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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

2,166 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,166
Reviews: 357
rAvg: 4.28
pDev: 8.88%
Wants: 207
Gots: 165 | FT: 12
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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Ratings: 2,166 | Reviews: 357 | Display Reviews Only:
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ztouma101


5/5  rDev +16.8%

07-02-2014 14:34:20 | More by ztouma101
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StayWhatYouAre2

Wisconsin

4.75/5  rDev +11%

07-01-2014 11:42:11 | More by StayWhatYouAre2
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Brewzma

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -6.5%

07-01-2014 02:59:57 | More by Brewzma
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mcgovern1010

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

06-30-2014 22:28:06 | More by mcgovern1010
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tylergoov

Connecticut

4.75/5  rDev +11%

06-30-2014 21:42:00 | More by tylergoov
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msumike89

Michigan

3/5  rDev -29.9%

06-29-2014 23:25:24 | More by msumike89
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GatorLCA

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -12.4%

06-29-2014 19:35:13 | More by GatorLCA
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vfgccp

New York

4.48/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Best by May 20, 2014. Opened June 29th, 2014.

A- Low head and lace. Rich golden body with apple juice highlights.

S - Ouh, interestingly sweet and fruity nose. Raspberry jam, tangerine, soft herbal bitters, and bread crust.

T - Sweet and fruity, similar to the nose but with a stronger hop bitterness. Raspberry jam, orange marmalade, toasted bread, honey. Herbal cilantro and woody bitters show up in the center and hang around through the finish.

M - Great mouthfeel. Full for the style with a nice bright carbonation.

O - A great fruit forward DIPA: probably the best example I've had yet in that range of the style.

Serving type: bottle

06-29-2014 18:50:29 | More by vfgccp
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Tgunz247

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

06-29-2014 17:47:39 | More by Tgunz247
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dads_basement

Yukon (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -18.2%

06-29-2014 15:33:51 | More by dads_basement
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Walkerjgt

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -12.4%

06-29-2014 15:30:16 | More by Walkerjgt
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Will0792

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

06-29-2014 13:18:28 | More by Will0792
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esktime

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

06-29-2014 02:03:42 | More by esktime
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Stork_Brewz13

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -12.4%

06-28-2014 13:19:50 | More by Stork_Brewz13
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Roze

New York

3.75/5  rDev -12.4%

06-28-2014 00:34:11 | More by Roze
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BH712

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev -6.5%

06-27-2014 01:09:44 | More by BH712
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IPAFrankieH

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -18.2%

06-26-2014 14:10:16 | More by IPAFrankieH
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Wortman1998

New York

4/5  rDev -6.5%

06-25-2014 19:10:15 | More by Wortman1998
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leaversuch

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

06-25-2014 15:06:15 | More by leaversuch
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secondtooth

Indiana

4.31/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours a cloudy, nearly opaque amber, with a double-finger head. Nice, fine, treeline lace.

Aroma is wonderful and bitter citrus grapefruit hops. Very nice!

Taste is a wallop of thick, lavish hops. I get citrus again and plenty of tropical notes along the way. As well, a fairly large malt presence underscores the hop assault for balance. The body here is heavy, taste is heavy (yet, as before, balanced), and oh-so-easy to drink. A superlative IPA!

Serving type: bottle

06-25-2014 13:48:29 | More by secondtooth
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Wavymitch

Indiana

4.58/5  rDev +7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.75

Arguably the most under rated best IPAS ever. This rare IPA is great. Border line dangerous because how tasty it is. This double is a must try. Used to go by alchemy hour I believe but re packaged as chill wave. Great flavor retention and hard to believe there's any alcohol in it. Very refreshing. But not surprised these guys are great.

Serving type: bottle

06-25-2014 05:00:21 | More by Wavymitch
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DuffBeer14

Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +11%

06-25-2014 03:43:55 | More by DuffBeer14
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macesq

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +16.8%

06-25-2014 02:25:37 | More by macesq
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ackeeper

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

06-24-2014 23:16:48 | More by ackeeper
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Stephenjtorres

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

06-24-2014 20:51:05 | More by Stephenjtorres
Chillwave Double IPA from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
95 out of 100 based on 2,166 ratings.