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Big Star White IPA - Four String Brewing Company

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Big Star White IPABig Star White IPA

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BA SCORE
81
good

42 Ratings
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Ratings: 42
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 3.55
pDev: 10.99%
Wants: 2
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Four String Brewing Company visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian IPA |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: zimm421 on 08-24-2012)
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3.24/5  rDev -8.7%

bwarren82, Aug 28, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

Jmitchell3, Aug 07, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

durwood64, Aug 02, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

JohnnyMc, Aug 02, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

brandoncc10, Jul 29, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

JDeming, Jul 29, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

Chuffbomb, Jul 23, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

dwoolley1, Jul 15, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

prototypic, Jul 12, 2014
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4/5  rDev +12.7%

BuckeyePA, Jul 05, 2014
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4.01/5  rDev +13%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a crystal-clear light pale amber. 1/4" Bright white head fades to a white rim with a thin crust across the top of the glass. Visible small effervescence, and gobs of lacing left on the sides of the glass.

Aroma: Powerful grapefruit and resinous hops. Nice aroma. LEss malt in the background than even Fat Head's Headhunter.

Taste: Nice. This is a balanced IPA I can live with. Sweet, fruity arrival. Light maltiness with an earthy/yeasty taste across mid-palate, then a clean, hoppy finish.

Mouthfeel: Overall light sensation on the tongue. Slight, slight slickness.

Overall: This smells like an IPA but drinks like a wheat ale. Very much along the lines of a Bell's Oberon, but hoppier. Would definitely buy this again.

SaltofOH, Jul 05, 2014
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3.6/5  rDev +1.4%

mpolewan, Jun 21, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

GOBLIN, Jun 19, 2014
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3/5  rDev -15.5%

dlin0sbb, Jun 19, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

Bonis, Jun 16, 2014
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3.78/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

12 FL. OZ. can
Served in a tulip glass

A - It is golden colored with a slight haze. It is topped with a couple inches of white head.

S - I get some spiced pear with citrus notes.

T - The pear comes through in the taste first. Then I get some citrus. Then finish is bitter but not too bitter.

M - A bit thin.

O - I have had this beer on tap a couple times. I was happy to see it canned. It is an interesting beer. It reminds me of a hoppy Belgian pale ale. The canned version is not what I remembered the draft tasting like. It's definitely worth a try, and it's great to see another Ohio brewery canning.

buschbeer, Jun 14, 2014
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4/5  rDev +12.7%

GreenEggsHam1, Jun 07, 2014
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3.7/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

12 ounce can, I believe this was just canned a week or so ago. Served in a DFH IPA glass, the beer pours a hazy gold color with about a half inch off-white head. Head retention and lacing are both decent enough. The brew smells like wheat, citrusy hops (grapefruit, lemon peel), and some clove. I think the taste is just like the aroma, but there's also some tropical fruit and a bit of mango noticeable too. Mouthfeel/body is light/medium, it's a bit coating with moderate carbonation. It's also refreshing and easy to drink. I liked this brew, it's a good wheaty/citrusy IPA. A good summer beer! $8.99 a sixer.

bluejacket74, Jun 07, 2014
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Omnium, Jun 03, 2014
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3/5  rDev -15.5%

dank_hank, Apr 13, 2014
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Big Star White IPA from Four String Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 42 ratings.