Wachusett IPA (India Pale Ale) | Wachusett Brewing Company

BA SCORE
84
good
286 Ratings
THE BROS
83
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Wachusett IPA (India Pale Ale)Wachusett IPA (India Pale Ale)
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Wachusett Brewing Company
Massachusetts, United States
wachusettbrew.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.60%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
With an awesome floral nose, & fresh hop flavor, “The Purple” is one of the most sessionable IPA’s out there. Beer Advocate calls it, “A damn solid IPA”.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 07-07-2000

BEER STATS
Ratings:
286
Reviews:
148
Avg:
3.74
pDev:
12.57%
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
44
For Trade:
0
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3.84/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of neil2me
3.5/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jeffreyhill021
3.32/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of JorgesThemeSwimming
3.69/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of braican
3.24/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of Bissel328
3.44/5  rDev -8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of chuckgietzen
3.75/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Furley80
3/5  rDev -19.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Ardeer
3.5/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of seakayak
3.75/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of vladbeznos
2.63/5  rDev -29.7%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of freshcarl
3.5/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of stakem
3.02/5  rDev -19.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

12oz bottle poured into can glass. The brew appears a pale copper color with soapy white cap that fades fast.

The aroma is muted but some citrus like oranges is present. Not much else but maybe a hint of grass too.

The taste is citrusy and zesty with a bit of orange rind and herbal notes. No much of a grain backing or alcohol to be noted.

This is light bodied and moderately carbonated. Overall has a bit of a watery feel to it. I dont think id opt to having this again unless it was a new recipe or uber fresh release.

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3.5/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.46/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MikeM417
3.65/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of pdonovan16
3.5/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of TimBeaulieu
3.49/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of mhbach97
3.22/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

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3.43/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of NickTinyRace
3.56/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of buzzarooski
3.96/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of dental
3.86/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mltobin
3.59/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of EdM88
4.23/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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Wachusett IPA (India Pale Ale) from Wachusett Brewing Company
3.74 out of 5 based on 286 ratings.
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