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Jai Alai IPA - Cigar City Brewing

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Jai Alai IPAJai Alai IPA

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5,787 Ratings

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Ratings: 5,787
Reviews: 1,138
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 9.84%
Wants: 784
Gots: 1,002 | FT: 56
Brewed by:
Cigar City Brewing visit their website
Florida, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: cjgator3 on 12-05-2008

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
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Served in a bottle at Cork City Pub in Hoboken, NJ

A: Pours a clear copper in color with light to moderate amounts of visible carbonation. The beer has a finger tall light beige head which has very good retention properties - there is about 50% of the head remaining with a slightly thicker ring at the edges of the glass. Significant lacing is observed.

S: Moderate aromas of sweet caramel malts with stronger aromas of citrus/grapefruit and tropical fruit hops.

T: Very light amounts of bitterness upfront from the citrus/grapefruit hops but there is a strong citrus/grapefruit flavor. After that, there is some caramel malt sweetness and the finish has lots of notes of tropical fruits.

M: Medium bodied with moderate amounts of carbonation. Light amounts of dryness in the finish.

O: Not sure if this was the freshest bottle but it was still really enjoyable. Definitely a quality beer that I would be happy to have again - I enjoyed the flavors.

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Poured from the tap a bright copper-orange color with two fingers of off-white head.

Aroma of tangerine and lemon and a hint of green grass.

Big grapefruit taste upfront followed by floral notes and malts.

Medium bodied and a bit dry with a sharp carbonation.

A very nice IPA and my first beer from Cigar City. Looking forward to trying the others.

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Jai Alai IPA from Cigar City Brewing
95 out of 100 based on 5,787 ratings.