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Jai Alai IPA - Cigar City Brewing

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95
world-class

5,065 Ratings
THE BROS
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world-class

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Ratings: 5,065
Reviews: 1,082
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 9.6%
Wants: 678
Gots: 721 | FT: 55
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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Ysgard

Virginia

4/5  rDev -6.3%

08-22-2014 13:00:51 | More by Ysgard
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moelikeit

New York

4/5  rDev -6.3%

02-25-2012 12:27:03 | More by moelikeit
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bird22

California

4/5  rDev -6.3%

06-28-2013 06:13:54 | More by bird22
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DNICE555

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -6.3%

6 pack from Deciccio’s in Brewster. Had on the train to grand central with Jlynn and some college girls… Giggity.

A – Unfiltered golden color with off white head.

S- Hoppy citrus aroma with a certain malty sweetness to it.

T- Nice hoppy citrus base with a syrupy malty sweet backbone

M- Full bodied ipa with decent carbonation

D- Interesting ipa. I usually like mine hoppy but the syrupy malt backbone complimented the citrusy hops very well. Cigar City does some very cool stuff.

04-20-2011 19:03:39 | More by DNICE555
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fsck

Washington

4/5  rDev -6.3%

11-12-2013 07:36:39 | More by fsck
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Thebrianeffect

Illinois

4/5  rDev -6.3%

07-11-2014 04:41:32 | More by Thebrianeffect
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Nick1024

Arizona

4/5  rDev -6.3%

07-03-2014 07:09:43 | More by Nick1024
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SFC21

Florida

4/5  rDev -6.3%

02-15-2012 02:47:47 | More by SFC21
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Deltoro

Florida

4/5  rDev -6.3%

07-08-2014 12:33:56 | More by Deltoro
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augie

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -6.3%

03-23-2012 13:40:21 | More by augie
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vermilcj

Ohio

4/5  rDev -6.3%

12-15-2013 04:19:55 | More by vermilcj
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WolfsbaneBloom

Illinois

4/5  rDev -6.3%

02-11-2013 06:29:32 | More by WolfsbaneBloom
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Bockerdoppel91

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -6.3%

02-11-2014 02:53:38 | More by Bockerdoppel91
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sphyrn

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -6.3%

11-04-2013 00:22:36 | More by sphyrn
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BigKev007

Missouri

4/5  rDev -6.3%

06-18-2014 02:02:42 | More by BigKev007
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bellino13

Florida

4/5  rDev -6.3%

08-08-2013 00:29:03 | More by bellino13
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Gosox8787

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev -6.3%

Presentation: 12 oz. bottle poured into my Sam Adams perfect pint glass.

Appearance: Light brown to dark orange in color. Two and a half finger beige, pillowy head. Pretty good retention.

Aroma: Mango and citrus notes are dominant. Pretty strong malt background in the form of caramel notes. A touch of pine in the hops too.

Taste: Smooth mango and citrus notes. Nice, strong malt background of caramel notes. Bitter pine notes after each sip. Bitter hop aftertaste.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied and crisply carbonated. Very smooth.

Drinkability: The ABV is really well hidden and this goes down really easy. Definitely an easy drinking IPA.

Overall, a really nice and balanced IPA. Very easy to drink with a pronounced malt backbone. Also highlights some of the sweeter notes of hops. Recommended.

09-22-2010 22:20:37 | More by Gosox8787
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InspectorBob

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -6.3%

11-29-2011 20:38:53 | More by InspectorBob
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Cath

New York

4/5  rDev -6.3%

07-26-2014 15:55:58 | More by Cath
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MalloryHewell


4/5  rDev -6.3%

08-12-2014 01:40:58 | More by MalloryHewell
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BrewtalAlement

Florida

4/5  rDev -6.3%

12-29-2011 17:50:08 | More by BrewtalAlement
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TxUltraRunner

Texas

4/5  rDev -6.3%

08-21-2013 02:00:24 | More by TxUltraRunner
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mabmab67

Kentucky

4/5  rDev -6.3%

12-18-2011 03:46:14 | More by mabmab67
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VaporDome

New York

4/5  rDev -6.3%

02-09-2014 21:57:27 | More by VaporDome
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WesWes

New York

4/5  rDev -6.3%

The beer pours a nice amber color with a thick frothy off-white head that slowly fades to lacing. The aroma is good. It has an excellent malt scent that boasts of pale, crystal, and Carapils malts. The hop character is good. It has a mildly aggressive citrus hop aroma that's spicy, yet compliments the malt bill. The taste is good as well. It has a nice bitter hop punch up front along with a well balanced malt profile. It's an east coast IPA with west coast hops. The mouthfeel is fine. It is a medium/full bodied beer with adequate carbonation. This is a good IPA. It's full flavored featuring both an excellent malt and hop character.

01-13-2011 17:05:43 | More by WesWes
Jai Alai IPA from Cigar City Brewing
95 out of 100 based on 5,065 ratings.