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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
95
world-class

5,189 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 5,189
Reviews: 1,164
rAvg: 4.24
pDev: 9.67%
Wants: 336
Gots: 612 | FT: 10
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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4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

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4.19/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A - Pours a golden amber with an orange tint. Two fingers of white fluffy head that clings and laces after every drink. Superb Retention throughout.

S - Citrus hops, zest, resinous, fruity, oak, malts, grains.

T - Hop forward - citrusy, fruity, resinous, toasted grains, malts. Well balanced. Drinks smooth and finishes clean. Really a nice mouth feel to this.

O - This is a no doubter home run IPA. This could be a go to IPA for me if it were readily available in Michigan. Good depth with many different nuances.

Notes - Thanks to my wife for picking these up at Binny's in Schaumberg while at a PA conference.

andrewjraab, May 05, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

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4.08/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Firestone Walker Union Jack IPA

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a shaker pint. Served chilled...

A) Clean and clear golden amber. Not much head... Settles quickly to a collar. Decent lacing...

S) Lemon rind shavings, grass and some saltine cracker. A refreshing scent with a little sweet flower petal.

T) Near the nose... Good malt backbone with a slightly zesty finish that let's a little of the 7.5% ABV poke it's head out.

M) Solid medium body with softer carbonation. Dry finish that is bitter, but doesn't linger.

O) Very nice brew... I would like to try more from this brewery. Glad to recommend...

RoamingGnome, May 04, 2014
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4/5  rDev -5.7%

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4.01/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A: Light orange. Clear. Medium head. Nice lacing throughout the drink.
S: Light orange, citrus.
T: Malt balanced well with hops and alcohol. Piney bittering that lingers for a bit.
M: Medium carbonation. Medium body. On the drier side.
I: Solid IPA throughout.

jellikit, May 01, 2014
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Union Jack India Pale Ale from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
95 out of 100 based on 5,189 ratings.