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Big Jim IPA | Northbound Brewpub

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3.99/5
Very Good
61 Ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Northbound Brewpub
Minnesota, United States
northboundbrewpub.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.20%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by jera1350 on 10-23-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#7,805
Reviews:
11
Ratings:
61
pDev:
10.28%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
5
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 61 |  Reviews: 11
Photo of Onenote81
3.8/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of zeff80
3.92/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured a clear, golden orange color with a small, white head of foam. It smelled of citrus, pine and toasted caramel. Good toasty flavor with a piney bitterness and a hint of smoke.

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Photo of DavidSchaal
4.25/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of mothman
3.48/5  rDev -12.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of warmbier804
3.79/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of akward
3.78/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pretty solid stuff. Nice flavor profile. Not too much bite as other similar ipa's. You could make it a good full bodied, sessionable ipa. This last sentence is 150 characters.

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Photo of Taybeh
3.79/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of maedhros09
3.58/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

The unique thing is a kind of toasty almost smokey savory flavor. Spicy. The bitterness is frankly too much for me to enjoy it (95 ibu?) but the flavors themselves are fine.

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Photo of nmann08
3.15/5  rDev -21.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of Umdrunner
4.4/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jeff1973
3.71/5  rDev -7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of a77cj7
3.5/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of WoodBrew
4.04/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

The Big Jim was a big beer. The beer poured a clear copper with white head that left a spotty lace. The scent and taste carried pine and citrus. The mouthfeel was fuller in body with good carbonation. Overall this is a solid offering.

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Photo of CraigP83
2.36/5  rDev -40.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Smoky highly bitter with the most faint bitterness. Not good

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Photo of iRun2Beer
3.67/5  rDev -8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of LXIXME
4.23/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of CCutch
4/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of pat61
4.5/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

L: Pours bright gold under a ½” white foam collar.
S: Light fruit, perfumy, very floral – they do a nice job with the hops.
T: starts with malt and fruit and then finishes with a nice citrus rind hop accent. Malt is there, provides a good backbone, light but not overpowering.
F: Medium body and carbonation.
O: Goes really well with their smoked egg salad sandwich.

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Photo of Stevecoop86
4.73/5  rDev +18.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Strong hop flavor similar to two hearted. Solid level of bitterness while maintaining smooth flow and pleasant aftertaste.

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Photo of Wer34truh
3.95/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Bonerbrewing
4.5/5  rDev +12.8%

Photo of PlacementSix
4.04/5  rDev +1.3%

Photo of SortaAmbivalent
4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

Photo of dmorgan310
4/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of R1nzl3r
4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

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Big Jim IPA from Northbound Brewpub
Beer rating: 3.99 out of 5 with 61 ratings
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