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Jai Alai IPA - Cigar City Brewing

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95
world-class

5,511 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 5,511
Reviews: 1,108
rAvg: 4.27
pDev: 9.84%
Wants: 733
Gots: 864 | 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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look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

My 2nd Cigar City beer! Huzzah, trades! Less than 2 weeks old, to boot.

A - Deep gold, orange peel colored with an extreme head with awesome lacing.

S - Breathtaking. You'd swear tropical fruit juice was in here. Spice, malt, blood orange, pineapple, mango, it's all there.

T - Follows nose. Heavy tropical fruit flavor, massive hop flavor, spicy, amazingly floral burps. Sweet malt in the middle with a short, bitter finish and sweetness and hop flavor clinging for some time.

M - Standard top-quality IPA - medium body, medium carbonation, oily and slick.

O - Great IPA from a great brewery. Just need to find some White Oak Jai.

I think it tastes like the IPA version of Zombie Dust.

Trifecta1, Jul 06, 2014
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(canned: 06/10/2014 - poured into a balloon)

A: slightly-hazy, orange-amber liquid... moderately tall foam stand on pour, slow fade, very rocky contour... scattered shots of sudsy lace

S: fresh, juicy pineapple... little bit of background pine and caramel... spicy hop notes gradually come through and a textbook west coast character takes over... little bit toasty after a bit, lightly floral-perfumy on the edges

T: bright and fruity up front - has an under-ripe/underdeveloped orange quality... mellow little punch of spicy hops and a light slap of clean alcohol... the hops start to open up and show more flavors after the third or fourth sip... nice roll of toasted, graham crackery malt in the finish that lasts and balances with the fruity, resiny flavors far into the aftertaste

M: medium-bodied, fairly round, with a flat, dry finish... touch of viscosity... really damn soft altogether, goes down super easy

O: quite a fine west coast style IPA... what stands out is the illusion of fresh pineapple aroma, understated bitterness, and overall superb drinkability... other than that, it's got some pretty textbook flavors - nothing unique - it's just a very well-made American IPA

Bouleboubier, Jul 06, 2014
Jai Alai IPA from Cigar City Brewing
95 out of 100 based on 5,511 ratings.