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Big Swell IPA - Maui Brewing Co.

Big Swell IPABig Swell IPA

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BA SCORE
86
very good

492 Ratings
THE BROS
-
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 492
Reviews: 221
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 11.05%


Brewed by:
Maui Brewing Co. visit their website
Hawaii, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
50+ IBU

(Beer added by: GClarkage on 01-19-2008)
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Reviews by hawks10:
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hawks10

Illinois

4.05/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

12oz can poured into a pint glass...

Pours a nice deep golden color with one finger of soft white head...leaves some lacing...

Citrusy hops mixed with a good amount of sweet malt makes for a heavy smelling, well balanced beer...

Sweet tropical fruits at first, resinous, piny hop oil. Plenty of sweet malts to back up the nice hop bite...

Medium bodied, more chewy than expected. Resinous and sticky...good carbonation...

Definitely something I would pick up as a "house beer" if it were available by me...

Serving type: can

05-05-2010 23:33:25 | More by hawks10
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Big Swell IPA
12 oz can
Canned 011514 in jet ink on the bottom of the can
Served in an 8 oz hotel glass

I picked up a 6 pack of Big Swell IPA on the way back from an ATV tour at Kipu Ranch earlier today. After being in the sun for the past few hours, this IPA is quite refreshing.

Pours a hazy and golden light orange with a fluffy white head. Awesome trails of sticky lace form on the side of the glassware.

After my first whiff I detect a floral and hoppy nose with some maltiness in the background.

There is a caramel malt backbone with some sugary sweetness. The finish provides a nice hop profile with flavors of oranges and limes. A solid IPA with an unsuspecting ABV level of 6.8%.

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Big Swell IPA from Maui Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 492 ratings.