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Eye Be Use - Spider Bite Beer Company

Eye Be Use
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21 Ratings
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Ratings: 21
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 18.23%


Brewed by:
Spider Bite Beer Company
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  9.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: plaid75 on 10-27-2012)
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GreesyFizeek

New York

3.7/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

3 oz sample pour at AJ's Beer Warehouse in Henrietta, NY.

Pours a cloudy amber, with some haze, a one inch head, and not much lacing.

Smells include citrus fruits (grapefruit), caramel malts, and pine sap.

This is another maltier DIPA that I'm trying today. Some grainy, malty sweetness up front, reminiscent of caramel, followed by some nice piney and citrusy hop flavors. A little bit of lingering bitterness.

Light to medium body, crisp, dry finish. No alcohol present

First beer from this brewery. Not a knock your socks off DIPA, drinks more like a single IPA, really, in terms of hop flavor and alcohol. Still pretty good.

Serving type: on-tap

04-04-2014 23:41:04 | More by GreesyFizeek
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cosmicevan

New York

4.28/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

picked up a 16 oz growler fill locally earlier today (was told the keg was fresh when i asked). enjoyed from a blue point snifter globe.

a - brew poured a transparent deep amber orange with a generous 2+ finger foamy head. as the head evaporated, chunks of lacing clung to the glass. looks great.

s - smells of caramel hops. sticky pine cone with a nice malt back bone.

t - nice dank hop with an equally big caramel malt back bone. almost barleywine like in how it seems so jam packed with ingredients, but the flavor is spot on.

m - smooth, not as syrupy or thick as i would expect. kind of like a barleywine with an ipa body.

o - overall, another impressive beer from spider bite. great flavor, well integrated abv...good body. this is a beer that i will seek out again.

Serving type: growler

07-18-2013 02:17:15 | More by cosmicevan
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BlurryVisi0n

New York

3.93/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Served in a snifter.

Appearance: even light amber color, heavy bubbles on the body creating a thick white head at first that rose to roughly a full inch settling before dropping.

Smell: Light citrus, you feel the grapefruit...not bad just a little light.

Taste: Floral, nice and rosey if you ask me. Bitter by yet smooth, hops are strong but definitely don't overcome the beer.

Mouth: medium-heavy body, nice bitter finish.

Overall: good beer, got a lot more than what I was expecting. I have to also thank Shoreline beverage for carrying this gem, hope you all enjoy and keep drinking. Salud!

Serving type: growler

05-19-2013 03:43:02 | More by BlurryVisi0n
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Billolick

New York

3.96/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Growler filled at Yorktown (NY) Beverage.

Pours cloudy, lighter brown, nice looking fine film, and plentiful fields of sheeting. Nice looking brew.

Pine hop nose, on the muted side

Densly flavorful and well hopped IIPA. More pine and resins.

Smooth n' tasty. High quality all the way. Glad to get to enjoy it on draft.

Serving type: growler

03-23-2013 22:35:37 | More by Billolick
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plaid75

New York

3.8/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On draft at Tap and Barrel, Smithtown, NY.

The smell featured balmy tropical fruit like hop aromas coupled with a light sweetness.

The taste was hop driven, but in a softer sense. Elements of mango and pineapple dominated with a light clean caramel close behind.

The mouthfeel was full and relatively clean with no signs of ABV heat.

Overall an enjoyable and different DIPA.

Serving type: on-tap

10-27-2012 21:59:21 | More by plaid75
Eye Be Use from Spider Bite Beer Company
84 out of 100 based on 21 ratings.