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Big Eye IPA - Ballast Point Brewing Company

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Big Eye IPABig Eye IPA

Educational use only; do not reuse.

3,487 Ratings

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Ratings: 3,487
Reviews: 1,016
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 9.61%
Wants: 144
Gots: 496 | 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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The best India Pale Ale I ever drank till now!

IPA of dark orange color and nice foam. I hope it could make just a bigger foam.
Outstanding citric and hoppy smell, but not easy to distinguish details.
Oh, but when you taste it, you can distinguish them. Fruity flavours of acerola (Malpighia glabra) and orange (sweet ones) and other subtle flavours like pineapple and plum. You can feel the hops quite well too.
Mouthfeel is a bit creamy, dry and of perfect bitterness in the end. The beer has also a great body.

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good ipa, poured into pint glass with orange golden color. aromas are very herbal and musky. taste has some grapefruit bitterness, and tropical fruits, mango etc. really clean drinking and solid. a good standard IPA, not quite sculpin, actaually very different

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Poured from a 12 oz bottle into my Michelob tulip glass

Appearance: Deep copper color with a good solid finger of foam, good lacing

Aroma: Orange and grapefruit with sweet malts. .

Taste: There is a bready malt with some sweetness that competes with orange and grapefruit zest flavors. Slight pine flavor.

Mouthfeel: Fuller body but very clean. there is very little lingering flavor on the tongue.

Overall: Overall this is good but not great. It certainly tastes well made but I am not a fan of the sweetness in this IPA.

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Big Eye IPA from Ballast Point Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 3,487 ratings.