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Jai Alai IPA - Cigar City Brewing

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95
world-class

4,673 Ratings
THE BROS
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world-class

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Ratings: 4,673
Reviews: 1,066
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 9.6%
Wants: 638
Gots: 590 | FT: 49
Brewed by:
Cigar City Brewing visit their website
Florida, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Pours copper in color with notes of citrus and tropical fruit in the aroma. Flavor has upfront citrus bitterness with a hint of caramel and citrus and tropical fruit hop notes in the finish.

70 IBU

(Beer added by: cjgator3 on 12-05-2008)
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Reviews by Aiptasia:
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Aiptasia

Florida

3.7/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

Enjoyed from a 12 ounce bottle into a pint glass.

A: Appearance is nice. A rich dark yellow beer with little or no foaming. Lacing was similar to cat spit (but in a good way) and didn't hang around long.

S: Not much at all on the nose. Some wet biscuit and malty goodness but little else. I was expecting a lot more aromatics out of an IPA.

T: What it lacks in scent, it makes up for in taste. Very pleasing frontal earthy floral hops drip all over the tongue; lasting approximately five minutes on one pull of the glass. After which, the middle flavors of plum and apricot emerge and do a little dance with biscuity yeast undertones while the alcohol warms the sides of your mouth. The finish is dry, warm and fruity.

M: Ultra smooth due to little carbonation. A nice creamy wetness blankets the mouth, then fades to a fruited, sunny dryness.

O: Love it. On the first smell, I wasn't sure i'd like this beer at all because it has literally no hops smell. It's not an aroma hopped beer, but I think they dumped a ton of fresh hops in the boil.

Serving type: bottle

11-22-2011 20:47:43 | More by Aiptasia
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Jai Alai IPA from Cigar City Brewing
95 out of 100 based on 4,673 ratings.