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Pygmy Owl Itty Bitty IPA - Big Sky Brewing Company

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Pygmy Owl Itty Bitty IPAPygmy Owl Itty Bitty IPA

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BA SCORE
78
okay

81 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 81
Reviews: 18
rAvg: 3.41
pDev: 13.78%
Wants: 1
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Big Sky Brewing Company visit their website
Montana, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  4.20% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Bitterbill on 03-15-2014)
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BoozerBrad

Texas

3/5  rDev -12%

07-31-2014 00:26:04 | More by BoozerBrad
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TMoney2591

Illinois

3.39/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Served in a tumbler.

Something about the "Itty Bitty IPA Committee" just doesn't ring all that sonorous to me... Regardless, this stuff pours a clear golden brass topped by a finger or so of white foam. The nose comprises lemon zest, light orange rind, relatively mild pine resin, and a touch of slightly sweet biscuit off in the distance. The taste brings in more of the same, with a slightly stronger biscuit contingent and a stronger resin character, much to the dismay of the lemon, which tries in vain to stay relevant in these modern circumstances. The body is a hefty light, with a light moderate carbonation and a crisp-ish finish. Overall, a decent little IPA, but one that seems to sacrifice a bit of flavor and body for its relatively lower ABV. I'll take the extra bit of blood poison, thanks.

Serving type: bottle

07-29-2014 03:58:59 | More by TMoney2591
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DruC4

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

07-27-2014 06:38:36 | More by DruC4
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thufflife

Missouri

3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

07-24-2014 17:30:28 | More by thufflife
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quadhog

New Mexico

3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

07-23-2014 03:36:39 | More by quadhog
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XicanoBeerRun

Texas

3/5  rDev -12%

07-18-2014 12:25:03 | More by XicanoBeerRun
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javlin624

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

07-11-2014 22:49:18 | More by javlin624
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ChaseTheAce

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +10%

07-08-2014 17:47:11 | More by ChaseTheAce
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Kamui_2004


5/5  rDev +46.6%

07-06-2014 13:58:28 | More by Kamui_2004
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capuchinpilates

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

06-30-2014 15:10:33 | More by capuchinpilates
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utfiero

Texas

3.5/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Color- clear gold. Full head.

Aroma- citrusy hops and lemon Jolly Rancher.

Taste- a pleasant, light, sessionable IPA from Big Sky. My rating reflects this brews quality in relation to similar light session IPAs. Starts mildly hoppy with a malty middle, finishing with a pleasantly soft hop note (think English ESB) lingering long and dry. A great hot summer day session IPA! 30 IBUs. Purchased at Whole Foods in Austin for $5.99 / six pack.

Poured from 355 ml bottle into a Liefmans Goudenband glass (my preferred all purpose beer tasting glass). Tasted June 2014.

Serving type: bottle

06-28-2014 22:37:37 | More by utfiero
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akttr

Michigan

2.5/5  rDev -26.7%

06-28-2014 12:36:33 | More by akttr
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allengarvin

Texas

3.16/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Apple-juice gold color, kinda limpid, with very little head. Nose offers some nicely resinous hops. Flavor is ... uh, not very good. The beer lacks good carbonation, and there really isn't all that much bitterness. Malt is grainy and hop flavor is one dimensional, a little grassy, and not too assertive. This beer needs to be retired, with Big Sky going back to drawing board.

Serving type: bottle

06-26-2014 19:35:11 | More by allengarvin
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RichH55

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +10%

06-25-2014 21:26:36 | More by RichH55
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J_BeeCave

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

06-25-2014 14:32:50 | More by J_BeeCave
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kristenrae8

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +24.6%

06-24-2014 23:40:22 | More by kristenrae8
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powdersoldier

Washington

3.75/5  rDev +10%

06-24-2014 19:09:14 | More by powdersoldier
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mjpolzin

Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

06-23-2014 21:14:56 | More by mjpolzin
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sam3392

Wyoming

4/5  rDev +17.3%

06-20-2014 07:51:20 | More by sam3392
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BierJager89

California

3.88/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Pours a somewhat translucent golden with a white head.

S: Orange, citrus rind, some slightly sour fruity notes in the nose, as well as some tropical fruit.

T: Orange, lemon, citrus rind, grapefruit, pine, not much malt. Fairly typical IPA, but light on bitterness and somewhat light on flavor, though not watery or flavorless at all.

M: Medium-light bodied and smooth.

O: Not the tastiest IPA, but it does taste good. Honestly, I don't think this is an IPA. It's more of a lightish American Pale Ale. Still, good for what it was meant for: being drinkable, tasty and light.

Serving type: bottle

06-18-2014 04:51:12 | More by BierJager89
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ilikebeer03

Texas

3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

06-17-2014 23:17:37 | More by ilikebeer03
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m0unds

New Mexico

3/5  rDev -12%

06-15-2014 01:53:37 | More by m0unds
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ZachT

British Columbia (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +32%

06-14-2014 23:38:15 | More by ZachT
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jimmygord

Illinois

4/5  rDev +17.3%

06-14-2014 02:28:55 | More by jimmygord
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sjmad23

California

4/5  rDev +17.3%

06-13-2014 01:11:02 | More by sjmad23
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Pygmy Owl Itty Bitty IPA from Big Sky Brewing Company
78 out of 100 based on 81 ratings.