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Big Whig - Noble Ale Works

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BA SCORE
86
very good

153 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 153
Reviews: 14
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 10.97%
Wants: 1
Gots: 15 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Noble Ale Works visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.80% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: UCLABrewN84 on 10-03-2012)
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Nearly crystal clear body, with a bright amber orange body color. Nice thin and minimal carbonation lines, with a three finger head that is creamy bright white with soapy retention. A little bit of staying power, but manages to sink a little quickly, with spotty lacing.

Great hop aroma. Juiced up tropical notes, hints of peach, tangerine juicy orange, and mint warmth. Subtle sweetness, with a bit of chewy action. An interesting bit of earthy smoke is on this as well too. Real nice delicious bouquet on this guy.

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Big Whig from Noble Ale Works
86 out of 100 based on 153 ratings.