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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
96
world-class

2,361 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,361
Reviews: 364
rAvg: 4.28
pDev: 9.11%
Wants: 231
Gots: 205 | 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:
Formerly known as Alchemy Hour Double IPA.

(Beer added by: CaptCleveland on 02-17-2013)
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1/5  rDev -76.6%

ajzy, May 26, 2013
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1.25/5  rDev -70.8%

MonicaC, Jul 17, 2013
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2/5  rDev -53.3%

schmidtmattsays, Mar 07, 2014
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2/5  rDev -53.3%

shuggy, Apr 28, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -41.6%

DubCo21, Apr 15, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -41.6%

Akravatz, Yesterday at 09:38 PM
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2.5/5  rDev -41.6%

kscaldef, Apr 22, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -35.7%

Hoptoudrop, Jun 16, 2014
Photo of vandemonian
2.9/5  rDev -32.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Great Lakes Alchemy Hour Double IPA was disappointing. This is meant to be a DIPA. Where are the hops?

A: Clear orange colour and a head that fades to nothing fast. 3

S: Grainy and not especially hoppy. 3

T: Grainy and malty with some subtle citrus hoppiness. Disappointing lack of hops. 3

M: A little flat. 3

O:2.5

vandemonian, Apr 23, 2013
Photo of Rifugium
2.9/5  rDev -32.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

First had: on tap at Pinocchio's, Media, PA

Poured a slightly hazy medium amber color, with a thin cap of white bubbles for a head, a few strands of lacing on the glass. Aroma was decent, citrus, pine, but there was an underlying soapiness in there that was quite unpleasant, and that I hoped was not going to translate into the taste. Well...it did. Pine/herbal hop notes, orange oil, with a major soapy element going on, and a rather sweet malt base; higher alcohol is not hidden. This really did nothing for me. Too sweet, too soapy. Slick mouthfeel, medium body, unpleasant aftertaste. Not at all exemplary of the style. Will not be revisiting this one.

Rifugium, Mar 10, 2013
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2.91/5  rDev -32%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Pours a dark, burnt orange; almost amber. On the nose I got a heavy dose of candied tropical fruit. Sweet mango is jumping out, along with some tartness. Taste is incredibly sweet, with lots of malty caramel. Finishes with mild bitterness. Mouthfeel was fine. Just kind of a meh beer for me, and way too sweet for where my palate's at. Needs more hoppy bitterness to balance things out.

blankenhoney, Apr 01, 2014
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3/5  rDev -29.9%

RebeccaMB, Apr 24, 2014
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3/5  rDev -29.9%

Lanstrum, Mar 22, 2013
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3/5  rDev -29.9%

Treb0R, Jul 15, 2014
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3/5  rDev -29.9%

Markus98, Apr 14, 2014
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3/5  rDev -29.9%

pisano, Aug 22, 2013
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3/5  rDev -29.9%

Wayne17, May 09, 2014
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3/5  rDev -29.9%

HollyHops, Apr 26, 2014
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3/5  rDev -29.9%

danoeltico, Apr 01, 2013
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3/5  rDev -29.9%

brez8791, Apr 14, 2013
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3/5  rDev -29.9%

Mcvs1507, May 28, 2013
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3/5  rDev -29.9%

calivessel, May 27, 2014
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3/5  rDev -29.9%

ColdSmoke, Jul 28, 2014
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3/5  rDev -29.9%

CityofBals, Sep 12, 2013
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3/5  rDev -29.9%

msumike89, Jun 30, 2014
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Chillwave Double IPA from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 2,361 ratings.