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Galaxy IPA - Big Muddy Brewing

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90 Ratings
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Ratings: 90
Reviews: 18
rAvg: 3.61
pDev: 14.4%
Wants: 4
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Big Muddy Brewing visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Australian Galaxy & American Cascade Hops create an intense hop aroma and flavor balanced with a medium malt body yielding a very drinkable American-style India Pale Ale.

60 IBU

(Beer added by: mtlasley on 09-21-2012)
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1.25/5  rDev -65.4%

nontastic, Jun 19, 2014
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2/5  rDev -44.6%

rlphilli, Aug 27, 2014
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2.3/5  rDev -36.3%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

A very hazy orange body with a bright light center. Four fingers of white bubbles rapidly dropped to one, then settled. Good dense lacing.

Citrus aroma with some pine and a whiff of cleanser. Not overly assertive.

Sweet beginning with a sloppy dose of malt that slides around the tongue instead of building a foundation. A quick fleeting note of citrus. Then it's all bitter. There is good bitter and bad bitter. This is not good bitter. And it lingers on and on.

Light-medium mouthfeel. Acceptable.

A one note IPA and that one note is not exactly the closing note of "A Day in the Life". An inexpensive bomber that wasn't worth the price. Not recommended.

RonfromJersey, Mar 10, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -30.7%

Dougwillhike, Jan 02, 2014
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3/5  rDev -16.9%

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JimmyCop, Nov 27, 2013
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bdn72, Jan 02, 2013
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Kahlstrom, Jan 12, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -10%

A brewery opened minutes away from my alma mater Southern Illinois University mere months after I graduated, such sweet sorrow. I've had a few beers from Big Muddy all pretty good none too overwhelming including this one, a very good run of the mill IPA very subtle for 7.5, I had a couple IPAs before this one so maybe my palate is hop scorched but it tastes very light and thin, a nice bitter after glow but very little mouth feel and not a good head a little lacing a very melancholy gold color. Great to see Southern Illinois on the map but could be better.

LANDRY, Aug 31, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -10%

chu33, Jul 13, 2014
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Norseman, Sep 30, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -3%

RussBeercier, Dec 14, 2013
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Galaxy IPA from Big Muddy Brewing
82 out of 100 based on 90 ratings.