Big Swell IPA | Maui Brewing Co.

Big Swell IPABig Swell IPA
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Big Swell IPABig Swell IPA

Brewed by:
Maui Brewing Co.
Hawaii, United States

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
50+ IBU

Added by GClarkage on 01-19-2008

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Had on draft at Lures

A-Pours clear orangish light golden with thin lacy white head.

S-Aroma is lightly sweet oaky caramel malt with earthy aromatic fruit hops.

T-Taste is chewy dark caramel malt with clean crisp tropical hop finish, earthy grassy notes.

M-Mouthfeel has a medium body with good carbonation.

O-Overall another good example of an IPA

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3.46/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

An odd one, looks the absolute biz with the puffy pillow head, then the smell is all sweet sweet lychees and apricots with floral hops in the mix. Taste is sweetish and in vein of smell. Hops are not overpowering. Not bitter at all. But the real oddity is the mouthfeel, soooo creamy and light, almost like nitro out of a can.

Sweetness kills it tho :-( and not an easy finish of a can....

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours a half inch head that slowly goes away.Smells like a west coast IPA for sure.First taste is piney,hoppy and bitey(yes I made that up).Mouthfeel and overall taste is pretty solid.I actually expected less from this brewery since i have visited them and had a bad experience there.This is actually a good IPA.My only complaint is that it could be a bit sweeter since it is from Hawaii.

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Big Swell IPA from Maui Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 62.9% out of 100 with 1,107 ratings
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