Galaxy White IPA | Anchorage Brewing Company

Galaxy White IPAGalaxy White IPA
941 Ratings
Galaxy White IPAGalaxy White IPA

Brewed by:
Anchorage Brewing Company
Alaska, United States

Style: Belgian IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
White IPA brewed w/ 100% Galaxy hops, kumquats, corriander & peppercorns. Fermented in French Oak Foudres. Bottle Conditioned w/ Brett.

Added by Jason on 01-09-2012

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Photo of rfgetz
3.72/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours a clouded straw gold color, big plume of soapy white froth, diminishes slowly but leaves little lacing. Scent brings notes of citrus and tropical fruits - grapefruit and pineapple - before musty, earthy funk presents itself, segues into a dry, earthy grainyness, moderate spice. Taste lacked the hop punch or brett funk expected from descriptors on the bottle, moderately bitter with light citrus and tropical notes, mildly earthy from yeast and grain, faint spicing, a touch of sweet fruit juice on the end. Medium bodied, lightly prickly, dry. Maybe a little too much expected from this and maybe a little too much advertised on the bottle, would have liked a touch more aggressiveness on some flavor fronts, maybe the bottle just in a weird spot with aging with faded hops and muted brett.

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Photo of stakem
3.72/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BillT916
3.72/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Copernicus
3.72/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

22oz. bottle poured into a tulip.

A: Pours a hazy golden yellow with a magnificent, meringue-like head of 2 fingers that recedes slowly, leaving a craggy lace.

S: Citrus, coriander, sour, and funk. Peppery. A hint of vanilla and oak. There is some wood and barn and light pineapple from the brett.

T: Bitter. Spicy. Finishes like a chardonnay. It's oaky and slippery with some savory vanilla. The malt character is light. Fermentation is spicy and funky. There is an intense bitterness.

M: It's smooth, with some unenthusiastic carbonation. Slightly drying.

O: This beers struts some impressive plumage but ultimately falls flat. I may have to get used to this style and then give it another try.

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Photo of bigfnjoe
3.73/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a corked and caged bottle into a Duvel tulip

A- pours a cloudy shade of yellow with a robust three finger white head. Looks pretty nice, lots of carbonation

S- a lot of lemony funk comes through...not too much farmhouse, not too hoppy

T- lemony tartness floods my mouth, with a little bit of funk from the Brett. Eh, I expected more funk to be honest

M- medium bodied

O- I honestly expected more. I was looking for an experience like Bitter Monk, and got a slightly tart white IPA. Disappointing overall, especially at $20/bottle

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3.73/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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Galaxy White IPA from Anchorage Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.02 out of 5 with 941 ratings
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