Big Nose IPA | Swamp Head Brewery

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282 Ratings
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Big Nose IPABig Nose IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Swamp Head Brewery
Florida, United States
swamphead.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by drabmuh on 12-23-2009

BEER STATS
Ratings:
282
Reviews:
51
Avg:
4
pDev:
9%
 
 
Wants:
19
Gots:
57
For Trade:
1
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Ratings: 282 |  Reviews: 51
Photo of LloydDobler
4.08/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of BlackVeg
3.15/5  rDev -21.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of coopdog1000
4.12/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DrBill1962
4.7/5  rDev +17.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

On tap at Paisanos in Gainesville. Piney, citrus with a very clean crisp taste. Not over the top hoppy but excellent IPA. Wish I could find it near home in Clearwater,FL

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Photo of iftcoach
4/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Jcarriglio
3.95/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Graham19840
4.4/5  rDev +10%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

L- Golden Orange with good clarity
S- Strong citrus aroma
T- Balanced bitterness
F- Medium bodied with medium carbonation

A classic West Coast IPA example!!

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Photo of StrangerTides
4.23/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Scott_McCool
3.75/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of hoosier222002
4/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ufmib
4.17/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of markjarema11
3.75/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Stephen_Woods
3.98/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of ssimpson89
4/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of shaffekw
4.56/5  rDev +14%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of nathanmiller
4/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Tarheel219
4.12/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Sabtos
3.33/5  rDev -16.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Clear copper with a creamy beige head. Spongey uneven walls of lacing.

Aromas of caramel malt, butter, and piney, candied grapefruit.

Flavors of toffee and nuts, with a sting of mildly bitter hops, grapefruit rind, and dandelion.

At first seems like a wet finish, but it dries up quite a bit in no time.

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Photo of Grackos
3.94/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of srw
3.81/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of CalebM
4.04/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BobGNARley352
4/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Billolick
3.97/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz can with both best before and canned on dating...nice n fresh and thanks for the information.

Pours a warm shade of near ruby Amber, about medium hazed...frothy light khaki cap, leaving loads of all the way to the top of the glass sheeting, and a coating blotchy film ....nice looking beer.

Soft/faint herbal hop nose

Enjoyable if non descript IPA, softly hoppy, not assertive, perhaps approachable is the operative word here....decent if not overly exciting

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Photo of mwvman
4.25/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of crazedmex
4.31/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Big Nose IPA from Swamp Head Brewery
4 out of 5 based on 282 ratings.
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