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Jai Alai IPA - Cigar City Brewing

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4,559 Ratings
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Ratings: 4,559
Reviews: 1,064
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 9.62%
Wants: 627
Gots: 547 | FT: 48
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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Thur123

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4.05/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

This beer pours a deep red with orange and less than a fingers worth of head and low to moderate carbonation. The smell is big sweet and bitter hops with herbal and lemon like hops taking the forefront. The sweet fruity hops seem to be sitting under the bitterness next to the malt which is balanced smelling but restrained on the whole.

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This beer tastes incredibly hoppy, and the hop flavors are more complex than I'm used to lately. This initial impact of hops what bigger than expected and very fresh tasting. Bitter herbal hops dominate as by palate slowly recovers into the full bodied malt that really takes up the back half of this flavor profile. The sweeter hop flavors, grapefruit etc., come across mildly and still in a very bitter way. Overall this is a very well made IPA with a big bold flavor for something that's not a DIPA, but at the same time it never even comes close to being a DIPA. It just a tasty and very hoppy American IPA.

Serving type: bottle

03-16-2010 18:38:54 | More by Thur123
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Jai Alai IPA from Cigar City Brewing
95 out of 100 based on 4,559 ratings.