India Pale Ale | Westbrook Brewing Co.

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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
Ratings:
1,478
Reviews:
248
Avg:
4.03
pDev:
8.68%
 
 
Wants:
109
Gots:
257
For Trade:
11
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Photo of waddellc2
3.5/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of sashavasko
4.36/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Tilley4
3.99/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Glad that I finally got to try this. I was in Charleston a few days ago and had several of these while there. Very nicely balanced IPA. Quite bitter and citrusy but it had a nice malt backbone. The Gose is still my favorite from this brewery but this was a good beer. Paired rather nicely with some fresh shucked oysters and shrimp and grits...

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Photo of DioS
4.21/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JoshuaShort13
4.44/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Mattias
3.5/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of zotzot
4.09/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of SpaethJam
3.94/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of joemochas
4.48/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jrs3994243
3.49/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BEER88
3.49/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

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4.2/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 1

Photo of mytu420
4.13/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of KeyWestGator
4.02/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of GStone899
3.85/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Had on tap @ Tupelo Honey in Myrtle Beach. Nice clean taste with good hop flavor and bite. Refreshing aftertaste. Could easily have 3-4 of these.

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Photo of BranfordBound
3.98/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Pouring from a 12 oz can dated 8/19 into a nonic pint, thanks Michael! Comes out a slightly hazy amber color with a medium sized head that leaves some lacing. Smells of grapefruit and pine with a strong malt backbone. Flavor has much less malt than the nose hints of, its more hoppy here. Big grapefruit and pine notes, grassy, bitter. Sweet caramel malts fight the bitterness but never overcome. Solid body, matches the ABV. Overall a classic IPA worthy of it's name.

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3.93/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of smartassboiler
4/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

Photo of rfoltz53
4.17/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Kettle1
4.18/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Beer-A-Lot
4.17/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Thomas_Picton
4.12/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of justintcoons
3.93/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

12 oz can poured into a dumb plastic wine glass.

Appearance
Golden orange with 1 finger of loose head. Hazy with light carbonation.

Nose
Grapefruit, honey, caramel, and pine.

Taste
Grapefruit juice and honeydew melon with a papaya/pineapple twang. Honey backbone with drizzles of caramel. Finishes with pine sap and lingering florals.

Mouthfeel
Medium bodied, juicy, smooth, silky, and semi-dry with a light bitterness.

Overall
Citrus-y and tropical with light pine. A solid IPA that is juicy and keeps a restrained bitterness.

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Photo of rolltide
4.24/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

India Pale Ale from Westbrook Brewing Co.
4.03 out of 5 based on 1,478 ratings.
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