Wipeout IPA | Port Brewing

Wipeout IPAWipeout IPA
BA SCORE
87.8%
Liked This Beer
4.04 w/ 1,985 Ratings
Wipeout IPAWipeout IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Port Brewing
California, United States
portbrewing.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Our version of a West Coast India Pale Ale brewed in the San Diego Style. This massively hoppy beer gets its flavor and attitude from no less than five hop varieties including Amarillo, Cascade, Centennial, Simcoe and Summitt.


Added by beerguy101 on 09-15-2003

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#2,821
Reviews:
777
Ratings:
1,985
Liked:
1,742
Avg:
4.04/5
pDev:
9.41%
Alströms:
-
 
 
Wants:
126
Gots:
306
Trade:
2
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 1,985 |  Reviews: 777
Photo of rodbeermunch
3.94/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Another one of those orange colored ipas, usually a good sign as long as you aren't strongly adverse to caramel. This one propped up a 4/5" white head. Aroma went citrus, grapefruit harder than anything else.

Taste was nice, kept up the grapefruit and Simcoe like bitterness throughout. Dry, light bodied, not as thick and crystal malted as they often are.

Even though its in a bomber, the price on these are usually pretty affordable. Would bang again.

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Photo of JCarson410
4.1/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of kell50
3.85/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jodio
3.86/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of keng1343
4.17/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of slipperysoup
3.75/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of brayton
3.71/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of anon
3.98/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

An all around great example of the West coast IPA style.

Hazy gold, creamy khaki head with great retention. Aroma is heavily citrusy and floral, fantastic. Taste follows the aroma with citrus being the dominant aspect. Tons of orange, grapefruit and pineapple. Moderate resin bitterness, earthy and floral. Crackery with a light malt presence.

Finishes on the lighter side, a bit dry and bitter. The citrus lingered a little too long for my liking but all in all this is a solid brew.

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Photo of Agentveba
4/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Bammer21
4.05/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of gandres
4.38/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

22 ounce bottle poured to wine glass. Part of a four-pack from Costco Carlsbad.
A: Light amber orange big off white foam slowly goes away-lingers, hazy with lacing
A: very fragrant, floral, hoppy and malts
T: very bitter
FeeL: lively carbonation long bitter follow through, sweet and bitter aftertaste
Overall: very good pale ale, ok to repeat look for
Drank: 8/15/2016 9:30 PM

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Photo of ssimpson89
4.25/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of SpanishUnicorn
3.77/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jak
4.12/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of tongbliss
4.62/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of wpreynolds
3/5  rDev -25.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of JeffKowalek
3.75/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of argock
3.33/5  rDev -17.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Served on-tap in a Shaker pint at The Hopping Pig in San Diego, CA. Reviewed from notes.

A: Slightly washed out golden with minimal head and no lacing.

S: Aroma is also light and mainly grapefruit and orange with a little pine. Seems toned down compared to most WCIPAs.

T: Flavor was very watered down tasting -- mild notes of grapefruit and orange with some floral character. Very disappointing given what I had seen about this beer over the years.

M: Continues the watery trend -- way thin with low carbonation.

O: I would have some suspicion about the pour or beer handling but everything else I had at The Hopping Pig was served flawlessly (except for glassware -- goblet is not appropriate for any hoppy beer) so I have to go with the beer. It is behind the times now.

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Photo of kpowledge
4.25/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mkh012
4.1/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22 oz. bottle poured into a traditional pint glass. An unremarkable but inviting yellow-orange. Fresh pine and a touch of lemon on the nose, and the taste largely follows. Not so much a fruity, juicy IPA. More traditional piney notes. Almost minty. Quite refreshing. Vague suggestions of citric sweetness. Medium to high bitterness, but a smooth finish. The bitterness doesn't linger. Paired nicely with a burger. Clean and almost crushable for 7.5%. Perhaps not a beer I'd seek out, but definitely one I'd order again.

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Photo of Greiner08
3.5/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of cmurkar
4.09/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours a slightly hazy straw orange from a 22 oz bomber. Head is about 2 inches, foamy, and soapy white. Very good retention on this one. Holding up well over a minute. Lots of fast rising bubbles on closer inspection. Smell is a refreshing blend of caramel and hop. Faint malt notes on this one. Finishes citrus, mostly grapefruit. Malt definitely comes forward on the taste. Wasn’t expecting slight sweetness for an ipa, but not disappointed. The hops are definitely there, with resounding grapefruit. Medium mouthfeel, slight carbonation. Not bad, but nothing special overall.

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Photo of winehead247
3.96/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of EuellGophar
3.94/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of 6thstreetbrewpub
3.94/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Wipeout IPA from Port Brewing
Beer rating: 87.8% out of 100 with 1,985 ratings
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