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Gigantic IPA - Gigantic Brewing Company

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Gigantic IPAGigantic IPA

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BA SCORE
86
very good

261 Ratings
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Ratings: 261
Reviews: 63
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 9.38%
Wants: 9
Gots: 21 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Gigantic Brewing Company visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: DaftCaskBC on 06-05-2012)
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StonedTrippin

Colorado

3.98/5  rDev +3.6%

a very nice brew, but to me, closer to a good hoppy american pale than a true ipa, not quite ad big and bold, and certainly nowhere near as bitter as the industry standard. shiny penny tint to a rather flush golden brew. three quarters of an inch of white head, well layered lace. the nose is a fruity side of hops, some mild grapefruit, but almost candied, its not real bitter but has that nice zesty freshness. a light honey sweetness from the malt, but rather nondescript as far as the grain is concerned. the hops are all throughout this beer, not just in the finish, and while they arent bitter, they are flavorful and delicious, some sappy piney flavors, a little christmas tree in here, but again, no bitterness and a rather zippy quick finish for the style. medium bodied, and i would never ever guess this was 7.3% abv. It drinks like 5%. easy carbonation, light on the palate, and very drinkable. also at just 5 bucks a bomber, its a good every day brew, more a pale than an ipa though, but one i hope sticks around in colorado.

05-15-2014 18:57:43 | More by StonedTrippin
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ONovoMexicano

New Mexico

4/5  rDev +4.2%

05-13-2014 17:15:17 | More by ONovoMexicano
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VanMilder

New Mexico

4.05/5  rDev +5.5%

Hazy appearance, but acceptable. Orange ish/copper color. Big citrus aromas backed by subtle spice and perfumey notes, the centennial and cascade are the stars of the dh addition, simcoe didn't come through as much as would have liked. Nice bitterness that isn't overwhelming, I'm guessing that centennial and crystal are the featured bittering hops. Great, almost creamy mouth feel, appropriate carbonation. Solid from start to finish.

05-12-2014 18:55:08 | More by VanMilder
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Madskill

California

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

05-10-2014 03:25:25 | More by Madskill
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Gobzilla

California

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

05-05-2014 22:09:16 | More by Gobzilla
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tjcamm

Oregon

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

05-03-2014 22:45:36 | More by tjcamm
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TMoney2591

Illinois

3.39/5  rDev -11.7%

Served in a tumbler.

If one free beer is good, two is even better, right? This stuff pours a clear sunset brass topped by a finger of lightly off-white foam. The nose comprises pine sap, sweet flowers, light orange zest, light candied lemon peel, and sweet caramel throughout the background. The taste leans heavily toward the pine sap, some new grass, and the dried rinds of the aforementioned fruits. The caramel also comes across a bit drier, almost flaky-tasting. What results is a strange blend of varying bitternesses that all clash with one another. The body is a light medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a drying finish. Overall, a decent IPA, but one whose bitterness just doesn't sit well with me.

05-01-2014 22:24:04 | More by TMoney2591
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raulstotle12

California

4/5  rDev +4.2%

04-30-2014 23:36:18 | More by raulstotle12
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StJamesGate

New York

4.03/5  rDev +4.9%

Tawny amber with off white finger of film.
Big sugared tangerine nose – yum!
Dried apricot on white toasted sliced pan with light pine, canned orange slices, passionfruit, and floral hops.
Guava end and clean waxy finish.
Lt-med, oily, good bit of cling when it warms.

Light and orangey – Centennial over Simcoe (which shows as maybe a bit of passionfruit.) Never hints at 7.3%. Not the most complex, but bright, balanced, and moreish. An above average PDX IPA.

04-30-2014 23:36:09 | More by StJamesGate
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Norseman

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

04-15-2014 12:43:39 | More by Norseman
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chossboss

Oregon

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

04-05-2014 02:08:16 | More by chossboss
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DDII


4/5  rDev +4.2%

04-03-2014 23:21:34 | More by DDII
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Paige

California

3/5  rDev -21.9%

04-03-2014 18:18:28 | More by Paige
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IAmSam

California

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

04-03-2014 05:56:13 | More by IAmSam
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VanKieft

Oregon

4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

03-22-2014 20:36:13 | More by VanKieft
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OnryAndMean

New York

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

03-16-2014 17:47:27 | More by OnryAndMean
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Kurmaraja

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

03-15-2014 22:14:08 | More by Kurmaraja
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oso

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

03-13-2014 06:23:42 | More by oso
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jgunther71

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

03-11-2014 23:35:05 | More by jgunther71
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krome

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

03-11-2014 22:13:00 | More by krome
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ygtbsm94

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

03-09-2014 20:25:56 | More by ygtbsm94
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Niceroad77

British Columbia (Canada)

4/5  rDev +4.2%

02-28-2014 03:04:53 | More by Niceroad77
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jaydoc

Kansas

4/5  rDev +4.2%

02-22-2014 17:46:57 | More by jaydoc
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Booner818

California

4/5  rDev +4.2%

02-22-2014 04:26:43 | More by Booner818
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Iowacraft

Iowa

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

02-20-2014 04:21:07 | More by Iowacraft
Gigantic IPA from Gigantic Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 261 ratings.