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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

2,217 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,217
Reviews: 357
rAvg: 4.28
pDev: 9.11%
Wants: 214
Gots: 174 | 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)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 2,217 | Reviews: 357 | Display Reviews Only:
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98green

Michigan

3/5  rDev -29.9%

06-19-2014 01:18:50 | More by 98green
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cbuckl14

Virginia

4/5  rDev -6.5%

06-18-2014 22:14:08 | More by cbuckl14
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kkrein

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -6.5%

06-18-2014 20:27:56 | More by kkrein
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gspeicher

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

06-18-2014 18:56:34 | More by gspeicher
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kjrod20

New York

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

06-18-2014 17:47:51 | More by kjrod20
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Judgie

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

06-17-2014 23:39:51 | More by Judgie
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Tanger112

Illinois

4/5  rDev -6.5%

06-17-2014 15:40:42 | More by Tanger112
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Grasshoppa18


5/5  rDev +16.8%

06-17-2014 15:22:07 | More by Grasshoppa18
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KBrady

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

06-17-2014 02:31:41 | More by KBrady
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CRick

North Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +11%

06-17-2014 01:54:53 | More by CRick
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HopsSlayer

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

06-17-2014 01:48:10 | More by HopsSlayer
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PittBeerGirl

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

06-17-2014 01:37:00 | More by PittBeerGirl
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KerryCummins1977

Kentucky

4/5  rDev -6.5%

06-16-2014 21:27:37 | More by KerryCummins1977
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Hoptoudrop

Ohio

2.75/5  rDev -35.7%

06-16-2014 19:33:08 | More by Hoptoudrop
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mours


4.75/5  rDev +11%

06-15-2014 22:00:22 | More by mours
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Nyskizy

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +11%

06-15-2014 20:54:08 | More by Nyskizy
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Ohiovania

Ohio

4/5  rDev -6.5%

06-15-2014 16:10:46 | More by Ohiovania
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EdFed

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

06-15-2014 03:12:42 | More by EdFed
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dubsquad

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

06-14-2014 19:58:33 | More by dubsquad
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Jasonchair

Kentucky

5/5  rDev +16.8%

06-14-2014 19:32:32 | More by Jasonchair
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mjpolzin

Wisconsin

3.98/5  rDev -7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

I heard great things about this beer so I was excited when I found a four pack after the initial run that I missed out on. The bottles that I picked up were less than a week old when I bought them. My first impressions of this beer were very favorable but then unfortunately, later bottles didn't taste quite as good.

It seems like so many double IPAs are very sweet and malty as a big malt backbone is needed to balance out the huge hop bill. Originally I thought this beer was sweet but very hop-forward. As I cracked open more and more bottles of this, I started to think this beer was overly sweet and it masked the crisp, bitter hops I hoped to find.

Overall, this beer is very good but for whatever reason, my impressions of it got worse with the more bottles I drank.

Serving type: bottle

06-14-2014 05:27:01 | More by mjpolzin
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Eddyfunt

Michigan

4/5  rDev -6.5%

06-13-2014 21:56:19 | More by Eddyfunt
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ThreeTens

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

06-13-2014 21:48:39 | More by ThreeTens
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HopheadCC

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

06-13-2014 02:27:16 | More by HopheadCC
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Gus_13

Mississippi

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

06-12-2014 20:15:21 | More by Gus_13
Chillwave Double IPA from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
95 out of 100 based on 2,217 ratings.