Rinse / Repeat - Galaxy
Westbrook Brewing Co.

Rinse / Repeat - GalaxyRinse / Repeat - Galaxy
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From:
Westbrook Brewing Co.
 
South Carolina, United States
Style:
IPA - American
Ranked #174
ABV:
7%
Score:
93
Ranked #3,663
Avg:
4.22 | pDev: 11.14%
Ratings:
55
Status:
Active
Rated:
Aug 04, 2021
Added:
Jun 04, 2017
Wants:
  4
Gots:
  7
SCORE
93
Outstanding
Rinse / Repeat - GalaxyRinse / Repeat - Galaxy
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4.19 by OtisCampbell007 from Tennessee on Aug 04, 2021
 
3.87 by bigpoppa67 from Wisconsin on Feb 07, 2021
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3.89/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
by Oh_Dark_Star from Washington

L: Really murky opaque pineapple juice hue. A shy two fingers of yellow-ivory foam with good retention, a nice cap, and wide broken lines of lace.

S: Soapy stonefruits, wet stone, and piney aromas.

T: Follows the nose, off-dry and quite bitter pine resin finish.

F: Really creamy and frothy - chewy - few IPAs at this ABV have such a mouthfeel.

O: A decent but filling brew. The combination of weight, mouthfeel, and bitterness leaves this one in a less than refreshing category. Not bad but not wholly repeatable for me.

Nov 11, 2020
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3.98/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
by UWDAWG from Washington

Poured from a 16 ounce can into a IPA glass.

Look- Straw, hazy, frothy white head, above average head retention and lacing.

Smell- Papaya, mango, pineapple, tangerine, resin.

Taste- Starts tropical with notes of mango and papaya. Fades to resin and spicy finish.

Feel- Medium body, astringent finish, medium bitterness, slightly prickly, creamy, average carbonation.

Overall- Pleasant and enjoyable beer.

Oct 29, 2020
 
4.06 by bschmidt_37 from Illinois on Oct 21, 2020
 
4.35 by Danmullens1 from Wisconsin on Oct 13, 2020
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4.19/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
by Reef from South Carolina

16 oz. can dated 9/8/20

Tan murk golden color with two fingers of mixed white head; no floaties; curtains and full cap.
Grapefruit, pineapple, yeast, light grass aromas.
Flavors: Grapefruit, green bell pepper,
yeast rolls, watercress.
Feel: Light hop bitterness, good carbonation, dry finish; little alcohol heat.
Enjoyable Galaxy IPA.

Oct 04, 2020
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4.41/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
by titty_mcbitty from Tennessee

Appearance: Opaque yellow-gold color with a big white fluffy head on top. Great-looking beer.

Aroma: Not too much here but I do get the galaxy showing up. What little I do get is good.

Flavor: Veryyy nice. Great juicy/piny flavor overall. Grapefruit, lemon zest, papaya, pineapple. A nice bitterness shows up middle-road.

Palette/Finish: Slick creamy consistency with some carb bite. Finishes with pine and grapefruit.

Overall: Great great job Westbrook! This is the best version of Rinse & Repeat I've had yet. Love the Galaxy hops here. Creamy mouthfeel and popping with hop/juice flavors.

Sep 25, 2020
 
4.22 by Chuckdiesel24 from Illinois on Sep 22, 2020
 
4.43 by glf60 from Virginia on Sep 20, 2020
 
4.6 by lebriarjr from North Carolina on Dec 23, 2019
 
4.25 by KevinFinneran226 from Massachusetts on Sep 03, 2019
 
3.59 by poppopintheattic11 from South Carolina on Feb 17, 2019
 
5 by Kwright from North Carolina on Jan 22, 2019
 
4.25 by BEER88 from Washington on Dec 30, 2018
 
4.63 by Hopquist from Massachusetts on Nov 14, 2018
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4.63/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
by colts9016 from Idaho

Received this beer from Mike, Thank you. The beer is 46 degrees and served in a pint glass. A gentle pour produced a monster three finger head with phenomenal retention. The head is airy, foamy, creamy, and billowy. The head left lacing on the glass as it slowly dissipated. The color of the beer is SRM four a pale straw color with golden hues. The clarity of the beer is hazy with carbonation bubbles.

A ripe fruity nose of citrus with pine, toasted crackers, honey, grass, a touch of earthiness, and yeast.
The flavors in the beer are a fruity hops profile (key lime, tropical, and grapefruit), honey, grass, a touch of earthiness, yeast, and grass.
The mouthfeel of the beer is crisp, fresh, clean, and slightly astringent.
The body of the beer is medium, the carbonation is medium, and the finish is full.
The beer has an excellent flavor profile and a strong malt backbone. The beer is beautiful in taste and looks.

Apr 13, 2018
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4.35/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
by NiceTaps from New Jersey

16oz can in a Samuel Smith's Imperial pint glass.

Bleached golden orange color, dense and hazy with little translucence. The head is a 3F billow cloud to start then settles in at about 2F before settling some more, retaining nicely and leaving wisps of lacing.

Pineapple and other tropical fruit, lemon citrus, uncooked dough, cut grass.

Pineapple and orange, both bring pleasant sweetness. Other tropical flavor includes mango. The fruit flavors are intense. A bit of raw dough.

Silky smooth medium-light bodied. Slightly candied, juicy, and bitter all the same. The alcohol is in disguise.

This beer is intense and does not quit-it piles on-flavor and feel. As much as I like it, as the rating proves, I could not drink two in a row.

