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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

2,858 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 2,858
Reviews: 954
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 9.61%
Wants: 99
Gots: 197 | 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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silenius

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

Thanks to Drewbage for this beer.

The beer pours an orange tinged yellow that is not quite clear. The head is nice, big, and fluffy and lasts. This is kind of weird, but I swear I saw a smiley face in the foam after about half a glass. :)

The smell is of orange blossoms, floral and citrus hops. Very pleasant. Reminds me of Essencia dessert wine.

The taste is solid. It is not over the top or in your face. It is a nice beer that slides down smoothly. The orange-tinged hops are apparent and appreciated.

Mouthfeel is smooth and slightly oily. A little acid tinge.

This beer is very drinkable at (only) 6.0% alcohol. Will try to get more somehow.

Serving type: bottle

04-12-2004 01:45:01 | More by silenius
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Big Eye IPA from Ballast Point Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 2,858 ratings.