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Last Chance IPA - Weyerbacher Brewing Co.

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Last Chance IPALast Chance IPA

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664 Ratings
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Ratings: 664
Reviews: 112
rAvg: 3.47
pDev: 13.54%
Wants: 5
Gots: 54 | 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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4.5/5  rDev +29.7%

kbenson, Nov 01, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

WanderingFool, Oct 31, 2012
Photo of BEERMILER12
3.63/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bottled 082812
Best By 122812

A: Pours a light golden color with 2 fingers worth of fluffy head that retains at about a fingers worth for a while

S: A good dose of grassy, earthy, citrusy, and piney hops (really wide variety) with a light malt backbone

T: Underwhelming. Starts of with very light grassy hops, but then develops into a good amount of bitterness and bready malts after probably a good 10 seconds. The flavor literally almost fades completely before coming back

M: A bit light for an IPA, with moderate carbonation. Seems a little watery

O: An easy to drink IPA with a great nose, but a little lacking in the flavor department. You really only get some lighter hops and bitterness. Worth it for the cause, but not for those craving huge hop flavor

BEERMILER12, Oct 30, 2012
Photo of JoeyBeerBelly
3.33/5  rDev -4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

12oz bottle served in a standard pint glass.

L - hazy copper color with a off-white head that became a thin layer.

S - earthy/grassy and floral.

T - sourdough bread with earthy notes and citrus rind bitterness.

F - medium bodied with mild carbonation.

O - it wasn't overly impressive.

JoeyBeerBelly, Oct 28, 2012
Photo of abcdefghijkyle
3.78/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Bought at the Wine and Beverage Depot in Totowa, NJ. Poured into a Kozel (Czech Republic) beer mug.

A: The appearance is an orange-yellow hue. Pored a very faint white head. There is a little bit of lacing on the glass

S: There is a hoppy smell with notes of lemon zest, fresh cut grass, and pine

T: Hops are not as present in the taste. I can think of about 2 dozen IPA's with stronger hop profiles. The taste starts off as bitter but then leaves a sort of resiny after taste.

M: Medium to high carbonation. It's just a bit sticky

Overall I think that this a nice session IPA. I almost finished the bottle in about 10 minutes. However if you're a hop head, this may not be the IPA for you. This beer is decent and its proceeds go to a good cause, so no regrets at all.

abcdefghijkyle, Oct 27, 2012
Photo of jmarklan
3.68/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a bottle into a pint glass.

Pours a lovely slightly cloudy golden with two fingers of dense white head.

Smells of tropical fruit, pineapple, spicy and peppery hops, and a touch of malt sweetness. Very nice aroma.

Herbal and piney hops take center stage, successfully edging out the other flavors. The hop flavor is good, but it seems a bit rough around the edges. Very subtle notes of pineapple and cracker.

Light bodied, crisp and refreshing. This drinks remarkably fast.

Overall: I would have liked a bit more pineapple and malt in the flavor, but nonetheless this is a solid beer from weyerbacher.

jmarklan, Oct 21, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

nh2032, Oct 20, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

SpectralAbyss, Oct 19, 2012
Photo of TheBigBoy
3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

TheBigBoy, Oct 18, 2012
Photo of kapkenobi
3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

kapkenobi, Oct 15, 2012
Photo of Rojada1988
3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

Rojada1988, Oct 09, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

ELECTRONICAnonymous, Oct 09, 2012
Photo of SFC21
3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

SFC21, Oct 08, 2012
Photo of JLapadura
4/5  rDev +15.3%

JLapadura, Oct 07, 2012
Photo of MikeConklin
4/5  rDev +15.3%

MikeConklin, Oct 05, 2012
Photo of JayQue
3.45/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Poured an almost clear copper color into a pint glass. Decent size slightly off-white head with better than average retention. Thin lacing on the glass.

Aroma is citrus hops. Not that strong but definitely noticeable Taste is fairly good, mild bitterness with a little malt balance.

Mouthfeel is a bit light for the style. Hot that much of a hops bite, fairly thin overall.

All in all an ok beer, but there are a lot better ones out there that are available year round too.

