Rinse / Repeat - Galaxy
Westbrook Brewing Co.

Rinse / Repeat - GalaxyRinse / Repeat - Galaxy
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Style:
IPA - American
Ranked #228
ABV:
7%
Score:
92
Ranked #4,032
Avg:
4.24 | pDev: 11.08%
Reviews:
17
Ratings:
54
From:
Westbrook Brewing Co.
 
South Carolina, United States
Avail:
Rotating/Seasonal
Wants
  4
Gots
  7
SCORE
92
Outstanding
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Oh_Dark_Star from Washington

3.89/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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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UWDAWG from Washington

3.98/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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
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Reef from South Carolina

4.19/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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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titty_mcbitty from Tennessee

4.41/5  rDev +4%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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
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colts9016 from Idaho

4.63/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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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NiceTaps from New Jersey

4.35/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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
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Eamonn-Cummings3 from New York

4.71/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

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
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dbrauneis from North Carolina

4.33/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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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Bloodbuzz99 from Georgia

4.59/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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
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tillmac62 from South Carolina

4.03/5  rDev -5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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
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Gavage from Nevada

4.28/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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
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FFFjunkie from Illinois

4.48/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Look is hazy soft gold with a finger of white head.

Aroma is big tropical fruit..sweet mango and papaya mainly.

Taste is mango, papaya and a bunch of other tropical fruit. Solid bitter bite on the backend.

Feel is prickly and lively. Carb is moderate to high.

Overall if the bitterness was dialed down just a bit and the mouthfeel a little softer this thing would be off the charts. It is quite good as it stands and I'm not complaining. Westbrook did a fantastic job with this one so far.

Aug 17, 2017
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TonyLema1 from South Carolina

3.96/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

L: gold, hazy, big thick lacing head
S: incredible aroma, tropical and citrus
T: trop fruits and citrus, some pine
F: bitter finish, all of the mouthfeel is upfront
O: very well done, the bitterness ruin what might be an outstanding ale

Aug 06, 2017
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Kbret from Indiana

4.6/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Picked this up at Cottegehill Package Store in Mobile Alabama. Great Ipa. Extreme amount of tropical fruit. With a cherry finish! Unlike any brew I've ever encountered. It's at the top of my hot weather list. Great recommendation from the staff.... One of the best bottle shops I visit once a year undoubtedly...

Jul 30, 2017
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avalon07 from South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

L: Poured from a tallboy can to a pint glass. Had a golden yellow color and a somewhat hazy texture. There was an inch of foamy, long-lasting head. Fantastic lacing.

S: A very nice aroma of hops, citrus fruit, a floral quality, and tropical fruit.

T: Tasted of some light malt notes, some tropical fruit (mango, perhaps), the aforementioned floral quality, a good amount of hops, and some citrus as well (orange). A fairly subtle and very focused flavor. Quite sweet and fruity with a good shot of hops to balance it out.

F: A good amount of carbonation with a smooth, yet lively, finish. Medium-bodied.

O: An extremely solid and tasty IPA. Very much a drinkable beer. Good for the summer months.

Jul 30, 2017
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Dragginballs76 from South Carolina

4.21/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Appearance - Pours cloudy orange with nice dense white head. Lost of stringy lacing around the glass.

Aroma - Mango, tangerine and pineapple. Lots of tropical fruits not much other than a big juicy aroma.

Taste - The taste is very similar to the aroma, mango, pineapple there is a bit of hop bite on the finish and some bitter grapefruit as well.

Feel - Medium bodied smooth and slightly creamy feel with a touch of dryness on the finish.

Overall - A really well done beer, great tropical flavors balanced with some nice hops as well. smooth easy drinking.

Jul 23, 2017
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richj1970 from Alabama

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured from 16 oz can dated 7/14/2017

A: Straw yellow with dense 2 finger white head. Lasting retention and leaving moderate lacing.

S: Big whiff of citrus as soon as I started the pour. Mango, passion fruit, and tangerines. Cracker malts.

T: Lightly sweet citrus dominates the flavors. Mango, passion fruit, and orange juice.

M: Medium body with average carbonation. Very refreshing and easy drinking.

O: Excellent IPA. The can says shower tested and approved. I think this would indeed make a nice shower beer.

Jul 23, 2017
Rinse / Repeat - Galaxy from Westbrook Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 92 out of 100 with 54 ratings