Big Star White IPA | Four String Brewing Company

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Big Star White IPABig Star White IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Four String Brewing Company
Ohio, United States
fourstringbrewing.com

Style: Belgian IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by zimm421 on 08-24-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
79
Reviews:
12
Avg:
3.69
pDev:
11.92%
 
 
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5
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Photo of apasternak
2.5/5  rDev -32.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Envelopes
2.75/5  rDev -25.5%

Photo of Stinger80OH
2.75/5  rDev -25.5%

Photo of jp32
2.82/5  rDev -23.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Seejae
2.95/5  rDev -20.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

There is a sickly sweetness to this beer that is unbecoming of an IPA. It took me two months to finish a six pack ...I get that it's a Belgian.......but........just not what I look for in an IPA

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3/5  rDev -18.7%

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3/5  rDev -18.7%

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3/5  rDev -18.7%

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3/5  rDev -18.7%

Photo of Mooslerfitness
3.06/5  rDev -17.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

smell of dirty citrus and pine
taste of big belgian citrus and pine not much in hops
tihis is an okay beer

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Photo of HopsMathias
3.11/5  rDev -15.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Got on tap. Poured into a pint glass with a thin head that did not last long. Nice lacy rings left behind with each sip. Nice yellow color sort of like a cloudy pilsner.
Not much smell to this one. Maybe a slight hop.
Very hoppy from start to finish. Hops lovers will love this but just a bit too hoppy for me.
Very light carbonation that gets slightly stronger on the finish.
Overall a good representation of an IPA but maybe a bit too hoppy for me.

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Photo of gopens44
3.21/5  rDev -13%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Looks very average, maybe less head retention than several others, but whatever. Lacing presents a full sliding sheet of fizz bubble, relaxing to what may be the most absolutely dingiest yellow I've ever seen in a beer.

Every time I swirl it, another smell pops up. At first I was getting that Belgian thing, next swirl mealy biscuit, next swirl stinging alcohol, last swirl had a little tropical bitterness.

Taste is immediately tart. Like shockingly so for the style. After that initial shock I am getting a vinous component wrapped around a fairly nondescript bitterness.

Finishes a touch more wet than I thought it would, given the heat on the nose but there is a little lingering sweetness.

Not bad, but probably not a 2nd time buyer.

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3.24/5  rDev -12.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

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3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

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3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

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3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

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3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

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3.41/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of LXIXME
3.43/5  rDev -7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Chackman151
3.46/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of drdiesel9483
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

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Big Star White IPA from Four String Brewing Company
3.69 out of 5 based on 79 ratings.
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