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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

2,233 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,233
Reviews: 357
rAvg: 4.28
pDev: 9.11%
Wants: 215
Gots: 177 | 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: 2,233 | Reviews: 357 | Display Reviews Only:
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reebtaerG

Maryland

4.53/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured 12oz bottle drink by 5/18/14 into New Belgium globe

A-Pours a bright, clear, orange color, with small off-white head and some strong lace.

S-The aroma is clean and hoppy, fresh mango, pine/resin, and some grapefruit.

T-The flavor is clean hops, medium sweet and medium bitter, balanced and flavorful

M-The mouthfeel is medium, it has nice carbonation, and a clean, mid-dry finish

O-This is a really nice DIPA. It has fresh and clean flavors, and a well-balanced taste overall. It isn’t the most bitter example of the style out there, but just a really tasty and nicely made example. Really enjoyed this way to go Founders I need to find some more.

Serving type: bottle

03-18-2014 03:03:46 | More by reebtaerG
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Zekenyce

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

03-18-2014 02:57:41 | More by Zekenyce
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Skillz

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

03-18-2014 02:55:47 | More by Skillz
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jtladner

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev -6.5%

03-18-2014 02:25:52 | More by jtladner
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Fargrow

Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +11%

03-18-2014 00:57:37 | More by Fargrow
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millerbuffoon

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -6.5%

03-18-2014 00:50:16 | More by millerbuffoon
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Bones10

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +11%

03-18-2014 00:44:07 | More by Bones10
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imyourhero21

California

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

03-17-2014 20:49:12 | More by imyourhero21
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loganburgh

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

03-17-2014 15:14:21 | More by loganburgh
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assman79

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -6.5%

03-17-2014 14:40:30 | More by assman79
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I_BYE_MI_BEER

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

03-17-2014 14:02:55 | More by I_BYE_MI_BEER
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Moses_Malone

District of Columbia

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

03-17-2014 14:02:02 | More by Moses_Malone
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edhizdeid

Kentucky

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

03-17-2014 03:25:34 | More by edhizdeid
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jjdc

District of Columbia

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

03-17-2014 02:04:07 | More by jjdc
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larryarms847

Illinois

5/5  rDev +16.8%

03-16-2014 22:01:35 | More by larryarms847
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Snow81

Minnesota

4.75/5  rDev +11%

03-16-2014 21:25:10 | More by Snow81
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belcherjohn


3.75/5  rDev -12.4%

03-16-2014 20:14:04 | More by belcherjohn
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erha2

New York

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

03-16-2014 20:09:59 | More by erha2
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JWU

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

12oz. bottle poured into a snifter

A- A gorgeous, perfectly clear amber-orange. A thing off-white head dissipates quickly.

S- HUGE tropical notes. Tangerine, apricots, mango, passionfruit, pineapple abound. Aroma just jumps from the glass.

T- Sweet hops. Follows the nose, but there's a bit more grapefruit than there is on the nose. A little bit of everything from the realm of hops, mainly tropical, some grapefruit, a hint of earthy notes and pine.

M- A nice medium body, which dries just a bit on the finish.

O- Like Heady Topper and don't have access to it? This will at least scratch the itch for Heady a bit.

Serving type: bottle

03-16-2014 17:29:08 | More by JWU
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Gavage

New Jersey

4.26/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Appearance: pours a brilliant orange color with a 1" head that lasts a long time before receding. Spotty lace develops.

Smell: fruity, floral, and earthy tones are all detectable by the nose.

Taste: caramel, orange, grapefruit, big earthy bitterness, and some tropical fruit sweetness. Alcohol is slightly noticeable.

Mouthfeel: medium bodied beer. Lightly crisp throughout with some dryness arriving late. Long lasting aftertaste,

Overall: a well balanced DIPA that is nicely refreshing and enjoyable. One of my favorites from GLB.

Serving type: bottle

03-16-2014 17:08:42 | More by Gavage
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TBarJr

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

03-16-2014 16:31:59 | More by TBarJr
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ShemRahBoo

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

03-16-2014 15:49:39 | More by ShemRahBoo
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TooGood

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -6.5%

03-16-2014 12:27:51 | More by TooGood
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ZachKelly

Virginia

4/5  rDev -6.5%

03-16-2014 07:28:20 | More by ZachKelly
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77apm

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

03-16-2014 06:04:44 | More by 77apm
Chillwave Double IPA from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
95 out of 100 based on 2,233 ratings.