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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

2,775 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 2,775
Reviews: 950
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 9.61%
Wants: 90
Gots: 183 | 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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3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

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California

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

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4/5  rDev -1.5%

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Connecticut

5/5  rDev +23.2%

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Florida

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

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Washington

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

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Texas

4/5  rDev -1.5%

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Florida

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

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Vermont

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

01-24-2013 19:31:04 | More by vtbeerandbud
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Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

01-24-2013 15:57:19 | More by baconman91
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California

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

01-24-2013 05:22:40 | More by OMsweetOM
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Larrydoherty

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -1.5%

01-24-2013 02:24:28 | More by Larrydoherty
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dcguitar

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -1.5%

01-23-2013 20:22:34 | More by dcguitar
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440kk

Ohio

4/5  rDev -1.5%

01-23-2013 03:50:20 | More by 440kk
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Alabama

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

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CloudStrife

New York

4.26/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

12oz bottle poured into a tulip. Best before 05/17/13.

A: Pours a clear golden amber with a 1.5 finger dense white head. A good amount of visible carbonation. No real lacing. Head remains as a thin covering.

S: First aroma on the nose is a grapefruity/citrus hop with a sweet malt backing. Pretty good earthiness to it.

T: Good bitterness in this IPA. Much more focused on the hops as opposed to the malts. Booze is well hidden.

M: Medium body with average carbonation. Perhaps a little thin but not too much so but not as nectary as others.

Overall a real tasty IPA. Love the full on hop approach. Not as full bodied or balanced as the Sculpin but I am certainly still a fan.

Serving type: bottle

01-22-2013 00:30:08 | More by CloudStrife
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Texas

3.25/5  rDev -20%

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Texas

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Texas

4/5  rDev -1.5%

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Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

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Texas

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

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California

4.75/5  rDev +17%

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Texas

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

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bluejacket74

Ohio

4.01/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 ounce bottle, label says enjoy before 2/12/13 so I know it has some age on it. Served in a Sam Adams Perfect Pint glass, the beer pours an orange/amber color with a half inch off-white head that stayed around for a while. There's also a good amount of lacing. Aroma is nice, the brew smells mostly like citrusy hops (grapefruit, mango, tropical fruit), along with some bready malt. It tastes mostly like citrusy and pine hops, and a bit of bready malt. Mouthfeel/body is medium, it's a little coating with moderate carbonation. It's also smooth and easy to drink. I think this is a good IPA, it's definitely worth trying!

Serving type: bottle

01-19-2013 01:06:32 | More by bluejacket74
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Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

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Big Eye IPA from Ballast Point Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 2,775 ratings.