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Big Sky Bourbon Barrel Aged IPA

Serve in Shaker, Tulip


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RATINGS: 13   MEAN: 3.86/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 65   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
65 IBUs

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
BuckeyeBoy (5642) - Boise, Idaho, USA - MAY 13, 2006
UPDATED: MAY 26, 2006 1 L Bottle Pours out a auburn red. topped with a white head. A great juniper and citrusy note. A++ Thanks Buck Dich

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
pinkzambia (1803) - Boise, Idaho, USA - MAY 13, 2006
1L Bottle: Clear dark gold with a large off-white head initially. Eventually it goes down to a small head as well as sticky lacing. Wonderful hop aromas of junipers and sweet citrusy notes. The hops taste prevails as well as a small bit of sweetness from the bourbon barrels. Awesome taste. To me, I really like the feel -- full and creamy. Another good brew from Big Sky! Thanks Bück Dich for sharing.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BückDich (5464) - McCall, Idaho, USA - MAY 13, 2006
1L Bottle purchased at the brewery. Jackalope on the cover. Oh yeah. Anyways, pours an auburn ruby color with a highly carbonated, sticky retentive head and also fairly retentive lacing. The nose is citrusy and grassy with lots of orange peel and light oak; seems almost like the Hitachino Japanese Classic Ale it has a perfect blend of fresh hop and wood. I like it! The flavor is semi-sweet, balanced and tangy. Not too beefy in the body, which is nice for this style, but has a fresh, almost cask-like hoppiness to it. A bit harder to find of an IPA, but worth it, maybe. I’m not fond of paying $12 for a liter of beer at the actual source.

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