Citrus Redacted
Westbrook Brewing Co.

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Westbrook Brewing Co.
South Carolina, United States
Imperial IPA
3.92 | pDev: 7.4%
Jan 17, 2021
Oct 07, 2017
Very Good
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Notes: This beer combines three of our favorite things: juicy fresh-squeezed hops, zesty and bright citrus fruits, and a name that doesn’t make any sense unless you know the story behind it. Enjoy!

Formerly Citrus Ninja
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Rated: 4.16 by HopBelT from Belgium

Jan 17, 2021
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Reviewed by rex_4539 from Greece

4.18/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
L: Very hazy, juicy amber color, two finger white head, thin but messy lacing, no visible carbonation.

S: Tropical fruits, hops.

T: Tropical fruits, hops. Very good.

F: Medium bodied, plenty of hop flavors.

Sep 24, 2020
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Reviewed by CarolinaCardinals from North Carolina

4.01/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
Picked up a 16 oz single from the Craft Beer Hop Stop cooler 7-16-20 for $3.74. Canned 6-29-20, consumed 9-7-20. Cold stored since purchase.

Beer poured a hazy orange with an smallish white head that has some decent hang time.

Nose has notes of fresh citrus.

Taste is tangerine forward with some mango over a good size oat malt base. Finishes with a nice touch of balancing rind' 6/10 on my bitterness scale.

Mouthfeel is medium bodied and very smooth.

Overall a pretty good rendition of a double NEIPA!
Sep 07, 2020
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Reviewed by chinchill from South Carolina

3.85/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75
16 oz can with a canning date stamp on the bottom from 4 weeks ago.
Look. Pours with a cloudy body that resembles apricot nectar.
Aroma. Rich; dominated by tropical fruits featuring ripe, soft fruits including passion fruit.
Flavor. Strong and dominated by rupee fruit notes. The bitterness leans just a little towards mild for the style.
Feel. Medium-full body with medium carbonation. A bit harsh.
Jul 27, 2020
Rated: 4.04 by AmeriCanadian from Tennessee

Jul 14, 2020
Rated: 3.82 by markallmon from Tennessee

Feb 15, 2020
Rated: 4.66 by lebriarjr from North Carolina

Jul 03, 2019
Rated: 3.75 by atlbravsrno1 from New Hampshire

Jun 27, 2019
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Reviewed by mikeg67 from New Jersey

3.85/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
16 oz can. Pours orange with white head. Aroma is of tangerine and citrusy hops. Body is full and crisp. Taste is of citrusy hops, citrus fruit and bready malt. Long hoppy finish. Nice brew.
Jun 07, 2019
Rated: 3.83 by Unclevince from West Virginia

Jun 02, 2019
Rated: 5 by Kwright from North Carolina

May 26, 2019
Rated: 3.94 by PhineasMcClintock from Massachusetts

May 10, 2019
Rated: 3.98 by Husky-Topper from New Jersey

Apr 27, 2019
Rated: 3.65 by Samnem from Georgia

Apr 18, 2019
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Rated by MrCruz23 from South Carolina

3.85/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Jan 31, 2019
Rated: 3.9 by StoutAtTheDevil from Alabama

Jan 10, 2019
Rated: 3.77 by Zazzi82 from Tennessee

Oct 15, 2018
Rated: 4 by AMarkle6524 from Pennsylvania

Oct 09, 2018
Rated: 4.1 by TheRougeBastard from North Carolina

Sep 24, 2018
Rated: 4.18 by MrJuengling from Pennsylvania

Aug 14, 2018
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Reviewed by DaveMaciolek21 from New Jersey

3.98/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
Sturdy effort from Westbrook. Copper-colored IPA, citrus forward with a deep, long-lasting hop finish. Despite being a double IPA, not terribly complex. But it does one thing really, really well.
Aug 01, 2018
Rated: 4.21 by SFNC from North Carolina

Jul 27, 2018
Rated: 3.9 by DrMindbender from South Carolina

Jul 22, 2018
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Reviewed by jkblr from Indiana

