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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

751 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 751
Reviews: 163
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 8.6%
Wants: 86
Gots: 69 | 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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zbodnar1

West Virginia

4/5  rDev -1.7%

11-20-2013 13:37:36 | More by zbodnar1
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williamjbauer

West Virginia

4/5  rDev -1.7%

11-20-2013 12:03:50 | More by williamjbauer
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MusicaleMike

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

I picked this up in NYC over the weekend. Served in a pint glass. The hazy gold body was capped by a big, compact/solid white head, that showed a lot of retention. Plenty of lacing on the sides of the glass. Through the body you could see lazy carbonation rising.

The initial whiff had TONS of grapefruit, and sweet citrus aroma! TONS! As the pint went on though, that aroma diminished heavily. But, yeah, the initial smell was just classic American IPA all the way...and it was good.

The first sip had resistance: the firm head pushed back, with its thick, creamy texture. Just an excellent mouthfeel...so smooth and creamy. Medium bodied beer. Solid IPA with a good balance and even bitterness. There was a gentle yet lingering bite in the finish. Notes of Citrus rind & bread-like malts. Excellent balance.

Solid all around. This is nothing that stands out of the pack in the IPA category, but it is dead on for the style and does it much justice. Very tasty IPA, well crafted, and very worthy of a high score.

Serving type: can

11-18-2013 18:19:37 | More by MusicaleMike
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Dolfan907

Louisiana

4/5  rDev -1.7%

11-17-2013 18:39:43 | More by Dolfan907
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sfr26

New York

4/5  rDev -1.7%

11-13-2013 02:48:12 | More by sfr26
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MarkyMOD

Colorado

4/5  rDev -1.7%

11-13-2013 00:36:43 | More by MarkyMOD
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InspectorBob

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -1.7%

11-10-2013 14:17:47 | More by InspectorBob
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dotes_on_dipas

South Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

11-04-2013 06:59:16 | More by dotes_on_dipas
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TomTown

Oregon

4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

11-04-2013 05:38:31 | More by TomTown
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Wrex68

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

11-03-2013 19:54:42 | More by Wrex68
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srandycarter

California

3.81/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A - Murky light honey, small near white head. TONS of small bubbled cling lace.

S - Malty, perfume, some hops.

T - Complex blend of hops, perfume, coriander and malt.

M - Medium body, good carb, fair balance.

D - Interesting beer. Thanks for the trade that brought this to me.

Serving type: can

11-02-2013 19:24:57 | More by srandycarter
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acurtis

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

11-02-2013 18:38:12 | More by acurtis
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djrn2

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

11-02-2013 16:43:24 | More by djrn2
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bcm75

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

11-01-2013 23:10:27 | More by bcm75
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virinow

New York

4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

10-31-2013 21:12:43 | More by virinow
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khargro2

Georgia

4/5  rDev -1.7%

10-31-2013 01:37:15 | More by khargro2
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detrockcitey

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

10-31-2013 01:01:16 | More by detrockcitey
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Dbrulet

Iowa

4/5  rDev -1.7%

10-30-2013 01:46:47 | More by Dbrulet
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spence524

Texas

4/5  rDev -1.7%

10-28-2013 00:37:55 | More by spence524
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nrs207

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1.7%

10-27-2013 04:09:24 | More by nrs207
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Bockerdoppel91

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1.7%

10-27-2013 00:04:10 | More by Bockerdoppel91
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anticipation23

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

10-25-2013 17:38:26 | More by anticipation23
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Neffbeer

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1.7%

10-23-2013 03:01:44 | More by Neffbeer
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GatorGirl

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

10-22-2013 18:18:54 | More by GatorGirl
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vfgccp

New York

4/5  rDev -1.7%

10-22-2013 15:53:43 | More by vfgccp
India Pale Ale from Westbrook Brewing Co.
91 out of 100 based on 751 ratings.