Big Mon IPA - Steel String Brewery

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Big Mon IPA
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16 Ratings
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Ratings: 16
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 8.75%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Steel String Brewery visit their website
North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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(Beer added by: KevinGordon on 11-17-2013)
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Reviews by Immortale25:
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4/5  rDev +6.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

Photo of dirtylou
4/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

on-tap @ the brewery

Nice beer - my 2nd from Steel String. Very interesting hop profile - strawberry jam more-so than the typical citrus bill. Light bitterness and moderate sweetness. Perhaps by accident, this was pretty enjoyable and a different brand of IPA

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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

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3.68/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

@ Steel String

Foggy copper-orange hue with a small, creamy head. Big, drippy patches of lacing coat the walls of the glass. Aromas of citrus oils over a decent bed of grain, lemon, and leafy spice. Grapefruit lemon, earth, and floral hop flavor with a noticeable malt presence that thankfully doesn't add much sweetness. Medium bodied, bitter, and textured mouthfeel. Not bad at all. Better than I remember it being.

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4/5  rDev +6.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

Photo of GarthDanielson
3.85/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured on tap at the brewery and served in a shaker pint, the beer is a hazy, opaque, orange-brown coloring with a filmy halo of off-white head. Aromas of a solid caramel backbone, with a healthy dose of grapefruit and pine tassel mixed in. Nice. Flavors are very citrus forward, with grapefruit and orange rind leading the way. Some tropical fruit in there, too. Solid caramel backbone, with a steady ribbon of resinous hops bitterness, pine tassel, and cut grass. This gets hoppy fast. I like it. Light and smooth in mouth, with a resinous and tart citrus aftertaste. The finish is dry, bitter, and slightly astringent. Very solid beer.

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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

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4/5  rDev +6.1%

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3.76/5  rDev -0.3%

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3/5  rDev -20.4%

Citrus smell, head disappears in minutes, appealing flavor, orange opaque color.

Big Mon IPA from Steel String Brewery
84 out of 100 based on 16 ratings.