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Whiplash White IPA - SweetWater Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

246 Ratings
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Ratings: 246
Reviews: 32
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 12.37%
Wants: 5
Gots: 37 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
SweetWater Brewing Company visit their website
Georgia, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian IPA |  6.20% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: GABrew on 11-16-2013)
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

Hrdqore, Mar 24, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

Hoppin_mad, May 03, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Serving glass: Poured from bottle into pseudo-pint glass.

Appearance: Mostly clear light gold with decent head retention and slight lacing.

Smell: Tangy grapefruit, light toasted notes, some spiciness.

Taste: Tart and tangy grapefruit dominates along with some tropical notes. Toasted malt body and some Belgian-like spiciness, but really the "Belgian" seems limited. Somewhat bitter.

Feel: Light to medium body with ample carbonation. Nice, dry finish.

Overall: More a tangy grapefruit IPA vs. a true Belgian influenced IPA. No matter, it tastes very good.

bsp77, Mar 28, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

dankjohn, Nov 16, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

Fast169, Jun 19, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

mte1972, Dec 12, 2013
Photo of chinchill
3.74/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

12 oz bottle served in a Belgian snifter (plus light revision with sample on tap at th brewery in Nov. 2014).

Pours slightly hazy, orange-amber, and with a rather weak head that leaves better than expected lacing.

Aroma; fruity with a hint of baked white bread and a touch of Belgian yeast. Less hoppy and bold than the outstanding "regular" Sweetwater IPA.

Flavor: fruity and mildly spicy with a hop level on the low end of the range for style. Moderately complex.

O: tasty, interesting and easy drinking.

chinchill, Apr 10, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

Trashcat, Nov 15, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

nhirsch04, Nov 10, 2014
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3.9/5  rDev +2.6%

CTague, Oct 26, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

draft shaker pint

tangerine in color...cloudy would be an understatement

floral hop scent with substantial wheat funk

glorious floral grapefruit taste with a slight wheaty sourness

almost creamy with a thirst quenching finish

an almost perfect white ipa/american wheat ale. absolutely lovely. cant understand why this is sub-90

sourd, Oct 19, 2014
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1.25/5  rDev -67.1%

this is the beer you give you 13 year old that thinks they want to drink beer. They will NEVER touch it again. lol. Very bitter strong grapefruit taste and thick on the tongue.

curleegirlee1, Nov 23, 2014
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3.74/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

I acquired this as part of a "Tackle Box" consisting of four different Sweetwater Beers.

Bottle poured into a pint glass.

A - Golden yellow with a good head that retreats to a strong lacing.

S - Citrus and pine with a hint of malt.

T - Citrus and pine start with a some Belgian yeast flavor to finish.

M - Very rich and creamy with good carbonation levels.

O - They claim it to be a 500 YO Belgian recipe hit with a truck load of hops and that is pretty much what you get. This is definitely worth having again.

Retroman40, Feb 14, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

Psberrier, Oct 29, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

tdm168, Jan 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

DeeJay, Jul 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

cjgator3, Dec 31, 2013
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3.84/5  rDev +1.1%

VAbrookiechaser, Oct 21, 2014
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woodchip, Oct 24, 2014
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3.61/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A: An orange, golden, honey color. Not much carbonation from the glass. A tiny head and some lacing.

S: Tropical fruit, orange, pineapple, Piney and lemon.

T: Similar to the nose. But you get that Belgian yeast taste. It's sweet but balanced.

M: I think it's light. Although you don't see much carbonation in the glass, you feel the carbonation on your tongue. It's nice.

O: This beer isn't amazing and I wouldn't seek it out. But it's new, and I love what Sweetwater has to offer. I think it's solid and well balanced. I'd recommend you try it at least once.

aleckpa, Dec 15, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

TylerHagler, May 29, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

rworkman, Dec 31, 2013
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

kferq, Aug 23, 2014
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Whiplash White IPA from SweetWater Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 246 ratings.