Wachusett IPA (India Pale Ale) | Wachusett Brewing Company

Wachusett IPA (India Pale Ale)Wachusett IPA (India Pale Ale)
BA SCORE
3.67/5
287 Ratings
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
Ranking:
#31,313
Reviews:
148
Ratings:
287
pDev:
12.53%
Bros Score:
3.68
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
44
Trade:
0
HISTOGRAM
 
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3.77/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.84/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.32/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

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3.69/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.24/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

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3.44/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%
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3/5  rDev -18.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%
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2.63/5  rDev -28.3%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.02/5  rDev -17.7%
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 -4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.46/5  rDev -5.7%
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3.65/5  rDev -0.5%
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%
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3.49/5  rDev -4.9%
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3.22/5  rDev -12.3%
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3.43/5  rDev -6.5%
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3.56/5  rDev -3%
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3.96/5  rDev +7.9%
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3.86/5  rDev +5.2%
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3.59/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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Wachusett IPA (India Pale Ale) from Wachusett Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.67 out of 5 with 287 ratings
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