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RATINGS: 1698   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.

fletchfighters' rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fletchfighters (1382) - - AUG 28, 2012
A-- Poured a clear, light orange amber color. Bright white one finger head. Great staying power to the head. Even better with swirling as got two fingers of head. Nice fluffy head that when recedes leaves lots of spotty and soapy lacing. Nice. S-- Break this down two ways. In the bottle got a lot of bubblegum in the nose. Very vibrant smell. In the glass a lot of tropical sorbet. Peach, lime, guava, orange and soft grapefruit. in the glass it is slightly muted. Not as fresh as the bottle nose. T-- Forward pine, grapefruit and orange bitterness, though getting slightly muted due to the age of the beer. Still shows flashes of what this can be. M-- Medium feel and medium carbonation. Not as oily as it should be and showing lots of overripe orange, pine and grapefruit. malt backbone makes appearances in the feel as a good amount of toffee are well balanced with the fruits. Good citrus sorbet finish but it is showing it’s age. O-- It’s old. Say that up front. Perfectly serviceable though. Shows flashes of what it was and that is more than enough. hides the alcohol well and something that would work in a big way in this climate. if Australia got fresh Big Eye watch out. Shows its age in the feel so the downgrade. Otherwise a world class IPA

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
77ships (7251) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - JUN 20, 2016
355 ml. bottle @ Gollem. Clear orange golden, little white head. Nose is big chewy pine resin hop, very dank, big orange, such thick pine resin goop with some marmalade & orange peel sweetness in the back. Taste is great mix of first big pine resin goop, some bitter orange peel but massive pine resin goop candy balanced by Turkish delight sweetness, toffee, butterscotch, candied fruit, nice pleasant pine resin bitter finish. Thick chewy toffee & Turkish delight body. Works pretty well, very solid beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
beerplace (414) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 14, 2016
650ml bottle, bought at Central City Liquor Store, tasted on Green Point Campground. Pours hazy golden with a white head. Aroma is piney, some tropical fruits and resin. Taste is resin, piney bitterness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
highibus (779) - Vail, Arizona, USA - JUN 12, 2016
Pours deep copper with nice off white head. Huge aroma of piney and floral hops. Hits with big hop bitterness up front with a nice smoothing from significant maltiness. Great balance. Grrat beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
MrOrla (2046) - Odense C, DENMARK - JUN 8, 2016
Bottle at home. Pours golden with a white . Aroma of stale hops, caramel, earthy, citrus, toffe, pine, light grape. Taste is rather sweet, stale hops, loads of pine, good grape fruit notes. Dry and bitter finish. Shame its 5 months old.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
MohaBeer (184) - Lima, PERU - MAY 26, 2016
Ambar claro con transparencia, buena espuma y adherencia. Lúpulo pináceo moderado alto, malta maltoso caramelo moderado, notas herbáceas, cárnicas, prosciutto, mantequilla suave, jamón serrano. En boca lúpulo de amargor moderado alto, malta maltoso caramelo moderado, notas cárnicas ahumadas, jamón serrano, prosciutto, lúpulo pináceo moderado y ligeras notas a ceniza. Final cárnico-lupulado pináceo prolongado sin astringencia, buena carbonatación y cuerpo medio. Excelente cerveza!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Carlisle (436) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 7, 2016
Bottle. Pine hop aroma. Malt with caramel followed by citrus and pine hops. Well-balanced. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ttheilen (528) - USA - MAY 6, 2016
I do not wax on poetically about beer but I do know the quality of a beer once tasted. This review is not about my tastes but reinforces the numbers, which are arbitrary.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GuideDogSaint (1079) - Xiamen, CHINA - MAY 4, 2016
355ml bottle at Beer Station, Xiamen on 28 Oct. Pours hazy orange amber with a white head. Aroma of pine with a little citrus and sweaty feet. A typically over hopped IPA, ok but is it enjoyable? Will try again.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
oldrtybastrd (4911) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - MAY 3, 2016
Pours a nice clear amber color. Aromas of citrus and pine hops. Flavors of grapefruit and orange. Nice hop flavor with a spicy edge.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
teamsale (103) - Washington, USA - APR 27, 2016
Bottle poured into a pilsner glass. Pours a nice light orange with two finger beige-white head. Scent is heavy orange and sweet pine. Taste is a bit on the malty side but also a bit spicy, which I’m finding is what keeps this beer interesting. Bitterness is average. Actually smells great and tastes very good, but it is a hair too malty.

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