Pack Train | Big Sky Brewing Company

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51 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Big Sky Brewing Company
Montana, United States
bigskybrew.com

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.70%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Bitterbill on 06-06-2014

BEER STATS
Ratings:
51
Reviews:
14
Avg:
3.97
pDev:
10.08%
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
6
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 51 |  Reviews: 14
Photo of TonyTwins
4.2/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Gerred
3.8/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of SaxmanRick
4.25/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of shelby415
3.94/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Lorgeous
3.79/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours a nice foggy golden color. Trace amounts of white head on the pour. The smell is loaded with orange and clementine aroma. The taste is very pine centered. Moderate carbonation leads way to a smooth feel going down and it leaves a nice after taste.

= Overall a decent DIPA. Not something I would search out but with most DIPAs. I'm satisfied.

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Photo of Mark-Leggett
3.62/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of pat61
4.25/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

S: medium hop aromas of grass and resin, medium low malt aromas and low to no yeast aromas.

L: It pours copper amber with a very slight haze as streams of bubbles quickly rise to the top to help sustain a 1.5" lacy, off-white foam cap with moderate retention.

T: Moderate malt flavors with a mild sweetness, citrus and tropical fruit lead the flavors with a moderate finishing bitterness. The bitterness has a citrus rind taste that balances very well with the malt sweetness. As the beer warms, mild tangerine flavors come forward.

F: The body is a little under medium, the carbonation is medium and the beer is mildly warming.

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Photo of arizcards
3.99/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Picked up a single from TW Arrowhead on 11-13-16 for $1.79. Bottled on 8-19-16; received at TW 10-3-16 - refrigerated since purchase.

Beer poured gold with a nice white head that is leaving lacing behind.

Nose is a generous amount of citrus.

Taste is citrus, some pine, and a touch of mango that is pretty well balanced with the malt backbone.

Mouthfeel is medium bodied, fairly smooth and refreshing.

Overall a solid brew, one that i would love to have fresher!

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Photo of Darkmagus82
3.81/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of moundbz
4.15/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of zeff80
4/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of kylehay2004
3.85/5  rDev -3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jakecattleco
4.1/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Gobearswalter34
3.43/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

L- Pours a slightly hazy, golden orange with a thin, soapy head and little lacing.
S- Nice citrus hop smell with malty backing. Orange, mango, grapefruit.
T- More pine hop than expected. Citrus shows up as well. A little funk to the party. Mango prevalent.
F- Smooth and creamy for a dipa.
O- Nice DIPA, but nothing really outstanding. Good balance.

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Photo of a77cj7
4/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Bear1964
4.2/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of cbcrunch
3.82/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of littledreamer87
3.61/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Cramerican
3.37/5  rDev -15.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of drinkin-beeers
4/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of joe12pk
4.52/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of WoodBrew
3.99/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

My neighbor shared a bottle of this with me. It poured a clear orangish with thin white head that left a spotty lace. The scent had waifs of citrus and pine. The taste was evenly balanced and enjoyable to drink. There was pine and citrus balanced by a slight malt. The Mouthfeel was medium in body with good carbonation. Overall it's a solid beer.

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Photo of DerwinWentworth
4.75/5  rDev +19.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of casapy
3.46/5  rDev -12.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Jerm2401
3.52/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Good clean, crisp IPA. A little boozy even for the abv. I'll throw it in the occasional mixer 6pack but wouldn't buy a full sizer of it.

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Pack Train from Big Sky Brewing Company
3.97 out of 5 based on 51 ratings.
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