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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

1,011 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,011
Reviews: 177
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 8.6%
Wants: 88
Gots: 112 | 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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Photo of cjgiant
4.04/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Drinking from can, used plastic cup for pour to get appearance, so hard to give confident rating on it. First sip from can was a very refreshing, solid beer that appeared well balanced.

The beer is a little more breast than most up front. There is also some floral notes, like a little orange blossom. Other tastes are not individually strong, but a little toffee, maybe a little ruby red near the end. There is a light dryness to the beer throughout, but it doesn't grab you at the end, like some IPAs.

I ended up really enjoying the beer although the deeper analysis revealed it to lack some depth. A solid can't-go-wrong IPA, in my opinion.

cjgiant, Sep 10, 2013
Photo of sonofliberty2
4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

sonofliberty2, Sep 10, 2013
Photo of mpedara429
4.05/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Review is done from notes. I had this while on vacation in South Carolina.

A: Poured out a deep amber color with two fingers of slightly off white head.

S: Powerful smell of grapefruit and orange followed by floral notes and pine.

T: Similar to the nose. Nice malt to hop bitterness balance.

M: Medium body and medium carbonation.

O: A very solid IPA that is widely found in South Carolina. The only issue is that it doesn't stick out from many of the other IPAs I've had.

mpedara429, Sep 10, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

bradfordjohnson, Sep 07, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1.7%

Soto, Sep 06, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1.7%

DrewShalvoy, Sep 04, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

charlesjwinkler, Sep 02, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

dankjohn, Sep 02, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1.7%

davet100, Aug 28, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -14%

frankthetank86, Aug 28, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

Rish907, Aug 28, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1.7%

Jsmercer, Aug 28, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1.7%

Rion, Aug 26, 2013
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r0nyn, Aug 25, 2013
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3/5  rDev -26.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -14%

jaswilson2, Aug 23, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

jlwells5, Aug 22, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -14%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

Dirt, Aug 19, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

catboy, Aug 18, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1.7%

kawilliams81, Aug 18, 2013
India Pale Ale from Westbrook Brewing Co.
91 out of 100 based on 1,011 ratings.