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Big Daddy IPA - Speakeasy Ales & Lagers

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Big Daddy IPA
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BA SCORE
84
good

1,141 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,141
Reviews: 457
rAvg: 3.72
pDev: 12.63%
Wants: 34
Gots: 100 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Speakeasy Ales & Lagers visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: OldFrothingSlosh on 10-02-2001)
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Ratings: 1,141 | Reviews: 457 | Display Reviews Only:
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4.56/5  rDev +22.6%

jamesjmacdonald, Nov 13, 2014
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4.53/5  rDev +21.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Pours pretty light pale and nothing to write home about. No bs, just a simple looking beer. Aggressive hops that fallout to pure bitterness. The body is nice and light, allowing for the hops to shine through in the most glorious way, and also making the drinkability blast through the roof. Not exceptionally challanging to drink, but still a fine choice for a night of sessioning. A few bottles of this hoppy treat give you a great head buzz similar to ganja food. The light malts and upfront bitterness are exactly what I'm looking for in an IPA. Currently my everyday beer of choice. Cheers!

rayjay, Oct 13, 2006
Photo of Beervis
4.53/5  rDev +21.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Pours from the 12oz bottle, with eyes staring at me, an amberish gold with nice thick white head.

Smell is all floral and citrusy hops. Not much else in the nose, besides these extremely appetizing hops.

Taste is incredibly smooth and hoppy. Bitterness is rich and thick, not exactly balanced, but I mean that in a good way. Malt is there, but not all that powerful. Spicy alcohol adds complexity, but the hops are the heavy hitters here. Finishes dry and bitter, and leaves you wanting more.

This is definitely a drinkable IPA. Excellent!

Beervis, Sep 29, 2005
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4.53/5  rDev +21.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This is a wonderful IPA, balanced for the style, with a lot of flavour.

Gold, it has a medium, off-white head steadily srhinking to permanent thin, wispy top and ring, and leaving some decent lace.

The aroma is light, sweetly malty and fruity with citrus (grapefruit clearly noticeable but not overpowering and blended with lemon and orange), honey, some bread.

The taste is nice, creamy, yet with a crisp, clean finish. It has full, malty sweetness just dominated by light bitterness, nice balance, a rich, full body, yet very zesty and crisp. It has malty grain, fruity, citrus (again, grapefrui just dominant but with lemon and orange), herb, spice.

Offa, Nov 24, 2008
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Big Daddy IPA from Speakeasy Ales & Lagers
84 out of 100 based on 1,141 ratings.