La Frontera | Big Bend Brewing Co.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Big Bend Brewing Co.
Texas, United States
bigbendbrewing.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by DillanWeems on 10-20-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
52
Reviews:
9
Avg:
3.07
pDev:
18.57%
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
26
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 52 |  Reviews: 9
Photo of SmellsofMahagony
3.19/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Texasfan549
3/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Jame515
3.75/5  rDev +22.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jeschaefer
3/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Stinger80OH
3.36/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of dmorgan310
3.9/5  rDev +27%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of needMIbeer
3.84/5  rDev +25.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of calcutron
3.5/5  rDev +14%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of TX-Badger
2.5/5  rDev -18.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Pours a clear yellow golden color with white head. Citrus, pine, and some floral notes on the nose; follows onto the palate. Medium bodied. Finishes with pine and citrus, typical IPA, good not great.

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Photo of Ryannotbryan
3.22/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of BeerSamurai34
3/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

This one reminded me a lot of a major brewer's IPA. It has the traditional IPA hoppiness, but it is very subdued and the hops fruitiness is very lacking.

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Photo of batt6343
4.25/5  rDev +38.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jtaylord
3.5/5  rDev +14%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Tommo
2.86/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Can from west texas, pours a medium hue for an ipa. Smells somewhat gentle but all you taste on teh way down is malt. Not much bittering, to sweet. Overall this is kinda bad

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Photo of kkarimi
3.54/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of travelguy
3.71/5  rDev +20.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bradaloupe
2.94/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 3 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

The taste of this beer was much like what the other raters posted about it. It was bitter, the smell was very citrusy and complex. When I opened the can, it foamed a lot. It was not shaken at all. I attempted to pour a glass. Nothing but foam even with the steadiest hands. Threw that can and foam out.

I decided to drink it straight from the can. The foam was even worse and was harsh.

I would not buy this beer again. It was undrinkable due to the foam.

Never again.

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Photo of rorjets
3.92/5  rDev +27.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of mig100
3.12/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of beergoot
3.25/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Dark gold colored body; very thick, lasting head; clumps of lacking on the glass. Very faint whiff of citrus with a touch of malt. Light cereal grain base with a robust hop bitterness. Medium-heavy body; coarse; primarily dry finish.

It looks and tastes like an IPA but it's rather one-dimensional flavor-wise. Couple that with a really weak aroma and you are left with a drinkable yet unexciting IPA.

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Photo of gilgar
3.73/5  rDev +21.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Lagerquestrian
3.43/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ilikebeer03
2.89/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 1.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of hozersr
3.34/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of jheezee
3.25/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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La Frontera from Big Bend Brewing Co.
3.07 out of 5 based on 52 ratings.
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