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Big Eye IPA | Ballast Point Brewing Company

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Big Eye IPABig Eye IPA
4,325 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

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 12-22-2000

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Served chilled from a bomber. New white label design with the old picture in the middle and a small enjoyable blurb about the beer/IPA history on the side. It says that this beer is brewed with Columbus and Centennial hop varieties.

Clear copper color with a sustained one-inch head. Citrusy smell, with malt, hops, tropical fruit, and pine shining through. Medium to light carbonation. The hops are pleasantly tingly on the tongue, giving the beer a refreshing quality. The flavor is fruity, sweet, some grapefruit, subtle bitterness remains on the tongue in the aftertaste.

Overall, medium bodied, with a pleasant tingle and fruity hop flavor. One of the easiest-to-enjoy choices in the world of IPAs.

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12 oz bottle into a Sam Adams lager glass
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Pours a clean clear copper color with a tan bubbly head

Lemon city's zest, heavy hop aroma, bubblegum in the nose

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Big Eye IPA from Ballast Point Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.05 out of 5 with 4,325 ratings
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