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Galaxy IPA - Big Muddy Brewing

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68 Ratings
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Ratings: 68
Reviews: 12
rAvg: 3.58
pDev: 14.25%
Wants: 4
Gots: 4 | 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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05-03-2014 23:10:17 | More by TimHitchings
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4/5  rDev +11.7%

05-01-2014 22:57:29 | More by jscheuf
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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

04-02-2014 17:06:35 | More by Whiskeydeez
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New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

04-02-2014 03:06:32 | More by erialbill
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Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

03-14-2014 01:07:24 | More by Sammy
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Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +11.7%

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Missouri

3/5  rDev -16.2%

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New Jersey

2.5/5  rDev -30.2%

01-02-2014 17:51:07 | More by Dougwillhike
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jsurfs82

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

12-25-2013 16:13:49 | More by jsurfs82
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RussBeercier

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

12-14-2013 23:50:17 | More by RussBeercier
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JimmyCop

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -16.2%

11-27-2013 23:32:42 | More by JimmyCop
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Missouri

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

11-08-2013 00:42:26 | More by Eaglefan344
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Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

09-30-2013 01:10:54 | More by Norseman
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thinwhiteduke

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

09-17-2013 00:29:24 | More by thinwhiteduke
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durlta

Iowa

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

09-04-2013 03:21:00 | More by durlta
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Ohio

3/5  rDev -16.2%

07-24-2013 03:48:38 | More by seanhug
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SadMachine

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

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New Jersey

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StonedTrippin

Colorado

3.8/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

never heard of these guys before, but was pretty happy with this galaxy ipa, a hop I think should be used more widely. this pours a hazy brass color, pushing burnt orange, with a sensational white head that's tall and permanent, leaving sexy rings as it drinks. the galaxy hops are immediately apparent on the nose, sharp and fruity, almost with a bubblegum character, but still citric at the same time. more malt than we probably need here in nose, taste, and body, it crowds out the interesting hops a little more than it should, but its good pale malt and aside from making this beer a little less drinkable, it doesn't really hurt it too much. great hop journey in this one, moving from fruity to bitter and back again to zesty citrus fruit, a very well hopped brew. the alcohol and the body make it a one and done bomber for me, and the carbonation is a bit strong, but the flavors of this beer are its best assets, as they should be in any beer. a great introduction to big muddy brewing for me, I will be looking to get my hands on some more of their stuff, and this is further proof that the galaxy hop needs more exposure, maybe my next homebrew...

Serving type: bottle

06-21-2013 13:15:56 | More by StonedTrippin
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Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

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facundoCNB

New Jersey

3.89/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

a dark copper pour with 2 fingers of fluffy white head leaving behind excellent amounts of lacing. smells of caramel, bready malt and lots of grassy and floral hops, along with a wonderful grapefruit-like citrus. a very bready tasting english style ipa with a nice hop selection. slightly bitter, mostly sweet. lots of bready biscuity notes, caramel, with a light grapefruit flavor, and grassy/herbal hops.
medium body with a creamy mouthfeel, moderate carbonation.

a nice ipa, doesn't feel like it's all too fresh, but still hoppy to the point where i can feel what they were going for. not a bad beer, more leaning towards an english style ipa rather than the overhopped american. not a bad value for about $5 per 22oz

Serving type: bottle

05-06-2013 00:16:23 | More by facundoCNB
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Galaxy IPA from Big Muddy Brewing
81 out of 100 based on 68 ratings.