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Arcus IPA - Big Storm Brewing Company

Not Rated.
Arcus IPAArcus IPA

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BA SCORE
86
very good

16 Reviews
THE BROS
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Reviews: 16
Hads: 117
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 10.77%
Wants: 1
Gots: 30 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Big Storm Brewing Company visit their website
Florida, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: RblWthACoz on 10-20-2013

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Reviews: 16 | Hads: 117
Reviews by TR0219:
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3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

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Photo of Llcruserll
4.26/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Bitter and hoppy! The flavor of this wonderful IPA is almost to the bitterness of a double IPA. The aroma is awesome, hoppy hoppy hoppy. I can't believe the alcohol isn't above 8 percent. This is an exceptional IPA with lots of wonderful hoppy bitterness. One of the better IPAs I have had in awhile, little did I know this brewery is only a hour away. I will drink this beer any day! (384 characters)

Photo of DMACH
3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

Pretty good all around IPA nice brass color. Went well with the ground beef chorizo burger and curry chips. Held it's own and didn't over power the meal (154 characters)

Photo of SaCkErZ9
3.31/5  rDev -15.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

I had this on tap at Prime Bar in Wesley Chapel, FL. I saw that this was local and an IPA so I had to give it a shot. A decent beer, but nowhere near a 5.

Pours the typical caramel malt color with a nice, stiff white head on top. Aroma is slightly hoppy with a large malt backbone. A bit of rancidity is in the nose, almost like a green apple aroma. The green apple isn't as prevalent in the flavor, but there is still something slightly off. Grapefruit hops with a large pine dose in the flavor. Mouthfeel is medium bodied and well balanced.

I had one of these and then followed this one up immediately with a Jai Alai and the differences are night and day. A decent beer from a local brewer. If Jai Alai is on draft, I would choose JA every time. (752 characters)

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3.26/5  rDev -16.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.72/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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4.2/5  rDev +7.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

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3.96/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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4.02/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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3.48/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

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3.64/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of tone77
3.6/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a 12 oz. can. Has a pretty orange/light brown color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is of citrus hops. Taste is hoppy, pine, some citrus, mild bitterness, easy drinking. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall is a solid beer. (239 characters)

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4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.79/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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3.94/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.59/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.52/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.88/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.82/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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4.2/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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3.95/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4.08/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.67/5  rDev +19.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

My favorite local IPA. Great job guys!!! (40 characters)

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Arcus IPA from Big Storm Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 16 ratings.