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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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no score

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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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2.88/5  rDev -30.4%

22oz bottle into a tall tulip

A: Pours a dark golden, slightly amber color with two fingers of fluffy head. Good retention and great lacing.

S: Very strong hop aroma, even for the style. I get piney hops followed by dank, resiny hops and a touch of citrus. A touch of bready malts come through, but there is not much of a malt presence here.

T: Really odd. A nice bitterness comes through with much more caramel sweetness than I anticipated from the aroma. An extremely strong hop flavor comes through, balanced citrus and pine. The hop flavor is unbelievably strong - I don't think I've ever had such a strong hop flavor in a beer - I'd imagine the 15 minute addition is very, very high.

M: Medium thickness for the style with appropriate carbonation.

O: The hop flavor in this beer kills anything else that might have been good in this beer. It is intense - much higher than I've had in any other beer. It certainly got better as I kept drinking, but I drain poured a significant part of the bottle.

coreyfmcdonald, Apr 05, 2013
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3/5  rDev -27.5%

n2185, Mar 19, 2014
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3/5  rDev -27.5%

100200300, Mar 09, 2014
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3/5  rDev -27.5%

Justinbshelton, Jan 22, 2014
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3/5  rDev -27.5%

Filabee, May 13, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -21.5%

mscudder, Jul 08, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -21.5%

ShanePB, Mar 28, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -21.5%

CoolEthan, Apr 10, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -15.5%

Zonian1, Jun 03, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -15.5%

ipc2000, May 04, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -15.5%

hopkrid, Jun 16, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -15.5%

smchenry75, Apr 20, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -15.5%

fehrminator, Mar 31, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -15.5%

jeff1973, Apr 15, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -15.5%

SocalKicks, Apr 09, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -15.5%

2dogbrew, Aug 18, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -15.5%

pecokid, Mar 05, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -15.5%

beernads, Apr 15, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -15.5%

wyatt13, Apr 26, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -15.5%

akang, Apr 10, 2014
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3.61/5  rDev -12.8%

22oz bottle from Sprayberry Bottle Shop (Marietta, GA). 7.99. Bottled 3/14/13. Served in a Three Floyds teku.

Pours deep gold with a half finger of near white head that leaves very little lace.

Smells sharply of grapefruit, pine and orange peel with a bit of alcohol.

Taste is full of big, bitter pine, citrus peel, grapefruit, pepper, biscuit and a big dose of booze (much more than expected).

Medium body with fairly sharp carbonation. Bitter, lingering finish with some fusel alcohol burn.

Tasty but lacking something to really elevate it above other DIPAs. Comes accross as much more boozey than most in the style. No regrets though and I'll probably even buy it again sometime.

ThickNStout, Apr 02, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

henryclay_, May 10, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

vancean2, May 18, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

cistercian12, Jul 14, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

ygtbsm94, Jun 10, 2013
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Shane's Big DIPA from Westbrook Brewing Co.
92 out of 100 based on 223 ratings.