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:
539
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 2,142 |  Reviews: 353
Photo of nstygles
3.97/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of firkingroovin
3.66/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Ciocanelu
3.85/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Bright yellow, hazy color with white head. Very intense aroma of coriander and some belgian yeast. Taste is not as intense. Starts like a typical belgian ale, gets into witbier territory in the middle and finishes quite bitter. The coriander is also lingering in the aftertaste. A nice beer overall but it's kind of missing the IPA part. It has a bitter finish but I would have liked a more hoppy aroma and taste too.

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Photo of bplabernie
3.43/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Leag0002
3.34/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Does not taste like an IPA at all to me. Not even a hoppy wit. Does not taste bad just not what I expected.

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Photo of Lettsgo3
4.25/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JOldewurtel
3.85/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of clager
2.89/5  rDev -22.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Mikehenne
4.28/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Tonyjenlasc
3.79/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

This looks, smells and tastes like a witbier to me. Very lemony/zesty, hints of coriander and other spices. Wheat, bready, yeasty. Very light. Very crushable. If you're looking for a hop assertive IPA, this is not for you. If you're looking for something nice and light with some decent flavor on a hot summers day....give it a shot.

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Photo of jtaylord
3.85/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of innominat
3.84/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Futbolmanby
3.23/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of a77cj7
3.75/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of LJWalker
3.57/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JordanHageman
3.64/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Washuffizi98
3.69/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of nateclarey
4.11/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Wer34truh
3.74/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Bought from my local liquor store.

Incredibly light for what is labeled as an IPA. Definitely very sweet, but with a subtle hops aftertaste. The sweetness however isn't very complex, and just feels like someone dumped a bunch of sugar into the beer.

As most Belgian-inspired brew, this is incredibly drinkable. And while I don't rate this outrageously high, I can definitely see myself drink quite a lot of this on hot summer days.

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Photo of Branlott42
4.39/5  rDev +17.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of 6thstreetbrewpub
3.84/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of iRun2Beer
3.84/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of c014572
3.38/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Gkruszewski
3.85/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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