visit their website
British Columbia, Canada

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: CookstLiquor on 04-25-2013)
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Reviews by CookstLiquor:
Photo of CookstLiquor
3.95/5  rDev -0.8%

Poured from a 650ml bottle. The label looks like it's taking a shot at Driftwood's Fat Tug IPA. It pours a striking bright yellow colour. The nose is full of musty, funky hop notes like melon skin, pineapple and exotic tropical fruits. The taste is similarly bold and fruity with a huge hit of bitterness on the finish. Definitely one for the hopheads.

CookstLiquor, Apr 25, 2013
More User Reviews:
Photo of chickenm
3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

chickenm, Jul 24, 2013
Photo of dirtylou
3.2/5  rDev -19.6%

22oz bomber, split in hotel glassware in Vancouver

Quite light bodied - definitely a "white IPA" - healthy white foam. Aromas are strong on the grassy notes and citrus compliments. The flavors surprisingly clashed pretty significantly for me - far too bitter, stale grass, citrus peel. Just needs to be toned down - the style should be bright and layered not bitter and aggressive. Didn't enjoy this.

dirtylou, Jun 17, 2013
Photo of LampertLand
3.79/5  rDev -4.8%

Lighthouse Brewing's 'Barnacle Wheat IPA' @ 8.0% , served from a 650 ml bottle puchased for $5.60

A-pour is a pale clean gold from the bottle to glass (with no wheat hazyness ... hmm) with a small off white head leaving a minimal lace ring along the stein

S-more pine than citrus to the nose

T-not a standard PNW IPA , very clean & crisp tasting , mild bitter finish

MF-low/mild carbonation , medium to full bodied , not as bitter on the palate as
some PNW IPA's

Ov-ok beer , not the wow factor that I'm looking for in a local IPA , certainly not in the league of Driftwood-Fat Tug as the label might want you to beleive

prost LampertLand

LampertLand, Jul 21, 2013
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4/5  rDev +0.5%

bumchilly25, May 03, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

smekermann, May 18, 2013
Photo of wordemupg
4.04/5  rDev +1.5%

650ml bottle poured into tulip 17/8/13

A hazed bright yellow with a few streams of tiny bubbles streaming up the side, just a finger of foam but its dense and long lasting, three rings of foam followed by some random patches

S apple juice, canned pineapple, wheaty cereal, faint spruce and a little perfume, I get more tropical notes but I can't quite place it, a little spice as it warms

T more of the same really, the kiwi hops shine and the wheat's there but not a focal point, some lemon rind I didn't smell

M light for the strength and well carbonated almost to the point of foam, quite gritty and a mild bitter snap and a little soapy thrills gum on the finish

O smell and taste could've gone higher so slightly inflated overall, light bodied with tropical kiwi hops, the 8% is well concealed and I downed the whole bomber with no problems

I rather liked this one and considering it was a random beer I've never heard of I'm quite happy with my 5$ bottle

wordemupg, Aug 18, 2013
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4/5  rDev +0.5%

604growler, Apr 28, 2013
Photo of canucklehead
4.24/5  rDev +6.5%

On the money for the style , super drinkable for the ABV, citrus and wheat notes combined with the hops but wrapped up in a smooth balanced beer that may be the best White IPA in BC.
The perfect big beer for the summer. This is a brewery that continues to impress/

canucklehead, May 17, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +19.3%

ZachT, Aug 27, 2013
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4/5  rDev +0.5%

schopenhauerale, Jun 08, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

rodrigueZflyingf0x, Jul 20, 2013
Barnacle Wheat IPA from Lighthouse Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 12 ratings.