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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

1,346 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 1,346
Reviews: 259
rAvg: 3.64
pDev: 13.19%
Wants: 40
Gots: 95 | 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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Ratings: 1,346 | Reviews: 259 | Display Reviews Only:
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KiMiRaiK

Washington

4/5  rDev +9.9%

01-19-2013 06:52:43 | More by KiMiRaiK
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josephwa

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

01-17-2013 16:27:10 | More by josephwa
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Antnyd82

Illinois

4/5  rDev +9.9%

01-17-2013 06:29:41 | More by Antnyd82
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juankzas

Mexico

4.5/5  rDev +23.6%

01-15-2013 19:06:56 | More by juankzas
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JimGlonke

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

01-15-2013 02:27:35 | More by JimGlonke
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BGsWo22

New York

4/5  rDev +9.9%

01-15-2013 00:53:36 | More by BGsWo22
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KC9LDB

Illinois

3/5  rDev -17.6%

01-14-2013 23:36:20 | More by KC9LDB
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enelson

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

01-13-2013 21:34:23 | More by enelson
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n2185

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +3%

01-13-2013 03:52:00 | More by n2185
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Moose90

Colorado

3.34/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Best by 2/09/13

12oz bottle poured into tulip glass

Poured from a bottle into a tulip

A – Pours a bright hazy yellow with a big fluffy bright white head. The head settles and leaves lacing down the glass.

S – Lemon, coriander. Belgian yeast. Bright yeasty goodness, a little soapy but not in a bad way.

T – Nice and fruity, primarily lemon and orange, some grapefruit. A bit of light bready malt comes through. There is a nice bitterness from the hops, though this is hardly a hoppy beer.

M – Light-Medium body, very well carbonated. Finish is dry and fairly long lasting. This is certainly refreshing.

O – I like this take on the style, it's got good character and complexities to it. Nice crisp and refreshing, with a hint of a hop kick. This is a solid brew.

Serving type: bottle

01-11-2013 22:51:05 | More by Moose90
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zachgroves

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +3%

01-11-2013 15:11:34 | More by zachgroves
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DeekNayvuz

Montana

4.25/5  rDev +16.8%

01-11-2013 05:43:53 | More by DeekNayvuz
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SeaOfShells

California

3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

01-11-2013 00:25:37 | More by SeaOfShells
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Carloco

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

01-11-2013 00:25:09 | More by Carloco
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TX-Badger

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +3%

01-10-2013 02:44:45 | More by TX-Badger
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acelin

Kansas

4.25/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Poured from the bottle into a Deschutes pint I picked up at the Portland pub 2 years ago. Still one of my favorite breweries.

Pours a hazy yellow, with a large white head that leaves great white lacing. Score! Belgian yeast are awesome, as are most continental yeasts. English yeasts can go to hell!

Smell is of soft wheat, fresh, citrusy and fruity hops. Could be better, could be stronger.

Taste is beautiful, creamy wheat with super fresh, fruity hops. Complements eachother perfectly. What an amazing beer. This will be my go to beer for sessioning from now on.

Serving type: bottle

01-10-2013 02:30:53 | More by acelin
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tubeyes

Texas

4/5  rDev +9.9%

01-09-2013 04:59:32 | More by tubeyes
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MrT1979


3.75/5  rDev +3%

01-09-2013 04:12:25 | More by MrT1979
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UncleBuccs

Arizona

3.75/5  rDev +3%

01-09-2013 02:43:41 | More by UncleBuccs
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nova009

Kentucky

3.48/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a bottle into a tulip

A- pours a hazy very pale straw color, a small fizzy white head appears and quickly dissipates, virtually no lacing, kinda looks more like a berliner weisse than a belgian ipa

S- the aromas have me a little more hopeful, strong belgian yeast nose, slightly malty with a little bit of wheat mixed in, if there's any hop in the nose it's barely there

T- staying consistent, the flavors are lacking, you get a little bit of the fruitiness of the belgian yeast followed by a big bitter hop hit, a little grainy and bready, not really what you'd want out of belgian ipa

M- very thin body, almost a little watery, carbonation is alright, the hops really go after your tastebuds, finishes fairly dry

O- fairly disappointed with this one, not a very good representation of the style, not that it's a terrible beer by any means it's just not a great belgian ipa, there are better examples out there, probably won't buy this one again

Serving type: bottle

01-09-2013 01:06:39 | More by nova009
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BWH999

California

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

01-08-2013 23:14:01 | More by BWH999
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Hugonaut13

Illinois

4/5  rDev +9.9%

01-08-2013 15:19:42 | More by Hugonaut13
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Gonzoillini

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +3%

01-08-2013 02:52:09 | More by Gonzoillini
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Madskill

California

3.75/5  rDev +3%

01-07-2013 22:54:12 | More by Madskill
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rawfish

California

3.43/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Pours clear straw, agitated the bottle and deposited the rest of the yeast to make for an opaque straw with a soapy one finger head. Nice rings of lacing but pretty sub par retention.

Remarkably like any other wit beer, orange peel, lemon grass, coriander and uplifting Belgian yeast. Lack of hop presence is concerning.

Wheat is very noticeable in the forefront providing some thin grain and a lemon tea and a late zip that evolves into some dull stingy acidity and bitterness on the tail end. Coriander is noticable, very soapy and powdery but not much wit depth beyond that. Scrubs dry.

Thin and a bit undercarbed leaving a slick feeling in the mouth. Decent drying.

Above average to average score if this were a witbeer but the lack of obvious hop features in this beer were a serious let down. Belgian yeast, spices and lemony wheat take center stage here. Nicely crafted but give me my hops please!

Serving type: bottle

01-07-2013 01:47:46 | More by rawfish
Chainbreaker White IPA from Deschutes Brewery
82 out of 100 based on 1,346 ratings.