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Last Chance IPA - Weyerbacher Brewing Co.

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Last Chance IPALast Chance IPA

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Ratings: 695
Reviews: 113
rAvg: 3.46
pDev: 13.58%
Wants: 5
Gots: 65 | 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:
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.
Have a glass and make a difference! Cheers!

(Beer added by: Knapp85 on 06-02-2012)
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Photo of Guden
3.63/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

A- Fairly cloudy pretty orange color with a small head that recedes quickly but leaves nice lace.

S- Orange marmalade on a biscuit, with some lemon, thyme and a touch of fig fruitiness. Not entirely what I expect from an AIPA but not bad.

T- Up front is kind of a bland tartness with a little bit of the biscuit from the nose. Finishes long and smooth with strong piney bitterness.

M- Thin and crisp with medium carbonation. This is right where it should be for the style.

O- This is a very drinkable IPA with pronounced bitterness but not a whole lot else. The hops should be more pronounced in both the aroma and flavor to make this one anything more than drinkable.

Photo of SadMachine
3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

Photo of mattparsons
3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

Photo of Dank26
3.75/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of wertschy
4.25/5  rDev +22.8%

Photo of DrDemento456
3.68/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Actually brimming with carbonation. Bubbles are small but flowing making the head fill and lacing super sticky. The 1/4 inch that sticks around, stays around.

S - Actually kind of lackluster. Mild pine/citrus and some malt balance. Didn't expect a hop explosion I just wanted more...

T - Well it's a smooth IPA so I am glad I got a six pack. The taste is kind of underwhelming though giving some piney hops, balancing malts, and some pine in the finish. Simple yet effective.

M - Quite good actually. The taste is good with a light to medium body and it is crisp. Has a good flavor overall.

Overall a pretty standard IPA maybe a shot above some of those overly bitter hard to drink standard versions but nothing to merit a second six pack. Pity since it's your last chance.

Photo of kbenson
4.5/5  rDev +30.1%

Photo of WanderingFool
3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

Photo of BEERMILER12
3.63/5  rDev +4.9%
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

Photo of JoeyBeerBelly
3.33/5  rDev -3.8%
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.

Photo of abcdefghijkyle
3.78/5  rDev +9.2%
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.

Photo of jmarklan
3.68/5  rDev +6.4%
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.

Photo of nh2032
3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

Photo of SpectralAbyss
3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

Photo of TheBigBoy
3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

Photo of kapkenobi
3.75/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of Rojada1988
3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

Photo of ELECTRONICAnonymous
3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

Photo of SFC21
3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

Photo of JLapadura
4/5  rDev +15.6%

Photo of MikeConklin
4/5  rDev +15.6%

Photo of JayQue
3.45/5  rDev -0.3%
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.

Photo of jtuttle
3.75/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of jbaker67
3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

Photo of facundoCNB
3.55/5  rDev +2.6%
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.

Last Chance IPA from Weyerbacher Brewing Co.
79 out of 100 based on 695 ratings.