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Jai Alai IPA - Cigar City Brewing

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

4,739 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 4,739
Reviews: 1,068
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 9.84%
Wants: 641
Gots: 604 | 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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Reviews by alphagnome:
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alphagnome

Iowa

4.53/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Appearance:
Pours a cloudy, copper color body with a decent stream of carbonation and quite a bit of sediment. Crowned by a finger-thick, white head that hangs around for awhile and leaves plenty of lacing behind.

Aroma:
Simply fantastic! A vibrant rush of pineapple, mandarin oranges, and kiwi. Very sweet with hints of pine and caramel.

Taste:
Starts of bitter, fades to sweet, then wraps up with a faint bitterness. Pine on the first wave ushers in a potent, sweet malt and various tropical fruit. Wraps up with a hint of pine and ground pepper. Light booziness on the finish.

Mouthfeel:
Smooth and easy to drink. Medium-bodied with incredibly light carbonation. Sediment is sometimes big enough that you can't help but notice it. Finishes sweet but clean with a slight stickiness.

Overall:
Fantastic brew that I'm happy a friend of mine was willing to part with, seeing as there are plenty of miles between us and the nearest state that sells Cigar City brews. Well worth your coin, even if you're not a fan of most IPAs.

Serving type: can

03-27-2014 01:06:44 | More by alphagnome
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Jai Alai IPA from Cigar City Brewing
95 out of 100 based on 4,739 ratings.