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IPA - Big Elm Brewing

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82
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33 Ratings
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Ratings: 33
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 10.31%
Wants: 1
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Big Elm Brewing visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: WDJersey on 02-28-2013)
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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

This is a good example of an east coast IPA. It has a strong malt presence that lends a richness common with New England craft beers, but has an assertively bitter hop that's closer to it's western pals. I would recommend for someone new to New England beers.

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Very Enjoyable IPA that doesn't overpower the senses.
Appearance: Amber orange color with a 2" white lingering head. Good lacing.
Smell: Some citrus, some earthiness, but not that strong.
Taste: Some citrus, a hint of alcohol, but again, not a dominate "hop-head" type of beer
Mouthfeel: Good body, the right amount of carbonation.
Overall: at no point did I have any overwhelming positive or negative opinions about this beer. But, I drank it during an NCAA Game, finished the 22oz, and thought "I'd like another one of these." Don't overthink this one, just enjoy it.

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Cloudy, dirty gold liquid. The head is solid and it settles slowly. Lots of blanketing lace on the glass.

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IPA from Big Elm Brewing
82 out of 100 based on 33 ratings.