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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
96
world-class

2,363 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,363
Reviews: 364
rAvg: 4.28
pDev: 9.11%
Wants: 231
Gots: 206 | FT: 9
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: 2,363 | Reviews: 364 | Display Reviews Only:
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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

VE777, Mar 25, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.5%

schnell, Mar 25, 2014
Photo of drdiesel9483
4.64/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Drank this our of a tulip
Look - copper color and you can see right through it. Good head that lasted for less than 30 sec
Smell - best smelling dipa I can think of. The hop and citrus aroma is incredible.
Taste - just like the smell but slightly hopier. Has a great grapefruit mango citrus taste. More mango than anything else and it sits in your mouth for a while.
Mouthfell - slight carbonation thick for how clear it is but fairly smooth.
Overall - one of the best Great Lake beers if not my favorite. I hope to find this in tap somewhere!

drdiesel9483, Mar 25, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

oldmankoch, Mar 25, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.5%

Hulliday, Mar 25, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.5%

Zaximus, Mar 24, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

DanU, Mar 24, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.5%

CaptainHate, Mar 24, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

jayneo74, Mar 24, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

mani, Mar 24, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.5%

fleurdelou, Mar 24, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.5%

blivingston1985, Mar 24, 2014
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4.24/5  rDev -0.9%

APH, Mar 24, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

Zuidman, Mar 24, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

PA-Michigander, Mar 24, 2014
Photo of xabyss
4.79/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Pours a semi-opaque hazy copper with a touch of fluff gracing the surface. The aroma is wonderful: juicy fruits, powerful hops, almost a buttery note lurking in the depths. Not a trace of the ABV. Taste follows the nose: bright hops, grapefruit and mango, and a wonderfully sweet yet subtle malt backbone. An excellent brew, and one I'll keep an eye out for in the future.

xabyss, Mar 24, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

AFchino, Mar 24, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

wellsnb, Mar 24, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

clfrost, Mar 24, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.5%

AGust82, Mar 24, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

Adkins721, Mar 23, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.5%

jarrgal, Mar 23, 2014
Photo of JohnG190
4.41/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours a golden amber with a thick, off-white head that dissipates slowly. Decent lacing. Lots of tropical fruit and citrus on the nose followed by pine resin and flowery notes. Lots of pineapple, grapefruit, mango, tangerine and orange on the tongue. The pine resin and earthy hops are not as apparent, but they balance out what is almost a too sweet beer from the malt profile. Full bodied with good carbonation. Overall, this is almost perfect DIPA, only the too-sweet finish keep it from the pinnacle!

JohnG190, Mar 23, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

DerekQXQX, Mar 23, 2014
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5/5  rDev +16.8%

Nathan50, Mar 23, 2014
Chillwave Double IPA from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 2,363 ratings.