Alpha Waves | Beachwood BBQ & Brewing

BA SCORE
68.8%
Liked This Beer
3.75 w/ 16 ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Beachwood BBQ & Brewing
California, United States
beachwoodbbq.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 3.80%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by HopHead84 on 05-23-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#24,723
Reviews:
4
Ratings:
16
Liked:
11
Avg:
3.75/5
pDev:
5.6%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
0
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 16 |  Reviews: 4
Photo of WoodBrew
3.73/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

I tried the Alpha Waves at the brewery. It poured a clear orangish with white head that left a spotty lace. The scent and taste carried nice pine and citrus. The Mouthfeel was lighter in body with good carbonation. Overall it's a good beer.

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Photo of swanfungus
3.81/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -13.3%

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3.75/5  rDev 0%

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3.75/5  rDev 0%

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4/5  rDev +6.7%

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3.75/5  rDev 0%

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3.75/5  rDev 0%

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4/5  rDev +6.7%

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4/5  rDev +6.7%

Photo of womencantsail
4.1/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

On-tap at Beachwood Brewing

The pour is a light amber color with a dense white head. Nice fruity hop character up front with pineapple and grapefruit, as well as a few other citrus qualities. There is some bread malt sweetness to it, maybe a bit of grass, too. The flavor opens with intensely fruity hop character. Great pineapple, grapefruit, and tangerine notes with a nice floral character as well. Mild to moderate bitterness with a nice sweet bread/malt flavor in the background.

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Photo of UCLABrewN84
3.8/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at Beachwood BBQ & Brewing in Long Beach, CA.

Pours a clear honey copper with a tan head that settles to a film on top of the beer. A foamy curtain of lace coats the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, citrus fruit, and citrus zest. Taste is much the same with a medium level of hop bitterness that lingers after each sip. This beer has a good level of carbonation with a crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a good sessionable IPA with good aromas and flavors.

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Photo of HopHead84
3.58/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

5/22/2012

On tap at Stone.

A: Dark orange with a small white head. Nice color and good clarity.

S: Orange, tangerine, and grapefruit flesh. Lightly sweet grainy, biscuity malt.

T: Grain and biscuit with sweet orange and grapefruit flesh. Lower moderate bitterness with notes of citrus rind. Drying fruity finish with grainy malt and a touch of floral character.

M: Lower medium body with moderate carbonation. The mouthfeel is smooth and sticky.

Overall: A highly drinkable light hoppy beer. Amazing what can be done at 3.8%

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Alpha Waves from Beachwood BBQ & Brewing
Beer rating: 68.8% out of 100 with 16 ratings
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