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RATINGS: 1712   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75/5   IBU: 71   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
Our Big Eye IPA is a big hoppy brew, thanks to the abundance of American Columbus and Centennial varieties we use to flavor and dry hop. While the English originally added extra hops to preserve their beers for sea travel, we do it for the love of all that bold, intense flavor that makes India Pale Ale one of our favorite styles.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RichardGretton (4627) - Leicestershire, ENGLAND - FEB 21, 2010
Bottle. Vibrant looking bronze beer with a light head. The aroma is yeasty and sulphur like, and the flavour is very well hopped. Overall a nice bitter and well hopped beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
ZooKeeper (26) - Dublin, IRELAND - FEB 16, 2010
Bottle. Amber orange in colour with a large creamy off-white head. Light malt aroma with bread and molasses. Heavy on the hops with orange and grass coming through.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
grimreaperguru (263) - santee, California, USA - FEB 16, 2010
Pours an amber orange color with a thick foamy head.The aroma is of a floral and citrus hops.The flavor is a hopy citrus and toasty malt.The finnsh is bitter and a little dry.Overall a very good beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
swoopjones (7021) - Buffalo, New York, USA - FEB 15, 2010
Sample, GLBN IPA Challenge 2010. Golden orange color, PNW hops aroma & flavor, light citrusy hops presence, medium bitterness, well balanced, good

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Overml01 (227) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - FEB 10, 2010
Bottle at home, thanks to (I forget, sorry) for the trade. Not a hop head I have to admit, but I can always appreciate a well crafted beer... even if it is an IPA. This is, without doubt, as well brewed as can be expected from an IPA. Great hopped nose with some pine and grapefruit citrus, followed through by floral tastes and a slightly bitter finish. This is an easily enjoyed IPA for me because of the obviously high taste/aroma hops to bittering hops ratio. I hope that I can one day understand what you hop heads find so attractive about IPAs, etc...

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
LinusStick (3223) - Moon Twp, suburb of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 2, 2010
A so so IPA. Aroma was average. A hint of citrusy hops but not very strong. Pour was a perfect deep dark gold with a huge pillowy white head that lasted for a long time. Taste was average also. Straw, thin hops with a solid malt backbone. Nice mouth drying bitterness in the aftertaste, though. Nice carbonation also. All in all a very average beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Leafs93 (2081) - Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 28, 2010
Bottle at Le Bec Fin. Poured a copper/amber color, nice head and lacing. Citrus aroma that also comes through with roasted malt. Taste is just like a good IPA shoud be, a little bitter with a nice clean finish. Would be a great beer for a day on the beach, sitting on a dock or even a Jimmy Buffett concert....this may be a product of the label. Nice beer I look forward to drinking again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
jfitzy78 (8) - Belgiadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 27, 2010 does not count
Pineapply, citrusy hop. Nice. Appearance: Low head retention, very clear, dark gold color Flavor: Intensely bitter with a thinnish finish. Could use a little more malt to balance, but the hop character is fresh and prominent. Herbal, spicy, citrusy, piney...nice! Palate: Medium light body is a little thin for style, carbonation is adequate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
joeneugs (5688) - Livermore, California, USA - JAN 21, 2010
Pours very clear gold with a white head. Aroma is a bit subdued of grapefruit and pine needles. The flavor is clean and hoppy with big time lemony grapefruit and pine. Very little to balance it out, but very tasty and a hop lovers delight.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MrChopin (4303) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - JAN 16, 2010
Bottle thanks to Lagunitasfan!
Clear copper color, large foamy white head. Nose of pine and biscuit, light grapefruit. Very fresh flavor, lots of earthy pine and grapefruit backed by nice pale malt balance. A little sticky and salty, and next to Pliny, the weaknesses are exposed, but this is still a great IPA.

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