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Whiplash White IPA - SweetWater Brewing Company

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Whiplash White IPAWhiplash White IPA

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BA SCORE
86
very good

157 Ratings
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Ratings: 157
Reviews: 24
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 10.13%
Wants: 3
Gots: 19 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
SweetWater Brewing Company visit their website
Georgia, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.20% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: GABrew on 11-16-2013)
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Ratings: 157 | Reviews: 24 | Display Reviews Only:
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BeerBuzzGuy

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

03-15-2014 20:58:42 | More by BeerBuzzGuy
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Groomsy

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

03-15-2014 19:07:10 | More by Groomsy
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bcsbeer

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

03-15-2014 05:43:14 | More by bcsbeer
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hopkrid

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

03-15-2014 03:57:05 | More by hopkrid
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Mikecap

Rhode Island

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

03-14-2014 01:26:13 | More by Mikecap
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user785335

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

03-12-2014 13:46:24 | More by user785335
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smakawhat

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

Poured from the bottle into a Spiegelau Dogfish Head IPA glass. Good till April 20th 2014.

Real nice crystal clear body, just the perfect amount of fine carbonation only rising up through the middle along a bronze colored bright brass body. Head is barely three fingers tall, very fine off white bubbles and some soapy retention. Pretty good looking beer.

Hop angle is very subtle, kind of a mushy tropical fruit sense. Some clove like spice a bit and even some woody like smoke hop angle. Not bad.

Palate just unfortunately doesn't seem to deliver. Comes off as a basic pale ale with some real chalky aftertaste. Hop forward, a little lime like in taste but not enjoyable. Very fleeting finish as well with a sort of dried out bread character, even stale tasting. Some faint citrus and tropical fruit somewhere that hides under a bit of lifeless flavor, slightly getting better as it warms.

Overall it's more of a weak pale ale, and doesn't really come across as anything even remotely different in this style.

03-11-2014 22:54:05 | More by smakawhat
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AngusOg

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

03-09-2014 01:59:31 | More by AngusOg
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JoshuaShort13

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

03-07-2014 18:10:18 | More by JoshuaShort13
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pixieskid

Germany

3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

03-07-2014 10:21:03 | More by pixieskid
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rangerred

Tennessee

4.23/5  rDev +9.9%

12oz bottle into a pint glass.

Pours a crystal clear dark gold with just a small fizzy head. Not really any head retention and just a few wisps of lacing on the sides of the glass. I'm a little disappointed with the appearance on this one.

The aroma more than makes up for what the appearance lacks. A huge hit of juicy, tropical fruit in the nose with some pleasant Belgian yeasty undertones. Not a ton of malt but this is really nice.

The flavor is just as great of the aroma. Lots of juicy fruit mixed with a bit of yeast spiciness. Grapefruit and orange dominate along with some orange peel and coriander. Bitterness is high and does well in balancing out the sweetness. Not much malt flavor but it isn't really missed.

Overall, I wish I would have tried this sooner. What an awesome IPA. Sweetwater never fails to disappoint with just about every beer they release.

03-04-2014 01:28:54 | More by rangerred
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pintofparadise

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

03-03-2014 00:05:26 | More by pintofparadise
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ryho

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

03-02-2014 22:45:51 | More by ryho
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rabiddawg

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

03-02-2014 03:02:01 | More by rabiddawg
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gregu2

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

03-01-2014 23:38:10 | More by gregu2
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BlueMoon10

Mississippi

4/5  rDev +3.9%

03-01-2014 20:48:04 | More by BlueMoon10
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sd123

Louisiana

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

02-28-2014 22:01:11 | More by sd123
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Guitars_and_beer

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +3.9%

02-28-2014 14:25:35 | More by Guitars_and_beer
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Nich7601

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

02-26-2014 00:32:55 | More by Nich7601
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ajdemma

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

02-24-2014 22:42:22 | More by ajdemma
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Griz688

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

02-22-2014 22:42:32 | More by Griz688
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JohnTurano

Florida

4/5  rDev +3.9%

02-22-2014 21:51:16 | More by JohnTurano
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wshell1

Tennessee

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

02-22-2014 21:11:06 | More by wshell1
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buckyp

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

02-21-2014 13:57:35 | More by buckyp
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Petey_the_Quiet

Florida

4/5  rDev +3.9%

02-20-2014 04:54:39 | More by Petey_the_Quiet
Whiplash White IPA from SweetWater Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 157 ratings.