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Jai Alai IPA - Cigar City Brewing

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

5,088 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 5,088
Reviews: 1,082
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 9.6%
Wants: 683
Gots: 725 | 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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AnthonyK

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

03-08-2014 04:30:19 | More by AnthonyK
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macher0

Kentucky

4.03/5  rDev -5.6%

Drank from can in a moment of necessity. Still needed to review.

Obviously I can't see the appearance but it tastes like a 4. Can't get a good smell but likely moderate fragrance with a major hop profile of citrus and flowers to get to another 4. I see a trend. The taste is the first metric that's palpable. Very hop forward with a moderate hop profile but decent smoothness. A little tingle. A dusty grain finish. Drink it if you can but I will likely try from a tap next.

03-08-2014 04:14:34 | More by macher0
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rockrob

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -6.3%

03-08-2014 02:04:58 | More by rockrob
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muraco3

Ohio

5/5  rDev +17.1%

03-08-2014 01:53:50 | More by muraco3
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Wolberjs

California

3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

03-08-2014 00:38:21 | More by Wolberjs
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CraigS119

Florida

4.2/5  rDev -1.6%

Purchased at my local Wal-Mart (yes, we're spoiled by Cigar City) in Tampa, FL. $9.49 for the sixer and they come in these nifty green & orange cans:

http://craftcans.com/craftcanspics/cigarcitycansmockBIG.jpg

A- Cloudy, orangey-gold color. It's got some moderate carbonation and a little bit of white, silky head lacing the top.

A- Smells hoppy, piney, and orange zesty… almost like a Blue Moon on roids.

F- The taste packs a punch. It's like biting through the peel of an orange- bitter, but satisfying. Hops are definitely at the helm of this beer, but there's good balance of malt and fruit, leading to a very full-bodied taste. Altogether a complex, yet harmonious flavor profile.

M- Lots of coarse carbonation on the tongue, with heavy, silkiness throughout.

O- This is the beer that first got me into IPAs. It's got that brutal kick upfront that takes you aback, an orangey/fruity middle, and the bitter follow-through that reminds you what a hell of an IPA it is that you're consuming. Jai Alai is not only a terrific beer, but also a great representation of Florida beer scene.

03-07-2014 23:03:36 | More by CraigS119
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HomerS

Sweden

2.5/5  rDev -41.5%

03-07-2014 18:26:12 | More by HomerS
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dannyfayy

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

03-07-2014 17:48:01 | More by dannyfayy
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DogfishJoe

Ohio

4/5  rDev -6.3%

03-07-2014 17:46:22 | More by DogfishJoe
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jondavidsson

Sweden

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

03-07-2014 11:17:56 | More by jondavidsson
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planbee

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

03-07-2014 06:05:35 | More by planbee
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MJSJr

California

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

03-07-2014 04:50:50 | More by MJSJr
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tegelaar

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

03-07-2014 04:13:52 | More by tegelaar
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Marco_Gtz

California

3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

03-07-2014 04:12:14 | More by Marco_Gtz
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VinceHopkins

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

03-07-2014 03:17:30 | More by VinceHopkins
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harrydorofee

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -18%

03-07-2014 01:12:51 | More by harrydorofee
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Rob_Harrington

California

4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

03-07-2014 00:59:38 | More by Rob_Harrington
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monkeybeerbelly

New York

4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

03-06-2014 22:33:50 | More by monkeybeerbelly
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ctrousse

South Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

03-06-2014 21:27:48 | More by ctrousse
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Ieatlambfries

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

03-06-2014 20:47:54 | More by Ieatlambfries
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Buddy-13

Florida

4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

03-06-2014 19:41:02 | More by Buddy-13
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camartin27

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

03-06-2014 19:35:54 | More by camartin27
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igor

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

03-06-2014 18:53:03 | More by igor
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reyna311

Delaware

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

03-06-2014 18:51:24 | More by reyna311
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Gfunk

Maine

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

03-06-2014 15:47:19 | More by Gfunk
Jai Alai IPA from Cigar City Brewing
95 out of 100 based on 5,088 ratings.