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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
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1,075 Ratings
THE BROS
90
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Ratings: 1,075
Reviews: 187
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 8.85%
Wants: 93
Gots: 130 | FT: 13
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:
Beer added by: thagr81us on 01-04-2011

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
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Photo of ScottG818
4.51/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Straight out of a can...drank a ton of these during my last trip to Charleston. One of my favorite IPA.

Photo of JGam115
4.03/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Good malt backbone, wet hop aroma. Amazing malt, good carbonation. Classic American IPA

Photo of jak
3.98/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Justdoit1234
4.04/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of humuloner22
4.34/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This is a solid IPA, not the best I have had but certainly not among the worst either. I am a fan of the style and this one is done very well. It has a feel and texture much like pseudosue in a way. But not exactly their either.

Look: Golden with a reddish hue, cloudy but not super hazy either.

Smell: Floral, malts, sweet some honeysuckle in there.

Taste: Floral, not really very bitter, fruity with some honeysuckle and malt notes in there. Not very bitter very well balanced.

Overall: Solid beer by Westbrook these guys apparently know what they are doing.

Photo of NHbeerguy
3.99/5  rDev -2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of scxcrunner
4.08/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of tkelley
3.85/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

12 oz can poured into a short tulip glass.

A - kind of hazy orange-gold body with dissipating head. Good lacing.

N - spicy sweet smell with honey, orange, grapefruit and spicy notes.

T - fruity more than spicy or resiny for an ipa. Very little alcohol taste. Maltish background.

M - chewy up front then a kind of ... Fullness? In the middle of he mouth. Then a tingly spiciness.

O - I liked this quite a bit. Nice tasty spicy Ipa. Cheers.

Photo of KevinOMReb
1.75/5  rDev -57%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 1 | feel: 3 | overall: 1.5

Not an IPA fan. Hops are hoppin all over me. Too bitter.

Photo of brianmandell
4.09/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

From the can. Pours orange/pale amber with dissipating head.

Inviting aromas of orange citrus, sweet honey and floral notes (lavender?).

Tastes of light orange citrus, notes of honey and some spice and black pepper. Finishes fairly dry with some bitter but not overpowering grapefruit pith.

Light to medium mouthfeel with creamy carbonation. Nice.

Overall a satisfying, light and flavorful easy drinking IPA. Some nicely balanced fresh hop flavors. Drinks like a session beer. I could drink a few cans and not get tired of it.

Photo of kbcrawford90
4.54/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of EnthusedAboutBeer
3.59/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MacTruk
4.79/5  rDev +17.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Photo of garuda
3.53/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ethanmc12
3.96/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of KobraKai
4.1/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of TylerKitchens
4.87/5  rDev +19.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Stofko1992
3.92/5  rDev -3.7%

Photo of DarkLordPsycho
4.75/5  rDev +16.7%

Photo of OldCrustacean79
3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

Photo of MattXT
3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

Photo of jarrett123
4.2/5  rDev +3.2%

Photo of breadwinner
4.44/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of DCLAguy11
3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

Photo of mbmiche
4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

India Pale Ale from Westbrook Brewing Co.
91 out of 100 based on 1,075 ratings.