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RATINGS: 965   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.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Odeed (1787) - Bakersfield, California, USA - NOV 26, 2004
golden and murkey with an average head that vanished soon after.aroma of citurs,vanilla,and hops.flavor is pretty much the same as the aroma.reminds me of the frozen orange bars with the vanilla filling.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DYCSoccer17 (3348) - Woodland, California, USA - NOV 24, 2004
Bottle. Damn, very citrus aroma. Sweet nose with lots of orange notes and some grapefruit notes sprinkled here and there. Smells yummy. Mildly hazy blonde/honey color with a small qucikly dissipating white head. Start is rather sweet turning very orangey citrusy to finish. Hops are more subdued than expected. Slightly thin, and very orangey IPA. I kinda like this guy. Label says "Who’s your daddy?! 003". Any insight on this?

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
IPFreely (1470) - Sanborn, New York, USA - NOV 22, 2004
Hazy gold color, medium white head. Big hops in the aroma, spicy, citrusy, and a little piney. Light malt as well. Flavor is nicely balanced, some earthy malt followed by a good dose of hops, but not as much as the aroma would lead you to believe. Medium bodied, smoother, short finish. Very good.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dorwart (2382) - Robbinsville, New Jersey, USA - NOV 21, 2004
Decent head which reduces to a thin foam with some impresive lacing. Big juicy hops aroma with spruce, flowers and a nice bready malt. Color is a medium golden orange. Wow interesting flavor. Major flavor of honey roasted peanuts. I am salivating just thinking about them. YUMMY. Very nutty. Not as much hops presence but a decent malt backbone to balance it out. Finish has a nice bitterness but not a puckering bitterness. Very soft in the mouth. A good, mellow IPA.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Crosling (1863) - Loveland, Colorado, USA - NOV 20, 2004
UPDATED: APR 14, 2005 Light in color. Pure, oily, raw and invigorating hop aroma calms my senses, allows me to relax and interpret what I am exactly smelling. Dripping honey covered pine needles. Orange. Other fruits. The hops are undeniably huge and fairly shocking but the sweet, fruity and sugary malt presence is what makes this a pretty delicious India Pale Ale.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dough77 (821) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - NOV 18, 2004
pretty impressive ipa. quite hoppy and very smooth. all the normal traits of an ipa in general.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jayme9874 (756) - Hamburg, New York, USA - NOV 14, 2004
Slightly hazy golden, light amber. Decent head and lace. Malty, caramelly aroma, hop resin, and more. Very balanced, nice bitterness, smooth and drinkable.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Loddeer (171) - USA - NOV 5, 2004
From beginning to end, this IPA provided ample hop diversity with an excellent transition. The eyes staring at me on the bottleneck ... weird. Anyways, even though the step-wise process from start to finish provided commendable results, the aftertaste left something to be desired. That smooth and hoppy long lasting finish was lacking ... otherwise this was all good.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cornfield (5521) - Oak Forest, Illinois, USA - OCT 25, 2004
This poured an unusually light golden color for an IPA. Not much head to speak of. The aroma is mainly of piney and floral hops. Pleasant mildly bitter hop flavor... a touch of the citric enters here. Medium-bodied, perhaps a bit watery. Mild bitter citric finish. Not too bad.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
frylock (1135) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - OCT 23, 2004
Big citrusy hop aroma with some light caramelly malt in the background. Golden brown with a small white head. Moderatley bitter, some piney notes with some lemon and grapefruit coming through as well. Slight vegetal flavor in the finish. Not a bad IPA


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