3.87/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
16oz canned 6/25/18 (9 days ago) poured into a stemless wine glass at fridge temp 8.5% ABV. The beer pours hazy yellow orange amber with off white head. The aroma is faint of semisweet orange. The taste is semisweet orange & slight caramel. The mouthfeel is medium to thin bodied with prickly carbonation and a semi dry finish. Almost no perceived alcohol in the nose or flavor. Overall, good, but not a standout. This seems very much like someone is just trying to brew a beer for sales and not because they love the style.
Jul 05, 2018
Rated: 3.99 by DMC43 from Connecticut

Jun 21, 2018
Rated: 4.23 by Dillinger from Mississippi

Jun 18, 2018
Rated: 4.33 by Try-em-all from Missouri

Jun 16, 2018
Rated: 4.08 by Khaack from New York

Jun 10, 2018
Rated: 3.56 by Mantooth from North Carolina

Jun 01, 2018
Rated: 3.88 by Gkruszewski from New York

May 23, 2018
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Reviewed by Tony210 from New Jersey

3.35/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3
Pours a golden straw color with appropriate white head. Pleasant aromas of grapefruit, malt, lemon, apricot, mango. Flavor is a bit over the top in an artificial way. Medium bodied, Mouthfeel is slick. Does not sit well in my stomach at all. Not my favorite offering from one of my favorite breweries. Had to dump 1/2 of it.

16 oz can dated 4/3/18
3.0 rating
May 09, 2018
Rated: 3.92 by poppopintheattic11 from South Carolina

May 06, 2018
Rated: 3.84 by RickyBfromCT from Connecticut

Apr 25, 2018
Rated by WOLFGANG from South Carolina

3.98/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75
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Apr 25, 2018
Rated: 3.85 by Texasfan549 from Texas

Apr 13, 2018
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Reviewed by JayQue from Virginia

4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Good DIPA. Pours from a 16 oz. can into a pint glass, a hazy dull honey yellow color with orange highlights. Medium size white head with good retention and thick bands of lacing. Aroma is citrus (orange) and some oily, piney hops as well. Taste is subtle for a DIPA but includes citrus hops, caramel malt, and some oily, resiny hops. Mouthfeel is nicely bitter - still with some balance from the malt -, crisp and medium-bodied. A well crafted DIPA, not a hop bomb, just tastes good.
Apr 07, 2018
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Reviewed by Blackop555 from Michigan

4.08/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
Pours hazy orange. Tall, fluffy, white head that lasts a while with good lacing.

Smells Orange, grapefruit, Citrus, Brandy and caramel malt.

Taste orange, citrus peel, caramel hints, so much orange juice. Finishes dry with a citrus peel linger. Medium body and fizzy medium carbonation.
Mar 28, 2018
Rated: 4.17 by RollDamnTide from Florida

Mar 17, 2018
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Reviewed by avalon07 from South Carolina

4.46/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
L: Poured from a tallboy can to a snifter glass. Had a deep orange color and a super cloudy consistency. There was a half inch of bright white, foamy, fairly long-lasting head. Average lacing.

S: A very nice aroma of citrus, hops, tropical fruit, and caramel.

T: Tasted of a small amount of malt (mostly in the finish), a good shot of hops, a tinge of caramel, some light pine resin, lots of citrus (orange, in particular), and lots of tropical fruit (mango) as well. An extremely well-balanced, light, and sweet flavor. Slightly more subtle than the usual DIPA, but this isn't a problem.

F: A solid amount of carbonation with a smooth finish. Medium-bodied.

O: An extremely enjoyable, well made DIPA. Quite easy to drink.
Mar 16, 2018
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Reviewed by outdoor7or24 from Georgia

4.04/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
16 oz can poured into CBX pint glass.
A: pours a hazy dull golden body, plenty of sediment, bright white one finger foam head that slowly fades to perimeter, stringy lacing, carbonation
S: awesome tropical and citrus fruit aroma, mango, citrus, grapefruit peel
M: medium body with prickly feel on the tongue
T: citrus, orange oil, heavy grapefruit taste that packs a punch in the middle with bittering grapefruit rind, cracker, slight pine oil resin in the finish
O: DIPA for sure, while hops are heavy it is not overly bitter and balanced
Mar 16, 2018
Citrus Redacted from Westbrook Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 88 out of 100 with 85 ratings