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Big Eye IPA - Ballast Point Brewing Company

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Big Eye IPABig Eye IPA

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

2,775 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 2,775
Reviews: 950
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 9.61%
Wants: 90
Gots: 183 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
Ballast Point Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 12-22-2000)
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CFHMagnet

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4.38/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A big "Thank You!" to output01x for this beer.

I started with a normal pour and quickly ended up speeding it up. This resulted in half a finger of banana creme colored head. The body is a murky dark amber color. The head thins out in a few minutes and tries but can't quit leave lacing clinging to the glass.

The smell on this baby is tropical. Mandarin oranges, mangos, a bit of pineapple, smells very good.

The flavor starts out to the nose with a variety of citrus and tropical fruits. A slight pine comes in for the transition, then it is smoothed out with some sweet malt that keeps this well balanced.

This beer was medium bodied, nice and creamy and almost bordered on syrupy. The carbonation helps smooth it out and keep it moving. It's a little dry on the end, but very refreshing overall.

Serving type: bottle

03-03-2012 04:40:27 | More by CFHMagnet
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Big Eye IPA from Ballast Point Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 2,775 ratings.