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Chainbreaker White IPA - Deschutes Brewery

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Chainbreaker White IPAChainbreaker White IPA

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BA SCORE
83
good

1,756 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 1,756
Reviews: 298
rAvg: 3.65
pDev: 13.15%
Wants: 49
Gots: 246 | 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:
Beer added by: HuskyinPDX on 05-11-2011

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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of jeffjeff1
3.68/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

I picked this up at a Safeway in Seaside while I was on vacation in Monterey.

Appearance- pale yellow color, very thin head

Smell- spices mostly

Taste- spices mostly, a little bit of hops

Mouthfeel- medium bodied

Drinkability- I thought it was really good. Quite refreshing!

Photo of InfernoBoss
3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

Photo of DMc8ride
3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

Photo of msturek
3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of Wasatch
4/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Best By: 6/31/13

Pours a very nice cloudy pale yellow color, very nice carbonation, with a very nice one-finger fizzy/creamy white head, leaves a big island in the glass. The nose is malty, yeasty, with some coriander, bannanas, nice little touch of hops. The taste is very nice malty, slightly hoppy, yeasty, with a nice touch of fruits/spices. Medium body with a nice dryish finish. Overall this is a very tasty brew, and hit's the spot on a hot day.

Photo of blastoderm55
4/5  rDev +9.6%

Photo of IPAchris
3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

Photo of kshizzle101
3.99/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured from 12oz bottle into pint glass

A - an unnatural light yellow color. slightly hazy. strong 2 inch white head.

S - floral and spice hits right off the bat. very aromatic. slight bready/maltiness coming through as well.

T - very sweet malts at first. same spice and floral notes as the smell but not as pronounced. slight hops on the finish. quite pleasant.

M - medium bodied, a little sticky. on the higher end of the scale for carb for a BIPA, but doesnt detract too much.

Overall - i normally don't go for BIPAs, but this one was very well executed. crisp and refreshing

Photo of JasonSiedman
3.25/5  rDev -11%

Photo of DangYankee
1/5  rDev -72.6%

Photo of kustard
3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

Photo of TonyT013
3.25/5  rDev -11%

Photo of RBassSFHOPit2ME
3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of SmilinEric
3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of ZepHead80
1/5  rDev -72.6%

Photo of Auraan
4.06/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured a nice cloudy yellow with a half-finger white head that dissipated into a ring of white that left no lacing. It looks a lot like a witbier, but with less head and lacing. Scents of pine, slight citrus, coriander and Belgian yeast. Smells a lot like a west coast IPA at first and then the witbier like scents emerge. Flavors of pine, orange peel, slight coriander spice and Belgian yeast funk. Like a witbier and IPA crossed. Mouthfeel is light bodied with moderated carbonation. Easy to drink. It's an excellent beer, a combination of two great styles that work together in a unique beer.

Photo of yanosh
3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of Vonerichs
3.43/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

Cloudy yellow with a green tinge. It's not visibly appealing except for a dense white head with spotty lacing.

There's not much to the smell. Lemon rind, corriander, and grain.

It tastes much more like a wit than an IPA. Lemon, mint, yeast, grain. Light flavor all around.

Mouthfeel is light with good carbonation.

Eh. It's a completely average for a wit and subpar if it's really any variation of an IPA.

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3/5  rDev -17.8%

Photo of RandyPuckett
3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

Photo of 4DAloveofSTOUT
3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of ExaltedNecrosis
3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

Photo of Beerswag
3/5  rDev -17.8%

Photo of DarthGuitarHero
3.25/5  rDev -11%

Chainbreaker White IPA from Deschutes Brewery
83 out of 100 based on 1,756 ratings.