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Shane's Big DIPA - Westbrook Brewing Co.

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Shane's Big DIPAShane's Big DIPA

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

223 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 223
Reviews: 23
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 9.18%
Wants: 29
Gots: 18 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Westbrook Brewing Co. visit their website
South Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  9.60% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
A monstrously big and hoppy Double IPA. The recipe for this beer was developed by Brewer Shane Cummings. F**kin' A!

(Beer added by: BlackBelt5112203 on 03-21-2013)
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Ratings: 223 | Reviews: 23 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by Hopprof:
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4.09/5  rDev -1.2%

This has everything that one would expect from a DIPA. Exceptional mouthfeel with a nice, citrusy and grassy flavour. Tremendous bitterness on the front end, and it most decidedly lingers throughout consumption. Most refreshing to find an IPA lately that actually delivers on the hop profile. So many DIPA imposters have presented way too much malt for my palate. For example, Thomas Creek Extreme. Regarding Westbrook overall: I have never had a beer of their's that I did not like!

Hopprof, May 30, 2013
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4/5  rDev -3.4%

77apm, May 02, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

henryclay_, May 10, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

dankjohn, Jun 15, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

SPRichard, Mar 22, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

HopAttack3, Jun 10, 2014
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4.21/5  rDev +1.7%

A - Bright orange with a slight brown tint. Good white head with lots of foam

S - Balanced nose that has both mango sweetness and grapefruit bitterness

T - Mango and pineapple up front initially. Good hit of pine and grapefruit bitterness hit as the beer moves along the tongue. There is a malty orange sweetness that comes thru to temper the bitterness which lingers in the finish

M - Medium sticky body with hop resin remains on the tongue

O - Good balanced IPA that has both sweet mango flavors while also having a nice bitter presence to it

jeonseh, May 19, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -15.5%

Zonian1, Jun 03, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

JulianB, Apr 02, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -15.5%

ipc2000, May 04, 2013
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4/5  rDev -3.4%

Sammy, Apr 14, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

jburns301, Jun 08, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

Gonzoillini, Mar 25, 2013
Photo of Alieniloquium
3.95/5  rDev -4.6%

650 mL bottle poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Deep orange. Clear. Medium white head. Good retention with a medium collar.

Smell - Grapefruit. Smells like simcoe. Caramel malt. Some booze.

Taste - Orange and grapefruit. Sweet citrus. Gets a little herbal and pithy in the back. Sweet doughy malts. Bitter in the back.

Mouthfeel - Medium body. A bit boozy. Medium carbonation.

Overall - Enjoyable, but I'd take Boy King over this.

Alieniloquium, Mar 04, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

TylerHagler, May 29, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.4%

rworkman, May 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.4%

wilfonzo, Mar 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.4%

heystevec, Mar 14, 2014
Photo of thagr81us
4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

Served from bottle into a Westbrook snifter (proper!). Poured yellow-orange with a minimal off-white head. Maintained nice lacing throughout the glass. The aroma was comprised of sweet malt, citrus, citrus hop, onion, onion hop, and earth. The flavor was of sweet malt, citrus, citrus hop, onion, earth, and onion hop. It had a light feel on the palate with medium-high carbonation. Overall this was a pretty good brew. I went in to this beer not really expecting too much if I am completely honest. However, what I found was a really well balanced double IPA that made it really easy to drink and quite enjoyable. The onion aspect going on was a very nice touch to the citrus that was present. Another well done brew by the guys in the southern part of the state. Brew on guys!

thagr81us, Aug 31, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

vancean2, May 18, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

nick_asian, Apr 29, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.4%

Keith_R, Mar 07, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

sonofliberty2, Feb 16, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

tvl89, Jun 06, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -21.5%

mscudder, Jul 08, 2013
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Shane's Big DIPA from Westbrook Brewing Co.
92 out of 100 based on 223 ratings.