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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

4,826 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 4,826
Reviews: 1,138
rAvg: 4.24
pDev: 9.43%
Wants: 318
Gots: 471 | 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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Ratings: 4,826 | Reviews: 1,138 | Display Reviews Only:
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ackeeper

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -11.6%

05-21-2013 21:01:17 | More by ackeeper
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Beerandboards

New Mexico

4/5  rDev -5.7%

05-21-2013 19:06:08 | More by Beerandboards
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spark3148857

California

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

05-20-2013 21:16:25 | More by spark3148857
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DarthBeer

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

05-20-2013 17:02:37 | More by DarthBeer
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morky92

New York

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

05-20-2013 02:57:18 | More by morky92
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BlackTuesday

California

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

05-20-2013 02:13:25 | More by BlackTuesday
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NJB145

Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +12%

05-20-2013 00:28:35 | More by NJB145
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anticipation23

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

05-19-2013 20:01:08 | More by anticipation23
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ShawnMH

Indiana

4/5  rDev -5.7%

05-19-2013 15:56:42 | More by ShawnMH
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Mississippi

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

05-19-2013 13:52:04 | More by Mississippi
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PerHops

California

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

05-18-2013 03:04:46 | More by PerHops
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mkirkland80

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

05-18-2013 02:31:56 | More by mkirkland80
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timoteo833

New York

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

05-18-2013 02:05:37 | More by timoteo833
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Ebf

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +12%

05-17-2013 23:59:37 | More by Ebf
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Shogun730

California

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

05-17-2013 21:34:40 | More by Shogun730
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EricClayton

West Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +12%

05-17-2013 19:28:20 | More by EricClayton
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cochan

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

05-17-2013 12:25:11 | More by cochan
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chossboss

Oregon

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

05-17-2013 04:55:03 | More by chossboss
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dan027

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

05-17-2013 02:35:07 | More by dan027
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bwarren82

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

05-17-2013 02:23:12 | More by bwarren82
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jwat

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

05-16-2013 22:56:08 | More by jwat
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ktblue22

Vermont

4.68/5  rDev +10.4%

Appearance - very light orange, clear and little head
Smell - lots of sharp grapefuity citrusness, slight pine on the finish
Taste- mmm wow!! Beautifully accentuates the hops in this IPA without overpowering the palate. The grapefruit comes through in a juicy way - like biting into a perfectly ripe fruit.
Mouthfeel - medium bodied with perfect carbonation. Very drinkable.

Overall - pairing it with a sharp cheddar cheese, really really good. Very happy with this beer!

05-16-2013 22:55:43 | More by ktblue22
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verge

California

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

05-16-2013 21:59:36 | More by verge
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BradStokley

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -17.5%

05-16-2013 19:40:14 | More by BradStokley
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Slatetank

Pennsylvania

4.35/5  rDev +2.6%

I picked this bottle up at Brass Rail, enjoyed chilled from a tulip.

The color is amber like honey with great clarity and thick bone white head that drops to a ring. The lace clings and bead is very fine, carbonation risies rapidly to the surface. The smell is excellent - lots of citrus and tropical especially grapefruit esters with a light floral accent, very mild malt presence which hints at toasted malt. The feel is great moderately high bitterness with medium carbonation and the right amount of malt sweentess with a semidry finish tangy hops add depth with slight yeast fruitness backing them up.

The flavor is just great no other way to describe my first impression is the nuance of the beer is cohesively establishing a great hop flavor overlapping the malt backbone with yeast adding character yet playing a supportive role. I love the grapefruit-like flavor of the hops is balanced slightly by a nice toast note in the malt there is a subtle floral accent which adds complexity with very mild aclohol and hint of pine in the finish. Overall I really love this beer it is a great example of the style -an IPA with lots of hop flavor not simply a bitter beer.

05-16-2013 18:44:15 | More by Slatetank
Union Jack India Pale Ale from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 4,826 ratings.