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Jai Alai IPA - Cigar City Brewing

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

5,388 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 5,388
Reviews: 1,097
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 9.84%
Wants: 716
Gots: 828 | 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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Photo of NiceTaps
4.08/5  rDev -4.4%
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.

NiceTaps, Dec 27, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

rrski198, Dec 26, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

DerekQXQX, Dec 25, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

cwc, Dec 25, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

gashmoney, Dec 25, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

TheHurtMerchant, Dec 25, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

ccoleman87, Dec 25, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

Kruja5, Dec 25, 2013
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

jhouder4, Dec 25, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

Nordbier, Dec 25, 2013
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

dbrese, Dec 24, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

Salud24, Dec 24, 2013
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

jaswilson2, Dec 24, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

BltByKrmn, Dec 24, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

thedoer, Dec 24, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -18%

BESTIALEX, Dec 24, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

zbodnar1, Dec 24, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

nyyfanatic213, Dec 23, 2013
Photo of seedyone
4.61/5  rDev +8%
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.

seedyone, Dec 23, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

MidtowneMarket, Dec 23, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

jmint, Dec 23, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

soroka24, Dec 23, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

jsf14, Dec 22, 2013
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

ryan604, Dec 22, 2013
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4.04/5  rDev -5.4%

JoeMans, Dec 22, 2013
Jai Alai IPA from Cigar City Brewing
95 out of 100 based on 5,388 ratings.