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Big Red IPA - Ram Restaurant & Brewery

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Big Red IPA
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41 Ratings
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Ratings: 41
Reviews: 13
rAvg: 3.48
pDev: 12.07%
Wants: 0
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Ram Restaurant & Brewery visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Viggo on 10-19-2005

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Ratings: 41 | Reviews: 13
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3.56/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.44/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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Appearance - slightly hazed orange amber, came with a finger of off-white head, leaves nice lace rings after each sip.

Smell - really nice nose of citrus and tropical flavors, hint of breast malt, and some nice caramels.

Taste - big citrus flavors of orange, tangelo and ruby red grapefruit, great floral hop flavors accompany this, as the sip progresses the floral hops get a touch grainy along with dried citrus piths.

Mouthfeel - almost medium with such big bold flavors, carb is lighter side if medium and provides a creamy smoothness across the tongue, and some welcome bright edges along the sides.

Overall - absolutely one of the most delicious and flavorful ipa's I've had with this abv - I will order this one every time I go to the RAM, a must try!

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3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

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2.69/5  rDev -22.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

On tap at the brewpub on 7/24/12

A) Faded, light tobacco hue. Head thins to a skim leaving a decent amount of lace.

S) Dank hop aroma - it has some weed notions. Grapefruit, orange, pineapple. Hints of pine and toasted bread.

T) Grassy with bitter grapefruit pith and orange peel. Faint dry pine. It has an oily hop flavor but it quickly turns to bitterness and toasted bread. Very dry.

M) Conservative side of medium bodied. Carbonation is lively and on the high side of moderate.

D) Some decent things going on but it's rough with the bitterness. On the lower side of average for the style.

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Big Red IPA from Ram Restaurant & Brewery
80 out of 100 based on 41 ratings.