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Jai Alai IPA - Cigar City Brewing

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

5,062 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 5,062
Reviews: 1,080
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 9.84%
Wants: 678
Gots: 718 | 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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Redeezy83

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

02-08-2014 15:13:34 | More by Redeezy83
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rajendra82

Georgia

4.43/5  rDev +3.7%

The body was orange-amber in color, clear, and gently carbonated; forming a two finger thick head that proved very durable. The first thing hit me as the can was opened was the tropical citrus smell, and it intensified upon pouring. Bringing the glass under the nose revealed a ton of grapefruit, mandarin orange, bitter orange, and a hint of papaya. The taste was very hoppy, revealing layers of grapefruit, pine, hay, and some butterscotch. The finish was spicy and earthy, and the body felt quite sticky. This straddled a line between a regular IPA and a DIPA, and should probably be considered a double. I am so glad I bought two sixpacks, as this would keep me happy for a while.

02-08-2014 05:19:30 | More by rajendra82
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russwilliam

New York

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

02-08-2014 05:16:07 | More by russwilliam
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goeke007

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

02-08-2014 04:02:00 | More by goeke007
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HelpMeBloody

Rhode Island

3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

02-08-2014 02:00:04 | More by HelpMeBloody
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Shandycan

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -6.3%

02-07-2014 21:19:28 | More by Shandycan
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jcugafsu

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

02-07-2014 17:23:35 | More by jcugafsu
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Gotti311

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

02-07-2014 15:42:09 | More by Gotti311
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Krafty34

Florida

4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

02-07-2014 11:14:26 | More by Krafty34
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Roland

Georgia

3/5  rDev -29.7%

02-07-2014 00:51:31 | More by Roland
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Damian74Shensky

South Carolina

4/5  rDev -6.3%

02-07-2014 00:46:08 | More by Damian74Shensky
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Rbodacious

Virginia

4/5  rDev -6.3%

02-06-2014 23:42:17 | More by Rbodacious
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PapiMagnum

New York

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

02-06-2014 18:24:10 | More by PapiMagnum
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jworkman

West Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

02-06-2014 13:45:24 | More by jworkman
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lanciloti

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

02-06-2014 07:38:40 | More by lanciloti
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Franziskaner

Missouri

4.31/5  rDev +0.9%

Deep amber with orange tint and a hazy look to it. Just a light touch of foam on top covers most of the top of the beer. Brussels lacing. The aroma is an intoxicating burst of citrus hops. I get orange and mango notes. The front of the palate is like biting into a grapefruit. Intensely fresh hop flavor assaults your palate. This is quickly followed by a good malt backbone. That hop fades slowly away and beckons further sips. The mouth is moderately carbonated and the hops definitely prick the tastebuds.

02-06-2014 02:52:18 | More by Franziskaner
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Phil_H

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

02-06-2014 01:31:16 | More by Phil_H
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dspinler

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

02-06-2014 01:30:07 | More by dspinler
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beer-me-please

Washington

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

02-06-2014 01:05:39 | More by beer-me-please
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Jah_Json

Sweden

4/5  rDev -6.3%

02-05-2014 12:33:46 | More by Jah_Json
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Scooch

Illinois

5/5  rDev +17.1%

02-05-2014 06:49:27 | More by Scooch
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rankandfile

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -18%

02-04-2014 22:13:28 | More by rankandfile
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markcp

Iowa

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

02-04-2014 17:50:58 | More by markcp
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hopazoid

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

02-04-2014 14:50:12 | More by hopazoid
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Kevincredible

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

02-04-2014 11:45:18 | More by Kevincredible
Jai Alai IPA from Cigar City Brewing
95 out of 100 based on 5,062 ratings.