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Chainbreaker White IPA - Deschutes Brewery

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Chainbreaker White IPAChainbreaker White IPA

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BA SCORE
82
good

1,403 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 1,403
Reviews: 264
rAvg: 3.64
pDev: 13.19%
Wants: 41
Gots: 106 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Deschutes Brewery visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian IPA |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: HuskyinPDX on 05-11-2011)
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1/5  rDev -72.5%

06-05-2013 20:22:49 | More by ZepHead80
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Texas

1/5  rDev -72.5%

06-07-2013 23:00:15 | More by DangYankee
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1.5/5  rDev -58.8%

04-06-2013 09:13:05 | More by Jameswoody
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1.5/5  rDev -58.8%

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Washington

2/5  rDev -45.1%

08-28-2012 19:42:55 | More by joelparker
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Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev -45.1%

10-23-2013 01:14:27 | More by Travcofarms
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Texas

2/5  rDev -45.1%

08-08-2013 22:52:55 | More by Sazz9
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2/5  rDev -45.1%

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2/5  rDev -45.1%

08-03-2012 22:44:16 | More by slvenhuizen
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Ohio

2/5  rDev -45.1%

03-08-2014 22:38:06 | More by brewtalthrone
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2/5  rDev -45.1%

05-05-2013 02:58:14 | More by logicerror
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2/5  rDev -45.1%

08-07-2013 03:54:04 | More by nearengine
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jschwanke84

Oregon

2.08/5  rDev -42.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.25

Poured from bottle.

It's a good concept and a few home brewers can pull it off, but they have to know how to make a good weissebier first, and Deschutes does not. This beer tastes like either a botched weissebier or a skunked IPA, I can't decide which. Perhaps it's an unholy union of both. The aroma matches the flavor. Good as neither an IPA nor a weissebier, Deschutes Chainbreaker needs to go back to the bike shop in which it was conceived for a complete overhaul.

I had high hopes for this and was very intrigued when I first saw it on the shelves, but it quickly disappointed. For how great most of Deschutes' brews are, this beer was a huge let down for me.

Serving type: bottle

04-25-2013 04:08:47 | More by jschwanke84
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Durtdiggler

Illinois

2.2/5  rDev -39.6%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Poured into snifter glass. Nice yellow hue, big head with a lot of retention. Beer is clear and inviting and that's where it ends.

Aroma. Big banana peel estery with hop resin and wheat malt. Funky.

Taste is like a Belgian blonde cross IPA. Just tasted wrong to me.

Didn't get much past beyond the mouthfeel and dumped it.

Probably not my style and I appreciate the willingness to be creative but I could not get through this beer.

Serving type: bottle

05-03-2013 01:22:11 | More by Durtdiggler
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California

2.25/5  rDev -38.2%

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Texas

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Arizona

2.5/5  rDev -31.3%

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Nebraska

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California

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Chainbreaker White IPA from Deschutes Brewery
82 out of 100 based on 1,403 ratings.