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Last Chance IPA - Weyerbacher Brewing Co.

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Last Chance IPALast Chance IPA

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619 Ratings
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Ratings: 619
Reviews: 109
rAvg: 3.48
pDev: 12.93%
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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CFHMagnet

Ohio

3.55/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A fast pour yielded a finger of taupe colored head. Yes I said taupe. Body is a nice ambery-orange color. Doesn't seem to be much activity going on in there.

Heavy pine and light citrus hops make up the bulk of the aromas. Hints of grass and biscuits are also noted.

Pine and grapefruit play off of biscuits and grass. Bit of spice at the end.

Medium bodied. Carbonation just right. Dry finish.

Serving type: bottle

07-26-2012 01:48:23 | More by CFHMagnet
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Mark5252

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -13.8%

07-25-2012 22:08:07 | More by Mark5252
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stakem

Pennsylvania

3.48/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

12 oz bottle into a pint. The brew pours a golden copper with a frothy finger of white head that sticks around for awhile and gets revived with a light swirl.

The smell is primarily grassy to herbal and piney with a very faint floral note. A toasty grain inclusion provides the backbone of the aromatics. Overall it is well rounded and "ok" but I was expecting a little more brightness from the nose considering this was a fresh arrival at the local store.

The taste is herbal and grassy with some hint of straw and herbs. There is some pine quality from the hops that produces a little bit of resinous feel before the onset of the toast grain. Overall the flavor here is middle of the road, I wasnt a big fan.

This is a medium bodied brew with a modest level of carbonation. It is somewhat fresh, crisp and mildly refreshing with a dry resinous finish. The bitterness really is the star of this show and to me it was lacking a bit of balance. This isnt something I could drink multiples of.

Serving type: bottle

07-25-2012 18:07:38 | More by stakem
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brealbg

Ohio

3/5  rDev -13.8%

07-24-2012 14:03:49 | More by brealbg
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HopBrain

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +7.8%

07-22-2012 20:21:58 | More by HopBrain
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KurtChuck


3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

07-22-2012 19:59:02 | More by KurtChuck
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buschbeer

Ohio

3.35/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

12oz bottle
Served in a pint glass

A - It is amber bodied with golden highlights. An inch of off white head settled to a thin veil.

S - I get a lot of resin with some floral and citrus hints.

T - That resiny bitterness prevails. This is a very bitter beer. I don't get much else.

M - It leaves a chalky feel on my tongue.

O - It tastes, as I expected, lots of bitterness. It is not my favorite flavor profile for the style.

Serving type: bottle

07-22-2012 16:26:46 | More by buschbeer
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Giantspace

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +14.9%

07-22-2012 16:05:35 | More by Giantspace
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LarryMyers

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +29.3%

07-22-2012 14:18:39 | More by LarryMyers
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thecheapies

Pennsylvania

3.96/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pale copper hue with a clinging inch of frozen head. Looks amazing in a Weyerbacher tulip.

Resinous pine and pithy hops with a lightly toasted malt backbone. Not much sweetness in the nose. Slight tropical fruit note.

Tropical fruits, pine, and grapefruit pith with all sorts of vacuuming dryness. Dusty yeast offers a light white pepper note. Malts have that toastiness and a light caramel note. Hints of orange, papaya, and apricot. Great IPA.

Slick light-to-medium body with great drinkability. Lightly fizzed.

Surpassed my expectations soaringly. I always say it; Weyerbacher is the shit!

Serving type: on-tap

07-22-2012 04:40:04 | More by thecheapies
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philbe311

Pennsylvania

3.53/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A - Two plus fingers worth of big airy slightly off white colored airy froth comprised of big chunky bubbles... The color is a pale gold with a hint of amber undertones... Very clean and very clear... Couldn't be more translucent if it tried... Lightly carbonation with a couple of sluggish streaks and the occasional solo speed demon... Lots of sticking lacing on the side of the glass...

S - Whole cone hop resins... Floral and a bit piney... Perhaps some orange zest... Very little in the way of malt... Simple, straight forward, and rather unremarkable...

T - Some light orange zest to start... A quick hit of pale malts... The resiny hops then take center stage and reminds me of chewing on hop cones... A slightly bitter finish that has hop resins coating the tongue...

M - On the lighter side of medium bodied... Limited carbonation... Starts a bit juicy... Some smoothness builds before finishing a bit bitter and dry...

