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Big Swell IPA - Maui Brewing Co.

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Big Swell IPABig Swell IPA

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BA SCORE
85
very good

580 Ratings
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Ratings: 580
Reviews: 223
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 11.11%
Wants: 29
Gots: 45 | FT: 0
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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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

JonAdams, Jul 06, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

aoampm, Jul 04, 2014
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3.89/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Had on draft at Lures

A-Pours clear orangish light golden with thin lacy white head.

S-Aroma is lightly sweet oaky caramel malt with earthy aromatic fruit hops.

T-Taste is chewy dark caramel malt with clean crisp tropical hop finish, earthy grassy notes.

M-Mouthfeel has a medium body with good carbonation.

O-Overall another good example of an IPA

reebtaerG, Jul 04, 2014
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3.44/5  rDev -9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

An odd one, looks the absolute biz with the puffy pillow head, then the smell is all sweet sweet lychees and apricots with floral hops in the mix. Taste is sweetish and in vein of smell. Hops are not overpowering. Not bitter at all. But the real oddity is the mouthfeel, soooo creamy and light, almost like nitro out of a can.

Sweetness kills it tho :-( and not an easy finish of a can....

heygeebee, Jul 03, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

Punchy_Munchie, Jul 03, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

bacher468, Jun 29, 2014
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3.89/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours a half inch head that slowly goes away.Smells like a west coast IPA for sure.First taste is piney,hoppy and bitey(yes I made that up).Mouthfeel and overall taste is pretty solid.I actually expected less from this brewery since i have visited them and had a bad experience there.This is actually a good IPA.My only complaint is that it could be a bit sweeter since it is from Hawaii.

Rob23, Jun 29, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

kylehay2004, Jun 29, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

stafford2, Jun 25, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

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Klebe, Jun 20, 2014
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Big Swell IPA from Maui Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 580 ratings.