Shane's Big DIPA | Westbrook Brewing Co.

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Shane's Big DIPAShane's Big DIPA
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4.1/5
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Shane's Big DIPAShane's Big DIPA
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
A monstrously big and hoppy Double IPA. The recipe for this beer was developed by Brewer Shane Cummings. F**kin' A!

Added by BlackBelt5112203 on 03-21-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#2,596
Reviews:
39
Ratings:
391
pDev:
9.02%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
42
Gots:
52
Trade:
2
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5/5  rDev +22%

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5/5  rDev +22%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Great taste, great mouth feel, great DIPA!

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4.94/5  rDev +20.5%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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4.81/5  rDev +17.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

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4.75/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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4.75/5  rDev +15.9%

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4.75/5  rDev +15.9%

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4.75/5  rDev +15.9%

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4.75/5  rDev +15.9%

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4.75/5  rDev +15.9%

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4.75/5  rDev +15.9%

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4.75/5  rDev +15.9%

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4.75/5  rDev +15.9%

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4.74/5  rDev +15.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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4.67/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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4.65/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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4.55/5  rDev +11%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Edit: 2014 is on another level, bumping it up from the previous 4.29 from 2013. Upping the 2015 version from 4.41

A - Pours a cloudy opaque orange, slight muddied brown, but very light overall. A full finger of off-white head, retention is decent, great lacing.

S - Fresh grapefruit rinds, maybe some sweeter citrus flavors (mango/orange), sweet caramel malts still find a way into the nose. Pretty much smells like your standard fantastic citrus DIPA

T - Dry, bitter, sweet citrusyness up front - zesty citrus, some sweetness, then a bit of pepper/spice and a mild alcohol burn mixes with bitterness through the finish. Pretty standard flavors but very good - the slight but obvious sweetness and spice is a nice touch. Definitely a bit of a hop bomb.

M - Medium bodied, appropriate carbonation, a bit of a kick in the back of my tongue. Leaves behind a tihck feeling on the palate but quite drinkable as I find most dry bitter brews.

O - Very good hop forward citrusy DIPA with a little kick of spice. Definitely very drinkable for a 9.6%er

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4.5/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from the tap at the Carolina Alehouse in Charleston, SC. The appearance is a bright orange color with a large white head. The aroma is a blend of hops, grapefruit and some mango. The taste is fruit driven with some piney hops tossed in for good measure. An excellent IPA.

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4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

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Shane's Big DIPA from Westbrook Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.1 out of 5 with 391 ratings