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Jai Alai IPA - White Oak - Cigar City Brewing

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Ratings: 1,465
Reviews: 339
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 11.14%
Wants: 265
Gots: 156 | FT: 6
Brewed by:
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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5/5  rDev +18.5%

muskiesman, Oct 15, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

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4.2/5  rDev -0.5%

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4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

Very different then regular JA but in it's own, good way. The fruitiness and bitterness is toned down and replaced with notes of oak and vanilla. the hop bitterness is completely lacking, and instead is replaced with a dryness that complements the subtle, complex flavors in the beer. delicious. i would buy as many of these as i possibly could.

SteveB24, Oct 12, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

Justdoit1234, Oct 12, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -23%

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3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

Doodamis-Maximus, Oct 10, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

Pours orange. Citrus and sweet. Smells lots like the regular Jai Lai. Taste is more fruity though. Still delicious. Backed up with the oak flavor. Takes out some of the bitterness. It still gets you at the very end though. Great take on a great beer. Keeps the original character and adds just enough to make it unique.

Wife's Review: "Starts off good, doesn't end well. Not a taste I want hanging out in my mouth all day."

Brackh, Oct 10, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

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3.99/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Orange with copper hues, off white thick head and tons of lacing. Big nose brings tropical and citrus notes and a vanilla to the backbone. Taste follows through with sweet tropical fruit, mango, orange, grapefruit and a vanilla cloak wraps it together and rounds off the bitter edge. Medium feel, little sticky on the feel and semi dry finish. Interesting new dynamic to these IPA flavors.

HopBomb515, Oct 02, 2014
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Jai Alai IPA - White Oak from Cigar City Brewing
94 out of 100 based on 1,465 ratings.