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Chillwave Double IPA - Great Lakes Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

2,316 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,316
Reviews: 358
rAvg: 4.28
pDev: 9.11%
Wants: 225
Gots: 197 | FT: 11
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: 2,316 | Reviews: 358 | Display Reviews Only:
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4/5  rDev -6.5%

Kegatron, Feb 28, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.5%

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4.75/5  rDev +11%

IceMike, Feb 28, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.5%

ScottJWing, Feb 28, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

Norseman, Feb 28, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

Tgmckinn, Feb 27, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

djgustafson, Feb 27, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

ZachRusk, Feb 26, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -12.4%

1424IpA, Feb 26, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Dark transparent orange color with small off-white head and nice thick rings of lacing. Aroma is strong and perfumey with dominating citrus and tropical fruits. Flavor has nice balance of bitter hops and sweet candy citrus notes, with much resin and pine. Medium mouthfeel with slight oiliness. Very good overall.

BEEER, Feb 26, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

LittlesBeer, Feb 25, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

PHKrames, Feb 24, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -12.4%

heerboth, Feb 24, 2014
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4.56/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

I fondly remember Alchemy Hour as one of the best beers I have ever tried, and was eagerly awaiting the release of Chillwave. This year's batch is as great as I remember.

It has a Carmel malt backbone with a light citrus kick and lingering bitterness. The mouthfeel is almost foamy, smooth yet airy.

Have tried it side by side with a few other highly rated DIPAs and IPAs, and this is superior. Has a complexity and drinkability that most others can't compare with.

msquared36, Feb 23, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

Miles228, Feb 22, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -12.4%

Beercanman1, Feb 22, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

jaymo18, Feb 17, 2014
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Josbor11, Feb 13, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +11%

carmike813, Feb 10, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -12.4%

TubaDan, Feb 09, 2014
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5/5  rDev +16.8%

mhammo129, Feb 04, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

SpartyJoe, Feb 01, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

Syncro-Vox, Jan 31, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.5%

ThreeFishes, Jan 30, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -12.4%

kybeerdrinker, Jan 29, 2014
Chillwave Double IPA from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
95 out of 100 based on 2,316 ratings.