Rinse / Repeat - Amarillo, Citra, El Dorado
Westbrook Brewing Co.

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Westbrook Brewing Co.
South Carolina, United States
IPA - American
Ranked #527
Ranked #6,714
4.12 | pDev: 7.52%
Jun 20, 2021
Apr 07, 2016
Notes: None
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4.02 by kjkinsey from Texas on Jun 20, 2021
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4.04/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
by arizcards from North Carolina

Picked up a single from the Craft Beer Quick Stop cooler 6-22-20 for $4.39. Canned 5-19-20; consumed 8-26-20. Cold stored since purchase.

Beer poured a hazy light orange with a nice white head with the original pour.

Nose is nice, orange forward with some tropical fruit.

Taste is a medium pale malt base infused with mango, orange, and passion fruit. Finishes well balanced without residual sweetness nor bitterness.

Mouthfeel is medium bodied and pretty smooth and somewhat refreshing.

Overall has some nice flavors but lacked that pop that the better ipa's have. Enjoyable to try nonetheless.

Aug 26, 2020
4.25 by RochefortChris from North Carolina on Jul 31, 2020
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3.97/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
by Apellonious from North Carolina

The label was plain yellow with the hops listed. Should have been stored cold, but this is Teeter. Warm bottom shelf under the extra seltzer flavor of the day (remember Zima?!) . 5/19/20 canned into a 16 oz aluminum cylinder, so fresh. Shower tested and approved. No rinse /repeat nomenclature but maybe that's the point. It's the same beer but now its new with some new packaging? Your standard yellow/orangish/green murk bomb with a half finger head that moves slowly to a 2mm lace. The aroma at the onset is fantastic. Dank, citrus, and the old school IPA sea salt/onion/whatever it was. It fades over time to nothing, like all of us. The taste is muddled at first. Stone fruit, maybe stale papaya (though I have never had it) . It settles into a mild citrus and butter diacetyl flavor and semi burnt aftertaste. Mouthfeel is creamy, medium to low level of carbonation. It has its moments, though not sure what really to make of it.

Edit- to June 5 review. Had a couple with another week + on them, the taste settled in and was less muddled/ diacetyl like. Bumping taste to 3.75 from 3.5

Jun 06, 2020
4.25 by KevinFinneran226 from Massachusetts on Sep 03, 2019
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3.73/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
by VoodooBear from Puerto Rico

Presentation: 16 oz. can with the canning date on the bottom. Served in a tulip glass.

Appearance: The fluffy, bright white, one finger head stays around for a while and leaves behind a thick foam layer and lots of lacing in big patches. It's a murky, pale yellow color.

Smell: The aromas are fruity but faint. Mostly orange, grapefruit, lemon and a hint of fresh cut grass.

Taste: It's juicy and fruity with some bitterness as it goes down. There's orange, lemon and a healthy, grainy cereal backbone. A hint of oily hop resin lingers in the aftertaste.

Mouthfeel: It's creamy and medium bodied but still refreshing with medium-low carbonation.

Overall: It's a very good and very well made beer but it doesn't really stand out in any particular way.

May 10, 2019
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3.77/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
by TonyLema1 from South Carolina

L: light orange, nice head and lacing
S: some citrus and tropical fruits
T: lots of citrus and tropical notes
F: I’d like more mouthfeel, it’s all upfront
O: not the best in the R&R series, but still better than most

Apr 21, 2019
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4.4/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
by Clemson_OB from South Carolina

It says this beer is retired, but I just finished a can from The Wall of Beer in Clemson, SC that was canned on 3/21/19.

This is really a nice beer! The hops play really well together, nice malt backbone for balance, and a really nice citrus (orange peel, grapefruit, tangerine) flavor. Not as bitter as I usually prefer, but this a flavorful beer that is really fun to drink.

Apr 06, 2019
4 by ADTaber from South Carolina on Sep 12, 2018
4 by Bustersuess from New York on Sep 09, 2018
4.11 by winehead247 from Georgia on Sep 09, 2018
3.91 by Sammy from Canada (ON) on Sep 02, 2018
3.87 by Jeromedepot from New York on Aug 31, 2018
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4.23/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
by twage04 from North Carolina

Pours a murky tan with medium carbonation. Lots of juicy hops on the nose. Taste is much the same with hops coming through with lots of danky/grass flavor along with some grainyness. It's almost a little too hoppy and the flavors seem a little muddied with it being more dank than fruity but it's still very drinkable and enjoyable.

Aug 24, 2018
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4.16/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
by Bloodbuzz99 from Georgia

Had from can dated 7-30-18

For folks located in the southeast, this beer tastes like a Tropicalia turning into a Basement. Bright foggy OJ, lots of sweet pineapple and mango in the nose, tastes like overripe grapefruit and melon. Tasty beer, worth picking up.