JayQue, Oct 04, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

jtuttle, Oct 04, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

jbaker67, Sep 29, 2012
Photo of facundoCNB
3.55/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

a hazy orange/amber pour with a finger of head which dissipated.
smells of spicy grassy hops, grapefruit.. hops and more hops!
a tangy citrus taste up front (not expecting that at all!) followed directly by the sweet backbone of the malts.. a bitter earthy hop finish.
a lighter medium body beer with a nice amount of carbonation. the bitterness from the hop finish causes almost a tart sensation on the back of the palate.
not bad at all for a year round ipa, but i was very confused when i barely tasted any hops! they're definitely there though, that bitter finish lingers for a good amount of time. i haven't even checked, but i also may have gotten a six pack that's been sitting on the shelf for a while. either way, still a pretty good beer.

facundoCNB, Sep 29, 2012
Photo of metter98
3.63/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A: The beer is slightly hazy yellowish orange in color and has a light amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a finger high off white head that died down but has good retention properties and consistently left a thin head covering the surface and a coating of bubbles down the edges of the glass.
S: There are moderately strong aromas of citrus hops in the nose.
T: Like the smell, the overall taste is quite citrusy from the hops, which also contribute a moderate amount of bitterness and lend some hints of pine resin.
M: It feels medium-bodied and crisp on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This is a solid IPA that isn’t that is nice and citrusy and isn’t that difficult to drink.

metter98, Sep 29, 2012
Photo of drabmuh
3.5/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Picked up a six pack the other day, it was cheap enough to purchase, not bad enough to pour out but not good enough to ever buy again. A mediocre IPA of the highest order, not a repeat.

Beer is amber and mostly clear with a white head of small and medium bubbles, moderate to low carbonation, some lacing, meh.

Aroma is grainy, malty, mildly hoppy, earthy hops.

Beer is medium to light in body and hoppy on the finish, not impressive, a little malty a little grainy, mildly bitter on the finish, I love IPAs just not this one.

drabmuh, Sep 27, 2012
Photo of ColForbinBC
3.58/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottle poured into a pint

A slightly hazy orange amber with a two finger ecru cap. Good retention with smallish sip marks lining the glass. The nose is of toasted biscuits, candied grapefruit, earthy hops, pine, ganja, and some floral notes. On the palate, a quick burst of candied grapefruit and floral hops greet you before earth, pine, and malt take over mid palate. The finish is pine and earth with a mild bitterness. Some grapefruit notes pop up. A very well-balanced east coast representation of the style. Medium feel, soft and smooth.

ColForbinBC, Sep 27, 2012
Photo of BigPlay1824
3.48/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Enjoyed in a pint glass

A: Pours a bright orangish gold color with a large amount of tiny carbonation bubbles rising to the surface, pours with a two finger head that is creamy and frothy and is a nice slightly off tan color, lingers beautifully before dissipating and leaving a ton of lacing all over the glass
S: great fresh hop scent with really bright notes of fruits, kind of citrus and kind of more islandy notes, very nice
T: interersting, that smell of hops seemed very fresh and bright, the brightness is still pretty much there in the taste but the freshness is what i would call more stale or even musty, not bad tasting by any mean but there is a bit of incongruity
M: medium carbonation tingle, smooth throughout, finishes with just the slightest dryness
O: what i would call an above average AIPA, nice hop notes, well rounded, nicely drinkable

BigPlay1824, Sep 26, 2012
Photo of Kegatron
3.58/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12 oz bottle into a tulip glass.

Pours a crystal clear copper, with 2-3 fingers of thick white head that has a bit of an off-sheen to it. This retains with a creamy ½ finger, which rings the sides of the glass with sticky lacing. The aroma is floral, piney and spicy, with some herbal tones and tropical fruit that come in off the sides. Juicy grapefruit sits at the core of this, while a touch of soft grains works with those notes of herbs and fruit.

The taste is zesty green citrus, spice and resins, which stretch out through the profile into a dry sticky finish. I ripe mix of tropical fruit, herbs and light neutral grains helps tame the hops down a bit but the finish on this is fairly assertive, with the spice and pine in particular really coming out as this warms. The mouthfeel is medium bodied, with a soft crispness that gets even creamier the longer it sits on the palate. A little oiliness to the body and a relatively low alcohol feel helps as well.

This was decent. The flavor is mostly on the aggressive side with those hops but this remained mostly well balanced and the smooth body on this helped with the drinkability. I wasn’t blown away or anything by this but I could definitely drink more than one of it.

Kegatron, Sep 24, 2012
Photo of rwilde
3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

rwilde, Sep 23, 2012
Last Chance IPA from Weyerbacher Brewing Co.
79 out of 100 based on 664 ratings.