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No Wake IPA - Geneva Lake Brewing Company

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No Wake IPANo Wake IPA

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Ratings: 48
Reviews: 8
rAvg: 3.53
pDev: 15.86%
Wants: 1
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Geneva Lake Brewing Company visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Florida9 on 11-24-2012)
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5/5  rDev +41.6%

bbiegrl22, Aug 08, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +20.4%

BrianCramer, Feb 17, 2013
Photo of cervezango
4.14/5  rDev +17.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

smells uber hoppy with lots of lemon smell. you can smell the alcohol content which weighs in at 7+ %.

pours slightly a amber/gold body white lumpy very retentive head with lots of lace on the glass from a 1 pint and 6 ounce .

lots of hops and lemon lime a slight alcohol burn gives it a very refreshing feel . here’s also some nutty flavors maybe cashews or pistachio I can’t decide, but its good.

cervezango, Aug 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev +13.3%

richkrull, Jan 29, 2013
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4/5  rDev +13.3%

rossioak, Jul 19, 2014
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4/5  rDev +13.3%

GuyIncognito, Jun 03, 2013
Photo of dwm1034
4/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Had on DRAFT at brewery and later via a growler SHERM1016 and I acquired....Poured from this growler...lots and lots of hops...Bright yellow color with white head. Decent balance of malt and hops....lots of pine / citrus in taste and finish. Tasty. This is a local beer, to us, and we are enjoying watching the GLBC folks grow...

dwm1034, Jan 01, 2013
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4/5  rDev +13.3%

mikepcarney, Oct 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev +13.3%

cdkrenz, Dec 19, 2012
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4/5  rDev +13.3%

JeffSK, Mar 01, 2014
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3.88/5  rDev +9.9%

LCranston, Thursday at 11:05 PM
Photo of Florida9
3.85/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

On tap at the Old Fashioned in Madison. First beer and first review for this brewery.
Served in a standard shakers pint glass. Slightly hazy yellow gold. Served with a small, creamy, but very stable off white head lots of lacing. Aroma is pleasant, but light. Mostly citrus and pine. Grapefruit. Taste is similar. Pine and grapefruit dominate, but feels a bit watery. Earthy bitterness on the finish. Medium bodied. Appropriate carbonation. Moderately astringent bitterness seems out of place.
A decent first beer. Respectable everyday drinker presumably brewed for the hoards of tourists in the Lake Geneva area.

Florida9, Nov 24, 2012
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3.76/5  rDev +6.5%

justinrphillips, Aug 30, 2014
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3.76/5  rDev +6.5%

WiggyKGB, Aug 15, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

Fusebuddy, Apr 13, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

ericjubeck, Aug 14, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

MarshMan71, Aug 25, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

PhilMiller, Aug 03, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

HoistinBrews, Mar 10, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

PBIU, Sep 15, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

hoosier222002, Jul 05, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

YYZ, Aug 16, 2013
Photo of Ri0
3.66/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A: Very hazy orange copper, unable to see through it, with a 1-2 finger white head floating on top. Nice lacing on my Duvel tulip. The bottom of the bottle reveals many floaties for this unfiltered IPA.

S: A very subdued aroma. Faint floral, citrus, more malt.

T: Surprisingly there is a big wave of bitter and citrus followed by a nice sweet malt. Finish is pine bitterness. I did not expect this because of the faint nose. Hint of onion like flavor? The more I drink this, the more I enjoy it.

M: Mouth feel is where it should be on an IPA. This one has nice carbonation and a lighter feel with a slight stickiness and overall dryness.

O: I picked this one up out of curiosity because it is a local micro brew that just began bottling their beers. At $4-$5 a bomber it is one I will pick up from time to time as long as I know it is fresh. The bottle was not dated. It is a slightly above average, yet very drinkable IPA that will be nice to have around this summer. I recommend it given it's price.

Ri0, Mar 15, 2013
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3.51/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours hazed golden with a thin head that lasts. Some lacing sticks.

The smell of citrus and herbal/spicy hops come through as strong as the bready, caramel-ish malt. Some black pepper from the alcohol mixes in. Mild, but pleasant overall.

The taste is of herbal/floral spicing - with a touch of citrus. Caramel and bready/grainy malt balance it. Alcohol is quite noticeable, though not overbearing, in the finish.

The texture is slightly watery, but bitter taste is not washed out.

It's a more "balanced"/more mild IPA, but still enjoyable. Pretty easy to drink despite some heat from the alcohol. Overall, a pretty solid take on a standard American IPA.

jwc215, May 12, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

Hairrrrrrrr, Jul 28, 2013
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No Wake IPA from Geneva Lake Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 48 ratings.