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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

4,596 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 4,596
Reviews: 1,123
rAvg: 4.24
pDev: 9.43%
Wants: 301
Gots: 380 | 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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lordofstarside

Nevada

4.4/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

12oz bottle to snifter with a 9/10 bottling date

Pours a rich gold with little foam, despite my attempt to pour it rather aggressively. Decent lacing on the sides, foam had receded to a thin ring as I typed the above sentence. Mild carbonation, probably just had a bad pour

Aroma of juicy hops, strong tropical fruits, citrus, and some pine. Modest sweet malts also present with the alcohol. A bit fruity than most, but very good

Taste of strong hops, grapefruit, lemon, passion fruit, pine resin, and some faint floral tones. Malt translates nicely, leaving a sweet fruity after taste

Feel is pretty consistent as well, nice hop bitterness up front, dry sweet malt finish in the back. Goes down very well, leaves the mouth sticky and ready for more

Overall one of the better ipas on the west coast for a fairly decent price. Firestone walker is fast becoming one of my favorite breweries

Serving type: bottle

11-10-2012 05:08:44 | More by lordofstarside
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Union Jack India Pale Ale from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 4,596 ratings.