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Big Nose IPA - Swamp Head Brewery

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Big Nose IPABig Nose IPA

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

161 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

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Ratings: 161
Reviews: 33
rAvg: 4.05
pDev: 9.38%
Wants: 11
Gots: 13 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Swamp Head Brewery visit their website
Florida, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: drabmuh on 12-23-2009)
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Willowdunn


5/5  rDev +23.5%

07-30-2012 00:04:41 | More by Willowdunn
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GatorBeer

Florida

5/5  rDev +23.5%

12-17-2011 15:01:25 | More by GatorBeer
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Jerone

Florida

4.8/5  rDev +18.5%

A - Cloudy orange and amber with a nice fairly creamy head, awesome lacing, gorgeous beer.

S - Smells of citrusey grapefruit and hops, smells great.

T - Very tasty, citrus grapefruit and a bitter hop bite. A taste of bitter hops and some citrus stick in your mouth. A small malt backbone is there to provide a touch of balance but this beer is about the hops and they are fantastic.

M - medium bodied, coats your mouth with delicious hoppy goodness, medium carbonation.

O - Great beer, exactly what I want out of this type of beer. If I ever see this on tap I get it.

06-27-2011 18:55:27 | More by Jerone
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malonelocke

Florida

4.75/5  rDev +17.3%

07-29-2013 16:28:51 | More by malonelocke
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twizzbeatz

Florida

4.75/5  rDev +17.3%

04-02-2012 06:11:35 | More by twizzbeatz
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jme015

Florida

4.75/5  rDev +17.3%

09-13-2013 14:38:16 | More by jme015
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danielc103


4.75/5  rDev +17.3%

12-08-2012 21:24:21 | More by danielc103
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bloodysundae


4.56/5  rDev +12.6%

08-24-2014 20:45:06 | More by bloodysundae
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mullenite

Florida

4.53/5  rDev +11.9%

Counter pressure filled bottle from the brewery.

Glassware - Allagash Tulip

Appearance - Dark copper in color with initially a two-finger white head that falls down to a thin cap covering the entire beer. Nice lacing on the glass. A little dark for an IPA, closer to an amber/red ale in appearance. Still a fine looking beer.

Nose - Big fruity hop aroma in the nose. Lots of mango, pineapple and citrus (orange and tangerine). Smells a LOT like Hopslam.

Taste - Lots of hop flavor with light bitterness on the swallow. The flavor again is primarily fruity with a nice pine bittering note. Not a lot of malt character but very complex hop flavors.

Mouthfeel - Medium bodied with moderate-light carbonation. Nice resinous finish I expect from an IPA.

Overall - Very good, dangerously drinkable IPA. If it were a little lighter in color it would be near perfect. Great beer.

02-24-2010 03:10:40 | More by mullenite
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wo87810

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

03-07-2012 22:51:53 | More by wo87810
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powpig2002

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

09-08-2012 01:37:58 | More by powpig2002
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MightiestBeard

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

03-29-2014 01:55:44 | More by MightiestBeard
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chasedaway


4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

06-11-2012 23:46:01 | More by chasedaway
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Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

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bdoggboston

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

02-26-2013 03:46:15 | More by bdoggboston
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GoGata

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

03-16-2013 23:39:22 | More by GoGata
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NinetyNineBottles

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

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Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

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Poppellian

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

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wertschy

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

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mrsimm

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

04-27-2012 23:25:39 | More by mrsimm
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LittleJoe


4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

03-04-2013 21:40:12 | More by LittleJoe
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EricBirch

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

08-26-2014 15:37:52 | More by EricBirch
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Thors_Bounty

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

08-20-2014 23:34:07 | More by Thors_Bounty
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mkomalley

Illinois

4.45/5  rDev +9.9%

*We let the beer sit at room temperature for ~20 minutes before tasting*

Into the glass very little lacing, medium carbonation--may be due to the growler. Cloudy, gold/copper color. In the nose strong grapefruit and pine--very pronounced aroma. On the palate, bright grapefruit notes--strong hops with an appropriate malty backbone. A well balanced IPA.

04-18-2010 06:42:51 | More by mkomalley
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Big Nose IPA from Swamp Head Brewery
90 out of 100 based on 161 ratings.