Big Eye IPA | Ballast Point Brewing Company

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4,292 Ratings
Big Eye IPABig Eye IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Ballast Point Brewing Company
California, United States
ballastpoint.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 12-22-2000

BEER STATS
Ratings:
4,292
Reviews:
1,114
Avg:
4.06
pDev:
9.61%
 
 
Wants:
224
Gots:
1,132
For Trade:
4
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 4,292 |  Reviews: 1,114
Photo of saeh
3.8/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BarrelAgedG
4.16/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JDizzle
3.94/5  rDev -3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of NOLANDMAN
4.5/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Tery_Noseworthy
4/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of sunny289
4.09/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of will_run_for_beer
4/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Hayden34
4.01/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Decent IPA but definitely no Sculpin.

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Photo of Dirrrty_Kurty
3.97/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Jerryodell
4.5/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of bigpoppa67
4.31/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of twincano
3.6/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Woodman70
4.04/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of personpitch
3.77/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of KillerJigger
4.69/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

The color and head, Amazing. Wasnt expecting much out of this beer seeing how it was 3 months old. IT WAS FANTASTIC!!!

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Photo of funjack5150
2.87/5  rDev -29.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Just didn't care for this one.

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Photo of AC-Mivsek
3.97/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Smells like a sweaty clam. Tastes a lot less sweet. Pirates would dig this.

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Photo of ipaok817
4.44/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of HopSavant
3.79/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Hendrick24
4.02/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Miket13
3.98/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of ericcmay
4.12/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Ri0
3.89/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

This IPA has a combination of citrus and pine hop notes to go along with bready malts. The grapefruit and orange hit up front, with some sweater bread like malt in the middle and a nice pine finish.

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Photo of Mleblanc25
4.25/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Erockruns
3.65/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Big Eye IPA from Ballast Point Brewing Company
4.06 out of 5 based on 4,292 ratings.
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