Big Whig | Noble Ale Works

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BA SCORE
78.8%
Liked This Beer
3.92 w/ 260 ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Noble Ale Works
California, United States
noblealeworks.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.80%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by UCLABrewN84 on 10-03-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#6,798
Reviews:
30
Ratings:
260
Liked:
205
Avg:
3.92/5
pDev:
10.71%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
8
Gots:
51
Trade:
1
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Ratings: 260 |  Reviews: 30
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5/5  rDev +27.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of BierGiek
5/5  rDev +27.6%

This beer has gone from meh to fantastic over the last few months. Excellent, lightly bitter, with a cantaloupe and honeydew aroma and a firm malt backbone. Don't miss it, and get it fresh!

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Photo of Sasquatch_B_Foot
5/5  rDev +27.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Awesome, awesome beer! Mellow hops with bright citrus notes with a hint of honey sweetness.

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Photo of CEDAMA
5/5  rDev +27.6%

Photo of mcapuano
4.83/5  rDev +23.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Great beer, nice citrus flavor, crisp

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Photo of Infurnoh
4.78/5  rDev +21.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of notdriving
4.75/5  rDev +21.2%

Photo of Hopulence
4.75/5  rDev +21.2%

Photo of HoppySuds
4.75/5  rDev +21.2%

Photo of Crockettr
4.71/5  rDev +20.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Very nice West Coast style IPA.
Strong Citrus and Pine aroma, witha good malty, light bread character.

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Photo of JackDempsy
4.61/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of djjacobsen
4.51/5  rDev +15.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Wasn't expect too much from this beer but was pleasantly surprised. The aroma is earthy pine and a candied orange flavor. The nose isn't out of this world but is a great representation of a solid ipa. Taste is dominated by zest of lemons and grapefruit. It is very bitter, the kind that lingers. Mouthfeel is good and this beer is drinkable at just below 7%. This is a good year round offering from noble. I just wish the would rerelease tongue tickles double ipa.

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Photo of Joel_gomez
4.51/5  rDev +15.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BGsWo22
4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

Photo of NikLuna
4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

Photo of cfitterer
4.5/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of nathanmiller
4.5/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of sunshinethewolf
4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

Photo of Balliet
4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

Photo of surfotog
4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

Photo of aoampm
4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

Photo of SomethingClever
4.47/5  rDev +14%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

22 oz bottle poured into snifter dated 5/25

A: nice soapy head with a beautiful clear amber color in the glass

S: lots of sharp citrus and pineapple, papaya a little bit of lemon zest and some cracker like malts

T: lots of malts but a good dose of that touches of malt papaya and pineapple very nice and slightly dry not crazy sweet but just a touch

M: light crisp easy to drink dry though interesting carbonation is there but smooth

O: At being over two months old this beer is very very good. I don't know if it is the water or what but try kill at making IPAs they are huge fruity and so clean on the tongue. This beer is still fantastic.

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Photo of adaman797
4.46/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Bright citrus and tropical smell with some grassy notes. Well balanced alcohol, citrus, and bitter taste. Not terribly complex, but delicious in its simplicity. A favorite behind Russian River's Blind Pig.

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Photo of OCSA_1978
4.45/5  rDev +13.5%

Photo of Simplykind
4.4/5  rDev +12.2%

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Big Whig from Noble Ale Works
Beer rating: 78.8% out of 100 with 260 ratings
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