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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

1,470 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 1,470
Reviews: 270
rAvg: 3.64
pDev: 13.19%
Wants: 41
Gots: 130 | 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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garuda

Pennsylvania

3.63/5  rDev -0.3%

A - Cloudy straw, white head that retains and laces well.

S/T - Yeasty funk up front, orange peel, coriander, spice, herbal hops, a little minty. Finishes with a lemony bitterness.

M - Light body, medium carbonation, very smooth, finishes dry.

O - Interesting mix of styles, but with the IPA designation, I was expecting more of a hop presence to it.

12-06-2012 02:47:32 | More by garuda
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rwhitmore

Kansas

3.75/5  rDev +3%

12-05-2012 23:30:23 | More by rwhitmore
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chippo33

Vermont

3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

12-04-2012 04:35:28 | More by chippo33
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bbadger

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

12-03-2012 03:47:02 | More by bbadger
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sgoro

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +16.8%

11-28-2012 15:10:22 | More by sgoro
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Chris_Cali_2o9


3.93/5  rDev +8%

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a Sam Adams cup

A- Hazy straw yellow with an 1 1/2" of white bubbly head

S- Citrus, Belgian yeast, pretty much sums it up

T- Followes the nose, plus some hoppy bitterness

M- Light body, crisp carbonation

O- All and all a decent brew, though my least favorite of the deschutes family, i can see it being a good session.

11-27-2012 03:56:49 | More by Chris_Cali_2o9
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Ted

Texas

4/5  rDev +9.9%

11-27-2012 02:33:37 | More by Ted
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assman79

Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

11-26-2012 23:53:38 | More by assman79
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dodsonm13

Oregon

2.5/5  rDev -31.3%

11-25-2012 17:59:16 | More by dodsonm13
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rrock44

Washington

3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

11-23-2012 04:18:58 | More by rrock44
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abex44

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +3%

11-22-2012 21:09:52 | More by abex44
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bcostner1

Tennessee

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

11-22-2012 12:57:32 | More by bcostner1
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irishgreensoda

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

11-20-2012 21:37:49 | More by irishgreensoda
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ChaseTheAce

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +3%

11-19-2012 17:14:39 | More by ChaseTheAce
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AlCaponeJunior

Texas

3.88/5  rDev +6.6%

Yellow and slightly cloudy with a white fluffy head and ok lace.

Aroma is big and spicy, more like a Belgian than an IPA, although the hops are noticeable.

Coriander, lemon, citrus, wheat, and a good hop tanginess are all noted in the taste.

Body is light but chewy, typical of a wheat beer or witbier.

A very nice brew, easy to drink and tasty.

11-18-2012 20:14:10 | More by AlCaponeJunior
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JMad

Texas

3.9/5  rDev +7.1%

Pours a very light yellow color that remonds me of sunshine, the head is frothy and white sticking to the glass on the way down. Nice floral aroma with a ton of Belgian wheat and yeast, and lots of nice citrus notes from the hops, very nice smell. Nice bitter lemony flavor with wheat, yeast and some banana, grassy hops. It has low carbonation with a refreshing finish. this beer is really good, nice representation af a Belgian IPA.

11-17-2012 18:49:03 | More by JMad
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slim2043

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +9.9%

11-17-2012 15:46:47 | More by slim2043
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joecast

Australia

4.25/5  rDev +16.8%

11-16-2012 00:26:31 | More by joecast
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BenjaminButton


3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

11-15-2012 22:35:22 | More by BenjaminButton
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kojevergas

Texas

3/5  rDev -17.6%

Served on-draught into a New Belgium stem-goblet. Reviewed from notes.

A: Pours a one and a half finger beige colour head of decent cream, nice thickness, and good retention. Colour is a pale semitransparent yellow. No yeast particles are visible. No bubble show.

Sm: Straw, lemon grass, lemon, floral hops, and clean fragrant pale malts. Pleasant and appealing. A mild strength aroma.

T: Clean malts, lemon, floral hops, hints of other more vague citrus notes, and some cream. Simple, but clean and balanced. Enjoyable but lacking the subtlety and complexity I expect from Deschutes. Well built for what it is.

Mf: Smooth and wet. A bit undercarbonated. Too light and fleeting.

Dr: Drinkable but underwhelming, especially considering the brewery. I like it, but not enough to get it again. Deschutes does far better brews.

High C

11-13-2012 20:50:43 | More by kojevergas
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JD4003


4/5  rDev +9.9%

11-12-2012 23:14:03 | More by JD4003
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Hellpop65

Kansas

2.75/5  rDev -24.5%

11-11-2012 21:54:05 | More by Hellpop65
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quadhog

New Mexico

3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

11-11-2012 05:23:30 | More by quadhog
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beck2008

California

3.53/5  rDev -3%

A= Pours cloudy/hazy straw

S= Not much aromantic hops here. I smell a bit of lemony zest.

T= The flavor is a tangy wheat citrus with a little hop bittering on the finish. I am drinking this in November but I can see this being a really great summer beer. Very well balanced and easy to drink

M= medium carb

O= This is a pretty nice beer, the best "white ipa" I've had. The man version of Blue Moon?

11-11-2012 01:46:04 | More by beck2008
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Beerbuddy21

California

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

11-10-2012 22:53:37 | More by Beerbuddy21
Chainbreaker White IPA from Deschutes Brewery
82 out of 100 based on 1,470 ratings.