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Union Jack India Pale Ale - Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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Union Jack India Pale AleUnion Jack India Pale Ale

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

4,535 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 4,535
Reviews: 1,120
rAvg: 4.24
pDev: 9.43%
Wants: 299
Gots: 358 | FT: 9
Brewed by:
Firestone Walker Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: GClarkage on 08-14-2007)
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TheSarge

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4.58/5  rDev +8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured this one into a large tulip. Makers a strong foam presentation of bright white and two fingers thick. The body is amber in color and cleanly filtered.

The aroma is piny, grapefruit, metallic... Pretty much hops all the way.

Taste wise, it's got some toffee notes that are quickly taken over by grapefruit and spruce qualities.

Feels prickly, full in body, oily, and dry to the palate.

Serving type: bottle

06-06-2012 22:10:05 | More by TheSarge
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Union Jack India Pale Ale from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 4,535 ratings.