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Last Chance IPA - Weyerbacher Brewing Co.

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Last Chance IPALast Chance IPA

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BA SCORE
79
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620 Ratings
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Ratings: 620
Reviews: 109
rAvg: 3.47
pDev: 13.26%
Wants: 4
Gots: 40 | 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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beerthulhu

New Jersey

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.

Serving type: bottle

01-29-2013 01:09:39 | More by beerthulhu
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Tumble

Florida

4/5  rDev +15.3%

01-28-2013 22:54:43 | More by Tumble
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cbyrd4088

Virginia

2.75/5  rDev -20.7%

01-28-2013 01:53:27 | More by cbyrd4088
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lupercmda

North Carolina

2.75/5  rDev -20.7%

01-27-2013 04:04:28 | More by lupercmda
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adam42381

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

01-26-2013 19:40:41 | More by adam42381
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ADTaber

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

01-26-2013 18:59:10 | More by ADTaber
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Lovely85

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

01-23-2013 00:27:15 | More by Lovely85
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babaracas

Florida

3.55/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Pours a mostly clear amber with quick fading white head, think ring left with fair splotches of lace on the glass. Smell: light grapefruit, grassy, muted caramel, slightly steely. Taste: simple but intense flavors of lemon peel, grass, pine. Oily throughout with a drying finish. Quite hoppy, but not terribly interesting... Bottled 12/05/12.

Serving type: bottle

01-22-2013 06:25:46 | More by babaracas
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rebertx3

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -13.5%

01-21-2013 01:48:33 | More by rebertx3
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CalbeDacks

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

01-20-2013 21:48:08 | More by CalbeDacks
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Headgoober

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -13.5%

01-17-2013 01:29:59 | More by Headgoober
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JimmyFlatRock

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

01-15-2013 23:29:55 | More by JimmyFlatRock
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ThisWangsChung

Maryland

2.79/5  rDev -19.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

12 oz bottle into a Samuel Smith pint glass.

A: Pours a golden amber color. The head is a one finger white color with poor retention.

S: This seems to take the herbal/piny route as far as hop profiles go. There is a hint of grapefruit peel as well, but this is mostly pine. Underlying that even further are some biscuity malts and some Simcoe cattiness. The aroma isn't quite my cup of tea, but it's alright.

T: Again with the piny hop profile to start. The hops come across as being generically bitter with no real hop flavors aside from a vague grapefruit finish. Only truly distinctive flavor note I can pick up is green tea in the midtaste. The finish gradually becomes a bit like - dare I say - Windex after some sips. It's not particularly good, but it's mild enough where I don't really sweat drinking this too much.

M: I enjoy the crisp dryness of the body, but the texture squeezes far too much hop harshness out of the flavors it seems. The lingering aftertaste is very resinous and oily.

O: Apart from their solid Imperial Pumpkin Ale, I haven't been impressed by Weyerbacher's offerings - this being no exception. I hate how most middle-of-the-road IPAs (like this) are all about generic bitterness instead of complex hop/malt interplay. Meh.

Serving type: bottle

01-15-2013 22:38:16 | More by ThisWangsChung
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pogoowner

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

01-14-2013 23:59:55 | More by pogoowner
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JG-90

New Jersey

2.78/5  rDev -19.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2.5

Bottle into Glass

A - Pours a large, bubbly head. Clear yellow-light amber color. Moderate-heavy lacing down glass

S - Lots of pine, hops, a little citrus, and a little malt

T - Sticky/resin, a ton of hops, and water (a lot of water). Kind of tastes like if you mixed a ridiculously hoppy DIPA 50/50 with straight water. I like overly hoppy IPA's but this is strange with all the water taste. Still very drinkable though, but i find myself wanting to drink it fast as opposed to slowly

M - Light bodied and watery

O - Looks and smells good, put the watery taste and mouthfeel is definitely not my thing

Serving type: bottle

01-11-2013 00:02:48 | More by JG-90
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AntLeatherface

New Jersey

2.5/5  rDev -28%

01-08-2013 04:27:34 | More by AntLeatherface
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cantfindme

North Carolina

3/5  rDev -13.5%

01-07-2013 00:44:14 | More by cantfindme
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jackrodgers77

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

01-05-2013 00:20:58 | More by jackrodgers77
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fdig23

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

01-03-2013 04:34:38 | More by fdig23
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DarthTremens

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

01-02-2013 22:21:08 | More by DarthTremens
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Charlie_Hoss

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -13.5%

01-02-2013 18:17:17 | More by Charlie_Hoss
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jk3

New York

3/5  rDev -13.5%

01-01-2013 19:46:13 | More by jk3
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tdm168

North Carolina

3.9/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - orangish amber with a thin, soft, loose layer of white head

S - faint malt, some pine, some citrus, musty, sweaty, and something akin to "homebrewy"

T - light malt, big hop notes - piny, herbal, spicy

M - medium bodied, well carbonated

This is a decent beer, but it doesn't stand out as an IPA. The malt character is rather light and the hop character is spicy and herbal. The hop character reminds me of a few Americanized versions of Pilsners that I've had. This isn't a bad beer, but it's a beer that won't fit a category. It won't satisfy IPA lovers, it's too intense to be a pale ale, and it doesn't fit comfortably elsewhere. I enjoyed this beer and I think it's worth a try, but I think it won't do well in the IPA category.

Serving type: bottle

01-01-2013 03:00:51 | More by tdm168
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Durge

Connecticut

3.93/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A clear amber-copper color this IPA displays modest white coverage on top with decent striations of lace in retreat. The nostrils encounter a skunky lemon bread. A very nice blend of yeast and hop, sort of a pilsner-IPA idea. The taste buds enjoy a much more hop heavy citrus with a sharp bite that is followed by the skunky bread theme as you finish. This is nearly light bodied with a pretty aggressive carbonation that delivers a crisp, refreshing feel. At times some lemon cake sweetness sneaks through but for the most part this is a bitter bread IPA. Definitely gets the job done and will keep your hop hunger satiated!

Serving type: bottle

12-30-2012 06:55:59 | More by Durge
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pjs234

Connecticut

3/5  rDev -13.5%

12-25-2012 01:55:51 | More by pjs234
Last Chance IPA from Weyerbacher Brewing Co.
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