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RATINGS: 925   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63/5   IBU: 82   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
India Pale Ale was developed in Burton, England, as a "Super-Premium" hoppy pale ale around 1800. The extra strength in alcohol and hops helped preserve the beer on its long export journeys to India and beyond. The style developed a following worldwide. Its flavor begins with a smooth, malty creaminess followed with a big burst of dry-hop flavor from English Kent Golding Hops. It then finishes with a lingering yet pleasant bitterness.

Big Swell IPA is a fresh handcrafted India Pale Ale brewed with huge amounts of American hops and malted barley...dry hopped to perfection!

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3.5
Rune (12814) - Tromsø, NORWAY - NOV 28, 2016
Draught, taster at Monks Café & Brewery. Clear warm golden body. White layer at the top. Spotty lacework. Fruity hopped aroma, mid sweet. Blended taste profile of grapefruit, orange, and caramel malts followed by a semi-dry, resinous bitter end. Fine bodied. Likable (Stockholm 23.11.2016).

4
rondphoto (4455) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - NOV 14, 2016
can @ Keg Liquors / Clarksville IN --- best by 8/11/16 --- Aroma of citrus hops and malt. Nearly clear medium amber, frothy ivory head that sticks at one-finger, lace cobwebs. Taste is malt that moves smoothly through medium carbonation on the way to a burst of citrus hops; then it’s slowly joined by graham cracker malt in a medium finish. An exceptional brew.

3.6
alex_leit (4120) - Minsk, BELARUS - NOV 9, 2016
Can. Hazy orange-golden color, with good white foam. Aroma: honey nectar, citrus, tropical fruits. Taste: juicy, fruity, clean, smooth and pleasant hop bitterness.

2.3
edwardbass (839) - Illinois, USA - OCT 21, 2016
Perhaps Maui has consistency issues? The six pack I bought is not good. The taste has some malt sweetness and plenty of piney hops, but a weird vegetable or cigarette smoke taste dominates. Very dry. Not good.

3.3
ramboraffe (2256) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - OCT 10, 2016
355 ml can at the Joint, Göteborg. Hazy golden with white head. Fruity floral with grapefruit, pine and resin. Dry with medium bitterness and medium carbonation.

3.8
ippopotamo36 (2383) - Rome, ITALY - OCT 9, 2016
On tap at EurHop #4, Rome-Italy. Deep golden quite clear color, little foam leaving drafts as it lowers. Nose: balanced semi sweet citric, truly fruity (apples mostly). Mouth: semi sweet start, middle clean watery with a sparkling bitter finish. Nice. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
Mep3222 (1563) - East Greenbush, New York, USA - OCT 6, 2016
Piney hop aroma with some tropical floral hops. Taste is a slight sweet carmelized malty with a piney hop finish and some floral hops. Malt balances the hops nicely and it is not too resinous. Has a bit of yeasty finish that makes it a bit dirty, but still overall a nice IPA. Note: says canned 11-11-15 and I had it 10-6-16, would think this would be a bit better fresh for sure. The dirty yeasty may be due to age?---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
Dredd (940) - Bentleigh, AUSTRALIA - OCT 5, 2016
Nice pine, citrus and spice aroma, amber pour with pillowy white head. Biscuit malt upfront with long resinous hop finish.

3.9
N3lson1 (1005) - Long Valley, New Jersey, USA - SEP 29, 2016
Drank from a pint glass, a really nice traditional English IPA, nice malt base with nice earthy hops, usually not a big fan of dry hopping with EKGs.

3.5
johnbuck100 (306) - Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 27, 2016
12 oz can. Really the only decent fresh IPA in Maui . I have a new respect for this beer after drinking it for 2 weeks. Good hop presence,.Not The best IPA but combines well With perfect environment ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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