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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

2,172 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 2,172
Reviews: 357
rAvg: 4.28
pDev: 8.88%
Wants: 206
Gots: 167 | 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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Ratings: 2,172 | Reviews: 357 | Display Reviews Only:
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alostplot

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +11%

04-14-2014 13:26:36 | More by alostplot
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Sanchezrox23

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

04-14-2014 05:28:50 | More by Sanchezrox23
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BalancingBrooms

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

04-14-2014 04:37:43 | More by BalancingBrooms
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EB1

California

3.75/5  rDev -12.4%

04-14-2014 03:36:07 | More by EB1
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golf4collet

West Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -12.4%

04-14-2014 03:09:31 | More by golf4collet
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makeshifty

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

04-14-2014 00:37:03 | More by makeshifty
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Gerasimos

Tennessee

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

04-13-2014 23:15:39 | More by Gerasimos
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dlin0sbb

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

04-13-2014 21:18:24 | More by dlin0sbb
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Bhoward0698

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev -12.4%

04-13-2014 18:39:10 | More by Bhoward0698
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MarkGutz

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

04-13-2014 16:31:42 | More by MarkGutz
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b2611

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

04-13-2014 14:43:53 | More by b2611
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yuenglingade

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

04-13-2014 11:51:23 | More by yuenglingade
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razorsdescent

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

04-13-2014 04:54:26 | More by razorsdescent
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Wilmo831

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

04-13-2014 03:34:16 | More by Wilmo831
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markgugs

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

04-13-2014 03:19:53 | More by markgugs
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Wowcoolman

California

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

04-13-2014 03:05:35 | More by Wowcoolman
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Sean66

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

04-13-2014 02:37:53 | More by Sean66
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RMoeNay

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

04-13-2014 02:10:05 | More by RMoeNay
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MrNate

Florida

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

04-13-2014 01:22:52 | More by MrNate
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SpasmWaiter

Vermont

4/5  rDev -6.5%

04-13-2014 01:22:51 | More by SpasmWaiter
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Bouleboubier

Pennsylvania

4.15/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

(on tap at Rogues Gallery - served in a snifter)

A: deep reddish-orange hue, relatively clear.... tuft of sticky foam at the onset, falls down to the sides, little lace

S: toasty malts and dark, grungy, leafy, dried hop flowers.... fumes from a pool of surface booze opening up the sinuses... mild caramel, spicy orange

T: nothing unique, per se... just a big, thick, slick malt foundation - sweetish, gummy candy ... candyish orange-y hops... spicy-bitter hop fuzz in the finish, riding a wave of cordial booze... lingering tobacco-like note in the aftertaste

M: pretty damn viscous and full-bodied for an IPA... reminds me of a Belgian ruby-red holiday ale, hopped out the ass with American cones... substantial tonic alcohol warmth, however, smoothed/smothered out by the resiny/dextriny body

O: boldly-hopped but oily-smooth "IPA"... I'm not sure I'd pour this into a snifter, though I'm sure it helped better concentrate the aromas - a balloon or tulip would be more desirable - display some head, see where it goes... this is a bit of an odd hoppy beer - drinks more like a hop cordial... perhaps worth a second chance

Serving type: on-tap

04-12-2014 22:07:00 | More by Bouleboubier
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NickD208

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +11%

04-12-2014 20:17:36 | More by NickD208
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SpAiReArGsEonNE

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

04-12-2014 20:16:00 | More by SpAiReArGsEonNE
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Tom_Gilman

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -6.5%

04-12-2014 12:35:55 | More by Tom_Gilman
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BradMacMullin

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

04-12-2014 12:07:14 | More by BradMacMullin
Chillwave Double IPA from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
95 out of 100 based on 2,172 ratings.