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Big Eddy Imperial IPA - Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company

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Big Eddy Imperial IPABig Eddy Imperial IPA

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444 Ratings
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Ratings: 444
Reviews: 120
rAvg: 3.72
pDev: 15.32%
Wants: 18
Gots: 24 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  8.20% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerBelcher on 03-12-2007)
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3.1/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

This was my own damn fault for not checking dates... turned out it was bottled on 7/7 and I would prefer to have it somewhat fresher. With that in mind, I eagerly popped this after my pleasant experience with the Wee Heavy. Poured into my snifter from a 12oz bottle, deep amber with a ruby glow in the light, about 2mm of khaki head. Very light citrus and floral hoppy notes, clean aromas. Slightly astringent on the tounge, some alcohol noticeable, bit malty, could use some more bitterness. Nice mouthfeel, clean. Good and strong IIPA. Will definitely re-review if I find a fresher bottle!

Mikus, Oct 15, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

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3.88/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a tulip glass. Thanks, Alan.

A: A beautiful copper hue, opaque with an off-white one finger head that dissipates fast. Curtainy lacing.

S: Caramel malts, light grapefruit, citrus-y.

T: Citrus and malts abound. A terrific, smooth blend of caramel malts and citrusy hops. Easy drinking, low bitterness.

M: Medium with medium carbonation.

O: A solid entry from Big Eddy. Very sessionable, despite the high ABV.

brewskifan55, Oct 13, 2014
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3.4/5  rDev -8.6%

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From notes on 9/29/13

I had higher hopes for this one. Nice powerful aroma. A lighter color orange than other IIPAs I’ve had. Odd taste. Hoppy like it should be, but there is a strong flavor that I don’t quite care for, but it isn't bad. Also, this beer is around $12 for a 4 pack. Pretty pricey. There are much better and cheaper options out there.

kkleu357, Aug 27, 2014
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Big Eddy Imperial IPA from Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 444 ratings.