Whirlpool | Night Shift Brewing

WhirlpoolWhirlpool
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91.6%
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4.13 w/ 1,007 Ratings
WhirlpoolWhirlpool
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Night Shift Brewing
Massachusetts, United States
nightshiftbrewing.com

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Jslay013 on 03-06-2014

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,731
Reviews:
138
Ratings:
1,007
Liked:
922
Avg:
4.13/5
pDev:
7.99%
Alströms:
-
 
 
Wants:
68
Gots:
265
Trade:
5
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 1,007 |  Reviews: 138
Photo of dextermcgurk
3.65/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of 80x2HopHead
4/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of 1Sundown2C
3.5/5  rDev -15.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of zotzot
3.91/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DudMan
4.56/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Moestavern
3.62/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of broadway848
4.23/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Peter1977
4.18/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of wafers
3.91/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of spinrsx
4.07/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Can from Bottlecaps Watertown NY for around $6 canadian.

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Photo of lemmy187
4.17/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of TheBeerdedCharmer
3.7/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of GreesyFizeek
4.59/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

On tap at Tap and Mallet in Rochester, NY.

This one pours a light sunny and hazy yellow color, with a small tight head, and a lot of lacing.

This smells like peach, pineapple, grapefruit, and crackery malt.

This is so refreshing, and so drinkable- it's crazy. It's got a super delicious peach and pineapple hop flavor, not too sweet, but perfectly zesty, with a a slight lingering bitterness on the finish. The malt character is unobtrusive, and slightly crackery, providing a nice backbone so this doesn't just become hop water.

This has a crisp and super clean mouthfeel, with a good level of carbonation.

This is a near perfect pale ale- all that you want in the style.

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Photo of smutty33
4.29/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Jstarr2517
3.58/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JamFuel
4.35/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

On tap at the brewery.

Pours a hazy light yellow.

Very crisp smell, with a lot of citrus and lemon peel.

The taste is so crisp and refreshing, with lemony mangoes ruling the roost.

Mouthfeel is nice and smooth, almost criminally easy to drink.

For the 4.5 ABV, this ha a lot of flavor, but is ridiculously crushable.

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Photo of Jp199763
4.14/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of kojevergas
3.41/5  rDev -17.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

B- (3.41) / WORTHY

***
06.27.17 2nd impression on-draught at a Brooklyn bar for $2 plus tip:

C+ / ABOVE AVERAGE

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Photo of AD17
4.12/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mkmarth
3.79/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of thoglund
4.1/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of chrishiker1409
4.12/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ScottK22
4.25/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of agreenman19
4.14/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

L - straw yellow gold. Crystal clear until the last bit of the pour. Develops into a neon piss yellow. Described by my mother as "not morning pee, but afternoon pee". Lemonade. The end of the glass reveals a neon, cool off-white. Actually looks pretty nice in fluorescent light.

S - crisp and lemony. Light bready presence. Floral, like sunflowers and dandelions.

T - ultra grassy and yeasty bitterness. Light and tangy. Slightest of peach, but that's a stretch. Lemon and coriander. Crackers. Refreshing. Sessiony. Dry pineapple breadiness.

F - light and soft. Definitely low ABV. Smooth and flowing.

O - enjoyable for a session, but flat in flavor in some senses. Good way to end the night.

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Photo of JonnyJuicebox
4.77/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Just a perfect session beer. Looks like a pale lemony gold, if you stare at it long enough you may even start to pick out tiny bits of pink. Smell is bursting with peach aroma. Taste is peaches upfront with a nice soft bubblegum finish. In a land of 9%+ DIPA's, Nightshift Whirlpool is a nice reminder that small beer can pack a big flavor.

For increased enjoyment pair with lightly seasoned summer time.

ALthough it's been a while since it happened, Nightshift transitioning to tallboys and incresing distro has been a wonderful boon to the Boston beer scene.

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Whirlpool from Night Shift Brewing
Beer rating: 91.6% out of 100 with 1,007 ratings
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