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Jai Alai IPA - Cigar City Brewing

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

4,756 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 4,756
Reviews: 1,069
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 9.84%
Wants: 644
Gots: 616 | 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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output01x

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4.28/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 12 oz. capped bottle (JULY05) into a pint glass.

A moderate pour yields a 2-finger cream-colored head that never disappears. The body is a hazy copper orange with a fantastic amount of small, fast-rising carbonation bubbles. Thick lacing clings to the sides of the glass in one even, never-ending sheet.

Juicy tropical fruit aromas are really crammed into this one with notes of ripe grapefruit, cantaloupe, and nectarines. Just a touch of pine and grainy malts add depth and structure.

Sweet and bitter from the start, this beer brings plenty of hops flavors to the party. An overlying piney bitterness accompanies flavors of grapefruit, tangerine, and caramel malts. Upon swallowing, floral hops flavors emerge and combine nicely with the still lingering juicy citrus flavors. More pine bitterness soon sneaks in and persists near the back of the throat as an aftertaste.

Medium bodied with moderate carbonation, this beer is both smooth and creamy. The body never becomes sticky or coating and rolls over the tongue easily. The carbonation is a bit fizzy but must be doing wonders to support the body so well. The swallow is crisp and satisfying while the finish is juicy.

Serving type: bottle

03-15-2012 06:24:44 | More by output01x
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Jai Alai IPA from Cigar City Brewing
95 out of 100 based on 4,756 ratings.