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RATINGS: 1567   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75   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 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tokyogoat (1503) - San Diego, California, USA - SEP 15, 2010
Pours a deep golden yellow, nose is heavy with spicy and floral hops, taste is fairly bitter, not a lot of hop flavor, but a goof floral finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fidel (1302) - Livermore, California, USA - SEP 12, 2010
Poured golden orange, citrus & grassy hops, caramel malts, little stone fruits, clean finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
r464 (2015) - Earth, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 2, 2010
An IPA full of floral, hoppy notes in the aroma and flavor. Muted hints of malt. Dry, but not overly strong. Could use a bit more balance of flavor, but very good for a hoppy, dry IPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
robiannelli (591) - West Deptford, New Jersey, USA - SEP 1, 2010
a dark gold frothy IPA, lightly bitter, medium body, tastes of toasted hopps with a roasty nutt almost earty taste with a slight malt back

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hombrepalo (1924) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 30, 2010
Big Bottle. Hazy orange brown with a thin, off-white head. Big lace rings. Aroma of grapefruit and nectarine. Pink grapefruit with a caramel toffee backbone. Bitter lemon drying. Zippy carb lightens up the strong malts but overall a bit heavy on the malts for an IPA.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
CampesinoTino (798) - Seattle, Washington, USA - AUG 28, 2010
Bottle. Aroma is tangerine, pine, caramel and floral hops. Appearance is a rich honey golden color with massive pillowy white head. The taste begins with potent ruby red grapefruit and resinous hops flavors followed by toasted malt, dried mango and orange citrus. The tropical fruit flavors blend especially well with the bitter hops and malt backbone. Mouthfeel is moderately creamy with medium carbonation and a dry, bitter finish. Yet another impressive West Coast style IPA that delivers a strong dose of hop goodness.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bbbeer (592) - Massachusetts, USA - AUG 27, 2010
On tap. Copper brown color with significant head. Malt and pine in aroma. Medium bodyFlavor somewhat subdued, at first seemed more malty than hoppy, almost with some roasted grain flavors although later in the glass hops became more noticable. Not bad but not one of my favorite IPAs.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Chalsk (1090) - North Caldwell, New Jersey, USA - AUG 26, 2010
Pours an orange color with a white soapy head. Has an awesome grapefruit aroma, with hints of caramel and pine. Nice sweet start with a great hop hit. Would expect nothing less from a southern Cali IPA. Nice sweet, bitter notes on the finish. Lovely IPA. At 6% this is truly session worthy.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Travlr (15111) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - AUG 24, 2010
UPDATED: DEC 26, 2010 Bomber shared with steptin and bouche. Bright golden color, huge fluffy white head, massive lacing. Aroma of lemon trees, pine forests and grassy meadows. The taste actually brings you to mountain meadows and pine forests. Wonderful stuff. Bottle shared with Nick and Sica from Connecticut. Nice stuff.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Holy (835) - GERMANY - AUG 24, 2010
UPDATED: DEC 20, 2010 Consumed with Travlr in Tucson. Good head and hoppy aroma in the pour. Vibrant citrus flavor with a bit of a hop-bite after taste. Very nice.

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