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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

1,673 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 1,673
Reviews: 285
rAvg: 3.65
pDev: 12.88%
Wants: 49
Gots: 200 | 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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Photo of SteveTheDog
3.79/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

This is a fantastic summer beer. It pours so clear and so orange it just invites you to come hither and drink from it supple core. The aroma promises a citrus zest of orange lemon and every tangy memory you could ever imagine. The taste is crisp and will wake you up if you start slumbering into the late dogdays of heat and despair. The finish is smooth like getting out of the pool And walking into the last 30 seconds of an automatic car wash. I love this beer and will forever treasure it on a warm summer day

SteveTheDog, Aug 14, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

karlt, Aug 14, 2013
Photo of Oelschlager
3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

Oelschlager, Aug 12, 2013
Photo of Littlesteam12
3.29/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

As a fan of Indian Pale Ales I expected the beer to have a little bit more kick to it. They should have called it an American Pale Wheat Ale.
Overall:

This is a wheat beer disguised as an IPA

Fruity and light very similar to a strong wheat beer or hef

Definitely a summer BBQ kind of cheaper micro beer

Deschutes must have released this to entice light beer drinkers to its demographic

Littlesteam12, Aug 12, 2013
Photo of BeersAndBears
3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

BeersAndBears, Aug 12, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

Zach136, Aug 12, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

kingmaker, Aug 11, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

emwild12, Aug 11, 2013
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3/5  rDev -17.8%

omnibusfilms, Aug 10, 2013
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4/5  rDev +9.6%

Highstplz, Aug 10, 2013
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3.84/5  rDev +5.2%

rkarimi, Aug 10, 2013
Photo of Camjmorton
3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

Camjmorton, Aug 10, 2013
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4/5  rDev +9.6%

cclark67789, Aug 10, 2013
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2/5  rDev -45.2%

Sazz9, Aug 08, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

zekeman17, Aug 08, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

xacidx, Aug 08, 2013
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4/5  rDev +9.6%

larryarms847, Aug 08, 2013
Photo of riored4v
3.76/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured in to a tulip. Bright golden color with some haze. 1.5 finger, rocky, pure white head. Good lacing as well.

Aroma had some citrus and floral notes. A bit bready. Wheat aroma stands out. Coriander comes through really nice with the orange and spicey notes.

Flavor had a good amount of floral and orange notes upfront. Some light maltiness and wheat flavors. Finish had a mild bitterness with subtle spiceyness from the coriander. Definitely orange type bitterness in the finish.

Mouthfeel was medium/light body with medium carb. Crisp and dry finish.

Good beer overall. Extremely drinkable. Nice, refreshing citrus flavors.

riored4v, Aug 07, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

Texasfan549, Aug 07, 2013
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2/5  rDev -45.2%

nearengine, Aug 07, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

danthehopslamman, Aug 06, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +16.4%

DocG, Aug 06, 2013
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4/5  rDev +9.6%

GoGators, Aug 05, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

MSandahl23, Aug 05, 2013
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3/5  rDev -17.8%

Mrose78, Aug 05, 2013
Chainbreaker White IPA from Deschutes Brewery
83 out of 100 based on 1,673 ratings.