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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

2,842 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 2,842
Reviews: 954
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 9.61%
Wants: 97
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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tstigz

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

03-27-2013 01:07:27 | More by tstigz
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csparace

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

03-26-2013 18:32:44 | More by csparace
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drewone

California

3.25/5  rDev -20%

03-25-2013 18:28:49 | More by drewone
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ALBuff

Hawaii

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

03-25-2013 00:33:04 | More by ALBuff
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brheuer

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

03-24-2013 16:21:24 | More by brheuer
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FlyingBull

California

4.44/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Had this beer many times; this time from a 22 oz bomber. This is following a Port Wipe Out IPA to compare.

This beer was poured into a glass from Gordon Biersch that held almost all 22 oz! Medium amber color; clear, 1" light tan head that was persistent throughout the drink with lacing on the sides. Has a lightly resinous aroma with a light citrus aroma but I find a the dominant aroma to be cotton candy-like. There is some caramel and malt aroma too. The mouth feel is medium to medium full bodied; normal carbonation. The initial or front taste is sweet malt with candy hops quickly followed by resinous hops followed by citrus - grapefruit mostly to me. My better half says it's very floral - very flowery overall. :-) The back end is a mild nice lingering bitterness.

This beer is totally different from Wipe Out IPA. Although this beer is also 7%, there are NO alcohol flavors. it's also not as spicy as Wipe Out - doesn't have that Amarillo hop spice in it. It's more typical "West Coast" but it's very good - very solid. I like it and will drink it again...and again.

Serving type: bottle

03-24-2013 04:06:51 | More by FlyingBull
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Jamison85

Indiana

5/5  rDev +23.2%

03-24-2013 02:50:45 | More by Jamison85
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HeyJim

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1.5%

03-24-2013 01:11:14 | More by HeyJim
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Lare453

Florida

4/5  rDev -1.5%

03-22-2013 13:04:48 | More by Lare453
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ncstateplaya

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -1.5%

03-21-2013 16:18:13 | More by ncstateplaya
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scootsmal

New York

4/5  rDev -1.5%

03-21-2013 15:52:51 | More by scootsmal
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RumHam

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

03-21-2013 13:53:13 | More by RumHam
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semaj

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

03-20-2013 23:37:54 | More by semaj
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jlindsey

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

03-20-2013 01:58:15 | More by jlindsey
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StefanosG

Florida

4/5  rDev -1.5%

03-20-2013 01:12:55 | More by StefanosG
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dayost

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

03-19-2013 19:20:38 | More by dayost
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imfrigginfly

Hawaii

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

03-18-2013 16:19:57 | More by imfrigginfly
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Qwest_35

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

03-18-2013 01:23:43 | More by Qwest_35
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MisSigsFan

California

4/5  rDev -1.5%

03-17-2013 01:41:52 | More by MisSigsFan
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Hopmeplease

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

03-16-2013 21:34:38 | More by Hopmeplease
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Adkins1203

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

03-16-2013 02:25:41 | More by Adkins1203
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JMD

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

03-16-2013 01:18:29 | More by JMD
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ilikebeer03

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

03-14-2013 18:57:22 | More by ilikebeer03
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alysmith4

District of Columbia

3.25/5  rDev -20%

03-14-2013 01:57:19 | More by alysmith4
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wmobley

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

03-13-2013 20:59:50 | More by wmobley
Big Eye IPA from Ballast Point Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 2,842 ratings.