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RATINGS: 136   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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Big Hop IPA – the first of the brews from Pittsburgh’s newest and MICRO-est microbrewery to hit the streets. Truly, a hopped-up American IPA with loads of Centennial and Cascade hops, and just barely enough malt backbone to balance it out. Our flagship brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
can8ianben (1387) - State College, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 15, 2011
Decent and refreshing big IPA, but pales in comparison to the juicy west coast IPAs I’ve been drinking lately.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Skinnyviking (7536) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUL 10, 2011
Draught. High creamy white lasting head. Dark orange brown body. Malty fruity hoppy aroma and flavor with a nice amount of hops bitterness. Low carbonation. Long aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
boto (1922) - Granby, Connecticut, USA - JUL 9, 2011
Draught @ Headkeeper: This one pours a slightly orangish color. There was a small off-white head that left almost no lacing. Milder aroma for an IPA. Some pine and earthy hops, as well as some bicuity notes. It has a nice taste. Somewhat bitter, but not overly so. Milder pine and faint citrus hops. Biscuit and slightly toasty flavors also. Decent caramel malt body. A nice brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theis (14088) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUL 7, 2011
Draught at MikkellerBAR. Cloudy amber - white head. Cactus. Crispy. Grassy. Medium malty. Light sweetness. Grape fruits. Citrus. Sparkling.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joergen (22603) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUL 2, 2011
Draught at Mikkeller Bar. Hazy orange coloured with a medium sized off-white head. Fruity aroma of hops with notes fo pine needles. Fruity flavour of hops and grass with notes of pine needles. Dry hoppy finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pinball (11071) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUL 2, 2011
tap at mikkeller bar. Cloudy orange, smooth offwhite head. Hoppy aroma. Not that strong, very dry hoppy flavor. Quite malty too. Very dry ipa, quite bitter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ttutony (756) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 22, 2011
Slightly hazy copper with an off-white head. Fruity hoppy aroma. Hop presence is bold but remains in balance. Great beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lubiere (10788) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - APR 29, 2011
A lightly hazed orange amber IPA with a thick moka head. In aroma, a nice pinhey hops, grassy and dirty, very nice. In mouth, a smooth IPA with good malt, British grassy hops, light grassy notes, quite nice. On tap at PA Flavor, April 9th, 2011.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 9/20
LetsGoState (654) - Pennsylvania, USA - APR 7, 2011
Aroma is sweet floral hops. Taste is also floral hops with a bitter bite. Overall a pretty good IPA, even though it isn’t my style.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
lithy (2996) - Capital of Appalachia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 20, 2011
Hazy orange-brown, beige cover. Aroma is sweet, some florals, caramel. Taste is mostly sweet toffee, caramel, light bitter, not sure on the freshness here, I should try it again. It was good, just not a very hoppy IPA.

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