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Red Hook Big Ballard Imperial IPA

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by josephwa, Feb 25, 2013.

  1. josephwa

    josephwa Advocate (670) Minnesota Jun 4, 2012 Verified

    I had this stuff when I went out to the brewery in Seattle and I found it to be incredible.

    Is it not as good in the bottle? Or just a general consensus that it's so-so?
    I noticed the reviews aren't so flattering.

    Thanks for the help!
  2. bifrost17

    bifrost17 Initiate (0) Washington Dec 16, 2011

    This is the only Red Hook beer that I like. I've never had it out of the bottle, only on tap.
  3. Kerfluffel

    Kerfluffel Aficionado (220) Washington Jan 31, 2013 Verified

    I thought it was ok, not that expensive either, so you wouldn't be wasting too much money if you ended up not digging the bottle. On tap is definitely better though.
  4. josephwa

    josephwa Advocate (670) Minnesota Jun 4, 2012 Verified

    Thanks guys! I'll have to try and get some as extras in a trade. For some reason Red Hook only distributes their less tasty brews out here in MN.