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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

2,281 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,281
Reviews: 358
rAvg: 4.28
pDev: 9.11%
Wants: 221
Gots: 185 | 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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Louisville-Beer-Reviews

Kentucky

4.44/5  rDev +3.7%

Appearance: Clear, caramel color, with huge bubbles in the off-white head.

Aroma: Spicy, citrus aroma, with a sweet, clean fruit smell I’d liken to gummi candy. Citrus character is juicy, like tangerine.

Taste & Mouthfeel: Texture is a bit flat, with very little carbonation. Flavor on the tongue is that of light tangerine and strong, resiny hops, which is quickly balanced by a sweet, smoky malt flavor in the finish.

Final Word: A fantastically balanced Double IPA! While the description of the flavors might have seemed fairly straightforward or basic, it’s how rich and balanced those flavors are that makes this beer special. The hop forward nature of the brew allows the flavors and aromas of the hops to be fully expressed and experienced, while still giving the balancing malts their time to shine in the finish. Hop heads will love the strong flavors of their favorite ingredient, while those of us looking for drinkability still have a beer that finishes smoothly and easily! This beer is a must try for any beer lover, and is a great IPA to keep on hand. Drinkers unaccustomed to strong hop profiles might still be overwhelmed by the hop flavors here, but anyone with a few IPAs under their belts will find this beer very satisfying!

06-21-2014 18:39:29 | More by Louisville-Beer-Reviews
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ryandesign1

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -24.1%

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Illinois

4/5  rDev -6.5%

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Artmcd88

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

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Ohio

5/5  rDev +16.8%

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ryang1428

Delaware

5/5  rDev +16.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -12.4%

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HookemHoos

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

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New York

4/5  rDev -6.5%

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California

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

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Indiana

5/5  rDev +16.8%

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LucasBalistreri

Ohio

4/5  rDev -6.5%

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Lisamcclain

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +11%

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Michigan

3/5  rDev -29.9%

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Virginia

4/5  rDev -6.5%

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Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -6.5%

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gspeicher

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

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New York

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

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Judgie

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

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Tanger112

Illinois

4/5  rDev -6.5%

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5/5  rDev +16.8%

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New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

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4.75/5  rDev +11%

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HopsSlayer

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

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Chillwave Double IPA from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
95 out of 100 based on 2,281 ratings.