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Last Chance IPA - Weyerbacher Brewing Co.

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Last Chance IPALast Chance IPA

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727 Ratings
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Ratings: 727
Reviews: 122
rAvg: 3.47
pDev: 13.54%
Wants: 6
Gots: 87 | 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:
Beer added by: Knapp85 on 06-02-2012

Last Chance IPA, 5.9% ABV, is a full-flavored hop assault delightfully lacking in balance. We’ve added a combination of Centennial, Cascade, Simcoe® and Columbus hops to produce pungent aromas of grapefruit, pine and citrus.

Weyerbacher Brewing Company donates a portion of the proceeds from the sale of every drop of Last Chance IPA to small, local animal rescue organizations. These shelters offer dogs, cats and other pets their last chance to find a new home.
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3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +22.5%

Photo of bcsbeer
3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

Photo of jlindros
3.62/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Pours a fizzy foamy head fades at a decent rate with soapy lacing, mostly clear nectar orange color.

Nose fresh hops, light grassy leafy hops, little spicy earthy, faint pine, a bit floral, just a touch of malty grain underneath.

Taste starts with some bitter hops, little spicy and faint earthy, again leafy and grassy but then starts to get fairly spicy and very bitter. Very light malt base that barely exist. since there is no base, the hops go rampant, earthy slightly herbal leafy hops keep getting more and more bitter, long spicy bitter earthy hop finish that borders astringent, feels like I have a mouthful of pellet hops.

Mouth is med bodied, decent carb.

Overall not bad but hops get a bit too crazy as it's pretty much just bitterness after a while, with little actual hop character. A bit more malt to balance would have been nice, or more hop character later on the boil rather than mostly bitterness.

Photo of CloudStrife
3.57/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottle poured into a tulip. Best by 4/12/13.

A: Pours a clear golden amber with a 2 finger dense white head. Ample carbonation is visible in the body. Leaves a nice lacing on the glass.

S: As anticipated with an IPA the aroma starts off with hops. It is a blend of a soapy, fruity and earthy hop.

T: Quite a bitter IPA. Not as much hop flavor as their is hop bitterness. A bit of toasted of crackery malt in the background that balances it out somewhat.

M: Medium body with average carbonation. Has a fairly crisp finish, isnt too sticky from the hops.

Overall it has the bitterness of a good IPA but is lacking a bit in the flavor department. Worth a try but not necessarily something I would have again.

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3/5  rDev -13.5%

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3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

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2.5/5  rDev -28%

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3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

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2.75/5  rDev -20.7%

Photo of smcolw
3.73/5  rDev +7.5%
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.

Photo of MikeRoni
2.5/5  rDev -28%

Photo of avalon07
3.31/5  rDev -4.6%
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.

Photo of rjvanston
1/5  rDev -71.2%

Photo of Neorebel
3.77/5  rDev +8.6%
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.

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3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

Photo of RblWthACoz
3.71/5  rDev +6.9%
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.

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3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

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2.75/5  rDev -20.7%

Photo of Gosox8787
3.05/5  rDev -12.1%
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.

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3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

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4/5  rDev +15.3%

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3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

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3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

Last Chance IPA from Weyerbacher Brewing Co.
79 out of 100 based on 727 ratings.