Last Chance IPA | Weyerbacher Brewing Co.

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Last Chance IPALast Chance IPA
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Last Chance IPALast Chance IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Weyerbacher Brewing Co.
Pennsylvania, United States
weyerbacher.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.90%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Last Chance IPA, 5.9% ABV, is a full-flavored hop assault delightfully lacking in balance. We’ve added a combination of Centennial, Cascade, Simcoe® and Columbus hops to produce pungent aromas of grapefruit, pine and citrus.

Weyerbacher Brewing Company donates a portion of the proceeds from the sale of every drop of Last Chance IPA to small, local animal rescue organizations. These shelters offer dogs, cats and other pets their last chance to find a new home.
Have a glass and make a difference! Cheers!

Added by Knapp85 on 06-02-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#38,501
Reviews:
157
Ratings:
916
pDev:
13.11%
 
 
Wants:
9
Gots:
184
Trade:
1
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Ratings: 916 |  Reviews: 157
Photo of WoodBrew
4.02/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I got a can of this off the single shelf from a Kroger just down the road from south metro ice in Dayton,oh. It poured a cloudy orangish with white head that is leaving a nice lace. The scent had faint citrus peel. The taste was nicely balanced and easy to drink with citrus presence. The mouthfeel was medium in body with good carbonation. Overall its a good beer.

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Photo of Nunya
3.96/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of kdivers
3.75/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jcarriglio
3.74/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of fitzy84
3.53/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Had this beer on tap at the Barking Dog Ale House in Haverhill, MA. The beer had a murky brown appearance with a creamy-looking head. The aromas were not too strong but i could sense some orange citrus. The beer was decently creamy with a grapefruit like flavoring. As stated, the mouthfeel of the beer was pretty creamy. Overall, ok; good mouthfeel.

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Photo of IckyT2012
3.75/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Rappaman
3.29/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Dodo2step
3.43/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A- apricot orange with a 1 and half finger head. frothy lacing on the pint. suspended yeast in the beer as well.

S- grapefruit, pine cone and hints of orange.

F- mango and grapefruit come to the forefront in the mouth. sweet and tangy on the back end

M-dry and medium bodied for an IPA. Fruity, fruity and more fruit

O- not bad...i like my IPA's with just hints of fruit but this will do all the same.

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Photo of OtisCampbell007
3.53/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Mozman14
4.08/5  rDev +16.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mblack62
3.56/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Pinkylives
3.99/5  rDev +13.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of FrancisM12
3.87/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dacrza1
3.68/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

DATE: March 28, 2018... OCCASION: Downton Abbey Wednesday before Spring Break... GLASSWARE: Stoudts pint... pours a handsome deep golden amber body with mild effervescence--misty but not opaque... its head is snow white, thick and creamy, with a nice, cirrus-like lacing... bright citrus--mango, grapefruit, pine cone, orange peel and spiciness present a richness that is promising... a bit more balanced than the bottle claims... the mouthfeel is more than agreeable, medium-bodied and substantial for a beer at 5.9%... a strong, palatably bitter profile, with the requisite mango, grapefruit, and orange, with the pine and flowery spices packing a soft punch... the back end is represented enough, with some caramel and toasted malts to sweeten the deal... the reason for this ale's existence is admirable, its taste smooth and pronounced--a lot packed into its relatively light body... this one is a pleasant ale that flirts with sessionability, working the hop aspect well enough to be a draft I'd select when I next visit the brewery....

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Photo of blissfulNemo
3.65/5  rDev +4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TheIPAHunter
3.26/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of MKrauss
3.83/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of daliandragon
3.94/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

This is cloudy and light amber in color and body, with minimal head after the two minute surge. Nose is herbal and pine and citrus hops.

Flavor is nice and moderately bitter and kind of mellow. Not much balance, but by no means overpowering either. A bit weak in the texture and could probably stand a touch more carbonation. Still, it is easy drinking and decently tasty. A bit of a sleepy IPA, maybe more of an APA, but it has a nice aftertaste and is sessionable. Worth a try.

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Photo of rudiecantfail
4.2/5  rDev +19.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

12 oz. bottle poured into a pint glass.
L---Hazy, golden with a nice white head that fades without much lacing.
S---Smells like a piney hopbomb. Some citrus is present also.
T---Strong hops flavor gives it a grapefruit, lemon & pine taste.
F---Quenching & wet. nice carbonation gives a little fizz to it.
O---An excellent IPA. Weyerbacher hits another home run for me.

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Photo of JJKBeerLvr
3.82/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a 12-oz bottle into pint glass in September 2017. Packaged date of 8/7/2017 on the bottle, and drank less than 1 week after purchase.

Appearance: Deep gold body with thick light-tan head. Beer is a bit cloudy. Head is thick, and leaves a nice lacing on the glass.

Smell: Aroma filled with a strong hops aroma, and includes grapefruit, pepper, other citrus, and pine smells.

Taste: There is a noticeable hops flavor, as expected from an American IPA. There is good bite from the hops along with other flavors like citrus, but the hops bitterness is not overpowering. This is not as bitter as some other American IPAs, and there is a little sweetness. The aftertaste provides a variety of flavors over time. Not overly bitter or hoppy, and has a nice balance.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied. Medium alcohol, which matches the 5.9% posted.

This is a smooth medium-bodied beer, that is easy to drink. It is a good IPA, and is very well balanced. The aftertaste is really enjoyable. I would definitely drink this again.

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Photo of wmcgar01
3.54/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of tigg924
2.78/5  rDev -20.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Had on tap. Pours clear, copper in color with 1/4 inch head. Taste is grapefruit rind and a bit of breadiness. Bitter, medium bodied and moderate carbonation. Makes for an average to slightly below average American IPA. Not a bad beer, but does not stick out in the wealth of great IPAs available these days.

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Photo of DaveCash
3.74/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of AmitC
4.25/5  rDev +21.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Lone_Freighter
3.5/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

The appearance was a nice looking hazy orange color with a one finger white foamy head that dies at a nice pace and left a decent somewhat foamy lacing. The smell had a combination of spicy to pine to grapefruity goodness. There was a light dry but bittersweet aftertaste that lead to a fairly decent dry sweet finish. On the palate, this one sat at/about a light to medium on the body with a fairly good sessionability running about it. The carbonation was sharp enough for the AIPA style and was good to me. Overall, good AIPA well worthy of having again.

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Last Chance IPA from Weyerbacher Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.51 out of 5 with 916 ratings