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Big Sky IPA - Big Sky Brewing Company

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Big Sky IPABig Sky IPA

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very good

1,042 Ratings
very good

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Ratings: 1,042
Reviews: 456
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 12.07%
Wants: 30
Gots: 81 | 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:
Beer added by: beernut7 on 08-18-2002

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
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Ratings: 1,042 | Reviews: 456
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Deep amber-gold color, clear. Lots of carbonation rising. Thick off-white rocky head.

Citrus, floral, fruity, a little pine, sweet caramel malts.

Lots of floral hops up front, citrus, herbal, a little piney. Deep malt background, sweet, toasted, caramel, hint of nutty. Finish is dry, semi-crisp. Medium bodied, smooth, dry, a little refreshing.

It's an excellent American IPA.

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Resiny piney hops dominate the nose with grain aromas in the background.
A tea colored pour with a slight haze supports a 3" off white head with a slight yellow tint. The head persists and leaves thick lace.
An initial malty palate hints at fruit in the middle and then give way to a pleasant, citrusy, lingering bitterness.
Medium body and carbonation.

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Poured into a glass.

A - Dark amber with a two inch rocky head. Good lacing.

S - Pine and grapefruit peel

T - Nice hop rush up front, ending with fruit and sweet malt and some light hops. Nice.

M - medium light

O - Excellent ale. This gets sweeter and more complex as it warms. Very glad I found Big Sky today!

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Big Sky IPA from Big Sky Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 1,042 ratings.