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Chillwave Double IPA | Great Lakes Brewing Co.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Great Lakes Brewing Co.
Ohio, United States
greatlakesbrewing.com

Style: American Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Formerly known as Alchemy Hour Double IPA.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,221
Reviews:
518
Ratings:
3,369
pDev:
9.11%
 
 
Wants:
324
Gots:
699
Trade:
10
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Ratings: 3,369 |  Reviews: 518
Photo of srw
4/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of lastmango
3.87/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of bigstar87
4.39/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Cdriver0414
4.82/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jkblr
4.16/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

12oz bottle bb 5/6/19 poured into a Spiegelau IPA glass at fridge temp 9% ABV 80 IBU. The beer pours bright medium amber in color with pale khaki head. The head recedes to a thin ring and leaves a little lacing. The aroma is sweet citrus and pine. The taste offers semisweet caramel up front followed by candied orange and bitter pine. The finish has lasting big bitterness. The mouthfeel is medium bodied with average carbonation and a semi dry finish. It's a bit sticky with all the residual malt and hop oil. Overall, very good, but I prefer these old school recipes.

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Photo of RJB84
4.56/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Such a great DIPA from Ohio’s first microbrewery. Nice hop aroma, crisp & fresh taste with a subtle sweetness on the end.

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Photo of Blogjackets
3.85/5  rDev -10%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of enigtrevs
4.85/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of epercuoco
3.98/5  rDev -7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A little sweeter for my tastes. Smooth with minimal hop taste. More malty but I’m still giving it a good rating for its drinkability. Alcohol taste doesn’t linger.

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Photo of OhioKevin4
3.98/5  rDev -7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Never been a fan of Great Lakes IPA's up until this one... seems like they are finally getting on the right track.

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Photo of kaitjs7
4.45/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of raycoll
4.18/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JohnDon
4.36/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DavidRandall
4.18/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of kinmundy77
4.19/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of labisch
4.28/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Super yummy and satisfyingly sweet from the honey malt. Minimal head that doesn't linger, low/med carbonation. The slightly thick viscosity makes for a creamier feel in the mouth. Don't pass this one up! The crisp bite from the hops hits up front but is quickly mellowed out by the honey! It's great.

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Photo of MeIquiades
4.29/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Jlabs
4.03/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Poured into a 12oz snifter glass via draft @ City Works (King of Prussia, PA)

dark yellow in color with a slight orange hue
smell is sweet, like honey..minimal citrus presence
taste is all hops with some sweet maltiness at the end
medium to semi-thick body, minimal carbination
this is an old school imperial IPA and well done if you are looking to take a break from the Hazy NEIPA that dominate nowadays

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Photo of IckyT2012
4.03/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Thankin_Hank
4.61/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Great looking Double IPA, somewhat cloudy but rich in appearance. Smells fantastic. It is equally delicious. Chews awesome and is a pleasure to drink. Reminds me of so many DIPA’s that are so awesome. Don’t pass this up. It’s a MUST try.

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Photo of Junior
3.55/5  rDev -17.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Rowlaw
4.51/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Spaceman_Jer
3.73/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of HabaJohn
4.6/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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Chillwave Double IPA from Great Lakes Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.28 out of 5 with 3,369 ratings