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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

1,335 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 1,335
Reviews: 259
rAvg: 3.64
pDev: 13.19%
Wants: 38
Gots: 91 | 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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wpqx

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

09-30-2013 03:40:58 | More by wpqx
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Hopster916

California

2.75/5  rDev -24.5%

09-29-2013 17:46:41 | More by Hopster916
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Beerriver

Washington

2/5  rDev -45.1%

09-28-2013 23:37:29 | More by Beerriver
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Bill69

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -17.6%

09-27-2013 18:31:33 | More by Bill69
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MaddDogg84

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +16.8%

09-27-2013 02:00:15 | More by MaddDogg84
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Axnjxn

North Carolina

3.91/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

12oz bottle into a FW teku glass. BB 11/9/13

Pours a crisp pale golden color with an inch white head that dissipates fairly quickly. The smell is mild on hops and some lemon/fruit aromas mixed in as well..but subtle. The taste is very "light" but still good and hoppy. This is definitely not a typical american style IPA but it still is very enjoyable. good amount of spices add a nice yeasty touch to this one. Light bodied, mild carbonation.

Overall a beer that you could drink a ton of in a row and not get tired of (and not pass out, either!) recommended to beer geeks and to beer novices as well.

Serving type: bottle

09-25-2013 23:03:32 | More by Axnjxn
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themathguy

California

3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

09-25-2013 21:14:48 | More by themathguy
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bluetrevian

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

09-24-2013 17:56:14 | More by bluetrevian
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jharris0624

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

09-24-2013 06:50:20 | More by jharris0624
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kmos27

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -24.5%

09-23-2013 00:03:56 | More by kmos27
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capnamerica

Arkansas

3.75/5  rDev +3%

09-22-2013 23:29:49 | More by capnamerica
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Sparrow_Feather

Washington

4/5  rDev +9.9%

09-22-2013 22:24:46 | More by Sparrow_Feather
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truesolution

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +3%

09-22-2013 21:16:53 | More by truesolution
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Ajlvt

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

09-21-2013 23:20:22 | More by Ajlvt
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Thirsty2383

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +23.6%

09-21-2013 00:48:02 | More by Thirsty2383
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jhcfc1

Nevada

4/5  rDev +9.9%

09-20-2013 04:35:05 | More by jhcfc1
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Thedaver4220

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

09-17-2013 21:07:06 | More by Thedaver4220
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moarmare

Missouri

4/5  rDev +9.9%

09-17-2013 13:23:23 | More by moarmare
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Ridgeback

Minnesota

3.86/5  rDev +6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A - For something advertized as an IPA it is ceratainly paler than a typical IPA but not quite as white as a Begian Wit. Overall a very nice light golden color. Ample carbonation with a nice white head you would typically associate with wheat beers.

S - Very Nice citrus smell initially with the a slight sweetness you would expect if wheat was used. Overall pleasant but not as assertive with citrus as other IPAs

T- Really nice combination of IPA bitterness combined with the body of a wheat beer. I loved this combination. I picked up the hoppiness of an IPA - but again less so than other IPAs and the slight sweetness of wheat. Very enjoyable.

F - A little thinner than what I expected but not too thin to not consider it an IPA. I feel this would be equally appropriate with lighter fare (fish) or with heaver foods (steak)

Overall I was pleasantly surprised by this beer and would definitely have it again. I wasn't sure if the combination of wheat and IPA style would work at all but Deschutes has done this nicely. However, for me it seems like a light IPA. Maybe additional malt and hops would make this good beer a great beer.

Serving type: bottle

09-17-2013 02:29:36 | More by Ridgeback
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eth916

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

09-15-2013 21:16:05 | More by eth916
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Punisher

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev +3%

09-15-2013 19:51:11 | More by Punisher
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bernat1971

Washington

2.5/5  rDev -31.3%

09-14-2013 15:29:39 | More by bernat1971
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JamFuel

Sweden

4.5/5  rDev +23.6%

09-13-2013 22:13:21 | More by JamFuel
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Minn_Joe

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

09-13-2013 21:47:36 | More by Minn_Joe
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dvsbizzyb

California

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

09-11-2013 06:12:49 | More by dvsbizzyb
Chainbreaker White IPA from Deschutes Brewery
82 out of 100 based on 1,335 ratings.