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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

2,331 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,331
Reviews: 362
rAvg: 4.28
pDev: 9.11%
Wants: 229
Gots: 198 | FT: 10
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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4/5  rDev -6.5%

SMITHAND, May 15, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.5%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

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4/5  rDev -6.5%

RichardMNixon, May 15, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

Valentno7, May 14, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -24.1%

AkaFlash, May 14, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.5%

ojgio, May 14, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

jono0101, May 14, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.5%

doldham, May 14, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

JDice20, May 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.5%

muskiesman, May 13, 2014
Photo of SebD
4.34/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: It has a nice deep hazy golden/orange color to it. It has a nice off-white head that dies down moderately and leaves some nice lacing.

Smell: The aromas definitely give out hints of pungent tropical hops (loads of citrus, grapefruit, pineapples, peaches), light pine resins and sweet caramelly malts in the back.

Taste: Like the aromas, it has a loads of tropical notes (citrus, grapefruit, pineapple), a piney/grassy bitterness and some sweet caramelly malts.

Mouthfeel: It has a med/high carbonation with a nice overall balance and feel.

Drinkability: It's a very smooth drinkable beer accompanied with great flavors and aromas.

SebD, May 13, 2014
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3.96/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Thanks to papat444 for the trade

A: Poured thick and foamy with 2 fingers of bone white head over a baltic amber clear brew.
S: Caramelized orange and sweet scent of marmalade followed with fresh cut pine tree, like pine sawdust and fresh sap and finishes clean on the end.
T: Big burst of hoppy bitter orange and grapefruit rind with notes of pine sap - while still smooth and malty. Finish is mild on the hops with smooth malts that hang thick on the tongue.
M: Thick and smooth with a syrup coating and some snappy carbonation on the front.
O: A solid offering for a double IPA that doesn't attempt to reach too far to be overly complex. But rather does a very solid offering of hops with bold malts, a clean and uncomplicated brew.

FondueVoodoo, May 13, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

risteardj, May 12, 2014
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tp05lg, May 11, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.5%

DudMan, May 11, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

JamieDuncan, May 11, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

JimBNP, May 10, 2014
Chillwave Double IPA from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
95 out of 100 based on 2,331 ratings.