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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

1,480 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 1,480
Reviews: 271
rAvg: 3.64
pDev: 13.19%
Wants: 40
Gots: 134 | 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)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 1,480 | Reviews: 271 | Display Reviews Only:
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scottwestphall

Illinois

1/5  rDev -72.5%

06-17-2014 03:19:03 | More by scottwestphall
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carteravebrew

Colorado

1/5  rDev -72.5%

08-12-2012 16:15:56 | More by carteravebrew
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Frankieteardrop


1/5  rDev -72.5%

04-20-2012 21:36:36 | More by Frankieteardrop
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ZepHead80

Illinois

1/5  rDev -72.5%

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

Texas

1/5  rDev -72.5%

06-07-2013 23:00:15 | More by DangYankee
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Jameswoody

Montana

1.5/5  rDev -58.8%

04-06-2013 09:13:05 | More by Jameswoody
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pooogy

Missouri

1.5/5  rDev -58.8%

04-12-2013 13:53:09 | More by pooogy
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joelparker

Washington

2/5  rDev -45.1%

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

Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev -45.1%

10-23-2013 01:14:27 | More by Travcofarms
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Sazz9

Texas

2/5  rDev -45.1%

08-08-2013 22:52:55 | More by Sazz9
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largadeer

California

2/5  rDev -45.1%

08-15-2013 22:04:15 | More by largadeer
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ronskrnkn

Oregon

2/5  rDev -45.1%

I was drinking this last night while I was rewatching the 3rd season of Breaking Bad and I thought to myself: "Why does my mouth taste like I licked the asshole of a soap monster?" Upon further contemplation, I realized it was because of the sad excuse for a White IPA by Deschutes. Why bring such scorn and sadness (dishonor) to the Oregon brewing scene? Have you no love for your home and native land? Come back when you get 'A' in mathematics.

08-20-2014 05:59:46 | More by ronskrnkn
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slvenhuizen


2/5  rDev -45.1%

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

Ohio

2/5  rDev -45.1%

03-08-2014 22:38:06 | More by brewtalthrone
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logicerror

California

2/5  rDev -45.1%

05-05-2013 02:58:14 | More by logicerror
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nearengine

Arizona

2/5  rDev -45.1%

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

Washington

2/5  rDev -45.1%

09-28-2013 23:37:29 | More by Beerriver
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Hellokmac


2/5  rDev -45.1%

06-18-2014 04:36:59 | More by Hellokmac
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jschwanke84

Oregon

2.08/5  rDev -42.9%

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.

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

Illinois

2.2/5  rDev -39.6%

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.

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

California

2.25/5  rDev -38.2%

07-20-2013 23:32:30 | More by dertyd
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Samber79

Texas

2.25/5  rDev -38.2%

05-21-2014 17:53:01 | More by Samber79
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Carterwiese

Washington

2.33/5  rDev -36%

Not bitter enough to mask the floral taste in my opinion.

08-25-2014 23:44:56 | More by Carterwiese
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David-Smith


2.48/5  rDev -31.9%

08-25-2014 21:19:03 | More by David-Smith
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huskerfan76

Arizona

2.5/5  rDev -31.3%

12-25-2012 05:33:15 | More by huskerfan76
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Chainbreaker White IPA from Deschutes Brewery
82 out of 100 based on 1,480 ratings.