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Jai Alai IPA - Cigar City Brewing

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95
world-class

5,518 Ratings
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98
world-class

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Ratings: 5,518
Reviews: 1,108
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 9.84%
Wants: 732
Gots: 870 | 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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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

jdavidk93, Nov 19, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

Gatch, Nov 19, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

AlMarzo, Nov 19, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

bbsaur, Nov 19, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

EDubLovesBeer, Nov 19, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

12-oz can into Belgian ale glass

A - 3 fingers khaki head over a body of amber; moderate amount of visible carbonation; nice lace

S - citrus, spice, quite fruity, malt sweetness

T - bready malt, caramel sweetness, pine, citrus (notes of orange and grapefruit), apricot/tropical fruits, spice

M - sturdy medium/full body with medium carbonation, delightfully smooth and creamy

O - Jai Alai is a solid IPA. On the sweet and fruity side for an IPA, but the hops still pack a decent punch. A very good beer.

lwillitz, Nov 18, 2014
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4.76/5  rDev +11.5%

TrevorG333, Nov 18, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

12 oz can a few weeks old

A - golden copper with a receding head and good lacing
S - citrus and pine, note orange than grapefruit
T - milder bitterness than I expected. Very very smooth and drinkable. Orange is there on the palate as well
M - solid malt backbone. Just right.

Having this side by side with a zombie dust. Overall I think I prefer the jai alai because it is just so balanced and smooth. Zombie is all about the pow hops hit. Jai alai is classier and smooth

pagriley, Nov 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

fugazidps, Nov 17, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

JohnTurano, Nov 17, 2014
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4.8/5  rDev +12.4%

BeerCycler, Nov 16, 2014
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1/5  rDev -76.6%

LloydBobBoozehound, Nov 16, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

JasonHaviland, Nov 16, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

AMarkle6524, Nov 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

harryhops, Nov 15, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

TypsiYpsi, Nov 15, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

Homebrew, Nov 15, 2014
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4/5  rDev -6.3%

newbeeraday, Nov 15, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +11.2%

NYGPhan, Nov 15, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +5.4%

If you like a citrus style IPA this is very good. Great nose with Citra hops and very drinkable. Smooth finish with a great tatse throughout.

minnz21, Nov 15, 2014
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4.64/5  rDev +8.7%

bruballs73199, Nov 14, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev -0.5%

Traumaqueen666, Nov 14, 2014
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5/5  rDev +17.1%

johnc1977, Nov 14, 2014
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4.24/5  rDev -0.7%

RMentair, Nov 13, 2014
Jai Alai IPA from Cigar City Brewing
95 out of 100 based on 5,518 ratings.