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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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BA SCORE
84
good

433 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 433
Reviews: 118
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 15.01%
Wants: 18
Gots: 23 | 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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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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12oz bottle into a pint glass
bottled: 7/14/14

A: Pours a very hazy dark copper with just under 1 fingers width of light tan colored head, which dissipates down fairly quickly and leaves a fair amount of lacing. 3.5

S: Grapefruit, tons of sweetness-almost a candied sugar like sweetness, subtle pine but this is most definitely very malt forward. 3.25

T: More hops than the aroma implied, with a significant amount of piney bitterness and some citrus rind. Pretty big bitterness. Sweet malts are present to balance. Not the best hop profile, but not bad. 3.5

M/D: Full bodied, carbonation on the heavier side but appropriate, ABV well restrained, drinkability is average. 3.75

O: Overall, meh. Not a bad beer, but no reason for me to have this one again. 3.5

Side note: this new rating system is complete dog shit, please change back ASAP.

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Big Eddy Imperial IPA from Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 433 ratings.