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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

4,546 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 4,546
Reviews: 1,120
rAvg: 4.24
pDev: 9.43%
Wants: 299
Gots: 362 | 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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jifigz

Pennsylvania

4.1/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle poured into a pint glass.

A: The beer pours a very clear and light colored orange with a nice white head that lasts slightly longer than average.

S: The smell is citrus and pine, citrus and pine, and some citrus and pine.

T: The taste is, well, citrus and pine. The flavor of this beer is just wonderful and it is not as bitter as I was expecting for having such an intensely hoppy aroma and flavor. The alcohol, for being 7.5%, is pretty much not noticeable.

MF: The mouthfeel is nice and light and very smooth. It feels crisp and clean on the palate.

O: This is a very solid IPA. I think it's almost impossible to have an incredible beer these days or one that really stands out, especially an IPA, because there are so many fantastic ones made. Yes, this IPA is delicious, but I don't see what sets it apart from other top notch India Pale Ales.

Serving type: bottle

04-23-2012 22:51:41 | More by jifigz
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Union Jack India Pale Ale from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 4,546 ratings.