Big Buck IPA
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RATINGS: 45   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32/5   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
Historically a stronger, hoppier beer - made that way to withstand the journey by sea from England to India. Medium bodied, bitter, aromatic and unfiltered.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bpar73 (945) - Bellaire, Michigan, USA - MAR 21, 2015
On tap at the brewpub. Hazy yellow gold pour with a white head. Moderately hoppy taste and aroma with a dry, mildly bitter finish. Solid IPA.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
Westchesterco (1824) - mclean, Virginia, USA - AUG 21, 2014
From notes: On tap at the brewery it is a clear golden color with a citrus aroma. The taste is grapefruit.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Iphonephan (6157) - McLean/Jackson Hole, Virginia, USA - JUL 7, 2014
On draft at the brewery. Pours a clear copper with an off white head. Fruity nose. Flavors of citrus and resin, with a dash of salt. Smooth, moderately bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BMMillsy (1788) - Florida, USA - OCT 13, 2012
Standard IPa. Highlights the hop bite. Pretty balanced here, but unexciting. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tmoney99 (13459) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - AUG 9, 2012
Draft. Poured hazy copper color with an average frothy off-white head that lasted with fair lacing. Moderate sour citrus hop aroma. Medium body with a slick texture and soft carbonation. Moderate bittersweet flavor with a moderate bittersweet finish of medium duration. Good brew.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
patrick767 (4010) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - AUG 8, 2012
tap at the Gaylord location - Pours copper-gold with an off-white head. Thereís a mild citrus hop aroma. The flavor has strong bitterness backed by a good medium bodied malt profile. The expected long bitter finish is there too. Itís fairly good. It doesnít stand out for IPAs, but itís works alright.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
milewide (2058) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - FEB 8, 2011
Have bought growlers of this because it was so fresh. Decent IPA with hops in both aroma and taste. Medium body and head. Amber color.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
sthlm (1278) - Duluth, Minnesota, USA - JUL 31, 2010
[On-tap at Big Buck] Pours amber with an off-white head. Aroma is grassiness mixed with grapefruit and light malt. Not great right away, and the malt clashes a little, but it did improve over time. Taste is light citrus, perfumey, floral notes, and then very malt heavy. Medium-thick mouthfeel with a long finish. A malt heavy IPA that was decent, but maybe a little different than what I was looking for at the time.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
slayer02348 (103) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - JAN 9, 2010
Pretty dark color for an IPA, hoppy nose/aroma as expected. Decently hoppy flavored, a bit of malt present. Probably my favorite beer that I have tried at Big Buck.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Nephilium (1692) - Cleveland, Ohio, USA - OCT 6, 2007
(From a 5 Liter mini-keg brought back from Michigan for me) Nice pine hop aroma, pours a cloudy brown/amber, with a big fluffy white head. Wow... great hop character, with just enough malts to balance it out. Nice long pine hop finish, a bit of thickness to the mouthfeel. I wish I could get this around me on a regular basis.

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