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RATINGS: 108   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5/5   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
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
cooplander (543) - Florida, USA - JUL 28, 2012
golden orange color, aroma of caramel, citrus hops, flavors of sweet caramel, citrus fruits, pine, nice balance, dry bitter finish, standard IPA


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ChainGangGuy (4874) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - FEB 27, 2017
Appearance: Pours a deep amber-gold body flecked with a large amount of suspended particles. Fullish, off-white head. Minor lacing. Smell: Bready malts with a sweet toffee edge about it, tangerine and red grapefruits as well as some tropical bits of mango. Thin, thin hint of butter. Lightly floral, lightly piney. Taste: Bready malts, gently toasted grains. Caramel, toffee sweetness in the fore. Ultra light buttery hint. Citrusy, as well as some tropical tones and floral accents with just a sliver of resiny pine. Medium bitterness. Bittersweet finish with some lingering fruitiness and just a little bitterness. Mouthfeel: Medium-light body. Medium carbonation. Overall: A little on the sweet side and may be exhibiting a touch of diacetyl, but, theres some nice hop flavors there.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dmac (5979) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - JAN 25, 2017
12oz can from Homer. Poured a reddish amber with a large foamy light beige head. Aroma is sweet and malty up front, caramel and molasses, followed by sweet rotting fruit of apricot, peach, mango. Flavor follows suit. Body is slightly fuller, lightly syrupy, with lighter carbonation and an average duration on the aftertaste.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
snoworsummer (5413) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - JAN 1, 2017
From a can. Tastes like almost clear amber with a fizzy off white head. Tastes like grapefruit hops, some resin, caramel malt, a hint of pine, spice, and some passion fruit. Medium body and low carbonation. Smells like caramel malt, grapefruit hops, some resin, and a hint of pine and spice.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sonnycheeba (5794) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - JAN 1, 2017
Can. Pours hazy amber. Aroma and flavor are orange/tangerine, pale malt, caramel, faint floral notes, and faint spice. Medium body.

3.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gregwilsonstl (2344) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - DEC 23, 2016
Very thick head. Can. Strong grapefruit smell. One of the ore aromatic beers I can remember, which is fitting given the name. Not nearly as bitter as I would expect based off the smell. Very dry. Makes me parched. Subtle butter. Thx Homer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bconch (401) - - DEC 20, 2016
Gold pour, nose typical of IPAS. Nothing stands out. Big hop bite up front that continues through the finish. A little malt backbone but not a ton. Definitely a hop lovers beer.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rumbero (70) - Miami, Florida, USA - DEC 1, 2016
Appearance: deep gold with thick off-white head with good retention. just a shade of hazyness and decent lacing present. Aroma: all citrusy, spicey hops with hints of mandarin and grapefruit Taste: bready/caramely malt flavors attempt to balance (not all successfully) the strong bitterness and citrusy, resiny hop flavors as mentioned above. Palate: astringency on the strong side, its medium bodied with resiny texture and lively carbonation. Overall: balance is a difficult word to use with IIPAs (this one is borderline) or even IPAs... but I like the flavors I taste. Not my favorite IPA by any means, but I like it.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
UDBeernut (2858) - Saint Johns, Florida, USA - NOV 11, 2016
ample bitterness, some citrus zest, grass, flowers, dank. pale malt. light to medium body.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
guzzler67 (1679) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - SEP 27, 2016
Hazy amber appearance with a large, off white head and good lacing. Pungent aroma of resinous, piney hops and late arriving caramel malts. Copacetic flavor early on as the undertones of citrus and pine stayed assertive. Seemed to be a drop off in the fullness of the body for a short clip but resurfaced a little stronger in the aftertaste.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SpringsLicker (3563) - Tennessee, USA - JUL 4, 2016
Can from Publix. Pours mostly clear dark orange with a mostly white head. Aroma is light pine. The flavor has moderate hop bitterness, but seems to be missing the HUGE amounts of hop flavor remarked about in the description. Sweet finish that drifts towards sweet IIPAs which I dont care for. A bit thin.


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