Jai Alai IPA - White Oak - Cigar City Brewing
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Reviews by soughtbygod:
4.53/5 rDev +7.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
This beer pours a dark slightly cloudy amber with a barley off white 2 finger head.
the smell is unique right off the bat i pick up some roasted caramel sweetness, followed by hops and a little bit of funkiness maybe that is the white oak pulling through
the taste wow this beer is great i don't find myself saying ipa and aged together as a good thing very often, but they did well with this. they gave it enough malt backbone that as it aged on the oak and the hops fell off that it picked up a sweet characteristic. this after you swallow you pick up grapefruit and floral hop flavors and it finishes with the oak
the mouthfeel is incredibly velvety for an ipa, it drinks like a milk stout. very thick and luscious.
overall this beer is on par with its BA score. very good will def hunt some down in the future.
Serving type: bottle
01-24-2012 01:30:22 | More by soughtbygod
More User Reviews:
4.54/5 rDev +7.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Like its regular Jai Alai sibling, I absolutely love the smell of this beer. Jai Alai is one of my favorite IPAs, and this one does not disappoint. The oak aging gives it a very sweet, vanilla taste. It is a completely different taste that the very fruity Jai Alai regular. I really enjoyed this and wish I could have taken home more than just a four pack to Virginia.
Serving type: can
07-17-2014 19:51:50 | More by Seanem44
Jai Alai IPA - White Oak from Cigar City Brewing
94 out of 100 based on 1,316 ratings.