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Jai Alai IPA - Cigar City Brewing

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4,673 Ratings
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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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godfathermg57

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4.28/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a bottle into a CCB snifter

A: Pours a hazy amber with a nice head that gives way to thin lace.

S: Fruity hops are certainly present as well as SImcoe hops. however I can still detect the malty body to the beer as well.

T: Very balanced between the various hops and malts. I detect the usual grapefruit, apricot, and other fruit flavors but also a hint of nutty or toasted malts.

M: Has some body and feel to it, which I much prefer to thinner IPA's

D: The alcohol content is higher than a normal IPA. Very drinkable, although not necessarily something you'd knock back a bunch of at one sitting

Between this and the other Jai Alai variations I've had (Humidor Cedar aged and Oak Aged) I'd have to say the Oak Aged is the best (and one of my favorite IPA's) but this original is pretty great too.

Serving type: bottle

02-07-2011 19:20:10 | More by godfathermg57
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Jai Alai IPA from Cigar City Brewing
95 out of 100 based on 4,673 ratings.