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Big Barrel Double IPA - Karl Strauss Brewing Company

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Big Barrel Double IPABig Barrel Double IPA

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

223 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 223
Reviews: 96
rAvg: 4.05
pDev: 9.88%
Wants: 43
Gots: 23 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Karl Strauss Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: LongBeachHopHead on 11-15-2009

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Ratings: 223 | Reviews: 96
Photo of pat61
4.48/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Has a citrus nose with some floral in the background. Pours hazy gold with a 1” white foam cap. The front of the palate is melon and tropical fruit with traces of sweet becoming increasingly bitter as it moves to the back sinishing herbal, slightly astringent and dry. Faint grains in the background become more prominent as the beer warms. It has a very creamy, moussey texture with above average carbonation and a medium to medium full body.I am drinking this at nearly 9 months old and it is still very good.

Photo of Wowcoolman
3.79/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of crowsnest
4.29/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BcOneSeven
3/5  rDev -25.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Good. Nothing particularly special. Not much of an aroma.

Photo of Jeysun23
4.63/5  rDev +14.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Photo of jooler
3.5/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pretty malty. But it does have an alright hop taste nothing too great.

Photo of Buzz3d
2.48/5  rDev -38.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

pours an alright light gold with almost no head at all. no lace, bad nose. not a great DBL

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4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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4.2/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of atrocity
3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

Photo of jercasper
4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

Excellent IPA! One of the most balanced brews I've experienced in a long while. Near perfection!

Photo of Alpha309
4/5  rDev -1.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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3.6/5  rDev -11.1%

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4.72/5  rDev +16.5%

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4.44/5  rDev +9.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

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4.1/5  rDev +1.2%

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3.36/5  rDev -17%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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5/5  rDev +23.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

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Big Barrel Double IPA from Karl Strauss Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 223 ratings.