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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: 91
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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fredmugs

Indiana

2.1/5  rDev -48.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

This is my first Ballast Point beer and it is horrible. I don't know if it went bad somehow. It has a date of Dec 5, 2012 and I bought it from Halftime but all of the other beers I have drank from there are great.

The beer has no hop smell at all. I detect and taste the maltiness but that's not doing much for me either. Very disappointing.

Serving type: bottle

11-22-2012 00:25:36 | More by fredmugs
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Boone757

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

11-21-2012 19:50:12 | More by Boone757
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hlatimer266

Oregon

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

11-20-2012 13:45:46 | More by hlatimer266
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jonas

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

11-20-2012 04:12:44 | More by jonas
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

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sw2112

North Carolina

5/5  rDev +23.2%

11-18-2012 02:40:50 | More by sw2112
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LCannon4

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

11-16-2012 15:54:54 | More by LCannon4
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HoppyPeteSkolnik31

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

11-15-2012 19:39:14 | More by HoppyPeteSkolnik31
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sneaks2210

New York

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

11-14-2012 21:37:31 | More by sneaks2210
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hopnerd

Australia

4/5  rDev -1.5%

11-14-2012 09:51:37 | More by hopnerd
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gshak

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

11-13-2012 15:48:42 | More by gshak
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BenHesk12

California

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

11-13-2012 07:27:47 | More by BenHesk12
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rm9679

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

11-13-2012 00:58:41 | More by rm9679
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fishburn


3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

11-12-2012 22:06:44 | More by fishburn
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nUgZ

North Carolina

4.48/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

12 ounce bottle poured into a pint glass.

A: Slightly hazy amber color with a 1 finger head and nice lacing.

S: Very refreshing and inviting smell. Floral and citrus hops with some very faint malt in the background.

T: Much like the smell, the first thing you taste is the hops...sweet and floral. The malts provide a nice balance. It's not overly bitter and could be enjoyed by a wide range of people.

M: Medium bodied with moderate carbonation and a nice tingle. Very refreshing.

O: I'm quite impressed with this offering from Ballast Point. I opened this bottle before the Sculpin because I think I'll like the Sculpin better and I didn't want to short change the Big Eye. I'm glad I did. This is a well-balanced and very drinkable IPA. Well done!

Serving type: bottle

11-12-2012 22:02:16 | More by nUgZ
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Flyboyman

Virginia

4/5  rDev -1.5%

11-12-2012 04:30:30 | More by Flyboyman
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tgreenwood4

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +17%

11-11-2012 08:30:52 | More by tgreenwood4
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hilgart1

Illinois

4/5  rDev -1.5%

11-11-2012 03:38:54 | More by hilgart1
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DeadGuyRyan

Ohio

5/5  rDev +23.2%

11-11-2012 02:48:19 | More by DeadGuyRyan
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tleifj


4/5  rDev -1.5%

11-10-2012 19:56:44 | More by tleifj
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Cadusk

California

3.25/5  rDev -20%

11-10-2012 02:05:50 | More by Cadusk
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RhodyNative

California

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

11-09-2012 18:31:47 | More by RhodyNative
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Beerbuddy21

California

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

11-09-2012 05:57:11 | More by Beerbuddy21
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inspektor

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -1.5%

11-09-2012 00:20:39 | More by inspektor
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t0rin0

California

4/5  rDev -1.5%

11-08-2012 19:24:43 | More by t0rin0
Big Eye IPA from Ballast Point Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 2,781 ratings.