Big Eye IPA | Ballast Point Brewing Company

Big Eye IPABig Eye IPA
BA SCORE
4.06/5
4,318 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
Ranking:
#2,485
Reviews:
1,119
Ratings:
4,318
pDev:
9.61%
Bros Score:
4.3
 
 
Wants:
227
Gots:
1,143
Trade:
4
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A: amber orange-gold and crystal clear; few fingers of ivory head easily achieved. Top lacing diminishing and then disappearing down the glass.

S: pine and citrus all at once - deep chewy resinous pine notes and juicier orange and grapefruit

T: like the nose, full of citrus and pine; malts bring something huskier, almost rustic, to the fore, along with some muted caramel sweetness.

M: light-medium, slim and slick; prominent bittering, some linger, some stick; drinkability high

O: whatta nice ale - kinda like a meeting point between typical gold-colored and brightly hopped IPAs with the darker, woodsier ones, like a Torpedo. From the brewers of Sculpin, this is a very nice IPA, certainly worth a try.

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Big Eye IPA from Ballast Point Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.06 out of 5 with 4,318 ratings
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