Jai Alai IPA - White Oak - Cigar City Brewing

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Ratings: 1,484
Reviews: 339
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 11.14%
Wants: 268
Gots: 158 | FT: 7
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Cigar City Brewing visit their website
Florida, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
This is an American White Oak-aged version of Jai Alai India Pale Ale. The white oak adds smoothing notes of vanilla and slight hints of dill to the aroma and flavor profile. The finish is elegantly dry due to the light tannin notes from oak aging and though still loaded with hop flavor, hop bitterness is more restrained.

70 IBU

(Beer added by: tpd975 on 06-13-2010)
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Nice aroma of passion fruits, grapefruit and spicy and earthy hops.
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Medium body with appropriate carbonation. Alcohol of 7.5% abv is well hidden.
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Jai Alai IPA - White Oak from Cigar City Brewing
94 out of 100 based on 1,484 ratings.