Mar 30, 2018
 
4.19 by DrMindbender from South Carolina on Mar 24, 2018
 
4.91 by wduncan1983 from Georgia on Mar 23, 2018
 
4.22 by Jsalz21 from New Jersey on Mar 20, 2018
 
3.88 by LloydDobler from Indiana on Mar 18, 2018
 
4.25 by HopsForBrains from North Carolina on Mar 18, 2018
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3.81/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
by Jhfinn from New York

Canned 2/21/18

Mar 18, 2018
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4.71/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75
by Eamonn-Cummings3 from New York

Poured from a 16oz can into a speiglau IPA glass.

Look is incredibly cloudy with a full white head.

Aroma is a wonderful orange candy with a pithy fruit peel bitterness.

Taste is a lot more pithy bitterness with a littl of that orange hop candy at the end.

Mar 12, 2018
 
3.83 by Bustersuess from New York on Mar 11, 2018
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4.33/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
by dbrauneis from North Carolina

A: Pours an extremely murky pale golden yellow in color with moderate amounts of active visible carbonation rising slowly along the edges of the glass and moderate burnt orange + medium yellow colored highlights. The beer has a three finger tall dense foamy bright white head that slowly reduces to a couple of small to medium sized patches of thin film surrounded by a large patch of slightly mottled very thin film covering the remainder of the surface of the beer and a thin ring at the edges of the glass. Moderate amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Moderate to strong aromas of juicy tropical/mango, tropical/pineapple, citrus/tangerine, and tropical/passionfruit hops over the top of light to moderate aromas of cereal grain + biscuit malts with a hint of oats and grainy sweetness.

T: Upfront there are light to moderate flavors of cereal grain + biscuit malts with a hint of oats and grainy sweetness. That is followed by just shy of strong flavors of juicy tropical/mango, tropical/pineapple, citrus/tangerine, and tropical/passionfruit hops which imparts a hint of bitterness which fades away almost instantly leaving juicy tropical hop flavors lingering through the finish.

M: Medium bodied with moderate amounts of carbonation. Initially slightly crisp with a smooth, almost creamy middle and a hint of dryness in the finish.

O: Wow - this is by far my favorite of the Rinse/Repeat beers so far and does a really nice job of showcasing the Galaxy hop flavors and aromas. Easy to drink with very well hidden alcohol and refreshing. Very enjoyable and one that I will be happy to have again in the future.

Mar 08, 2018
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4.2/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25
by jpro from Colorado

The best of the “Rinse and Repeat” series.

Mar 07, 2018
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4.48/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
by CavemanRamblin from North Carolina

Best of the “Rinse/Repeat” ipa series so far by a long shot.

Mar 05, 2018
 
4.25 by baklo from North Carolina on Mar 05, 2018
 
3.66 by fehrminator from North Carolina on Mar 02, 2018
 
3.99 by Samputnam14 from South Carolina on Nov 25, 2017
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4.59/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
by Bloodbuzz99 from Georgia

Tallboy can from Tower ATL, 11-19-17

Westbrook's best beer as far as I can tell. So bright and refreshing it jumps out of the glass, looks like pure pineapple juice. Need to get my hands on more of this fast. I'd put this more in the new Pales category as opposed to an IPA. Drinks similarly to Creature Comforts Automatic or MIA's MegaMix.

Nov 20, 2017
 
5 by sonofliberty2 from South Carolina on Sep 10, 2017
 
3.77 by Eziel from Ohio on Sep 09, 2017
 
1.72 by Bad_Attitude_Brews from South Carolina on Sep 07, 2017
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4.03/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
by tillmac62 from South Carolina

COD 7/14/17. Slightly cloudy golden pour with just a touch of amber. World class head volume, lacing and retention.

Outstanding nose that implies citra and mosaic hops. Orange, tangerine, pineapple and a bit of zest make an impact over a slightly sweet bready base. Mango is more implied than detected. Mosaic provides a light pine background that fades into a light spicy spruce. A bit more aromatic intensity and this would become quite outstanding.

The body is medium and provides a nice slick texture. Near the end, it delivers hints of oiliness and a touch of creaminess that coats the tongue. The body / carbonation balance is outstanding. While not rollickingly effervescent, it provides enough for flavor separation and supports the slick mouthfeel. The finish is slightly prickly and finely bubbled.

The flavor profile is outstanding. Bitterness is mild for the style and is balanced in world class fashion with mid-palate sweetness. Over this sweetness, orange and pineapple emerge as the primary hop flavors. The beginning is a blend of hop flavor that is slightly tart and hints of tangerine zest. After the middle, pine and spruce softly emerge under the fading citric influences. The finish lingers and has just a hint of uncovered alcohol astringency. As the finish fades, zest becomes dominate.

Aug 28, 2017
 
4 by Dizzy242 from Massachusetts on Aug 28, 2017
 
4.15 by BeerBucks from New York on Aug 26, 2017
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4.28/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
by Gavage from Nevada

Appearance: golden yellow in color with a 1" head that lingers around a while.

Smell: tropical fruits are easy to detect.

Taste: caramel, melon, pineapple, grapfruit, and a bit of earthiness at the end,

Mouthfeel: medium bodied beer. Crisp at the start, less crisp at the finish. Refreshing.

Overall: a real easy to drink IPA with a great flavor profile.

Aug 25, 2017
Rinse / Repeat - Galaxy from Westbrook Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 93 out of 100 with 55 ratings