Big Barrel Double IPA | Karl Strauss Brewing Company

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91
outstanding
270 Ratings
Big Barrel Double IPABig Barrel Double IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Karl Strauss Brewing Company
California, United States
karlstrauss.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.00%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by LongBeachHopHead on 11-15-2009

BEER STATS
Ratings:
270
Reviews:
97
Avg:
4.11
pDev:
10.22%
 
 
Wants:
49
Gots:
51
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 270 |  Reviews: 97
Photo of BcOneSeven
3/5  rDev -27%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Good. Nothing particularly special. Not much of an aroma.

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Photo of Jeysun23
4.63/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Photo of jooler
3.5/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pretty malty. But it does have an alright hop taste nothing too great.

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Photo of Buzz3d
2.48/5  rDev -39.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

pours an alright light gold with almost no head at all. no lace, bad nose. not a great DBL

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Photo of rockernino
4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

Photo of stonefan55
4/5  rDev -2.7%

Photo of breadwinner
4.3/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Really quite excellent DIPA with a rich citrus nose that seems to drop a hint of vanilla in there for good measure. Interesting appearance, rather opaque, but not demonstrating the sort of filling yeast/trubbiness you might expect. Throw this in a four pack or something, Karl Strauss!

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Photo of atrocity
3.5/5  rDev -14.8%

Photo of jercasper
4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

Excellent IPA! One of the most balanced brews I've experienced in a long while. Near perfection!

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Photo of Alpha309
4/5  rDev -2.7%

Photo of yspiff
4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of ZepHead80
3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

Photo of zestar
4/5  rDev -2.7%

Photo of Birmz
3.6/5  rDev -12.4%

Photo of OCSA_1978
4.72/5  rDev +14.8%

Photo of Pklimas
4.44/5  rDev +8%

Photo of retry4z
3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

Photo of Trix247
4.1/5  rDev -0.2%

Photo of Rybarra
3.36/5  rDev -18.2%

Photo of TheBoog013
4/5  rDev -2.7%

Photo of MissBaker
5/5  rDev +21.7%

Photo of poorbuthappy
4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of jaredkc889
4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

Photo of somalley26
4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

Photo of anon
4/5  rDev -2.7%

Big Barrel Double IPA from Karl Strauss Brewing Company
4.11 out of 5 based on 270 ratings.
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