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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

1,380 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 1,380
Reviews: 262
rAvg: 3.64
pDev: 13.19%
Wants: 40
Gots: 99 | 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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emergency_beef

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

05-19-2014 00:59:28 | More by emergency_beef
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jbaker67

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

05-18-2014 13:26:58 | More by jbaker67
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Canada_Dan

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

05-16-2014 04:46:46 | More by Canada_Dan
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Mikeb8

California

4/5  rDev +9.9%

05-16-2014 01:24:02 | More by Mikeb8
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ChicagoCane2001

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +23.6%

05-16-2014 00:00:23 | More by ChicagoCane2001
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cdog707yo

California

4/5  rDev +9.9%

05-15-2014 09:55:26 | More by cdog707yo
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jmdrpi

Pennsylvania

3.66/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

12 oz bottle, best by 7/13/14 on the label.

pours a hazy very pale straw color, with big soapy white head. great head retention all the way through drinking the glass. any hops in the aroma are overpowered by your normal witbier aroma - wheat and lemony herbal yeast. taste is similar, but the with a hoppy aftertaste. medium body and higher carbonation.

Serving type: bottle

05-14-2014 03:43:03 | More by jmdrpi
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HoppyToday

Oregon

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

05-12-2014 22:08:40 | More by HoppyToday
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neckbeered

Montana

3/5  rDev -17.6%

05-12-2014 16:48:23 | More by neckbeered
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NatetheGreat

Nevada

3.64/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Nice, refreshing brew. Light, hazy color w/rocky, white head. The nose is lemony and herbal and some things in the mix that are hard to place but create a nice aroma profile. Very smooth, solid wheat base with notes of citrus, though not a lot of specifically Belgian esters. Good beer, approachable and drinkable, creative yet not mind-blowing.

Serving type: bottle

05-11-2014 23:06:51 | More by NatetheGreat
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Andyyyyyy

Texas

4.24/5  rDev +16.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Great beer. It's definitely a unique taste for a white IPA. Has a great smell, great body, and is very smooth going down! Easy sipping beer for a warm day when you don't want the full body of an IPA. Great starter IPA for anyone not quite ready for the full hippiness of IPA's.

Serving type: on-tap

05-11-2014 03:57:41 | More by Andyyyyyy
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smartassboiler

Illinois

3/5  rDev -17.6%

05-11-2014 03:56:34 | More by smartassboiler
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kluender

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

05-11-2014 03:21:43 | More by kluender
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philbe311

Pennsylvania

3.99/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - An active slightly cascading pour yields about a fingers worth of virginal snow white crisp and slightly creamy froth... Limited retention gives way to lacing of much the same qualities... The color is an exceedingly pale lemony gold... There is a distinct haziness that permeates throughout... Mostly still with just a stray carbonation bubble hear and there...

S - Fresh cut grass... Lemon zest... Belgian yeast... Some light spice notes in the form of sage and thyme... A very pleasant aroma...

T - Lemon zest and a hint of sweet citrus... Belgian yeast... Wheat... A subtle kiss of cloves... Sage... Perhaps a hint of banana... All the flavors compliment one another very nicely...

M - Light to medium bodied... Crisp... Light brisk carbonation... Smooth... Clean... Refreshing... Goes down easily sip after sip... Very nice...

D - A very nice refreshing brew... This one walks a fine line between Belgian IPA and Witbier... Insanely quaffable... I'm not sure why this one doesn't have higher ratings on BA because I find it quite enjoyable... I can recommend and will likely find this in my fridge on a regular basis going forward...

Serving type: bottle

05-10-2014 02:05:15 | More by philbe311
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Dodo2step

Pennsylvania

3.6/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

P- Wegmans in Mechanicsburg, PA

A- lemonade look to it. it really looks like lemonade with whipped cream for the head. splotchy lacing and one fingers worth. yeasty opaqueness.

S- lemongrass and citrus scent. and earthy tone to it as well.

F- lemon grass and pepper. There are also hints of coriander that come through on the backend.

M- Citrus strength coats the mouth and it is almost like drinking a stout. The yeast is quite creamy. The mouth tastes like a lemon.

O- not a bad beer. not what I expect when I read IPA though. more yeasty. its decent though.

Serving type: bottle

05-10-2014 00:42:25 | More by Dodo2step
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caustin90


3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

05-07-2014 22:37:08 | More by caustin90
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BeerCon5

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

05-05-2014 13:22:43 | More by BeerCon5
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MadCat

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Nice light yellow color, good white head, leaves good lacing

Smell: Nice yeast character and citrus hops

Taste: Citrusy up front, some fruityness, and a nice deal of spicy yeast character

Mouthfeel: Light body, good carbonation

Overall: A solid brew, nice and refreshing on a hot day

Serving type: on-tap

05-05-2014 01:17:57 | More by MadCat
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Jnet0125

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

05-04-2014 01:28:30 | More by Jnet0125
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Carlbeer


4.25/5  rDev +16.8%

05-03-2014 21:41:06 | More by Carlbeer
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Segelstrom

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -17.6%

05-03-2014 21:36:46 | More by Segelstrom
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MonkeyBread

Nevada

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

05-03-2014 14:25:24 | More by MonkeyBread
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yancot

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +3%

05-03-2014 08:09:03 | More by yancot
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alostplot

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +3%

05-03-2014 01:51:43 | More by alostplot
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MikeWard

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +3%

05-01-2014 22:39:17 | More by MikeWard
Chainbreaker White IPA from Deschutes Brewery
82 out of 100 based on 1,380 ratings.