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Galaxy White IPA - Anchorage Brewing Company

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Galaxy White IPAGalaxy White IPA

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90
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659 Ratings
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Ratings: 659
Reviews: 192
rAvg: 4.02
pDev: 11.69%
Wants: 53
Gots: 50 | 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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ThatsThatDude

New York

1/5  rDev -75.1%

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Texas

4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

01-05-2014 19:21:00 | More by Elprico
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Modernrickk

California

4.75/5  rDev +18.2%

01-01-2014 02:23:22 | More by Modernrickk
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North Carolina

4/5  rDev -0.5%

12-29-2013 22:22:26 | More by cardsfan
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Giantspace

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -0.5%

12-27-2013 06:38:05 | More by Giantspace
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In_Control_Mike

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -0.5%

12-26-2013 20:12:15 | More by In_Control_Mike
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Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

12-23-2013 19:04:46 | More by Roy1586
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whatname

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -0.5%

12-23-2013 00:17:55 | More by whatname
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dubdrop

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -0.5%

12-22-2013 14:28:57 | More by dubdrop
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jemarent

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

12-15-2013 04:13:49 | More by jemarent
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krome

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

12-14-2013 23:57:50 | More by krome
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jgunther71

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

12-14-2013 23:55:20 | More by jgunther71
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csmalley

Kansas

4/5  rDev -0.5%

12-13-2013 00:36:37 | More by csmalley
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Goblinmunkey7

Massachusetts

3.96/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Thanks to angrybabboon for sharing the bottle.

Appearance: Hazy yellow gold with a bright-white bubbly head. Drops to a small collar and faint wispy cap. Some sticky lacing.

Smell: Bright yeast with some pale wheat and slightly sweet pale malts. Galaxy hops drop a hint of tropical fruit and a touch of orange. Biscuity dough and some lightly toasted malts. Fruity esters with a very soft spiciness. Very light bitter. Brett adds a nice slightly earthy finish to the whole thing. Some powdery yeast. A touch of banana and some apple. Maybe a touch of mealy kumquat through the back.

Taste: Coriander straight up. Some yeasty spice coupled with a touch of banana and clove. Light pale malt sweetness. Hops run a touch of tropical fruit along with some bitter grapefruit rind and a touch of pine needle bitterness. Brett adds a touch of earth, damp grass, and some lemon. So much brett as it warms. A nice balance of hops, yeast, and malt. Coriander takes control as it warms, starting to dominate almost everything. A slight push of wheat through the back.

Mouthfeel: Medium to light body with a moderate to above average carbonation. Clean, crisp, and slightly dry. Par for the style.

Overall: Better than the Beatles.

A very nice Belgian/white IPA. Bitter with spices in the right places. I'll be giving Anchorage my patronage in the future.

Serving type: bottle

12-12-2013 01:41:32 | More by Goblinmunkey7
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angrybabboon

Rhode Island

3.95/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Split with Goblinmunkey7

Consumed 12/11/13

Appearance: Lightly hazy gold - some light orange in the dark, some yellow when held to the light - pours with a large, white head - leaves some nice lacing

Smell: Loads of funky Brett, some wood, and some witbier aromas - can't entirely discern the galaxy hops, but there are some interesting citrus and grassy notes here - nicely funky - some barrel aromas - some spiciness, with peppercorns - some pepper and clove from the yeast as well

Taste: Tongue-coating Brett with some wood and light citrus - decidedly funky, with both Brett weirdness, straw, and a load of wood - nice use of French oak barrels, which sometimes can be a bit much - citrus, with some nice orange and grapefruit notes - some lightly tropical undertones - some spiciness, with pepper - moderate bitterness - finishes pretty clean

Mouthfeel: Medium body, nicely carbonated, nicely smooth, dry finish

Overall: Brett and hops are bffs

This starts off interesting, and actually gets more interesting as you make your way to the bottom of the glass. The use of Brett is quite lovely, and the hops have held up (even through this is months old at this point). This is the first beer I've had from Anchorage, and it's far from a disappointment.

Serving type: bottle

12-12-2013 01:38:50 | More by angrybabboon
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Drknight

Virginia

4/5  rDev -0.5%

12-12-2013 00:03:12 | More by Drknight
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kylehay2004

Florida

4.31/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Two finger bright white head with excellent lacing on a cloudy pale golden body. Aroma is strong and full with coriander dominating and notes of yeast, pale malts, herbal hops, lemon zest and peppercorn. Citrus aroma from white pineapple and tangerine. Flavor reminds of Saison with a lot of yeast and coriander throughout. Lemongrass herbal notes, white pepper, tropical citrus, clove and chardonnay wine. Medium body, semi dry finish and moderate carbonation. Complex, unique and memorable. Galaxy hops paired well with this combination which has a lot going on but the drinker isn't overwhelmed.

Serving type: bottle

12-09-2013 00:00:10 | More by kylehay2004
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Illinois

4/5  rDev -0.5%

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Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +11.9%

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Alabama

3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

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California

4/5  rDev -0.5%

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California

3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

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Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +5.7%

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Connecticut

4/5  rDev -0.5%

11-25-2013 02:57:27 | More by polishkaz
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New Jersey

4/5  rDev -0.5%

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Galaxy White IPA from Anchorage Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 659 ratings.