Big Eye IPA | Ballast Point Brewing Company

4,292 Ratings
Big Eye IPABig Eye IPA

Brewed by:
Ballast Point Brewing Company
California, United States

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 12-22-2000

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3.68/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

There is a weird twang at the end of this beer which drops the taste score for me. This is a bitter IPA...meaning unbalanced. While there is sweet malt is still very bitter. There are hints of citrus. The mouthfeel is decent and overall it is ok. I've had better IPAs

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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

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4/5  rDev -1.5%

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4/5  rDev -1.5%

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4/5  rDev -1.5%

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4/5  rDev -1.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

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2.75/5  rDev -32.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

Photo of JaimeLondon
4.47/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

The best India Pale Ale I ever drank till now!

IPA of dark orange color and nice foam. I hope it could make just a bigger foam.
Outstanding citric and hoppy smell, but not easy to distinguish details.
Oh, but when you taste it, you can distinguish them. Fruity flavours of acerola (Malpighia glabra) and orange (sweet ones) and other subtle flavours like pineapple and plum. You can feel the hops quite well too.
Mouthfeel is a bit creamy, dry and of perfect bitterness in the end. The beer has also a great body.

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4/5  rDev -1.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

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4/5  rDev -1.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

Photo of dank203
3.79/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

good ipa, poured into pint glass with orange golden color. aromas are very herbal and musky. taste has some grapefruit bitterness, and tropical fruits, mango etc. really clean drinking and solid. a good standard IPA, not quite sculpin, actaually very different

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4/5  rDev -1.5%

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4/5  rDev -1.5%

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4/5  rDev -1.5%

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