Big Buck IPA
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RATINGS: 42   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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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 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BMMillsy (1145) - 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 (10073) - 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 (3394) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - AUG 8, 2012
tap at the Gaylord location - Pours copper-gold with an off-white head. There’s 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. It’s fairly good. It doesn’t stand out for IPAs, but it’s works alright.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
milewide (1386) - 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 (1224) - Iowa, 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 (1259) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
polomagnifico (1202) - Saginaw, Michigan, USA - SEP 1, 2007
On tap at brewery. Aroma is floral, grassy, citrus hopps. Murky apple cider in appearance. Starts sweet and finishes bitter. Med/full bodied. Good aroma but just something a little off on the palate and flavor.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
wmubronco1992 (589) - Coldwater, Michigan, USA - JUL 8, 2007
Draft at the Brewery in Gaylord, MI. Amber color, clear, small head with medium lacing. Nice woodsy aroma. Hoppy with grassy flavor. Good IPA. Overall excellent beer

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
popephred (249) - Plainfield, Illinois, USA - JUL 7, 2007
Poured from tap in Grapevine, TX. Pour produced a beer with a cloudy amber body and a small off white head which quickly diminished. This IPA was fragrant with floral and pine notes, which accompanied the bittersweetness as I tasted it. Though hoppy (as it should be,) there was minimal aftertatste with a hint of alcohol. This was a medium-bodied brew that was strong and smooth, a good IPA.

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