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Jai Alai IPA - Cigar City Brewing

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

4,574 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 4,574
Reviews: 1,065
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 9.62%
Wants: 629
Gots: 552 | FT: 48
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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Ratings: 4,574 | Reviews: 1,065 | Display Reviews Only:
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SpAiReArGsEonNE

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

12-28-2013 19:01:28 | More by SpAiReArGsEonNE
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cultclassic89

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

12-28-2013 16:38:49 | More by cultclassic89
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Kirk

United Kingdom (England)

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

12-28-2013 12:04:57 | More by Kirk
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squack

New York

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

12-27-2013 01:49:49 | More by squack
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mj81

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

12-27-2013 01:36:12 | More by mj81
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NiceTaps

New Jersey

4.08/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

On tap in standard pint glasses.

A- Amber color, 1-plus finger white head. Modest lacing.

S- "Sweet" citrus hop aroma ? Yes, that's what I get. Some citrus, grapefruit, pine; all coated in malty sweetness.

T- Tangy citrus grapefruit hops drive the flavor with a sturdy malt backbone.

M-Big full- bodied beer . Chewy. Lingering hop finish.

O- I drank quite a few of these when given the chance. Quite good every time. Very flavorful.

Serving type: on-tap

12-27-2013 00:31:44 | More by NiceTaps
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rrski198

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

12-26-2013 06:22:25 | More by rrski198
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DerekQXQX

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -12%

12-25-2013 22:40:07 | More by DerekQXQX
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cwc

New York

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

12-25-2013 17:13:27 | More by cwc
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gashmoney

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

12-25-2013 14:26:49 | More by gashmoney
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TheHurtMerchant

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

12-25-2013 03:53:12 | More by TheHurtMerchant
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ccoleman87

Florida

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

12-25-2013 03:31:17 | More by ccoleman87
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Kruja5

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

12-25-2013 03:11:44 | More by Kruja5
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jhouder4

Florida

4/5  rDev -6.1%

12-25-2013 02:08:50 | More by jhouder4
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Nordbier

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

12-25-2013 00:33:19 | More by Nordbier
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dbrese

Vermont

4/5  rDev -6.1%

12-24-2013 21:52:16 | More by dbrese
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Salud24

New York

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

12-24-2013 21:47:04 | More by Salud24
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jaswilson2

South Carolina

4/5  rDev -6.1%

12-24-2013 21:42:44 | More by jaswilson2
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BltByKrmn

New York

3.75/5  rDev -12%

12-24-2013 15:34:03 | More by BltByKrmn
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thedoer

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

12-24-2013 03:18:50 | More by thedoer
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BESTIALEX

Oregon

3.5/5  rDev -17.8%

12-24-2013 02:27:46 | More by BESTIALEX
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zbodnar1

West Virginia

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

12-24-2013 01:49:54 | More by zbodnar1
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nyyfanatic213

New York

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

12-23-2013 22:44:36 | More by nyyfanatic213
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seedyone

New York

4.61/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Recommended by local Whole Foods guy. Amazing thick bready head for something that came out of a can, I guess it was glad to get out of the dark. It has maintained an 'island' of thick foam to the end, just like those old Guinness ads. Happy to accommodate you, Mr. IPA.

Looks like a big Belgian but has tons of citrusy hoppiness. Picturesque lacing that I always associate with well made brew.

I'm thinking this is more impressive than on tap & from me that's a difficult admission.

Kudos Whole Foods Guy.

Serving type: can

12-23-2013 22:02:54 | More by seedyone
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MidtowneMarket

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

12-23-2013 04:08:43 | More by MidtowneMarket
Jai Alai IPA from Cigar City Brewing
95 out of 100 based on 4,574 ratings.