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Jai Alai IPA - Cigar City Brewing

Jai Alai IPAJai Alai IPA

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4,004 Ratings
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Ratings: 4004
Reviews: 1020
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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d1ckvanswype

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4.28/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

12oz can poured into a pint glass. CANNED ON DEC. 17th, 2012. Really happy I have access to cans of this, it really keeps the hops fresh.

A: Pours a hazy amber with a brief, off white head. Sticky lacing.

S: OMG so much hoppage. Big bright grapefruit, tangerine, pineapple, sweet malt and a touch of weed-like dankness at the very end. Man does this smell great!

T: Tastes almost exactly like it smells, bittersweet citrus rinds smashed with tropical fruits, a hit of cereal-like malt and a sticky, resiny bitterness that makes you want to experience that first sweetness again.

M: Rather sublime, barely noticeable carbonation with how nicely sticky this beer is. It coats my tongue with a numbing stickiness I really dig.

O: Perhaps a tad too bitter, lacking in head retention. Not a trace of alcohol to be found in the nose, taste or mouthfeel, which is rather impressive for a 7.5% single IPA. All in all a really, really juicy IPA that is absolutely perfect for the oppressive humidity in Florida. SO happy I live just on the opposite coast from them, my fridge will never be without at least one can of this.

Serving type: can

01-10-2013 04:42:31 | More by d1ckvanswype
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Jai Alai IPA from Cigar City Brewing
95 out of 100 based on 4,004 ratings.