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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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CookstLiquor

British Columbia (Canada)

3.95/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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.

Serving type: bottle

04-25-2013 20:33:23 | More by CookstLiquor
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ZachT

British Columbia (Canada)

4.75/5  rDev +19.3%

08-27-2013 03:01:54 | More by ZachT
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wordemupg

Alberta (Canada)

4.04/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

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

Serving type: bottle

08-18-2013 05:20:16 | More by wordemupg
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chickenm

British Columbia (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

07-24-2013 02:41:23 | More by chickenm
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LampertLand

British Columbia (Canada)

3.79/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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

Serving type: bottle

07-21-2013 05:27:27 | More by LampertLand
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rodrigueZflyingf0x

British Columbia (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

07-20-2013 17:16:38 | More by rodrigueZflyingf0x
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dirtylou

Washington

3.2/5  rDev -19.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

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.

Serving type: bottle

06-17-2013 18:21:18 | More by dirtylou
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schopenhauerale

British Columbia (Canada)

4/5  rDev +0.5%

06-08-2013 07:53:00 | More by schopenhauerale
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smekermann

British Columbia (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

05-18-2013 07:23:12 | More by smekermann
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canucklehead

British Columbia (Canada)

4.24/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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/

Serving type: bottle

05-17-2013 05:31:08 | More by canucklehead
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bumchilly25

British Columbia (Canada)

4/5  rDev +0.5%

05-03-2013 03:11:04 | More by bumchilly25
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604growler

British Columbia (Canada)

4/5  rDev +0.5%

04-28-2013 05:47:56 | More by 604growler
Barnacle Wheat IPA from Lighthouse Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 12 ratings.