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Chillwave Double IPA - Great Lakes Brewing Co.

Chillwave Double IPAChillwave Double IPA

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

1,772 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1772
Reviews: 331
rAvg: 4.29
pDev: 8.86%


Brewed by:
Great Lakes Brewing Co. visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  9.40% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Formerly known as Alchemy Hour Double IPA.

(Beer added by: CaptCleveland on 02-17-2013)
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Beejis60

New York

3.1/5  rDev -27.7%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

A- About average.
S- Good nose; kinda sweet, citrus with a touch of alcohol
T- Not that great. VERY boozy, a bit too sweet for an IPA. A bit too floral and too little citrus for what I like in a DIPA. Lake Erie Monster is MUCH better.
M- A bit thin and flat.
O- Meh. Would rather have Lake Erie Monster... or the new Rye of the Tiger when it comes out.

Serving type: bottle

02-22-2013 17:40:00 | More by Beejis60
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Chillwave Double IPA from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
95 out of 100 based on 1,772 ratings.