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RATINGS: 56   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 65   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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Spiced with ginger "tea". Note: If you had "Double Ginger" Big Eye, please rate here as well.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ratman197 (11106) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - FEB 18, 2015
On tap at Hops and Pie poured a hazy golden amber with a lingering ring of amber foam. Aromas of straw, ginger, citrus and light pine. Palate was light bodied and smooth with a dry finish. Flavors of straw, ginger, pine and light citrus with a smooth dry bitter lingering ginger finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tcon25 (231) - Duvall, Washington, USA - FEB 6, 2015
Draft pour at Ballast point original. Light amber pour, solid IPA base, and then the ginger really comes through.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bacterial (2164) - Twin Cities, Minnesota, USA - FEB 2, 2015
On draft at the Miramar facility (from my tasting notes). Nice ginger nose and taste, works really well together with the citrus forward hops.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Blairgus (3179) - California, USA - JAN 17, 2015
17 Jan 2015, tap at Ballast Point. gold/orange, clear, some steady bubbles. nose is gorgeous ginger! occasionally you can find the aroma of the big eye hops but it’s pretty much just ginger, and it’s lovely! thin body and moderately fizzy. tastes like fresh cut ginger. it’s a tad watery. hops come out more in the flavor. this is great!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (12595) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 22, 2014
Keg at OB Noodle House, Cable St OB, 13/11/14 as ’ginger’. Rich amber with reddish hues topped with a moderate off white to light beige covering. Nose is candied fruit peels, big root ginger, brown sugar, perfumed notes. Taste comprises floral hop, ginger, spice, caramel, bitter orange, red grapefruit. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close with prominent ginger notes tempered with hop bitterness. Not bad for a gingerfied beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
slowrunner77 (6925) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 4, 2014
"More ginger than hops in the aroma. Fresh smelling fo sho. Prickly on the palate with the hops battling for attention at the back end. Nicely done, though if you’re not a fan of ginger (why are you drinking this then?) it would be a little much. Hoppy yet palate cleansing at the same time. Nice."

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rlgk (13192) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - APR 15, 2014
Draught at Ballast Point Old Grove, San Diego. Clear golden beer with a rich white head. Ginger aroma, caramel, fruity, biscuits, grapes, some mango. Ginger and hop flavor, caramel, quite spicy, grapefruit, some floral notes. Way behind the original Big Eye, but still decent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
marcus (7473) - Sacramento, California, USA - OCT 21, 2013
On tap at Beer Revolution. Pours orange copper with a short beige head and a mild ginger aroma. There is a lot of ginger in addition to the caramel malt flavor and a very dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
oRos (1342) - sacramento, California, USA - OCT 20, 2013
On tap at beer revolution. Aroma is ginger. Taste is slight hops with a huge ginger taste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Vaiz (3796) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - OCT 2, 2013
Taster @ the brewer. Clear golden pour. Aroma full of ginger, some spicy hops. Flavor is bitter and spicy with loads of ginger. Still well balanced.

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