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Long Weekend India Pale Ale - Big Bay Brewing Co.

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62 Ratings
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Ratings: 62
Reviews: 21
rAvg: 3.33
pDev: 16.82%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Big Bay Brewing Co. visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
English India Pale Ale (IPA) |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: cokes on 10-05-2011)
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Reviews by Strix:
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Strix

Wisconsin

4.03/5  rDev +21%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Golden orange, big initial head, nice lacing.

Fresh bread, floral hops, caramel, lilac?

Malty and bready, with hints of light fruits. Floral, piney finish.

Medium-thin mouthfeel.

Very solid offering here, I've definitely been impressed with Big Bay so far.

Serving type: bottle

01-07-2012 03:28:49 | More by Strix
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Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +12.6%

07-12-2014 20:08:16 | More by PickwickHopz
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Iowa

3/5  rDev -9.9%

06-17-2014 22:00:03 | More by jzlyo
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04-28-2014 00:41:22 | More by MTBrewr
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03-24-2014 18:44:10 | More by basili1250
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3/5  rDev -9.9%

03-15-2014 21:28:30 | More by pathead
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NicholasOfMKE

Wisconsin

2.75/5  rDev -17.4%

02-17-2014 05:22:17 | More by NicholasOfMKE
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3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

02-01-2014 18:49:37 | More by mfl620ks
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3/5  rDev -9.9%

02-01-2014 01:31:24 | More by Walletsworth
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CaryBrew92

Illinois

2.5/5  rDev -24.9%

12-30-2013 19:53:52 | More by CaryBrew92
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jwc215

Wisconsin

3.45/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours amber with a thin white head. Some trailing lace sticks.

The smell is of mild floral notes, a hint of cracker.

The taste is of sweet honey-like malt, a touch of caramel, finishing with mild bitter hop touch.

The body is on the lighter end of the spectrum, but not fizzy or watery. It is smooth and has a rather refreshing quality to it.

Not a bad brew. Interesting mix of hops - East Kent Golding, Centennial and Tettnanger. They could have been showcased more, but added enough bitterness to keep it just into IPA land. Rated as a mild "English" IPA, as I assume that that is what they were going for.

Serving type: bottle

12-13-2013 21:20:36 | More by jwc215
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DaveMiller

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

11-30-2013 22:04:07 | More by DaveMiller
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Eric908

South Dakota

3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

11-30-2013 00:53:28 | More by Eric908
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WoodBrew

Illinois

3.21/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

The Long Weekend IPA from Big Bay is a decent English style IPA...which is not my favorite style...but this beer was good. I will admit when I bought the bottle I was hoping for something similar to All Day IPA by Founders. Nevertheless, the beer poured a orangish clear with thin white head that is not leaving a lace. The scent and taste were bolstered by bittering hops....thinking East Kent. The mouthfeel is medium in body with subtle carbonation. Overall its decent.

Serving type: bottle

09-14-2013 00:24:20 | More by WoodBrew
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Endeavor11

Wisconsin

2.5/5  rDev -24.9%

09-11-2013 23:38:27 | More by Endeavor11
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tommy5

Michigan

3/5  rDev -9.9%

09-04-2013 17:59:13 | More by tommy5
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dhannes

Wisconsin

3.38/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a bottle into a Perfect Pint.

A=Rich, dark gold color with three finger white colored head that lasted over a minute.

S=At first, nothing...then a sweet smell, with a hint of almonds.

T=Rather complex...first sip reminded me of a standard lager, with some hops...later sips presented a buttery creaminess, some sweetness, and biscuit. Nice balance of malt and hops.

M=A bit too heavy, perhaps, and modest carbonation...bite made it a bit hard to drink quickly.

O=Lower hops profile than most other IPA's and rather drinkable, all things considered. if I had to drink and IPA, this would be considered.

Serving type: bottle

08-03-2013 23:37:02 | More by dhannes
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Washington

2/5  rDev -39.9%

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Illinois

3/5  rDev -9.9%

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BeerIndustry22111

Minnesota

2.84/5  rDev -14.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.75

A- Light Golden, slightly transparent,

S- Syrup, very little hop character, slight earth tones

T- Very little up front. Some caramel malt with a earth/citrus hop finish. Some lemon and possible grapefruit.

M- Lays loose on the palate. Any malt/hop character quickly fades.

O- There isn't much to say about this beer because there isn't much going on. What it does have going for it is that it is easy drinking; and the 5.5% ABV could qualify it as a sessionable IPA. However, all other sessionable IPA's I have had offer much more flavor. I think there could be a time and place for this beer, but it was rather disappointing. I could see drinking it on a lake or outdoors.

Serving type: bottle

07-06-2013 23:55:48 | More by BeerIndustry22111
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Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -2.4%

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Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +12.6%

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Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -2.4%

06-23-2013 09:01:49 | More by Kempski
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Illinois

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Long Weekend India Pale Ale from Big Bay Brewing Co.
77 out of 100 based on 62 ratings.