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Jai Alai IPA - Cigar City Brewing

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

5,336 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 5,336
Reviews: 1,095
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 9.84%
Wants: 715
Gots: 805 | 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 Tone
3.95/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Pours a hazy, copper color. 5/4 inch head of an off-white color. Great retention and great lacing. Smells of sweet malt, hops, slight yeast, hint of dough, slight floral, hint of caramel malt, and a hint of alcohol. Fits the style of an American IPA. Mouth feel is smooth and clean, with an average carbonation level. Tastes of floral hops, slight alcohol, sweet malt, hint of citrus, and a hint of caramel malt. The mouth feel is great for a strong IPA. The hops are bold, but there is enough malt and citrus to balance the flavor and not let the hops become overpowering. Great appearance, aroma, good body, and blend.

Tone, Jul 02, 2012
Photo of Aupuch
5/5  rDev +17.1%

Aupuch, Jul 01, 2012
Photo of SaCkErZ9
4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

SaCkErZ9, Jun 30, 2012
Photo of immobileman
4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

immobileman, Jun 29, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

phingdong, Jun 26, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

CellarGimp, Jun 26, 2012
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

ixodus, Jun 25, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

corzocl, Jun 25, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

carrollmel7, Jun 25, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

Beerislivingproof, Jun 22, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

rydev24, Jun 22, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

baybum, Jun 21, 2012
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

jmathis, Jun 20, 2012
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

sludgegnome, Jun 17, 2012
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

Chinaskifan1, Jun 16, 2012
Photo of Danny1217
4.51/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a hazy orange with one finger of white head that dissipates in about a minute. Tons of sticky lacing on the sides of the glass.
The aroma is something else. Absolute fruit bomb. Lots of citrus and tropical fruits, with a touch of pine. One of the best smelling beers I have ever had.
Taste is quite fruity as well. Tangerines and pineapples. Once again, a touch of pine. A nice malt backbone to support the hops. Bitter, but not overly so. Juicy, and refreshing. Medium bodied and somewhat low carbonation. Incredibly smooth and crisp.Just how i like my IPAs.

Danny1217, Jun 16, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

MarkVegas, Jun 16, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -23.9%

beernut, Jun 15, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

Rau71, Jun 14, 2012
Photo of Monkeyknife
4/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from the tap a bright copper-orange color with two fingers of off-white head.

Aroma of tangerine and lemon and a hint of green grass.

Big grapefruit taste upfront followed by floral notes and malts.

Medium bodied and a bit dry with a sharp carbonation.

A very nice IPA and my first beer from Cigar City. Looking forward to trying the others.

Monkeyknife, Jun 13, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

jocain916, Jun 13, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

Tumble, Jun 10, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -12.2%

aztraz, Jun 10, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

mecmd, Jun 10, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

316nuts, Jun 10, 2012
Jai Alai IPA from Cigar City Brewing
95 out of 100 based on 5,336 ratings.