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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

3,144 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 3,144
Reviews: 973
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 9.85%
Wants: 117
Gots: 291 | FT: 3
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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3.12/5  rDev -23.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

rorjets, Yesterday at 11:15 PM
Photo of Motleydrunk56
4.05/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22 oz Bomber.Nice pour with a 1 finger head.Smell is Grapefruit.The taste is grapefruit and a slight lemon taste with a little bitterness but not to much.This is a solid IPA with a good 7.0ABV.Not quite as good as Sculpin but pretty good.Give it a try.Thanks to Mr Renteria for giving this one to me.

Motleydrunk56, Yesterday at 08:09 PM
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3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

SwG237, Yesterday at 05:01 AM
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3.76/5  rDev -7.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

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3.96/5  rDev -2.5%

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4.08/5  rDev +0.5%

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4.2/5  rDev +3.4%

rbfurr3, Oct 15, 2014
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4.32/5  rDev +6.4%

hazelash, Oct 15, 2014
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4.39/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

psychlops, Oct 15, 2014
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4.2/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Pours a deep amber color with a big, light brown foamy head that stays for a bit and results in some similarly foamy lacing. Pretty good retention. Lots of citrus in this one. Grapefruit, orange, and pineapple. A bit of pine resin. Some very light caramel and bready/grain malts as well. The first thing noticed with the taste is the bitterness, which pairs excellently with the grapefruit aroma an taste. Some lemon zest and sour orange give this one a very unique taste. The pine isn't as present now; it's still there but the flavors allow the citrus to dominate. Not as hop heavy as I expected. Overall the taste isn't overpowering but it is very well done. The only negative thing I have to say about this beer is that, in my opinion, it is a bit overcarbonated. It could've benefitted from a bit less. Sticks to the tongue a bit and leaves a pleasant aftertaste. Overall a very good, easy drinking IPA suitable for any occasion. A good alternative if you're not in the mood to get knocked over by Sculpin!

majorbase2, Oct 15, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

Salud24, Oct 15, 2014
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Big Eye IPA from Ballast Point Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 3,144 ratings.