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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

4,545 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 4,545
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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kbanks13

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4.18/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had this chilled in a SA Perfect Pint.

Pours a light amber/honey color with a pillowy white head. Good retention, great lacing. Smell is almost entirely citrus, with some pineapple and flowery resins in the back. Taste immediately hits with a citrus peel and resiny/oily flavor that becomes filmy and more pine like as time goes on before allowing the malts to come in. Biscuity and buttery malt backbone is just enough to take the edge off of the hops without overdoing it. Feels crisp and bright at first, then slick and filmy as it finishes.

Great IPA, overall, I really enjoyed it. I've begun to really appreciate hop forward beers this past year, and this is a perfect example why.

Serving type: bottle

01-19-2012 00:05:50 | More by kbanks13
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Union Jack India Pale Ale from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 4,545 ratings.