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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

2,851 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 2,851
Reviews: 954
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 9.61%
Wants: 98
Gots: 198 | 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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MattyBones

New York

4.13/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

After falling in love with Sculpin I had to give this a whirl.

appearance: pores a golden copper color with a pretty decent head about a finger and 1/2 thick with moderate carbonation.

Smell: gives of the scents of citrus, pine and a solid amount of malts.

Taste: Hops forward with the taste matching the nose, a good amount of citrus and pine but finishes with a strong malty background. The malts over take the hops in the end.

Mouthfeel: smooth and creamy, the hops hit but then vanish thanks to the malts.

Overall: Another decent offering from Ballast Point. Great flavors in the beginning but I prefer the malts to either balance it out or intervene very subtle rather than overtaking the taste.

Serving type: bottle

11-22-2013 21:05:30 | More by MattyBones
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Big Eye IPA from Ballast Point Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 2,851 ratings.