Union Jack India Pale Ale - Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
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Ratings: 4,610 | Reviews: 1,124 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by philerman:
4.65/5 rDev +9.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5
Quite a bargain at $6.99 for a 6-pack at Safeway.
Poured into generic (likely purchased at Crate and Barrel) pint glass.
A: Nice coloring, not too much unlike the best known Philly area IPA's (Hop Devil, Dogfish 60).
S: Slightly piney, but nothing really off.
T: Pine stays with you a bit, some floral and caramel notes as well.
M: Nothing to complain about. Very drinkable and fully belies it 7.5% abv.
O: Nice surprise to find this at the price--almost makes up for the fact that I haven't been able to find any Russian River beers in AZ (I know, not distributed here).
Serving type: bottle
07-21-2011 02:38:28 | More by philerman
More User Reviews:
4.5/5 rDev +6.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
On tap at BC's Pizza and Beer
A: Pours a deep golden yellow with nice white head that fades and laces nicely
S: First thing I get is the malt sweetness, followed immediately by tropical and citrus hoppy goodness.
T: Big citrus hop kick, a little almost tropical fruit like notes in there, all well balanced by malt sweetness. There's a bit of grapefruit bitterness on the finish that hangs around.
M: Medium body, medium carbonation, very refreshing
O: I spend so much time trying new stuff that brews like this from right in my back yard often get ignored. Drinking them for the first time in a while is like sitting down with an old friend. Very tasty brew that hits the spot.
Serving type: on-tap
07-23-2014 06:26:37 | More by RyanK252
4.45/5 rDev +5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Poured a two month-old 12 oz bottle into a willi glass. It's a clear gold with slight orange color and a one finger tight head and minimal lacing. Beautiful floral and citrus notes on the aroma with just a touch of dank. Taste is of citrus, particularly orange, and malty sweetness, followed by a hint of dank. Mouth is perfect for the style. Overall, this is a great IPA. I wish I could get it easier where I'm at.
Serving type: bottle
07-21-2014 20:52:30 | More by FFreak
Union Jack India Pale Ale from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 4,610 ratings.