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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

2,314 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,314
Reviews: 358
rAvg: 4.28
pDev: 9.11%
Wants: 225
Gots: 195 | 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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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

gspeicher, Jun 18, 2014
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Judgie, Jun 17, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.5%

Tanger112, Jun 17, 2014
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5/5  rDev +16.8%

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CRick, Jun 17, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

HopsSlayer, Jun 17, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

PittBeerGirl, Jun 17, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.5%

KerryCummins1977, Jun 16, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -35.7%

Hoptoudrop, Jun 16, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +11%

mours, Jun 15, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +11%

Nyskizy, Jun 15, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.5%

Ohiovania, Jun 15, 2014
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EdFed, Jun 15, 2014
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dubsquad, Jun 14, 2014
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5/5  rDev +16.8%

Jasonchair, Jun 14, 2014
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3.98/5  rDev -7%

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.

mjpolzin, Jun 14, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.5%

Eddyfunt, Jun 13, 2014
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bsm789, Jun 12, 2014
Chillwave Double IPA from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
95 out of 100 based on 2,314 ratings.