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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
91
outstanding

200 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 200
Reviews: 91
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 9.34%
Wants: 47
Gots: 13 | 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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: LongBeachHopHead on 11-15-2009)
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the_encinitan

California

4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

07-10-2014 02:24:49 | More by the_encinitan
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TaylorIPA19


4.81/5  rDev +18.2%

Went to the Karl Strauss by South Coast Plaza for dinner and enjoyed this beer so much I thought I'd bring home a growler. Nice golden color, solid carbonation, and very floral on the nose. Taste is hop-tastic, a little spicy, mango, pineapple, full bodied, and leaves a sticky mouthfeel with each sip. Each little taste left me wanting another. Careful with this one, it packs a punch! Far and away my new favorite DIPA! Well done Karl Strauss!!!

07-07-2014 01:51:29 | More by TaylorIPA19
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cherche

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

07-06-2014 15:54:38 | More by cherche
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stumac

Texas

4/5  rDev -1.7%

07-05-2014 00:54:26 | More by stumac
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Kaleh001


5/5  rDev +22.9%

06-27-2014 03:01:01 | More by Kaleh001
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PorterPotty

California

4/5  rDev -1.7%

Big Barrel is one of my favorite KS beers. The New Zealand hops come strong in this one.

Appearance- Golden hue with a light head

Aroma- I get a lot of Mango and Pineapple

Taste- Tropical fruitiness with light-medium malt backbone

Drinkability- An easy drinking Double IPA with my type of hops.

06-06-2014 18:26:44 | More by PorterPotty
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BAsbill

California

3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

06-01-2014 02:16:25 | More by BAsbill
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kmoen

California

3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

06-01-2014 02:16:20 | More by kmoen
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tastymug

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

05-24-2014 00:21:35 | More by tastymug
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jcallover34

California

4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

05-11-2014 23:35:47 | More by jcallover34
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ubufan2112

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

05-11-2014 13:23:19 | More by ubufan2112
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hit728

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -14%

04-13-2014 04:15:01 | More by hit728
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BryanCDM

California

4/5  rDev -1.7%

03-23-2014 01:47:42 | More by BryanCDM
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Yoda22

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -14%

03-15-2014 21:23:48 | More by Yoda22
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ThePaleRider

California

4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

03-10-2014 05:01:46 | More by ThePaleRider
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OscarO67

California

4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

03-07-2014 16:39:51 | More by OscarO67
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pumaguy021

Illinois

4/5  rDev -1.7%

02-27-2014 23:54:37 | More by pumaguy021
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DenverHopHead

Colorado

3.99/5  rDev -2%

On tap; into a snifter.
Appearance - sunset orange; nothing breathtaking, but nothing to turn away from.
Smell- I'm not hooked, but there has to be something here.
Taste- there it it is. A distinct, out of the box, oak, vanilla twist to a DiPA. Nothing grand, but leaves it's mark.
Feel - easy drinking DIPA; nicely done!
Overall - there's potential here, but not next level...yet!

02-16-2014 05:31:34 | More by DenverHopHead
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chuckwn

California

4.75/5  rDev +16.7%

02-15-2014 02:27:21 | More by chuckwn
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Alron

California

3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

02-14-2014 07:55:14 | More by Alron
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Raziel313

California

3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

01-30-2014 10:46:29 | More by Raziel313
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R_J_FearNoBeer

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

01-30-2014 04:05:48 | More by R_J_FearNoBeer
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JerseyHopHead

California

4/5  rDev -1.7%

01-28-2014 02:20:59 | More by JerseyHopHead
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mikeburd1128

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

01-16-2014 01:35:03 | More by mikeburd1128
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JamesGWittel

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -1.7%

01-10-2014 18:11:54 | More by JamesGWittel
Big Barrel Double IPA from Karl Strauss Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 200 ratings.