Big Daddy IPA | Speakeasy Ales & Lagers

1,387 Ratings
Big Daddy IPABig Daddy IPA

Brewed by:
Speakeasy Ales & Lagers
California, United States

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Big Daddy IPA is a hop-head's delight, a generously dry-hopped yet surprisingly drinkable American-style India Pale Ale. Poured into a standard American pint glass, the beer is a golden straw color, with tight carbonation and a slightly off-white head that leaves a lovely lacing. The aroma is floral, fresh grass, pine needles, grapefruit, and a some subtle notes of fresh bread.

Added by OldFrothingSlosh on 10-02-2001

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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours a medium golden color with a white head that recedes to a fine layer. The smell is fruity and citrusy. In the taste, citrus, melon, pith and some earthy pine to round it out. This is a nice balanced IPA that has great West Coast hop flavor but is also remarkably light, clean and easy drinking. Overall, this is an impressive IPA from Speakeasy, outstanding stuff.

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A: honey colored; very clear; thin white head that hung around; moderate lacing;

S: Belgian yeast (odd); orange peel; as it warmed, pine began to come through;

T: grapefruit rind; pine and caramel in the background; bitterness came quickly; pine and moderate bitterness in the long finish;

M: medium bodied; crisp; semi-dry; moderate carbonation;

O: not a big fan of the nose - threw me off; other than that, I liked it quite a bit.

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Big Daddy IPA from Speakeasy Ales & Lagers
3.73 out of 5 based on 1,387 ratings.
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