Gigantic IPA | Gigantic Brewing Company

BA SCORE
86
very good
472 Ratings
Gigantic IPAGigantic IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Gigantic Brewing Company
Oregon, United States
giganticbrewing.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.30%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by DaftCaskBC on 06-05-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
472
Reviews:
96
Avg:
3.83
pDev:
9.4%
 
 
Wants:
25
Gots:
89
For Trade:
2
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 472 |  Reviews: 96
Photo of Troy-Hawaii
3.75/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Bought 22oz bottle from Foodland $6.98
Orange amber color
Medium mouthfeel
Medium-light carbonation
Sweet hops taste, smooth and not bitter like a lot of IPAs
Overall this is an easy drinking IPA. I normally drink IPAs slower than other styles like lagers, but this one is so smooth I find myself drinking it too fast. If the price was lower I would buy these as 6-packs.

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Photo of 6thstreetbrewpub
3.79/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SeanMNCraftBeerLover
3.88/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of brentk56
3.58/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Pours a rather hazy amber color capped by a frothy head; shards of lacing appear

Smell: Apples and pine with a hint of caramel underpinning

Taste: Caramel makes a brief appearance and then the apple and pine tones take over; moderate to high bitterness, after the swallow, with a dry aspirin-influenced finish

Mouthfeel: Medium body with moderate carbonation

Overall: Well this is a first, an IPA that tastes like it has been mixed with apple cider; afraid I am not a fan; perhaps this is due to the age of the bottle as, without a date on the label I have no idea how long it sat on the shelf - I purchased it on a recent trip to the west coast so I presume it was reasonably fresh

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Photo of Stoutsman
3.63/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Texasfan549
3.85/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of kjkinsey
3.94/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Marvicsin
4/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of gtermi
3.99/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of tkrane
3.92/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of n2pux
4/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of zonker17
4.42/5  rDev +15.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

22 oz bomber poured to shakers. Amber color with 1 finger head, good lacing. Mild nose of pine, grass, fruit. Very well balanced taste between the malt and hops, pretty much perfect. Malt is a little bit toasty, and the hop flavors and bitterness are mild. The brewery is called Gigantic, but this beer is not, and I would not change a thing. Medium body and carbonation.

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Photo of Gagnonsux
4.13/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of donspublic
4.02/5  rDev +5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from bomber, nice 1 finger head. Dark amber to look at. Smells of crystal malt, pine, citrus. More malt forward than most of today's IPAs which isn't bad. Nice caramel malt up front and finishes off with some pine and citrus in the middle. Semi bitter finish. Good solid ipa

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Photo of The_Epopt
4.39/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

Beautiful golden red color, nice head from a low carbonation. A little too smooth on the tongue for me. Nose is all hops, with fresh cut hay (in a good way) and a little creme brulee. Flavor is nutty, with lemon at first fading to a grapefruit. Damn fine IPA.

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Photo of stephenlee
3.87/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of zekeman17
3.59/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Shawnspl
3.5/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of IdrinkGas
3.62/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of hespectbeer
3.33/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Looks nice in the glass. Has a moderate head and a nice tangerine color. Piney, floral smell with a strong malt backbone. The problem is the taste left a lot to be desired. Ended up being very malt forward with very little hop presence and a lingering bitter finish that wasn't all that pleasant. Too much malt and the hop presence is almost no existent until the very end where it manifests itself as overly bitter. Overall not a well balanced IPA but not terrible or anything.

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Photo of Casey3236
4/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of AdamSkylar
4.27/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of NolaHopHead
3.77/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Bomber. Bright amber color with finger white head, soapy lace. Toasty bread aroma. Toasted malt dominates the taste, some flora hops there. Malt forward, more like a hoppy amber.

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Photo of mikebu
4.55/5  rDev +18.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Giangio
4.35/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Gigantic IPA from Gigantic Brewing Company
3.83 out of 5 based on 472 ratings.
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