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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

2,839 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 2,839
Reviews: 954
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 9.61%
Wants: 97
Gots: 196 | 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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rajendra82

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4.71/5  rDev +16%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Clear, golden amber colored body was filled with fine carbonation bubbles. The head formation was one finger thick and foamy. The aroma was full of pine straw and grapefruit peels, and was very inviting. The taste was full of grapefruit, with a massive dose bitterness. The finish was spicy and herbal, as the hops never let up. The body was a hair on the lighter side of medium dense, and the aftertaste was a little boozy. Ballast Point beer just started showing up locally, and this was fine first taste.

Serving type: bottle

11-10-2013 06:10:50 | More by rajendra82
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Big Eye IPA from Ballast Point Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 2,839 ratings.