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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

1,550 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 1,550
Reviews: 276
rAvg: 3.64
pDev: 13.19%
Wants: 42
Gots: 161 | 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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3.75/5  rDev +3%

andrewdanks, Apr 27, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3%

Tom_Gilman, Apr 27, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

JamieDuncan, Apr 27, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3%

BradC, Apr 26, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

Hoganlaw, Apr 25, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +16.8%

BrandonOakes, Apr 25, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

lobos62, Apr 24, 2014
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5/5  rDev +37.4%

FlyingV, Apr 23, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -31.3%

Beerlover, Apr 23, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -24.5%

victory4me, Apr 23, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9.9%

KCRealAle, Apr 23, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

robotiks, Apr 22, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

bismarksays, Apr 21, 2014
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3/5  rDev -17.6%

Sean66, Apr 20, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

RMelyon, Apr 19, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3%

billhelm, Apr 18, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

rhino54, Apr 18, 2014
Photo of SmashPants
3.25/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Bottle: a standard 355mL brown bottle with an okay label.

Appearance: pours a pale straw with a light haze, moderate carbonation visible. A one finger white head that drops to a thin cap. Looks okay.

Aroma: smells of yeast, wheat and grain. Some light citrus also. Pretty unexciting stuff.

Taste: some spice with wheat, lemon citrus and white pepper. Not bad, some tartness too.

Aftertaste: not a whole heap of hop bitterness, not sure where the 'IPA' comes from.

Mouth feel: lighter in body with a moderate spritzy carbonation.

Overall: an alright but overall completely overpriced brew. I wouldn't call it an IPA either - not very hop-orientated, more spice-driven. Too expensive and not interesting enough. Drinkable.

SmashPants, Apr 17, 2014
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3.51/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

I am not sure I ever had a white IPA from a bottle before. I prefer my beer to come from a tap over the bottle in general. But this Chainbreaker White was a nice change from my usual selection of beers. While I am not a big fan of fruit favors in beer, I liked this beer...maybe I was just thirsty and maybe the nice finish let me appreciate the slight fruity flavors.

RDB51, Apr 16, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3%

afsdan, Apr 16, 2014
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3.26/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

A: yellow. Hazy. Thin head.
S: citrus. Lemon.
T: lemon peal. Light malt. Weird bittering mixed with funky Belgian yeast.
M: fizzy. Funky. The flavor interrupts the mouthfeel. Medium-light body coupled with weird flavor.
O: smells great. Taste not so great. Too bitter tied to the phenolics. Doesn't pair.

jellikit, Apr 15, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -24.5%

Beestin, Apr 14, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

PalatePilot, Apr 14, 2014
Chainbreaker White IPA from Deschutes Brewery
82 out of 100 based on 1,550 ratings.