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RATINGS: 148   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 65   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
Spiced with ginger "tea". Note: If you had "Double Ginger" Big Eye, please rate here as well.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Art (3121) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 20, 2016
Brews n chews. Pours a cloudy yellow color. Aromas of ginger and earthy hops. Maybe a bit stale at this point.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
trevor211 (1623) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JUN 19, 2016
On tap at Beer Camp. Why haven’t i seen more ginger ipas? Really nice flavor combo. Refreshing, acerbic ipa. Very dry.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rarbring (2262) - Linköping, SWEDEN - JUN 18, 2016
Overall: Ginger, grapefruit.
Note: Bottle 650 ml at a De Klomp tasting. Reviewed 2016-06-18.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bubbleflubber (2159) - Asheville, North Carolina, USA - JUN 12, 2016
Pours orange into the glass, with a large foamy eggshell head that leaves thick soap lacing. The nose is of candied ginger. Flavors have lots of ginger spice overtop of cracker malts and some caramel/touch of and finishing of heavy ginger spice. Medium-bodied and complex, it’s definitely an interesting take on the IPA genre, that’s for sure. Will probably be a hit or miss, depending upon the taster.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
shadey (2079) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - JUN 10, 2016
22oz bottle. Amber orange. Little ginger in aroma. Lots of malt. Nice ginger flavors. Well balanced.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Drake (11781) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 31, 2016
Bomber from Beer Run. Clear amber, large foamy off-white head, good retention. Aroma of ginger, pale malt, mild tea and mint. The taste is strong ginger, pale crackery malt. Thin bodied. Basically ginger juice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
melush (2816) - SPAIN - MAY 28, 2016
Bottle 35,5cl / Botella 35,5cl. @ Tanakaya Liquor Store, Tokyo, Japon. A: Hazy amber / Ambar turbio. T/S: Hops, citrusy, resinous, ginger, spicy / Lupulo, citrico, resinoso, gengibre, especiado.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tightslice (959) - Redwood City, California, USA - MAY 27, 2016
UPDATED: JUN 3, 2016 Bottle from Safeway in Redwood City, CA. Aroma is pine, ginger, ginger candies. Taste is real ginger and blends well with the pine and hoppy bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Hiledd (79) - Massachusetts, USA - MAY 26, 2016
Lemon and minty aroma, hazy brown with orange hint, grassy, orange, lemon, green tea flavor, malty thick palate, alcoholic kick ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bulk_Carrier (3722) - Lake Champlain, Vermont, USA - MAY 18, 2016
This was poured into a becher pint glass. The appearance was a mild hazy burnt amber color with a one finger white to off white rocky foamy head that took its time to dissipate. Nice show! Semi-thick foamy lacing appeared all around the glass. The smell had the normal qualities of Big eye (bitter citrus to piney to that light underscore of caramel malt) and then spiced up with ginger. Smells authentic. The taste was spicy - fully through the ginger and on into the hops, taking them to the same spicy level. Bitterness shows up just a bit. Dry semi-spicy aftertaste with a quick finish. On the palate, this one sat about a light to medium in body with a decent sessionable feel to it as the ginger doesn’t hit too hard and nor does it become a palate wrecker too much. Overall, Ballast Point did everything they wanted to with this one. That’s definitely real "ginger" they added. I like it for the most part, but it does come across pretty dry.

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