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Jai Alai IPA - Cigar City Brewing

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95
world-class

4,743 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 4,743
Reviews: 1,068
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 9.84%
Wants: 641
Gots: 605 | FT: 50
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: 4,743 | Reviews: 1,068 | Display Reviews Only:
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jjheinrichs

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

12-06-2011 02:44:08 | More by jjheinrichs
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BerlinBomber

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -6.3%

12-06-2011 02:41:39 | More by BerlinBomber
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uturn

Florida

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

12-06-2011 02:19:42 | More by uturn
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jophish17

Georgia

4/5  rDev -6.3%

12-05-2011 19:59:52 | More by jophish17
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TrickkyGangsta

Florida

4/5  rDev -6.3%

12-05-2011 19:06:58 | More by TrickkyGangsta
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asparkoflife

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +17.1%

12-05-2011 17:34:26 | More by asparkoflife
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gtermi

Texas

4.03/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: The beer is a very nice cloudy gold, with a nice thin white head.

S: It has a nice malt and hoppy smell. It also has some light sweet wine scents.

T: The first thing that kicks on my tongue is a nice amount of hops. On the back of the tongue you also get a good amount of sweet malt.

M: The beer has a nice bit of carbonation and crispness, but its very nice. It is one of the better feeling IPAs I have had.

O: This is a very good IPA. I had this sent to me in a trade and I am very pleased.

Serving type: bottle

12-04-2011 04:54:53 | More by gtermi
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UNCCTDawg

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -6.3%

12-04-2011 01:36:50 | More by UNCCTDawg
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jdhende

Illinois

4/5  rDev -6.3%

12-04-2011 01:08:19 | More by jdhende
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bierbrauer

Wisconsin

4.22/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz. bottle brought back from visit to FL and CCB in Oct. No freshness date. Tasted in a Duvel tulip glass.

A: Clear amber, 1" white head that drops gradually and leaves sparse lacing; steady effervescence.

S: Flowers, some citrus and caramel malt.

T: Citrus/fruit & floral hops first, followed by sweet caramel malt, then growing bitterness that lingers.

M: Medium/high carbonation and medium body; neutral or slightly dry finish; little alcohol warming.

O: This I.P.A. is a cut above most in complexity and balance. Very solid and highly enjoyable.

Serving type: bottle

12-04-2011 00:25:11 | More by bierbrauer
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sgoro

Illinois

5/5  rDev +17.1%

12-03-2011 15:20:39 | More by sgoro
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dcs1548

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

12-03-2011 03:36:52 | More by dcs1548
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escapegoat

Georgia

4/5  rDev -6.3%

12-03-2011 02:53:42 | More by escapegoat
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PhatAtUT

Texas

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

12-03-2011 02:33:10 | More by PhatAtUT
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VncentLIFE

North Carolina

4.38/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Pours a hazy orange. Thick white head. About half inch.

Brought back from Florida by a friend! Bottled on May 2. Smell has loads of tropical fruits everywhere. Lots of lemon and orange peel. Juicy lemons as well. Nice powdery sweet malt smell.

The taste is actually more bitter than I thought it would be. Bitter forward. Lemons and alot of juicy oranges. Backed up by a sweet malt backbone.

Feels light and leaves a somewhat bitter feeling.

Serving type: bottle

12-02-2011 22:49:18 | More by VncentLIFE
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dwoolley1

New York

4/5  rDev -6.3%

12-01-2011 19:40:46 | More by dwoolley1
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rab53

Washington

4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

12-01-2011 05:00:24 | More by rab53
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beersis81

Illinois

5/5  rDev +17.1%

11-30-2011 16:45:54 | More by beersis81
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UncleE

Florida

5/5  rDev +17.1%

11-30-2011 16:09:09 | More by UncleE
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Kaydogg

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +17.1%

11-30-2011 14:49:26 | More by Kaydogg
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Slikpitt

Georgia

4/5  rDev -6.3%

11-30-2011 02:45:24 | More by Slikpitt
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HillbillyBike

West Virginia

4/5  rDev -6.3%

11-30-2011 01:17:56 | More by HillbillyBike
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ucsbmullet

Colorado

5/5  rDev +17.1%

11-29-2011 22:10:56 | More by ucsbmullet
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InspectorBob

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -6.3%

11-29-2011 20:38:53 | More by InspectorBob
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chcfan

California

4/5  rDev -6.3%

11-29-2011 16:03:57 | More by chcfan
Jai Alai IPA from Cigar City Brewing
95 out of 100 based on 4,743 ratings.