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India Pale Ale - Westbrook Brewing Co.

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India Pale AleIndia Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

846 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 846
Reviews: 167
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 8.58%
Wants: 84
Gots: 82 | FT: 11
Brewed by:
Westbrook Brewing Co. visit their website
South Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
A base of pale, Munich, and Carapils malts is just enough to contain the massive hop flavor and aroma packed into this highly drinkable IPA. A blend of four American hop varieties is added four times in the kettle and twice in the fermentor for a complex and layered hop experience. Best served at 45-50˚F in a tulip or English style pint glass.

65 IBU

(Beer added by: thagr81us on 01-04-2011)
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11-17-2011 16:28:12 | More by 67couple
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5/5  rDev +22.5%

11-16-2011 16:03:57 | More by UncleWesticles
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5/5  rDev +22.5%

07-16-2014 13:53:51 | More by Basedgodspeedyou
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Netdigger2

South Carolina

4.93/5  rDev +20.8%

This is my go-to year-round IPA. Always fresh from Greenville Beer Exchange and they just started dating the bottoms of the cans.

Pours Hazy gold with a foamy white head. Decent Lacing

Smell is slightly floral and spicy- hints of tangerine citrus and pine.

Taste is a collaboration of peppery, piney, citrus and light malts. Very hop forward and easy on the palate. It beautifully melds a bunch of American C-hop flavor characteristics without palate-wrecking bitterness.

Medium-high carbonation- lighter mouthfeel.

VERY refreshing IPA. South's closest thing to Heady Topper!

11-25-2012 02:17:48 | More by Netdigger2
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cdizinno

South Carolina

4.9/5  rDev +20.1%

Wow! I didn't really like their 1st batch back in Feb. But they have been rumored to re-formulate this IPA and I believe it!

A: Slightly hazy, deep golden color with a fluffy, one finger, white head. Moderate lacing.

S: Mild citrus hop scent.

T&M: Mildly sweet up front with a wild hoppy citrus bitterness at the back of the tongue. Flowery bouquet of hops, hops, and more hops. Beautifully balanced with a grapefruit and pine prominence.

This stuff is awesome and I definitely will actively search for this now. If you are an IPA lover, don't miss this highly drinkable gift of original flavor in IPA's.

05-31-2011 22:45:48 | More by cdizinno
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HopHeadRyan

Pennsylvania

4.9/5  rDev +20.1%

Decanted from can into my great lakes tumbler...

Was fortunate to come across this one while in South Carolina for a wedding...picked it up at the local Piggly Wiggly near Isle of Palms. PW had a very impressive beer selection of local, regional, international, and of course macro...they even had 6 or so beers on tap mostly local/regional...very nice job PW...

Back to Westbrook IPA...

A - hazy orange, creamy 1/w inch head, some good lacing...i love a cloudy unfiltered ipa!

S - initial crack of the can is of piney, grassy, herbacious and citrus notes...a beautiful combo...with some breathing the nose does dissapate a bit but leaves a nice sweet citrus and yeasty-bread aroma...very complex for an IPA

T - mimics the smell almost exactly with a creamy-yeastiness that you get from the unfiltered quaility...very great flavors happening here...

M - very nice smooth and creamy mouth feel, light carbonation, medium-light body.

Ovearll - An excellent IPA...a bit pricey but worth it...give this a try if you are in South Carolina or nearby! A great go too IPA and a refreshing one for spring and summer months! Cheers!

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tresmonos

South Carolina

4.89/5  rDev +19.9%

Appearance is gold haze with thick, fluffy carbonation that clings to the glass (when poured). Intense floral and citrus aroma. The hops overcome the three malts in the brew. I dislike malty IPA's and this flavor profile does not tilt towards the malty flavor profile. If anything, the malts sweeten the flavor. The finish is all hops with a dry bite.

I used to live in Michigan and Nebraska - this is South Carolina's cross between Two Hearted Ale (MI) and Crop duster (NE). This is a seriously underrated IPA from South Carolina. If served in a can, don't let it breathe - just pop the top and enjoy it.

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India Pale Ale from Westbrook Brewing Co.
91 out of 100 based on 846 ratings.