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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

949 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 949
Reviews: 173
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 8.58%
Wants: 87
Gots: 102 | FT: 12
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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4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

jburns301, Jun 08, 2014
Photo of Ale_Dog
3.8/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Smell: great floral hop presence
Appearance: light hazy yellow
Taste: floral hoops upfront, nice malt base, followed with a bitter finish
Overall: nice floral hop IPA with a decent amount of malt sweetness. Could use a little more malt to balance out the bitterness in the aftertaste. Solid beer. Worth a try

Ale_Dog, Jun 08, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

threedaggers, Jun 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2%

tommyguz, Jun 05, 2014
Photo of Danny1217
3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

Danny1217, Jun 04, 2014
Photo of Slatetank
3.76/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

I purchased this at Oliver's in Albany, enjoyed chilled from the can in a tulip pint.

The color is beautiful golden with amber hue and 3 finger smooth pale white head with frothy look and lace is foamy. The smell is strong citrus scent of hops with light fruity yeast and subtle pine in the hop aroma with light malt sweet essence with mild floral note. The feel is decent with good hop presence and gentle caramel in the peripheral with slight creamy texture from medium high carbonation with dry finish and subtle alcohol.

The taste has a good amount of citrus flavor with bitter grapefruity quality from American Hops with slight orange zest aspect and mellow pine notes with some light grassy astringency and alcohol in the last sips with very light malt sweetness supporting. The Overall impression is a solid take on the American IPA style but not exceptional- pretty drinkable though I wouldn't seek it out.

Slatetank, Jun 04, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

st9647v3, Jun 04, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

AintNoTele, Jun 04, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2%

Aleforme, Jun 03, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

NewJack85, Jun 03, 2014
Photo of rlee1390
4.05/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A-Cloudy orange, some carbonation and one finger head.

S-There is some malt, a grassy spicy note along with some citrus.

T-Starts with a light bit of malt then a pine/grassy note with a good hop bite. End has some faint citrus.

M-Medium bodied, hop resins, slight carbonation.

O-A good IPA, it does nothing to distinguish itself from the others on the market, but it does come in a can.

rlee1390, Jun 03, 2014
Photo of Brew33
3.5/5  rDev -14.2%

Brew33, May 31, 2014
Photo of Tone
3.61/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours a clear, gold color. 1/4 inch head of a white color. Great retention and great lacing. Smells of citrus hops, floral hops, hint of alcohol, hint of earthy malt, and a hint of yeast. Fits the style of an American IPA. Mouth feel is smooth and clean, with an average carbonation level. Tastes of grass, earthy malt, citrus hops, floral hops, alcohol, and sweet malt. Overall, good appearance and feel, but average aroma and blend.

Tone, May 31, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2%

devilfluff, May 30, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

Kegatron, May 29, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2%

TylerHagler, May 29, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2%

jshusc, May 28, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

HopAttack3, May 28, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

HollyHops, May 28, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

Dag48, May 27, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

moarmare, May 27, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

Liberatiscioli, May 26, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

Cubatobaco, May 24, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2%

WckdVbz, May 24, 2014
India Pale Ale from Westbrook Brewing Co.
91 out of 100 based on 949 ratings.