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RATINGS: 108   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49/5   IBU: 50   EST. CALORIES: 219   ABV: 7.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Created with crystal clear spring water that originates in the Okeefenokee Swamp, Big Nose IPA is a mystical elixir for hop lovers. Inhale the aroma and devour the flavor of Big Nose. Big Nose features massive amounts of late flavor and aroma hops, augmented with dry hopping and our unique hop filtering process as we transfer the fermented ale to conditioning tanks for carbonation and aging. A rich malt backbone combines with the intense hop flavors to deliver a balanced finish that will keep you coming back to say BEER ME! Ingredients: American barley malts Centennial and Amarillo Hops Production targets: Original gravity: 17.5 Brix IBUs: 50 Alcohol By Volume: 7.3%

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3.5
Rrauth (1196) - North Carolina, USA - NOV 18, 2012
Draft. Crystal clear amber color. Minimal head that vanishes quickly. Some lacing. Quite bitter. The malt backbone must be light but detect some caramel taste. Pretty good IPA. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
HighWine (991) - Whalezbro, Illinois, USA - NOV 7, 2012
Tap flight at House of Beer. Nutmeg color in the glass with a white head. Interesting aroma that reminds me of Grape Kool Aid. The flavor is very similar. Very unique but pleasing. Finish is more like a traditional IPA. Soft, fruity, and flavorful.

3.8
nuplastikk (6452) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 15, 2012
Draft at Stubbies and Steins, Gainsville. Filtered orange-tan-brown. Nice creamy white head. Respectable orange floral, fresh hop aroma. Clean, fresh, lots of hop flavor. Sort of like and amped up English IPA, East Coast style. Toasty golden malt, medium to full bodied, a really pleasant, well executed IPA.

3.6
BMMillsy (1788) - Florida, USA - OCT 10, 2012
Big nose describes this one well with a strong hop aroma coming off the top. The flavor is decent for a double, but doesn't live up to the aroma. Solid beer, but like other swamp head brews better. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
jnkor (477) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - OCT 2, 2012
Aroma is sweet and hoppy, with an interesting funk. Color is a deep orange with a head of small white bubbles. Taste is full of hop bitterness, but not too sweet - great taste but no bells or whistles. Not horrible on the palate.

3.6
raradel (343) - Atlanti Beach, Florida, USA - SEP 20, 2012
I’ll start with the overall, this is great just based on the flavor packed into a relatively light and dry package. It smells light, has an average look, and is dry/ carbonated on the palate but the flavors are really great and in balance. There are so many good IPAs but this one is unique in its body to flavor match.

3.8
erickok (6036) - Leuven, BELGIUM - SEP 15, 2012
Dark copper body and beige head. Very fruity with dark hops and pine tree. Quite rich. Well developed bitterness but funnily not as bitter as the Stump Knocker American Pale Ale as this has a more present malt base. Drinks well, a good brew. (On tap at Satchels on Florida trip)

3.8
Rustyham (1836) - St. Petersburg, Florida, USA - SEP 1, 2012
Deep purple red color, fluffy head.sweet nose, cherry, caramel, honey. Flavor is a sweet and sour lime, slight sting, almost notary bit nice. Pretty good, refreshing, not over the top on the bitterness,

3.5
Dogbrick (13759) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - AUG 21, 2012
Sample at Redlight Redlight. The beer is a hazy amber-gold color with a medium thin white head that dissipates steadily. Strings of lacing on the glass. Notes of malt and citrusy hops in the nose. Medium-bodied with a moderately bitter hops character and flavors of citrus and bready malt. The finish is piney hops with a slightly bitter aftertaste. Decent overall.

3.4
aracauna (3680) - Georgia, USA - AUG 3, 2012
Dark for an IPA. Not dark enough for a brown ale, but into the darker half of ambers. Malty for the style.


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