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Jai Alai IPA - Cigar City Brewing

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95
world-class

4,552 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 4,552
Reviews: 1,064
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 9.62%
Wants: 628
Gots: 542 | 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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core42

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -23.7%

11-14-2013 15:48:44 | More by core42
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earljones199

New Hampshire

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

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taospowder

New Mexico

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

11-14-2013 04:28:00 | More by taospowder
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hikeeba

Rhode Island

2.75/5  rDev -35.4%

11-14-2013 02:08:14 | More by hikeeba
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Craigory

South Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

11-14-2013 01:51:37 | More by Craigory
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Denzo

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

11-14-2013 01:11:07 | More by Denzo
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blue-dream

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

11-13-2013 11:58:24 | More by blue-dream
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cincysig

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -6.1%

11-13-2013 04:19:51 | More by cincysig
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mbw314

California

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

11-13-2013 02:05:20 | More by mbw314
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AnchorDrops

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

11-13-2013 01:31:26 | More by AnchorDrops
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mmulebarn

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -17.8%

11-13-2013 00:54:03 | More by mmulebarn
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wshell1

Tennessee

3.75/5  rDev -12%

11-12-2013 17:42:15 | More by wshell1
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fsck

Washington

4/5  rDev -6.1%

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

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

11-12-2013 02:01:42 | More by FIN
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Shawnspl

Rhode Island

4/5  rDev -6.1%

11-12-2013 00:47:05 | More by Shawnspl
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ZombieJester

California

4/5  rDev -6.1%

11-12-2013 00:44:02 | More by ZombieJester
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RADRACING

Connecticut

4.86/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

A nice clear copper color with deep white to tan lasting head.

S so much going on...where to start...Nice in your face fresh hop aroma. fantastic blend of citrus and mango. very floral

T fruit up front pine in the end. fantastic blend of late addition hops. hops and malt sweetness are in complete balance.

M medium light body with a nice malt sweetness

O This beer should be talked about in the same discussion as Heady Topper. Unlike most AIPA, this one is not overly bitter and extremely well balanced. the overly sharp hop bitterness that's associated with ipa's is balanced by the malt sweetness. In all honesty, YES i have had heady topper (family lives not far away i have it a lot) YES i have tried Gandhi bot the brewery is down the street. YES i have had pliney the pine bomb elder (i like that about pliney). If i had to choose of the three, I'm going to take the Jai Alai. it is now available in NYC so I am able to get my hands on it, and for that i am grateful!

Serving type: can

11-11-2013 23:54:53 | More by RADRACING
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scottDC

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev -6.1%

11-11-2013 23:23:07 | More by scottDC
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PriorDoubleDark

Maine

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

11-11-2013 21:13:20 | More by PriorDoubleDark
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Lebzilla

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

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dbkdev

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +17.4%

11-11-2013 13:11:29 | More by dbkdev
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flipdog0

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

11-11-2013 02:46:43 | More by flipdog0
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tipofthetongue

New York

4/5  rDev -6.1%

11-11-2013 01:53:50 | More by tipofthetongue
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WVbeergeek

West Virginia

5/5  rDev +17.4%

11-11-2013 00:51:56 | More by WVbeergeek
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BRYeleJR

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

11-11-2013 00:34:27 | More by BRYeleJR
Jai Alai IPA from Cigar City Brewing
95 out of 100 based on 4,552 ratings.