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Galaxy White IPA - Anchorage Brewing Company

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Galaxy White IPAGalaxy White IPA

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BA SCORE
90
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692 Ratings
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Ratings: 692
Reviews: 195
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 11.66%
Wants: 55
Gots: 61 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Anchorage Brewing Company visit their website
Alaska, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian IPA |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
White IPA brewed w/ 100% Galaxy hops, kumquats, corriander & peppercorns. Fermented in French Oak Foudres. Bottle Conditioned w/ Brett.

(Beer added by: Jason on 01-09-2012)
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Reviews by MacQ32:
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MacQ32

South Carolina

4.28/5  rDev +6.2%

A - Pours a nice cloudy straw color, lots of sediment at the bottom of the bottle leading to an unfiltered straw color. This thing was seriously a bitch to pour, every ounce of beer = at least an ounce of head. Pretty good retention. Really the head is just out of control, otherwise great

S - Coriander, citrusy orange/wheat type aromas, plenty of mild but citrusy hops. A nice combination of spices, fruit and bitter hops.

T - Imagine a white rascal, saison du buff and a wallop of hops into one. Lots of spiced clove/coriander flavors mixed with a really nice orange type of citrus flavor with some nice lighter but prominent hops flavor. Brett/slight funk in there with the orange as well.

M - light-medium bodied, appropriate carbonation, well done.

O - Very very tasty, im not big into Belgian wheat's but this was a fantastic combination of belgian wheat/orange, spices, and hops/bitterness. While drinking all I could think was "well worth the $17.50".

08-06-2012 03:24:55 | More by MacQ32
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Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

Popped the cork of 22 oz bottle & poured into my Russian River stemmed glass. Foamy head explodes filling the glass in spite of a very careful pour.
Head retains very well with nice lace as head gradually recedes.
Golden color.
First impression is of a typical Belgian IPA but then the nuances take over challenging the senses. Sweetness, spiciness, sour notes make for a very enjoyable experience.
A great sipping beer so bold I couldn't finish the bottle at one sitting. Rebottled into a swing-top bottle to finish at a later time.
I love a good Belgian IPA - quickly becoming one of my favorite styles and this didn't disappoint.

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3.63/5  rDev -9.9%

750 ml bottle. Pours bubbly hazy bright yellow with a huge bubbly white head that grows in the glass and leaves some lacing.

The aroma is spices, soapy floral notes and brett.

The flavor is sweet wheaty malts and sweet honey fruitiness with floral hops and peppery spices that leaves some good bitterness in the finish. The brett is a bit subdued. The mouthfeel is medium bodied with soft carbonation.

Overall, an interesting well done beer. One of the better Belgian IPAs I've had. I still don't really love the blend of Belgian yeast and the hops - maybe fruitier hops would be better for me. I'd also like more Brett out of this one.

08-27-2012 05:24:39 | More by Beaver13
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4.23/5  rDev +5%

Thanks to blutt59 for sharing this bottle.

The beer pours a yellow color with a white head. The aroma if full of brett, with some orange notes as well as some bread from the malt. The flavor is similar. I get a ton of brett and orange citrus notes, with a little bit of bread and biscuit malt. There is also a nice yeasty component to the flavor and a low amount of hop bitterness. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation. Glad I got to try this one.

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A very pretty, slightly hazed, light yellow and golden with a two-finger high near-white head that lasts and lasts. This eventually leaves irregular rings of lace down the glass.

Complete aroma with bright, floral hops, Brett yeast, grass, hay, lemon, and a bit of pepper.

The flavor is just as good as the aroma, with a surprising level of bitterness complementing the funky Brett yeast, sweet fruit notes, earth, hay, and grass. I like this a lot, though it's not quite as complex as some similar beers.

Medium bodied with a high level of carbonation.

This beer is better than the sum of it's parts. It's delicate, interesting, well balanced, and incredibly enjoyable to drink.

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Galaxy White IPA from Anchorage Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 692 ratings.