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Jai Alai IPA - Cigar City Brewing

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95
world-class

4,673 Ratings
THE BROS
97
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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SSEngelbrecht

Louisiana

4.49/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a can into a standard pint glass.

White head, light foam, nice lacing as the glass was emptied. Color was typical light orange / golden.

Smell is dominated by herbal hops with a light citrus in the background.

The taste is on par with the best. Nice bitterness balanced by malt and tons of citrus, lemon, grapefruit and orange. There's an initial sweetness on the palate which rolls into a pleasant bitterness with great balance.

The mouthfeel is thicker than I expected with a syrupy body that is very pleasing, especially as the beer warms up a bit.

Overall, this is a winner and ranks up there with many of the greats.

Serving type: can

05-17-2013 23:40:25 | More by SSEngelbrecht
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Jai Alai IPA from Cigar City Brewing
95 out of 100 based on 4,673 ratings.