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RATINGS: 963   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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No lightweight, Big Daddy I.P.A. tips the scales with a huge hop flavor and a dry, clean finish that leaves the scene without a trace.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Defreni (2618) - Husum, DENMARK - JUL 27, 2014
Flaske: Ravfarvet gullig med et lille skumhoved. Duften er lækker humlet, men smagen har en mærkelig lager bismag hvor gæren clasher en smule med humlen. Ok øl men ikke fantastisk.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
salvaticas (442) - - JUL 22, 2014
On tap at brazen head. Nothing on the nose. Pours a clear golden amber. Hoppy but unnecessarily bitter. Decent balance, given that. Not great. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
VincentDamon (340) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 16, 2014
Bière achetée à San Fransisco. Cuivrée et exhaussée d’une mousse généreuse, cette IPA offre un nez puissant de houblons tout en pamplemousses et en agrumes. En bouche, c’est puissant et houblonné : les notes d’agrumes sont d’autant plus évidentes après quelques gorgées. Sans être originale, cette bière possède toutes les caractéristiques d’une excellente IPA punchée. Cheers!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
MunBro (399) - St. Albert, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 12, 2014
If you advertise a "huge hop flavor" to MunBRO you best be delivering and this missed the mark on that. Pours a typical golden color with a massive head - this beer was super carbonated. Below average taste for an American IPA - hop flavours are there but no citrus, pine, or floral notes which confuses me. Wouldn’t purchase again for the price.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ramenen (466) - San Salvador, EL SALVADOR - JUL 5, 2014
Drank it after Costa Rica lost to Holland!!! Very nice American IPA, nice fruit hopd!!! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
MattH (649) - California, USA - JUL 4, 2014
Back in 2005 this was the first IPA I ever drank. Had today for the first time since then on tap at a pizza place. Pour is gold with a small white head. Aroma smells grassy and piney. Flavor is mostly pine. Light to medium body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Troupis (50) - - JUL 3, 2014
Day 1 of my IPA advent calendar. Good but leaves an after taste of a cheap beer. Re-opened notes because it's losing steam. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 7/20
dgouvea (1) - São Paulo, BRAZIL - JUN 28, 2014 does not count
Belo inicio com um final marcante com cor âmbar e transparente. Gostei muito e repetiria.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
alexsdad06 (5554) - Ohio, USA - JUN 28, 2014
Bottle sampled at home from backlog notes. Pours a hazy golden color with a small white head. The aroma and flavor have caramel, citrus, bready malts, some resin, good combo of malt and hops, not the most bitter but decent enough to be a sessionable ipa.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
jbuskirk (453) - Holdrege, Nebraska, USA - JUN 22, 2014
In another state, Big Daddy IPA could be a cult favorite. In California it happens to be a great IPA from a place that’s known for making amazing, near-flawless hoppy ales. It would be easy to overlook this offering from Speakeasy. However, Big Daddy deserves recognition. It has a woodsy, resinous, and slightly grassy smell with spicy, earthy tones in the flavor. Remarkably balanced, Big Daddy has a strong enough malt presence to take the edge off the hop bitterness and give this beer a clean finish.

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