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India Pale Ale | Westbrook Brewing Co.

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India Pale AleIndia Pale Ale
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India Pale AleIndia Pale Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Westbrook Brewing Co.
South Carolina, United States
westbrookbrewing.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
A base of pale, Munich, and Carapils malts is just enough to contain the massive hop flavor and aroma packed into this highly drinkable IPA. A blend of four American hop varieties is added four times in the kettle and twice in the fermentor for a complex and layered hop experience. Best served at 45-50˚F in a tulip or English style pint glass.

65 IBU

Added by thagr81us on 01-04-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#2,789
Reviews:
253
Ratings:
1,503
pDev:
8.64%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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4.3/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of redsoxjim
4.72/5  rDev +16.5%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of cmsfish
4.07/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of RAZERSHARP80
4.62/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Pour beer on a Spiegelau IPA Beer Glass. Very nice cloudy haze yellowish/orange color. Could see some some goodness on the cloudy haze. Nice hop smell and a white head foam about 2 inches high buy slowly went away to a white ring around the top of the glass. Take a sip and nice likely bitterness taste and wow goodness very good IPA beer. I have many good to wow IPA beers and I personally rate this beer an 8 out of 10. Definitely a good IPA to pair with red meats.

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Photo of wilfonzo
3.5/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DCHritz
3.81/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Curt3
3.73/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Ltdsaint
4.24/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Korbynlehr
4.49/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Hazy in color, hoppy in nose and taste. This is a legit IPA that has an above average flavor. Smooth and drinkable with very little kick of the AbV. Get it and drink it!

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Photo of Beejay
3.26/5  rDev -19.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

A: A hazy yellow in color, with a white head.

S: Fairly malty smelling at first. Malt with some straw or hay, and a touch of herbal hops, with a hint of citrus.

T: More malt with straw flavor, and light bitterness with some herbal, and pine flavors with a touch of grapefruit. .

M: Medium in body, carbonation is moderate to high with a little bit of a bitter cling.

O: Overall I was expecting a little bit more. Not bad, but not full of the hop flavor I was looking for.

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

Photo of DaveCash
3.98/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of freewill35
4.25/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Yancey82
3.73/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of steverx8
4.25/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of FlussigkeitMut
3.94/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of trygelski1
4/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of sgregory
3.75/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mike22ne
4.13/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Jcarriglio
4.04/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of HorseheadsHophead
4.06/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

L: Hazy golden orange with a pillowy creamy white head. Near perfect retention, and sheets of lacing.

S: Tons of sweet orange, ripping orange zest, orange marmalade, caramel, toasted biscuit, a bit of pineapple, papaya, grapefruit pith.

T: Shredded orange flesh and peel, bittersweet and zesty. Light cantaloupe, pineapple and mango floating throughout. Toasty and caramel malt blends with juicy hops for an orange marmalade flavor. Some lingering orange peel bitterness on the finish, with just a touch of pine as well. Finishes lightly bitter and fairly clean, but leans a bit more sweet than dry on the spectrum.

F: Medium-full bodied, smooth and rounded. Moderately carbonated, fairly slick and oily on the tongue.

O: A solid IPA. Great hop flavors. I'd prefer it a bit drier, but still solid overall.

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4.5/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Samact
3.85/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MakeBeerGreatAgain
3.43/5  rDev -15.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Gavage
4.13/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Appearance: pours a cloudy orange color with 1" head that falls to spme large surface bubbles.

Smell: light citrus aroma.

Taste: caramel, orange, pineapple, and a moderate bitterness.

Mouthfeel: medium bodied beer. Crisp throughout with some light dryness late.

Overall: a very easy to drink IPA that is very citrusy and refreshing.

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India Pale Ale from Westbrook Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.05 out of 5 with 1,503 ratings
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