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Jai Alai IPA - Cigar City Brewing

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95
world-class

4,753 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 4,753
Reviews: 1,069
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 9.84%
Wants: 644
Gots: 611 | FT: 50
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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JCaweinstein

Ohio

4.33/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours dark orange to light amber, one finger creamy white head with lots and lots of bubbles. This is also crystal clear.
The aroma is somewhat grassy, it's not as strong as I was anticipating. Im picking up some floral notes as the beer warms.
The flavor is mostly citrus like grapefruit. I also taste peppery spice and also a bit of cereal/grain which is subtle and more noticeable as the beer warms.
Medium bodied, smooth and crisp. Bitter hop flavors stay with me all the way through with hints of pepper and grain on the finish, leaves a citrusy aftertaste.
Overall this is a very solid year round IPA. It's a beer I've had before on vacation and will continue to purchase when I can.

Serving type: bottle

05-03-2012 01:17:19 | More by JCaweinstein
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Jai Alai IPA from Cigar City Brewing
95 out of 100 based on 4,753 ratings.