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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

3,155 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 3,155
Reviews: 975
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 9.85%
Wants: 118
Gots: 294 | 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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 12-22-2000)
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3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

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4/5  rDev -1.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

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5/5  rDev +23.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

Bytemesis, Apr 10, 2012
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4.23/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I poured this beer into a pint glass, it has a copper body with a 1" white head. The smell is extremely hoppy and citrus. The taste is awesome, very piney and some citrus with a nice bitter hop bite. The mouth feel is great and overall this is really good tasting IPA,

chefhatt, Apr 10, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

xdefeatsy, Apr 08, 2012
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

rwilde, Apr 08, 2012
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4/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

It doesn't sound like high praise, but this is a good, above average AIPA. It looks good in the glass, with clarity, color and lots of lace. The aroma is good and strong enough.

The taste has the almost over the top hops one expects from the style. Bitter and slightly floral and piney. The aftertaste lingers nice and bitter.

I would seek Big Eye out and drink it again.

schoolboy, Apr 08, 2012
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

Lee45102, Apr 08, 2012
Big Eye IPA from Ballast Point Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 3,155 ratings.