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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

2,171 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,171
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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jono0101

Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

05-14-2014 17:30:57 | More by jono0101
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doldham

Ohio

4/5  rDev -6.5%

05-14-2014 14:46:44 | More by doldham
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JDice20

Louisiana

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

05-13-2014 20:56:51 | More by JDice20
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muskiesman

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -6.5%

05-13-2014 20:00:40 | More by muskiesman
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SebD

Ontario (Canada)

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.

Serving type: bottle

05-13-2014 18:26:59 | More by SebD
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FondueVoodoo

British Columbia (Canada)

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.

Serving type: bottle

05-13-2014 02:14:44 | More by FondueVoodoo
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risteardj

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

05-12-2014 04:04:59 | More by risteardj
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yummybeer

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

05-12-2014 02:04:43 | More by yummybeer
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KeyWestGator

Florida

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

05-12-2014 01:54:17 | More by KeyWestGator
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headyhopzhead

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

05-12-2014 01:02:29 | More by headyhopzhead
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tp05lg

Ontario (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

05-11-2014 14:16:32 | More by tp05lg
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-NESTO-

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -12.4%

05-11-2014 02:11:51 | More by -NESTO-
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DudMan

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -6.5%

05-11-2014 02:10:21 | More by DudMan
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JamieDuncan

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

05-11-2014 00:40:19 | More by JamieDuncan
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JimBNP


4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

05-10-2014 21:30:06 | More by JimBNP
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clayrock81

Virginia

4.03/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Poured a dark golden orange body with good head and lace patches with an aroma that can be described as both citric hopped and touches of grapefruit sweetness as well as some caramel/sugary goodness. Medium-bodied beer that goes down easy and has both a citric hop and grape profile that is balanced with some caramel sweet malt for a beer that is both hoppy and sweet. Nothing earth shattering or new in this beer but it sticks to the "rules" and does the style justice.

Serving type: on-tap

05-10-2014 13:53:13 | More by clayrock81
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jpd7374

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

05-10-2014 13:02:53 | More by jpd7374
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BuffaloTapHugger

New York

3.75/5  rDev -12.4%

05-10-2014 02:01:01 | More by BuffaloTapHugger
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Hostil1

Ohio

5/5  rDev +16.8%

05-10-2014 00:25:04 | More by Hostil1
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KOP_Beer_OUtlet

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

05-09-2014 21:34:21 | More by KOP_Beer_OUtlet
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vonnegut21

New York

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

05-09-2014 20:27:54 | More by vonnegut21
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Wayne17

Texas

3/5  rDev -29.9%

05-09-2014 03:12:46 | More by Wayne17
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bubseymour

Maryland

4.75/5  rDev +11%

05-09-2014 02:13:23 | More by bubseymour
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Zetcha7x

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -6.5%

05-09-2014 00:20:48 | More by Zetcha7x
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wcu80

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

05-08-2014 23:28:09 | More by wcu80
Chillwave Double IPA from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
95 out of 100 based on 2,171 ratings.