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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

4,652 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 4,652
Reviews: 1,125
rAvg: 4.24
pDev: 9.43%
Wants: 305
Gots: 399 | 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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turfy

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4.43/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

I had enjoyed this beer many, many times on a vacation to Yosemite this summer, and was able to carry a few bottles back to enjoy at home, plus a trade brought a few more. Poured into a SN pint glass...

A - Poured a pale to medium amber color with an off white head that settled into a solid, heavy film layer. Medium lacing.

S - What hits me every time I enjoy a fresh Union Jack is the floral hop aroma. Not overly fruity and not too much pine, just a balanced floral hop smell with a touch of caramel malt.

T - Taste follows the nose. A perfect balance of floral hop bitterness and malty sweetness. IMO its perfect.

M - This suits my preference exactly...not too heavy (syrupy) and not too light (thin) . A medium creamy mouthfeel with excellent carbonation. Just right.

O - This is about as perfect of an IPA that I have had the privilege to enjoy. If you have the opportunity and are a fan of IPA's, this is one you definitely need to enjoy.

Serving type: bottle

08-30-2011 00:32:57 | More by turfy
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Union Jack India Pale Ale from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 4,652 ratings.