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Heavy Seas - Big DIPA (2013) - Heavy Seas Beer

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88
very good

140 Ratings
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Ratings: 140
Reviews: 23
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: 9.72%
Wants: 2
Gots: 5 | FT: 1
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Heavy Seas Beer visit their website
Maryland, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  10.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
When we decided to resurrect the Big DIPA, we knew that we needed to make it bigger and better. We've brought the beer back with the same 10.5%ABV as before, the same massive amounts of hops as before, but this time, we've aged it on oak spirals. Oak spirals suspended in solution allow more surface area to come into contact with the beer increasing the oak presence without increasing exposure time. This results in a smoother oak flavor and further compliments the extraordinary hop characteristics. Cheers!

(Beer added by: MasterSki on 05-03-2013)
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22 oz bottle, 2013, poured into a DFH IPA glass

A- A clear copper color with a three finger off white head.

S- Floral hops, oak, some citrus, caramels malts.

T- Citrus hops up front with a nice caramel malt back bone, some earthiness, nice piney bitter hop finish with a nice oak character. Touch of alcohol, very well balanced.

M- Smooth, medium body, nice carbonation.

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Heavy Seas - Big DIPA (2013) from Heavy Seas Beer
88 out of 100 based on 140 ratings.