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Big Sky IPA - Big Sky Brewing Company

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Big Sky IPABig Sky IPA

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BA SCORE
86
very good

906 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

(view ratings)
Ratings: 906
Reviews: 438
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 12.04%
Wants: 27
Gots: 36 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Big Sky Brewing Company visit their website
Montana, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  6.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
In Montana, many classic memories are made right after someone says, “Hold my beer and watch this.” These bold, assertive moments deserve a bold, assertive beer – Big Sky IPA. A distinct hop presence and malty backbone will leave you refreshed and ready for your moment of glory. Hang on tight and enjoy the ride.

65 IBU

(Beer added by: beernut7 on 08-18-2002)
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Reviews by Skidz:
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Skidz

Wisconsin

4.6/5  rDev +20.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Pours out bright golden-amber and sits a beaming copper in the glass with a large off-white head, fading to a thin skim with some lacings around the glass.

Smells bright and orangy with bits of grapefuit and pine. Highly floral aroma with just slight specks of maltiness showing through.

Tastes softly malty up front, a bit of caramel here, a bit of toasted malts there. Hops quickly gain steam and push through a torrent of pine-tinged orange and grapefruit flavors with lime zezt all the way through. Moderately assertive bitterness coming into the finish, lots of resins to pass the time between sips.

Super clean and adorably smooth in the mouth with mild to moderate carbonation and a medium body.

I am impressed. This is just a great IPA. All I could ask for is a bit better head retention, then this would be nearing a perfect score. Add a bit more on the malt end of things, and this would be phenomenal. Right now, it's just superb.

Serving type: bottle

07-21-2006 02:35:28 | More by Skidz
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Big Sky IPA from Big Sky Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 906 ratings.