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Chillwave Double IPA - Great Lakes Brewing Co.

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Chillwave Double IPAChillwave Double IPA

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

2,391 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,391
Reviews: 366
rAvg: 4.29
pDev: 9.09%
Wants: 251
Gots: 215 | FT: 9
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:
Beer added by: CaptCleveland on 02-17-2013

Formerly known as Alchemy Hour Double IPA.
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3.75/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4/5  rDev -6.8%

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4.4/5  rDev +2.6%

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2.5/5  rDev -41.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +10.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -12.6%

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4.76/5  rDev +11%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

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4/5  rDev -6.8%

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4.3/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Look 8/10
Smell 16/20
Taste 35/40
Feel 9/10
Drinkability 20/20

Overall 88/100

Right out the gates I was expecting a big hop presence, I really didn't get waves of dank hops as expected, instead it's a rather smooth and subtle taste, not bad b any means. Just not what I was expecting, malt has more of a role than with most double IPA's. At 9.4% I was expecting a taste bud buster. That never happen... It is ridiculously smooth and drinkable for being so high gravity. It just doesn't seem to crave that dank mouth watering hop bill that I have came to love with some of the other DIPA's. Low burn and easy to drink makes it worth seeking~

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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -12.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

Best IPA I've had thus far.

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Chillwave Double IPA from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
95 out of 100 based on 2,391 ratings.