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RATINGS: 1540   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.74   IBU: 85   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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If you have fallen for the IPA style like we have, Big Eye will be a welcome addition to your repertoire. You’ll revel in Big Eye’s bitter, hoppy flavor thanks to the American Columbus and Centennial hops that are used to flavor and dry hop our flagship IPA. We thank our hops every day that the English loved their bitters—or else the IPA style may not have been born to help the beer survive the journey from Cape Hope to India back in the 18th century.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
chrisafari (100) - Orange, California, USA - MAY 10, 2008
Pours dark amber brown with a small white head. Initial aroma of sweet hops. Tends to hit the sides and the back of the tongue. Flavor is roasted nuts and super hoppy. Overall, a very good IPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rciesla (5499) - Exit 15W, New Jersey, USA - MAY 9, 2008
Bottle from oak tree. Ours amber with a decent 3 finger head. Moderate carbonation . Aromatics is pine, floral, and hoppiness. Good flavor with strong bittering finish and not much copper in the finish. good.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
sunevdj (3339) - Copenhagen OE, DENMARK - MAY 8, 2008
Pours a clear amber with a frothy off-white head and fair lacings. Light sweetness, moderate bitterness. Some caramel aromas. Lots of hoppy grapefruit aromas. Medium to full bodied Medium carbonation. Bitter finish... good.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
topherh (1914) - Kearney, Missouri, USA - MAY 8, 2008
12 oz bottle pours clear orange with a two finger off white head. Aroma of citrusy hops. Flavor starts sweet then quickly becomes bitter. Nicely balanced IPA not overly bitter or overly sweet.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sparky (2244) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - MAY 8, 2008
Bomber. Pours a crystal clear amber with one finger white head. Nose is citrus and floral hops. Palate is tangerine, grapefruit rind and caramel malt background, with a nice resin bite in the finish. Tastes like an IIPA - big hoppy taste. Medium mouth feel and nice lacing. Good stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (18365) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAY 8, 2008
Bottle. Pours a clear amber color with a small off-white head. Malty hoppy grapefruit aroma. Sweet malty hoppy bitter flavor with hints of grapefruit and citrus. Dry hoppy bitter finish with a nice long hoppy bitter aftertaste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Angeloregon (2055) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAY 6, 2008
Tasted at Ballast Point brewery and homebrew shop in San Diego, CA--Light copper orange body with a wispy, swirly white head. Fruity and spicy hops profile in nose. Tangy, spicy, Centennial and Columbus hops. Clean, stinging, bitter finish. Great representation of WC/SD-style IPA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Maria (10187) - Thisted, DENMARK - MAY 5, 2008
Dark orange-golden with a huge, nice, creamy head. The aroma has notes of citrus, papaya and mango. The flavour has a light and pleasant sweetness, notes of citrus, oranges, caramel and a nice, light grassy bitterness. In no way extreme - but incredibly charming and nice, I really like this one.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
fg8080 (37) - San Diego, California, USA - MAY 4, 2008
Bomber. pours a clean orange amber Taste of caramel, citrusy fuit, hops and has a slight toastyness to it.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
brewandbbq (269) - Manchester, New Hampshire, USA - MAY 2, 2008
Pours dark copper and clear, no chill haze. A white head developed to a peak of a quater inch, and retreated fairly quick to reveal some light lacework and whisps on the surface. Aromatics are filled with citrusy and tropical fruits. Tangerine, peach, and grapefruit atop a crisp, light malt accent. The nose continues with pear skins and pine resin. Mouthfeel is crisp and snappy, with lingering bitterness. The pallet is juicy and hoppy with a mild alcohol note. Citrus fruits with marmalade and grape jam fill the lupulin bill, with a drying, crisp, refreshing quality. Finishes with a smooth, lingering bitterness and additional hop resin. While the aromatics or flavors of the hopping aren’t blastingly pungent, Big eye gets high marks for drinkability.

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