Aug 18, 2018
3.75 by The_Beer_Guru from New York on Jan 13, 2018
3.81 by T-34-85 from New York on Jan 10, 2018
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4.28/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
by BeerDawgs from Georgia

1 Pint can with a canned on date of 10/17/17

L - Blond and cloudy, huge 2 fingers of head and tons of white lacing left all over the top of the brew and the glass

S - Mango, tangerine, grapefruit - tons of citrusy aromas going on

T -Tons of citrus here. Grapefruit, lightly bitter - and tons of hopping

F - Medium body and well carbonated.

O - A great IPA! Looks like I am a little late to the series - but will look for more in the future.

Dec 23, 2017
3.96 by DVMin98 from North Carolina on Dec 12, 2017
3.97 by Samputnam14 from South Carolina on Dec 03, 2017
4.08 by mecmd from Tennessee on Nov 29, 2017
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4.14/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
by Reef from South Carolina

16 oz can dated 10/17/17

Hazy golden, translucent. Not murky. Clears as chill haze subsides. Requires a hard pour to raise over a finger’s head. Curtains lacing and a persistent ring of carbonation. Large continent on the surface.
Smells like tangelos, pineapple, mango, yeast in the background.
Tastes like grapefruit pith, tropical fruits, lingering citrus notes. Deep background floral and spice on the back of the tongue.
Long lasting carbonation, dry but not bitter, light body, goes down rapidly.
Overall, a great hop combination, very enjoyable.

Nov 28, 2017
4 by chippo33 from Vermont on Nov 28, 2017
3.9 by trxxpaxxs from New York on Nov 26, 2017
3.81 by tobelerone from New Jersey on Nov 23, 2017
3.99 by Dr_Fox from Utah on Nov 23, 2017
3.73 by Spoda1983 from Pennsylvania on Nov 17, 2017
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4.25/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
by brentk56 from North Carolina

Appearance: Pours a clear golden color with just a slight haze; the two finger head sticks nicely; shards of lacing hang around

Smell: Citrusy, with grapefruit, apricot and mango tones

Taste: Apricot and mango tones forward, with pink grapefruit adding a citrusy edge, through the middle; moderately bitter, after the swallow, with a delicate finish and just a hint of residual sweetness

Mouthfeel: Medium to full body with moderate to high carbonation

Overall: A very pleasant and crushable IPA

Nov 16, 2017
3.57 by Jhfinn from New York on Nov 14, 2017
3.85 by vabeerguy from Virginia on Nov 13, 2017
4.4 by BEER88 from Washington on Nov 12, 2017
3.4 by acurtis from New Jersey on Nov 11, 2017
3.58 by AD17 from New Jersey on Nov 10, 2017
4.26 by MMOSNN from North Carolina on Nov 10, 2017
4 by teamwiggum from Wisconsin on Nov 09, 2017
4.46 by WickedBeer from Alabama on Nov 05, 2017
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3.54/5  rDev -14.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5
by SomethingClever from Ohio

16 oz can poured into a shaker pint.

A: Slightly hazy light amber almost gold body sits atop a creamy white head that lingers.

S: honeydew, cantaloupe, tangerine, mango, a little papaya and some light yeast and honey.

T: Lingering yeast, a light bit of fruits mentioned above, mostly that underlying yeastiness.

M: yeasty chalky very full coats and lingers on the tongue.

O: not that taken with this one. The mouthfeel and yeastiness is unpleasant beer feels unfinished. The fruitiness is really second fiddle to the overlaying yeast flavor.

Nov 05, 2017
4.25 by baklo from North Carolina on Nov 05, 2017
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4.02/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
by wedge from North Carolina

Can stamped 10/17/17

Hazy gold with a thick creamy head that retains well. Oily fruity hop aromatics: tangerine, grapefruit, melon, spruce, and faint granola. Flavor is creamy citrus, apricot, light peppery spice, tea, and pine resin. Medium bodied and crisp. Drinks almost like a session IPA.

Nov 04, 2017
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4.19/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25
by dbrauneis from North Carolina

A: Pours a very lightly hazy medium apricot in color with moderate amounts of active visible carbonation rising from the bottom of the glass and moderate medium yellow + medium golden yellow colored highlights. The beer has a two finger tall sudsy foamy white head that reduces to a few small to medium sized patches of medium thick film surrounded by a large patch of thin film covering the remainder of the surface of the beer and a medium thick ring at the edges of the glass. Significant amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Moderate to strong aromas of citrus/grapefruit, citrus/orange, citrus/tangerine, and tropical/mango hops over the top of light aromas of slightly sweet biscuit malts.

T: Upfront there is a moderate flavor of biscuit malts with a light amount of caramel + grainy sweetness. That is followed by slightly stronger than moderate flavors of citrus/grapefruit, citrus/orange, citrus/tangerine, and tropical/mango hops which imparts a light to moderate amount of bitterness which fades away pretty quickly leaving juicy citrus hop flavors lingering.

M: Light to medium bodied with moderate amounts of carbonation. Initially crisp with a light amount of dryness in the finish.

O: Enjoyable with a really nice combination of hop aromas + flavors. Easy to drink with well hidden alcohol. I could easily have a couple of these.

Nov 01, 2017
Rinse / Repeat - Amarillo, Citra, El Dorado from Westbrook Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 91 out of 100 with 54 ratings