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Bark Bite - Big Wood Brewery

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66 Ratings
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Ratings: 66
Reviews: 9
rAvg: 3.65
pDev: 10.68%
Wants: 1
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Big Wood Brewery visit their website
Minnesota, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Minn_Joe on 07-31-2013)
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FakeDeniro

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -11%

05-15-2014 15:40:04 | More by FakeDeniro
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XmnwildX12

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -17.8%

07-30-2014 03:37:58 | More by XmnwildX12
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Kunstman

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

07-24-2014 03:51:15 | More by Kunstman
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rwhitmore

Kansas

3.25/5  rDev -11%

07-04-2014 01:28:45 | More by rwhitmore
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beaversfan12

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

06-24-2014 05:39:25 | More by beaversfan12
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zenwatts

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

06-24-2014 03:37:14 | More by zenwatts
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SD-Alefan

South Dakota

4.01/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured from a 16 oz. can into a Sam Adams pint glass.

Fills the glass with a hazy straw/light orange color with a big, very foamy head. That head compacts down to an almost root beer-like density. It lingers a long time, nearly to the end of the glass and leaves some lacing behind as well.

The aroma is the best part of this brew. Big fruit smells. I get mango, candied fruits, citrus, floral notes and an underlying hint of onion and pepper. Very nice.

This is a pretty tasty IPA. Big bitter and candied fruit up front with some bitter grapefruit, lemon zest backing it up. I also taste a little bit of onion and just a hint of cattiness. It has a nice, drying bitter finish that lasts a long time.

The mouthfeel is about right; medium and a little sticky.

Overall, this impressed and surprised me. Tastier and more layered than I had expected.
Well done.

Serving type: can

06-20-2014 21:19:19 | More by SD-Alefan
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MattyG85

Minnesota

4.16/5  rDev +14%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 16 oz. can into a Surly tulip glass.

Appearance: Pours a cloudy golden orange with a lot of rising bubbles. Huge three finger off white head with good retention. Leaves a good amount of lacing.

Smell: A crisp and juicy hop forward aroma with big hints of citrus fruit and grass. Upfront citrus hops with hints of grapefruit, orange peel, lemon, mango, pineapple, and apricot. Earthy and floral hops with hints of grass and pine. Solid malt presence with hints of grains, caramel, biscuit, cracker, and yeast. A pretty solid IPA aroma.

Taste: Like the nose, a juicy and grassy hop driven taste with big notes of citrus and grass. Citrus hops with upfront juicy notes of grapefruit, orange peel, mango, apricot, lemon, and pineapple. Big presence of earthy hops with notes of grass and pine. Good malt backing with notes of caramel, grains, cracker, biscuit, and yeast. A pretty nice taste.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with a moderate level of carbonation. Juicy and fairly oily with a drying finish.

Overall: A pretty good take on a West Coast style IPA. Lots of citrus and grass taste with a nice dryness.

Serving type: can

05-26-2014 06:03:01 | More by MattyG85
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jwerner23

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

05-24-2014 23:06:47 | More by jwerner23
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tbone64

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +9.6%

05-24-2014 17:35:44 | More by tbone64
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Czequershuus

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

05-21-2014 05:01:30 | More by Czequershuus
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mrjbrown27

South Dakota

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

05-16-2014 22:16:19 | More by mrjbrown27
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nickfl

Florida

4/5  rDev +9.6%

04-10-2014 22:34:29 | More by nickfl
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SlightlyGrey

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

04-06-2014 01:27:32 | More by SlightlyGrey
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KarlHungus

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -11%

03-31-2014 01:51:24 | More by KarlHungus
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CWhite

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

03-29-2014 22:20:26 | More by CWhite
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DaveMiller

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

03-29-2014 00:56:07 | More by DaveMiller
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billhelm

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

03-25-2014 16:45:42 | More by billhelm
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karlt

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

03-23-2014 03:45:52 | More by karlt
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jimmah120

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

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PickwickHopz

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

03-17-2014 12:54:10 | More by PickwickHopz
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Hopstout

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -17.8%

03-13-2014 21:01:17 | More by Hopstout
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capuchinpilates

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +16.4%

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SjConroy

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

02-24-2014 21:29:16 | More by SjConroy
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Cooper

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -17.8%

02-16-2014 21:18:31 | More by Cooper
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Bark Bite from Big Wood Brewery
83 out of 100 based on 66 ratings.