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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

2,781 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 2,781
Reviews: 950
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 9.61%
Wants: 90
Gots: 185 | 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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bigred89

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

01-05-2013 20:50:30 | More by bigred89
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JeffreyJDavis

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

01-05-2013 16:51:46 | More by JeffreyJDavis
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jacewg

District of Columbia

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

01-04-2013 06:44:12 | More by jacewg
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blackcloud

Alaska

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

01-03-2013 22:19:45 | More by blackcloud
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iKasey

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

01-03-2013 05:58:28 | More by iKasey
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LJWalker

Alabama

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

01-03-2013 05:07:31 | More by LJWalker
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MacQ32

South Carolina

3.9/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Pours a hazy golden/light amber color with a solid finger of cream colored head. Decent retention, a full layer remains across the surface about 5 minutes later. Very nice lacing.

S - Lots and lots of citrusy hops. Grapefruit, mango, and passion fruit. Slightly tart and bready. Citrus really dominates the nose.

T - Bitter, sweet, and citrusy. The hops have a nice resinous quality to them. Citrus is still very much present but is less aggressive in the taste. Dry and bitter initially; grapefruit, resin, and a mild but welcome alcohol burn take over through the finish which is mostly dry/bitter/alcohol.

M - Medium bodied, appropriate carbonation. Rather refreshing as I find most dry & hoppy beers

O - Very good, kind of one dimensional, but its a very good dimension.

Serving type: bottle

01-02-2013 23:29:40 | More by MacQ32
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jmutoml757

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

01-01-2013 20:44:55 | More by jmutoml757
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troegaarden

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +23.2%

12-31-2012 23:02:39 | More by troegaarden
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Davihaw

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

12-31-2012 22:59:20 | More by Davihaw
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cletusdog

California

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

12-31-2012 05:31:01 | More by cletusdog
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spoonhawk

Iowa

3/5  rDev -26.1%

12-28-2012 22:24:44 | More by spoonhawk
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BigGingDrinker

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -1.5%

12-27-2012 03:24:57 | More by BigGingDrinker
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csmartin6

New York

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

12-26-2012 20:57:26 | More by csmartin6
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sloelco

California

4/5  rDev -1.5%

12-25-2012 22:32:53 | More by sloelco
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bdoggboston

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

12-23-2012 21:31:16 | More by bdoggboston
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Kmccabe33

Georgia

4/5  rDev -1.5%

12-23-2012 04:21:47 | More by Kmccabe33
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cliff1066

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

12-22-2012 22:09:46 | More by cliff1066
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Pecan

California

3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

12-20-2012 07:45:01 | More by Pecan
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InVinoVeritas

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -1.5%

12-20-2012 01:40:31 | More by InVinoVeritas
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arfenhouse

California

4/5  rDev -1.5%

12-19-2012 19:23:17 | More by arfenhouse
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mdterps

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

12-19-2012 01:02:52 | More by mdterps
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jgluck

California

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

12-17-2012 23:05:43 | More by jgluck
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JellyJacket

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -20%

12-17-2012 02:42:38 | More by JellyJacket
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TX-Badger

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

12-16-2012 23:28:00 | More by TX-Badger
Big Eye IPA from Ballast Point Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 2,781 ratings.