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Whiplash White IPA - SweetWater Brewing Company

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Whiplash White IPAWhiplash White IPA

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86
very good

149 Ratings
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Ratings: 149
Reviews: 24
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 10.18%
Wants: 2
Gots: 15 | 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: 149 | Reviews: 24 | Display Reviews Only:
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JoshuaShort13

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +11%

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

Germany

3.25/5  rDev -15.1%

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

Tennessee

4.23/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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.

Serving type: bottle

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

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

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

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +11%

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

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

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

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

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

Mississippi

4/5  rDev +4.4%

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

Louisiana

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

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

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +4.4%

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

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

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

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

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

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

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

Florida

4/5  rDev +4.4%

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

Tennessee

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

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

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

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

Florida

4/5  rDev +4.4%

02-20-2014 04:54:39 | More by Petey_the_Quiet
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the_alec

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

02-19-2014 01:42:51 | More by the_alec
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AlbertVogler

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

02-15-2014 22:59:51 | More by AlbertVogler
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jaswilson2

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

02-15-2014 16:15:21 | More by jaswilson2
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4Socialanxiety

Tennessee

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

02-15-2014 02:22:50 | More by 4Socialanxiety
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Retroman40

Kentucky

3.74/5  rDev -2.3%
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.

Serving type: bottle

02-14-2014 09:54:39 | More by Retroman40
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SFC21

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

02-12-2014 17:08:56 | More by SFC21
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Mojo

Alabama

3.69/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

12 ounce bottle -> snifter

A - light hazy gold with a towering foamy head great retention and great lacing.

S - very citrus forward with bread and earthy notes present

T - citrus and floral tasting with a dry sour finish. Closer to a Belgian than an IPA IMHO.

M - bit of an unpleasant aftertaste, lots of carbonation

O - not crazy about this one.

Serving type: bottle

02-12-2014 03:53:11 | More by Mojo
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skelton00

Tennessee

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

02-08-2014 16:12:14 | More by skelton00
Whiplash White IPA from SweetWater Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 149 ratings.