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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
outstanding

655 Ratings
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Ratings: 655
Reviews: 192
rAvg: 4.02
pDev: 11.69%
Wants: 51
Gots: 49 | 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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yamar68

Minnesota

4.08/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Now THIS is a unique beer. I've said that so many times but I really mean it this time. It pours incredibly pale, paler than a Miller Lite. Topped with a massive, soapy, bubbly swelling tower of curdled latte froth.

The nose - clove, hefe type spice character, mild brett presence, wet hay bales, slight alcohol spice, obvious floral and citric hops, very smooth, very nice.

The twang of the brett is perfectly married to the still bitter hops. The spices are dialed back appropriately, clove is still apparent, some orange zest qualities, love the bitter finish. Impeccable mouthfeel.

Try this beer.

Serving type: bottle

09-27-2012 02:10:06 | More by yamar68
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750mL corked and caged bottle poured into Dogfish Head goblet. Batch #6, April 2014.

A - Pours a fizzy, lite beer yellow, with some serious haze. About a finger of bright white head lasts for a very long time. A blanket of white lacing paints the glass as I drink. Looks like I would hope a Bretty-IPA would look.

S - Tart, peppery aroma full of sour fruits, bubblegum, and a touch of funk. Lacks the candy sweetness typical of the Belgian IPA style. I consider this a good thing. Complex and inviting.

T - Starts with lemon tartness, quickly replaced by a belgian spice billing. Nice dry, piney hops on the back end. The finish is full of citrus. Tart, but lacks the funk I picked up in the nose.

M - Prickly carbonation with a fantastic dry finish. Drinks true to its mid-range ABV.

O - This is the first time I have seen this (or any Anchorage beer) in Delaware. Hoppy Belgian beers are typically among my favorites so I had high hopes for this one. I couldn't have asked for more in the aroma. It is a complexity of brett, citrus, hops, and spices. The flavors followed suit, but I would have liked a little more. There are no flavors out of place, but the flavor came off a bit diluted, the more I drank. A great beer, but I was looking for something with more flavor. Still among the best int he style I have ever had. Well done, but I won't be running back to the store to get another $11 bomber.

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Galaxy White IPA from Anchorage Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 655 ratings.