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Long Weekend India Pale Ale - Big Bay Brewing Co.

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64 Ratings
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Ratings: 64
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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3.75/5  rDev +12.6%

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3/5  rDev -9.9%

jzlyo, Jun 17, 2014
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3/5  rDev -9.9%

MTBrewr, Apr 28, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +12.6%

basili1250, Mar 24, 2014
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3/5  rDev -9.9%

pathead, Mar 15, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -17.4%

NicholasOfMKE, Feb 17, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

mfl620ks, Feb 01, 2014
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3/5  rDev -9.9%

Walletsworth, Feb 01, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -24.9%

CaryBrew92, Dec 30, 2013
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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.

jwc215, Dec 13, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

DaveMiller, Nov 30, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +5.1%

Eric908, Nov 30, 2013
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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.

WoodBrew, Sep 14, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -24.9%

Endeavor11, Sep 12, 2013
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3/5  rDev -9.9%

tommy5, Sep 04, 2013
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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.

dhannes, Aug 04, 2013
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2/5  rDev -39.9%

leedorham, Jul 31, 2013
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3/5  rDev -9.9%

MidwestBA, Jul 28, 2013
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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.

BeerIndustry22111, Jul 07, 2013
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enelson, Jun 28, 2013
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Kempski, Jun 23, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +12.6%

Davit, Jun 04, 2013
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Long Weekend India Pale Ale from Big Bay Brewing Co.
77 out of 100 based on 64 ratings.