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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

2,213 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,213
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)
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ThurmondTX

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -18.2%

06-11-2014 23:30:20 | More by ThurmondTX
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Gunch52

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

06-11-2014 22:57:22 | More by Gunch52
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ThaJokerWild

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +11%

06-11-2014 17:57:30 | More by ThaJokerWild
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csoult

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

06-11-2014 12:05:22 | More by csoult
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Liondiscs

California

3.75/5  rDev -12.4%

06-11-2014 08:36:38 | More by Liondiscs
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BurgeoningBrewhead

Pennsylvania

4.24/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Bottled 5/11/14, a nice surprise since I thought this was a winter seasonal.
Poured into tulip; dark orange-gold, clear with a minimal white head that fades but leaves tons of delicate lacing.
Smells boozy and sweet, like fruit and fermented honey.
Taste is almost overpoweringly sweet, until the hops come in and save the day at the last second. They bring piney bitterness along with juicy citrus and tropical fruits. Less Mosaic character than I would have hoped for.
Mouthfeel is oily, and it has quite a body even for a DIPA.
Overall, this is a DIPA built like a barleywine with the hops to back it up. Almost too sweet, but the hops balance it well enough. Not for the faint of heart!

Serving type: bottle

06-10-2014 23:01:28 | More by BurgeoningBrewhead
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wvbrewcrew

West Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

06-10-2014 20:58:46 | More by wvbrewcrew
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JNewbs

Ohio

5/5  rDev +16.8%

06-10-2014 19:07:57 | More by JNewbs
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mgr78704

Texas

4/5  rDev -6.5%

06-10-2014 14:25:23 | More by mgr78704
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Dawgboned37

Missouri

3.25/5  rDev -24.1%

06-10-2014 05:13:22 | More by Dawgboned37
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PhilMiller

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

06-09-2014 00:42:37 | More by PhilMiller
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nickbman

Iowa

4.75/5  rDev +11%

06-08-2014 04:41:35 | More by nickbman
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Jspriest

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

06-07-2014 23:58:27 | More by Jspriest
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Nobcefus

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +11%

06-07-2014 23:45:49 | More by Nobcefus
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srb176

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

06-07-2014 07:43:25 | More by srb176
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Broom

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

06-07-2014 05:31:52 | More by Broom
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thetimhortonsman

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

06-06-2014 22:21:30 | More by thetimhortonsman
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craftbrew502

Kentucky

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

06-06-2014 12:37:50 | More by craftbrew502
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UcDru

Ohio

4/5  rDev -6.5%

06-06-2014 03:59:52 | More by UcDru
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tedgelee

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

06-05-2014 19:50:41 | More by tedgelee
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jscheuf

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

06-05-2014 16:11:46 | More by jscheuf
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EricTKole

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

06-05-2014 01:11:02 | More by EricTKole
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schaffer9252

New York

4/5  rDev -6.5%

06-04-2014 23:24:33 | More by schaffer9252
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JBougher

Wisconsin

4.75/5  rDev +11%

06-04-2014 22:04:18 | More by JBougher
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Ivegotmule

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

06-04-2014 05:25:05 | More by Ivegotmule
Chillwave Double IPA from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
95 out of 100 based on 2,213 ratings.