Big Eye IPA - Ballast Point Brewing Company
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4.2/5 rDev +3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
Pours deep orange and with a shine from clarity. A fat head of off white foam finally settles so you can drink. Stream of bubbles to look at while you wait. Nose is orange. Orange peel, orange ripeness, orange fruit orange sweetness and tropical backnotes. Almost pine with a bit of subtle and earthy pine This beer is about 3 moths old so if the pine si stronger in yours that could be why. Taste is wonderful .light malt, practically invisible on the palate except for some nuttiness. Once the palate is indoctrinated this flavor subsides and you are left with only hop fruits. Orange and more orange, the ripe orange, the pith the bitter seed. Authentic and light in the drink. Finishes with a a bitter than deserves your attention. This bitter while earthy and while moderate actually scoops up the entire beer in it's aftertaste and leaves it at the back palate like a lost love.
I'll have another one of these. You could drink this beer all day.
Serving type: can
03-09-2014 16:54:01 | More by utopiajane
Big Eye IPA from Ballast Point Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 2,397 ratings.