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GINORMOUS - Gigantic Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
89
very good

83 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 83
Reviews: 13
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 8.68%
Wants: 3
Gots: 10 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Gigantic Brewing Company visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.80% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: memphischas on 04-05-2014)
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Photo of ryannosaurus
3.96/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

22oz bomber poured to shaker pint

Pours a hazy reddiish gold, with less than a finger of off white head, dies down to a film.

Smell is an attractive citrus melange... orange, grapefruit and a little pine.

Flavor follows the nose, a bit more piney. Balanced to the bitter side, but not over the top. Malt notes are subdued, but there is a rockin' hot alcohol burn.

Mouthfeel seems a little thing for an IIPA... sneakily drinkable for almost 9%

Overall a very nice elixir that should meet with approval from many hopheads. A bit lacking in malt character and body, but hard to hold that against a beer so well hopped

Photo of ctwybeerguy
4.01/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of ChrisComparetto
4/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Fatehunter
4.16/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a half finger of head on a clear darker straw body.
The aroma is lots of citrus: lemon, grapefruit, orange; plus some pine.
The taste is super drinkable. Moderate pine bitterness with some mango and pineapple to mellow it out.
The texture is crisp.
An outstanding IIPA and almost too easy to drink.

Photo of alexsergio
4/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of EuphonicHops
4.56/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Krice99
3.76/5  rDev -6.7%

Photo of Localdrinklax
4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

Photo of BcOneSeven
4/5  rDev -0.7%

Photo of GilGarp
4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

Bomber served fresh and cold into a shaker pint glass.

Ginormous (great name, by the way) is a slightly hazy pale copper color. The head is thick with good retention and lacing.

Aroma is super hoppy and fresh with tons of grapefruity citrus.

Flavor is bold and full of great hop character. It's got all the citrus you could want plus plenty of pine. There is a good and simple malt bill to keep the bitterness in check but it's still a hop bomb.

Mouthfeel is medium bodied, well carbonated, and drinkable for the style.

Overall an excellent double IPA and worth getting again.

Photo of Valleyview06
4/5  rDev -0.7%

Photo of 2GOOFY
4/5  rDev -0.7%

Photo of jakecattleco
3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

Photo of leansean88
4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

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4/5  rDev -0.7%

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4/5  rDev -0.7%

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4/5  rDev -0.7%

Photo of KAP72
3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

Photo of Hopheadjeffery
4/5  rDev -0.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

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4/5  rDev -0.7%

Photo of CFH_101Proof
2.73/5  rDev -32.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Photo of brewandbbq
4/5  rDev -0.7%

22oz non-dated bottle, picked up in Boulder Co.

Pours hazy, dark gold with an inch-plus head of white. A solid skim coat for the duration with plenty of tattered lacing.

Aromatics lead off with citrus and pine. Hints of peach, mango, and apricot. Not very pungent or floral, or perhaps just faded.

Medium bodied with a crisp, tacky mouthfeel.

Bright citrus fruit starts the palate. Heavy on the mango and apricot with shades of melon and tangerine. Light malt and drying with low bitterness.

Finishes with lingering tropical hops, a trace of biscuity malt and, and a faint bitterness.

I can tell this beer has potential, especially a fresh example.

Photo of Kevlee722
4.24/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Golden bright orange edges. Two fingers of creamy white head. incredible lacing. Lots of citrus, bit of pine and grass on the nose. Solid malt bill, biscuity. Hops obviously lead the way on flavor. Orange peel, pine, juicy and pithy hops, bitter dry finish. Nice tight carbonation, medium body. Very drinkable. This is a great offering from gigantic, readily available in the NW, look forward to trying more of their beers.

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GINORMOUS from Gigantic Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 83 ratings.