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Redhook Big Ballard Imperial IPA - Redhook Ale Brewery

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82
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90 Ratings
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Ratings: 90
Reviews: 57
rAvg: 3.63
pDev: 11.57%
Wants: 1
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Redhook Ale Brewery visit their website
United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
In 1982 Redhook was born in a converted transmission shop in the Ballard District outside of Seattle, WA. After 28 years of brewing, Redhook is paying homage to its roots by releasing Big Ballard Imperial IPA. Big Ballard has a rich, deep golden and a very assertive hop character that hits you in the nose before reaching your lips. The flavor and aroma are balanced with complex malty undertones. While it has a friendly side, make no mistake - Big Ballard is brewed for diehard IPA fans.

73 IBU

(Beer added by: barleywinefiend on 04-24-2010)
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Redhook Big Ballard Imperial IPA from Redhook Ale Brewery
82 out of 100 based on 90 ratings.