Chainbreaker White IPA | Deschutes Brewery

BA SCORE
85
very good
2,142 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good
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Chainbreaker White IPAChainbreaker White IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Deschutes Brewery
Oregon, United States
deschutesbrewery.com

Style: Belgian IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by HuskyinPDX on 05-11-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
2,142
Reviews:
353
Avg:
3.75
pDev:
12.8%
 
 
Wants:
73
Gots:
538
For Trade:
0
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Photo of Bigdood33
4.05/5  rDev +8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of TheNakedStiletto
4.58/5  rDev +22.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jordanian2
4/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

Photo of RajaSTL
3.39/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BeerBobber
3.73/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

The pour was a crazy looking hazy lemon color with a fluffy white head.

Smell was some citrus and spice.

The taste followed with the citrus and coriander notes, biting the back of the tongue with peppery notes.

Mouth feel was medium with a slightly wet finish.

This was like a crazy combination of a Witbier and an IPA! Very imaginative brewing from a solid brewery. Just remember to leave some in the bottom of the bottle to swirl before pouring! Very nice and refreshing beer!

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Photo of jwent91
3.17/5  rDev -15.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of SeanMNCraftBeerLover
3.52/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ESchweers
4.27/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of cantal
4/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DrAnnaNemis
3.26/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Dolfan907
3.94/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of 10Crumra
3.88/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of whamola333
3.5/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of geodonnokepyo
4.03/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Taologic
4/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of 322wingedfoot
3.67/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BB1313
3.48/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Best by 3/11/16. 12oz bottle poured into a tulip. Pours a hazy pale straw color with a fluffy eggshell white head that fades leaving nice retention and sticky lacing. It smells very nice, but the hops are lacking. The aromas are clean and full of yeast. Lots of banana and bubblegum. Lots of citrus notes. Subtle earthy hop aromas. The flavors are nice, but subtle. More yeast. More banana and bubblegum. Lots of citrus notes. Some lemon and orange in the mix. Some fresh grass along with some hints of pine. It's not that bitter at all. Very clean and refreshing. Alcohol goes unnoticed. Mouthfeel is very nice. It's light and very fluffy with moderate carbonation. Slightly creamy and very smooth.

This is a solid brew. It's more of a Belgian Pale Ale compared to a Belgian IPA. It's clean and refreshing. Balanced and smooth. It's nothing crazy, but it's simple and enjoyable.

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Photo of smartin121356
4.15/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Refloosh
3.64/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of craigbelly
3.84/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of IdrinkBeerinCollege
3.58/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of GMan310
4.02/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

loved this white IPA overall 4 out of 5

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Photo of Smak_Hermann
3.75/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Honeybourne
3.52/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Chainbreaker White IPA from Deschutes Brewery
3.75 out of 5 based on 2,142 ratings.
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