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La Frontera | Big Bend Brewing Co.

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Reviews:
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Ratings:
42
Avg:
3.15
pDev:
38.73%
 
 
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La FronteraLa Frontera
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Big Bend Brewing Co.
Texas, United States | website

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.80%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by DillanWeems on 10-20-2013

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Reviews: 8 | Ratings: 42
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Photo of phatsmackey
3.47/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

Photo of LXIXME
4/5  rDev +27%

Photo of jheezee
3.25/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of zonker17
3.52/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Magery
3.21/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of vickersspitfire
3.16/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Appearance: Mildly hazy with a dark golden center and light golden towards the outer edges. The head is thick, fluffy lasts for several minutes and creates a very thin lacing around he glass.
Smell: grapefruit, lemon zest, mild herbs and spices and little peppery.
Taste: Sweeter than most IPAs and it’s not hop forward. The hops do taste good and come out more in its aftertaste. The lemon zest come through first as it starts to warm up.
Mouthfeel: light to medium bodied and fairly smooth.
Overall: Not bad rather malt forward for an IPA, but worth a try.

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Photo of jaydoc
3.15/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Westyn
2.6/5  rDev -17.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

This is a strange beer. All I got was what tasted like lemon juice. No bitterness or aroma either. It's not a terrible beer, but doesn't really taste like an IPA at all. Would be a good hot summer beer.

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Photo of ilikebeer03
2.89/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 1.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of Northtexan
3.17/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of JohnBender
3.75/5  rDev +19%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Piglet
3/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A very different tasting IPA, not very hoppy as most nor bitter. Aroma was that of grapefruit and lime. Taste was very citrus lemon like as well. A decent beer, more of a summer with fajitas given all the citrus notes. Not bad but not sure I'd buy again.

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Photo of Karibourgeois
3.2/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of greenspointexas
3.15/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of jtaylord
3.5/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BrennanS
3.33/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Tommo
2.86/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Can from west texas, pours a medium hue for an ipa. Smells somewhat gentle but all you taste on teh way down is malt. Not much bittering, to sweet. Overall this is kinda bad

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Photo of cdwil
3.5/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of batt6343
4.25/5  rDev +34.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DillanWeems
4/5  rDev +27%

Photo of bdietert1985
4.1/5  rDev +30.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of zachary80
3.74/5  rDev +18.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Rootscipio
3.53/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bradaloupe
2.94/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 3 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

The taste of this beer was much like what the other raters posted about it. It was bitter, the smell was very citrusy and complex. When I opened the can, it foamed a lot. It was not shaken at all. I attempted to pour a glass. Nothing but foam even with the steadiest hands. Threw that can and foam out.

I decided to drink it straight from the can. The foam was even worse and was harsh.

I would not buy this beer again. It was undrinkable due to the foam.

Never again.

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Photo of Pschnei2
4.07/5  rDev +29.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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La Frontera from Big Bend Brewing Co.
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