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Big Man IPA - Cambridge Brewing Company

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Big Man IPABig Man IPA

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BA SCORE
89
very good

163 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 163
Reviews: 55
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 10.33%
Wants: 13
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Cambridge Brewing Company visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.80% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Formerly known as Big Man Ale.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 09-22-2000)
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Ratings: 163 | Reviews: 55 | Display Reviews Only:
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Kmlund

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

10-03-2013 16:38:30 | More by Kmlund
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mjstacker

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

09-26-2013 02:19:32 | More by mjstacker
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HelpMeBloody

Rhode Island

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

09-09-2013 17:15:09 | More by HelpMeBloody
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nmann08

District of Columbia

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

09-03-2013 17:53:49 | More by nmann08
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harsley

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +0.8%

07-26-2013 16:08:05 | More by harsley
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lucas1801

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +0.8%

07-23-2013 10:23:49 | More by lucas1801
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doremite

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

07-19-2013 14:43:02 | More by doremite
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KELPAK

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

07-19-2013 14:34:44 | More by KELPAK
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BuzzLitebier

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +13.4%

07-06-2013 00:25:48 | More by BuzzLitebier
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spark3148857

California

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

05-28-2013 02:01:44 | More by spark3148857
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Johncnh

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

05-12-2013 01:08:06 | More by Johncnh
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Kelp

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

04-29-2013 06:12:56 | More by Kelp
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hopley

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +0.8%

04-27-2013 00:21:13 | More by hopley
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dreis

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +13.4%

04-02-2013 20:54:49 | More by dreis
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zahara15

Vermont

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

04-01-2013 22:18:24 | More by zahara15
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Davepoolesque

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

03-28-2013 20:57:57 | More by Davepoolesque
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semaj

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

03-20-2013 23:41:47 | More by semaj
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PatGreer

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +0.8%

03-19-2013 21:03:46 | More by PatGreer
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BColton1

Rhode Island

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

03-17-2013 19:11:20 | More by BColton1
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judkinst

Vermont

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

03-15-2013 18:31:56 | More by judkinst
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Apathetiq

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +13.4%

03-09-2013 23:39:40 | More by Apathetiq
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nquigley16

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +0.8%

03-03-2013 20:52:44 | More by nquigley16
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sil1

California

3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

02-27-2013 05:16:26 | More by sil1
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Rifugium

Pennsylvania

3.3/5  rDev -16.9%

First had: on tap at CBC

I was kind of thrown off by this one. Poured a clearish darker amber color with a white ringlet. Aroma was oddly dominated by sweetness, caramel malts, a little brown sugar, with some herbal and floral hops notes in the back seat. Similarly, the taste was fairly sweet, caramel malts, and light fruit essence up front, nearly making me doubt this was a DIPA, followed by light herbal and citrus hops. Hmm. Body was medium and a bit chewy, not exactly what I expect for the style. And at less than 7%ABV, this came off more as an APA or even a beefed up amber ale than an IPA of any kind.

02-27-2013 03:25:47 | More by Rifugium
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CypherEnigma

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

02-22-2013 22:16:12 | More by CypherEnigma
Big Man IPA from Cambridge Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 163 ratings.