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Big Eye IPA - Ballast Point Brewing Company

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Big Eye IPABig Eye IPA

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3,482 Ratings

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Ratings: 3,482
Reviews: 1,016
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 9.61%
Wants: 142
Gots: 487 | 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:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 12-22-2000

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4.36/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured into pint glass

A. Orange/amber. Clear. Nice layer of white foam.

S. First hit is malt. Sweetness. Some pine. Floral aroma. Lemon zest. Hops.

T. Very malty. I like this. Sweet and zesty. Just follows the smell. Citrus peel. Floral and piney. There is a big bitter hop bomb in the end. This is amazing!

M. Medium but very thick and creamy for the style. Crisp. Finishes with a remarkable lingering hop bite.

O. Wow! Was not expecting this. Thinking this is the Jan to Sculpin's Marsha. Not the case. So good and balanced. Two sides - the malty sweet fruity to the enormous hop explosion. Super IPA!

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4.09/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Finally caught a Big Eye. It seems like Sculpins are easier to find around these parts.

A: Rich copper tone. One finger head. Some lacing.
S: Very faint nose: Malt, caramel & slightly boozy.
T: Along the lines of nose. Malty sweatness, slightly bitter finish. Not a lot of hops.
M: Light carbonation.
O: It doesn't taste much like your typical IPA. Less hop forward and more malt oriented. I am sure this one is fresh, so that's not the issue. Not a bad beer.

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3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

Big Eye IPA from Ballast Point Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 3,482 ratings.