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Jai Alai IPA - Cigar City Brewing

Jai Alai IPAJai Alai IPA

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3,935 Ratings
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Ratings: 3935
Reviews: 1011
rAvg: 4.25
pDev: 9.88%


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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Bennettrox

Tennessee

4.22/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Thanks to Dolfan84 for this one!

A - Dark amber with one finger head.

S - Very much key to east coast style. Citrus, grapefruit, maybe a little orange and pineapple. Very crisp

T - Shining point for me. Citrus up front with a surprising pine element that I couldn't find in the nose. Stick grapefruit and caramel finishes off strong.

M - Medium carbonation, very easy to drink.

O - Another great beer from CCB. Fresh, this is a great IPA and a very drinkable one. Can't wait to try more

Serving type: bottle

05-10-2011 20:10:42 | More by Bennettrox
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MisSigsFan

California

4.29/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a can. Dated 1/28/14 so it's a bit older. Pours a golden amber with a white head. A bit darker than most IPAs. The nose isn't too strong but there's a lot of citrus and just a bit of tropical fruit. Taste follows the nose mostly. Citrus up front with tropical fruit in the finish. Bitterness isn't too overpowering. Mouthfeel is a bit sticky. Hopefully this is just an age issue. It feels a bit heavy to me. Overall this is pretty great. I wish I could get my hands on a fresher can though.

Serving type: can

04-17-2014 02:07:11 | More by MisSigsFan
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soundscience

New York

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

04-17-2014 01:14:17 | More by soundscience
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EdelweissDad

Georgia

5/5  rDev +17.6%

04-16-2014 22:47:04 | More by EdelweissDad
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GJ40

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Sampled from a 12oz can purchased at The New Leaf Market in Tallahassee, FL.

Golden with good clarity and a small off white head. Aroma is a nice mix of tropical fruits and toasted malts. Flavors lean toward the hops with a tropical fruits and citrus. But they're supported by toasted and biscuity malts. A moderate consistency and carbonation.

A good, solid IPA.

Serving type: can

04-16-2014 22:34:29 | More by GJ40
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Modernrickk

California

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

04-16-2014 19:34:10 | More by Modernrickk
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mhind52

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev 0%

04-16-2014 19:03:42 | More by mhind52
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hvy1

Maine

4/5  rDev -5.9%

04-16-2014 18:06:07 | More by hvy1
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Westyn

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

04-16-2014 18:03:36 | More by Westyn
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Mordhaus

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -17.6%

04-16-2014 16:19:45 | More by Mordhaus
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sachie23

New York

3.75/5  rDev -11.8%

04-16-2014 16:09:23 | More by sachie23
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CaptDavyJones

New York

4.25/5  rDev 0%

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funkyaudio

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -11.8%

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TheTinDoor

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev 0%

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Zach136

Georgia

4.41/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Canned 3/20/14 - Reviewed 21 days later - 4/10/14. Poured into an IPA glass.

A - Light amber, one inch light beige rocky head, great lacing.

S - Moderate tropical fruit medley with a touch of grass in the background.

T - Juicy citrus hop profile. Very light bitterness. Little to no yeast/ malt profile.

M - Medium bodied, excellent carbonation. Refreshing and drinkable.

O - Incredibly flavorful and drinkable IPA. One of the more intensely tropical/citrusy single IPAs out there. An instant classic.

Serving type: can

04-16-2014 01:38:12 | More by Zach136
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Illinois

4.25/5  rDev 0%

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Malcolmguthrie


5/5  rDev +17.6%

04-15-2014 23:00:51 | More by Malcolmguthrie
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Texas

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

04-15-2014 02:44:39 | More by Gunch52
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Eaglefan344

Missouri

4/5  rDev -5.9%

04-14-2014 21:19:59 | More by Eaglefan344
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berley31

New Brunswick (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +5.9%

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spham

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +11.8%

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New York

4.25/5  rDev 0%

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JJStout83

Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +11.8%

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szmnnl99

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev 0%

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Indiana

4.25/5  rDev 0%

04-13-2014 22:01:35 | More by pfcorsar
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Jai Alai IPA from Cigar City Brewing
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