D - Quaffable... Pedestrian and unremarkable are the first two words that come to mind... This beer has an undeniable home brew quality about it... It's not a bad beer, but I've come to expect much more from my favorite home state brewery... Given the extensive research and efforts that went into replacing Hops Infusion, this one serves as a bit of a let down from an otherwise marvelous brewery...

Serving type: growler

07-22-2012 02:29:44 | More by philbe311
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pavpav12

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +7.8%

07-22-2012 01:42:39 | More by pavpav12
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bump8628

Oklahoma

3.25/5  rDev -6.6%

07-21-2012 01:52:16 | More by bump8628
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beerbully

New Jersey

3.05/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

poured into a pint glass

A-Copper color slightly lighter than a penny. Thin white head with decent lacing

S-Faint citrus aroma, a bit metallic, aroma is very faint and barely detectable

T-Unsweetened greatfruit dominates the flavor not picking much of anything else up, a bit of a funky after taste

M-Slick, thin, Oily

O-a bit dissapointed in this offering from weyerbacher.

Serving type: bottle

07-20-2012 21:23:10 | More by beerbully
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reitzbrewing

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +29.3%

07-18-2012 23:21:47 | More by reitzbrewing
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jackfruit


3/5  rDev -13.8%

07-17-2012 21:46:08 | More by jackfruit
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rodlavers

Pennsylvania

2.6/5  rDev -25.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Poured from a bottle into a perfect pint glass.

A. Decent light orange, slight golden, coloring. Thin white head, not much lacing.

S. Nothing spectacular, not much hop profile I can discern. Smells pretty average.

T. Average, some hops, but again nothing special. Tastes like a bitter lager.

M. Watery, crisp, I'd say refreshing but I'm not a huge fan of the smell or taste, here.

O. Glad I tried it, but won't flock back to this one any time soon.

Serving type: bottle

07-15-2012 21:32:32 | More by rodlavers
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Gatordaddy

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +7.8%

07-14-2012 05:33:20 | More by Gatordaddy
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rolltide8425

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

07-14-2012 03:54:21 | More by rolltide8425
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Morey

Pennsylvania

3.58/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Poured orange in color with just a touch of haze. Head is off-white and initially stood almost two fingers tall. There's some good retention, and even better lacing being left behind on the sides on my glass.

Aroma: Pine Resin, Ruby Red Grapefruit, Lime Zest, Caramel Malt, and I'm also getting some subtle Earthy Tones.

Taste: There's a good amount of pine resin up front. A wave a malt sweeps over the palate and attempts to tame the sticky hop bitterness. The earthy caramel malt flavors start to successfully push through towards the back end. The finish is chalk full of lingering unsweetened grapefruit-like bitterness.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with just under moderate carbonation. You can almost feel the resinous character eating through your enamel.

Morey's Bottom Line: I like IPA's that have a nice lingering flavor, but this is just a little too one-note for me. It's sticky and bitter, but there's not much else going on. With all of the work that Weyerbacher put into creating a new year-round Ipa, I guess that I just expected a bit more. Still, this is not bad by any means. If you're craving a sticky hop forward IPA, this one outta quench your thirst.

Serving type: bottle

07-14-2012 02:23:54 | More by Morey
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JohnK17

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +7.8%

07-11-2012 14:49:23 | More by JohnK17
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Jimmys

Pennsylvania

2.65/5  rDev -23.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

12 oz bottle into flying dog tulip. no bottled on date.

A: clear blond/orange. very clear. white head. good retention and lacing.

S: lemon. minty. a little bit of gin/herbal. reminds me a bit of a saison. or this was brewed with sorachi ace hops.

T: terribly bland start. bubblegum. a little metallic. minty. a bit tired. not sure when this brew was bottled but this body definitely didnt hold up well.

M: average carb on a pretty light/medium body.

D: like i said above, i believe this couldnt have been the freshest example of this brew from weyerbacher. hopefully it was better at one point, however ill probably never know.

Serving type: bottle

07-11-2012 01:19:48 | More by Jimmys
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zapahoppa

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -6.6%

07-10-2012 02:11:17 | More by zapahoppa
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jburchett

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -6.6%

07-08-2012 02:05:01 | More by jburchett
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timwardjr

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -6.6%

07-08-2012 01:27:50 | More by timwardjr
Last Chance IPA from Weyerbacher Brewing Co.
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