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High Roller IPA | Big Boss Brewing

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High Roller IPAHigh Roller IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Big Boss Brewing
North Carolina, United States
bigbossbrewing.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.75%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by blackie on 02-02-2007

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#37,420
Reviews:
32
Ratings:
171
pDev:
11.98%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
5
Gots:
30
Trade:
0
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Photo of Sebas
3.36/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of yaksurf
3.11/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ygtbsm94
3.16/5  rDev -12%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of OriginalWayOut
4.5/5  rDev +25.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Dillinger
3.85/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of 13tido
3.69/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kbuzz
2.77/5  rDev -22.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of BradShook
3.58/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Freeman132
4.04/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Sweet and hoppy on the front end. Light hoppiness on the finish.

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Photo of seanchai
3.52/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of zachthelaxer93
4.33/5  rDev +20.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of NateDyk47
3.54/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Had a pint of this at Big Boss Brewery's taproom.

Look: amber golden color with a little white head and a tiny bit of lacing
Smell: mostly grapefruit, a hint of other citrus as well
Taste: grapefruit, roasted malt, faint orange note
Feel: medium body & carbonation

Overall: average IPA. I enjoyed it, but it wasn't anything special.

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Photo of robebo44
3.5/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of woodychandler
4.12/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

My buddy, Ian (no last names), was living in Charleston, SC for a while before relocating back up to the Northeast, but he knows my affinity for CANs & IPAs and when he heads south, he loads up to keep me happy. Am I happy? Hoppy! Thanks, Ian!

From the bottle: "Let It Ride, Baby! Cash Out! [check one box]".

I love the label with its horseshoe and pair of rolling dice! I am not generally a gambler and I really eschew cards since I have a literary, non-math mind and could never keep up with the poker sharpies. That said, I bought a used book from the library on Craps and when we were in King of Prussia for training, three of us went down and had a whirl at the table. Donna was really good at it and won us each ~ $80., but when it was my turn to throw the dice, I won a buncha people a load of moolah! I would absolutely play Craps again.

Once I Pop!ped the cap off, I decided to let it roll and press my luck. I got two-plus fingers of foamy, rocky, tawny head with great retention for my efforts. I watched with fascination as it slowly fell, leaving great lacing in its wake. Color was Amber to Deep Amber/Light Copper (SRM = > 9, < 13) with NE-quality clarity. Nose had a minty-pine scent underlain by a deep caramel sweetness. Mouthfeel was medium. The taste was really minty and clean! I felt like I had been drinking mouthwash, but in a great way. This was really tasty. Finish was minty, cool, dry, literally breath-taking for the second time today. Many thanks for this hookup!

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Photo of wisegreensoul
3.69/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of PA-Michigander
3.5/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of justintcoons
3.5/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of woodchip
3.69/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dexterk1
3.54/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ljc973
3.68/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kmos27
3.5/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of carrwoo
2.94/5  rDev -18.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of FrothFanatic
3.65/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Not the best IPA I've had but its worth a look. It has exceptional lacing retention, and a nice thick head. It pours a nice caramelized golden color, doesn't have a creamy mouth feel but its not too light either, its just right. For all of you hopheads this is your beer, its really bitter really strong, in my opinion over powering.

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Photo of HopintheSouth
4.01/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Schneider26
3.66/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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High Roller IPA from Big Boss Brewing
Beer rating: 3.59 out of 5 with 171 ratings
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