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Last Chance IPA - Weyerbacher Brewing Co.

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Last Chance IPALast Chance IPA

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644 Ratings
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Ratings: 644
Reviews: 111
rAvg: 3.47
pDev: 13.26%
Wants: 4
Gots: 47 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Weyerbacher Brewing Co. visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  5.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Knapp85 on 06-02-2012)
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Photo of kaelingirl
3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

kaelingirl, Feb 16, 2013
Photo of Metatron6
2.75/5  rDev -20.7%

Metatron6, Feb 15, 2013
Photo of smcolw
3.69/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Modest head that lasts. Lots of spots for lace. Golden color with a touch of haze.

Fresh hop aroma. In a word, floral.

Harsh bitterness and dry are the initial impressions. Below average body with high carbonation. The finish is stark and peppery. Short aftertaste.

smcolw, Feb 14, 2013
Photo of MikeRoni
2.5/5  rDev -28%

MikeRoni, Feb 13, 2013
Photo of avalon07
3.3/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

A: Poured from a bottle to a pint glass. Had an amber color and a mostly clear consistency. There was a half inch of foamy head that quickly dissipated. Pretty good lacing.

S: A decent aroma of malt, heavy hops, and a little bit of citrus.

T: Tasted of hops (a lot of harsh hops), some citrus, and a helping of malt in the finish. As it is with so many beers, one ingredient can dominate a flavor and throw it out of whack. Here it's the hops. There's a certain harshness because of them.

M: A well-carbonated beer with a bitter finish. Medium-bodied.

O: Not necessarily a bad beer, but should have been better. A very uneven beer.

avalon07, Feb 12, 2013
Photo of rjvanston
1/5  rDev -71.2%

rjvanston, Feb 11, 2013
Photo of Neorebel
3.75/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a burnt orange hue with a bubble white ring of head, about 1/2 inch tall. Some lacing occurring here as well. The aroma is quite nice, with an appealing "grapefruit" type of hop-forward scent. For the taste, this is a west-coast style IPA with a barrage of dry pine-y hops. This is for hop heads that like more bitterness than citrus esters in their beer. Practically no malt backbone. A "Two-Hearted Ale," this is not. This is medium-bodied and feels relatively light as it coats the palate. With a lower ABV it's easy to put away a number of these in one sitting. As long as you know what variety of IPA you're getting into with this one, it's definitely a quality bew.

Neorebel, Feb 10, 2013
Photo of RedneckBeerz
3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

RedneckBeerz, Feb 10, 2013
Photo of RblWthACoz
3.69/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Love the nose on this off the initial pour; too bad it calms soon thereafter. A nice sweet fragrance replaces it. It was elegantly hoppy and floral while it lasted. Flavor profile is earthy in a muddled sense. Mild hop spice going on. Wouldn't mind some more definition on it honestly. A nice drinker.

RblWthACoz, Feb 10, 2013
Photo of rab53
3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

rab53, Feb 10, 2013
Photo of chefduff2
2.75/5  rDev -20.7%

chefduff2, Feb 10, 2013
Photo of Gosox8787
3.04/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Presentation: 12 oz. bottle poured into a pint glass. Served chilled. No bottle date readily apparent.

Appearance: Medium orange with a bit of a hazy body. Not much head but leaves a nice lacing around the glass.

Aroma: Bitter piney hops dominate the aroma. A touch of citrus in there as well. Pretty straight forward overall, with just a touch of roasted malt.

Taste: Bitter pine and some juicy citrus notes upfront. Not much in terms of malt in there. The hops are pretty one dimensional and really contribute some bitterness and not a ton else.

Mouthfeel: Light bodied, a bit watery, and lacking some carbonation. Easy enough to drink.

Overall, a pretty forgettable, one dimensional IPA. The hops don't really bring anything besides some strong bitterness and a touch of citrus. Not one I am likely to revisit.

Gosox8787, Feb 09, 2013
Photo of barneysdad
3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

barneysdad, Feb 09, 2013
Photo of buckyp
3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

buckyp, Feb 09, 2013
Photo of CarolinaKevin
4/5  rDev +15.3%

CarolinaKevin, Feb 08, 2013
Photo of marine1975
3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

marine1975, Feb 08, 2013
Photo of tango22
3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

tango22, Feb 07, 2013
Photo of oline73
3.43/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Poured from the bottle into a standard pint glass.

The beer pours a slightly cloudy amber color with a very little bit of off white head. Turns out this one could use a little more carbonation. You can pick up some hops in the nose, but there isn't anything particularly special about it. The taste is bitter from the hops. Reminds me a bit of grapefruit rind, but the juicy citrus notes aren't really there. Bitterness crushes the tongue in the finish. There is some bready malt behind the bitterness, but the bitterness dominates. The finish is dry.

oline73, Feb 07, 2013
Photo of tastymug
3/5  rDev -13.5%

tastymug, Feb 04, 2013
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3/5  rDev -13.5%

gpswcb, Feb 02, 2013
Photo of FUwolfpacker
2.75/5  rDev -20.7%

FUwolfpacker, Feb 02, 2013
Photo of ms11781
3/5  rDev -13.5%

ms11781, Feb 02, 2013
Photo of CreightonSM
3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

CreightonSM, Feb 01, 2013
Photo of TheManiacalOne
4.43/5  rDev +27.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

On-tap 2/23/2013 at Doherty’s East Ave Irish Pub in Pawtucket, RI, served in a US tumbler pint glass.

A: The beer is a deep amber color, with a large foamy off-white head that fades slowly and leaves a thick lace on the glass.

S: The aroma contains fruity citrus, floral hops and caramelized malts.

T: The taste starts out with a strong hops bitterness followed by some citrus and caramel sweetness. The malt character is hearty but not too heavy and brings a good balance. The after-taste is slightly hoppy and slightly sweet.

M: Crisp and smooth, medium body, medium carbonation, finish is slightly sticky.

O: Very tasty, goes down quite easily, not too filling, decent kick, very good representation of style, this is an excellent IPA to pound down for a whole evening.

TheManiacalOne, Feb 01, 2013
Photo of beerthulhu
3.04/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

A: Tarnished orange pour with a good clarity. Spongy head sits moderately about at a finger high with average rate of retention. Carbonation is light and spacious with some splashy lacing adoring the vessel.

S: Fresh orange peel with a brief touch of tropical fruitiness is first noted. Some freshly squeezed citrus, but unfortantely the experience doesnt last long with a quickly dimisihing aspect that might pass you by if your not quick enough to the glass.

T: Dry orange, grassy hops, moderate bitterness and only meh level of complexity. No bottling date so cannot confirm age but this comes off rather ordinary, Dry flowery finish with a slight metallic nature .

M: Medium bodied, warming bitterness, again nothing to write home about, its there, but dont expect any strong company. Smooth and slick texture wise, dry orange bite and flowery bitterness with moderate appeal touches the tongue.

O: Overall somewhat bitter but bland in its complexity and flavor. Rather dull enjoyment, wont give you any incentive to order another one, and seems quite disappointment from the fellows that brought you double simcoe ale. Low level entry ipa that is only moderately bitter with little support otherwise. Boring bland best concludes things here.

beerthulhu, Jan 29, 2013
Last Chance IPA from Weyerbacher Brewing Co.
79 out of 100 based on 644 ratings.