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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

4,819 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 4,819
Reviews: 1,138
rAvg: 4.24
pDev: 9.43%
Wants: 315
Gots: 466 | 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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delta490

Virginia

4.41/5  rDev +4%

A- poured a beautiful clear amber with a big creamy white head. Head has great retention and leaves moderate lacing

S- big citrus hops aromas dominate

T- there is a great big pine and citrus hops flavor that is balanced out against the caramel malt flavors (bready)

M- a little thinner than other big flavor IPAs but it makes it a little easier to drink

O- this is a great full-flavor IPA. No flaws

02-28-2014 00:24:55 | More by delta490
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Berg-the-Boiler

Illinois

4/5  rDev -5.7%

02-27-2014 21:36:08 | More by Berg-the-Boiler
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Critters

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

02-27-2014 15:26:54 | More by Critters
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papat444

Quebec (Canada)

4/5  rDev -5.7%

Poured from a 12oz bottle, bottled 10/21/13.

Pours a hazy light orange, huge 3-4 finger head that just sits there patiently. Aroma is pungent sweet hops, fruit rinds, sweet grapefruit. Taste is papaya, peaches, orange, biscuity, bitter fruit and a herbal finish. Good stuff!

02-27-2014 12:40:48 | More by papat444
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Russf3181

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

02-26-2014 23:14:23 | More by Russf3181
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michellek

New York

4.75/5  rDev +12%

02-26-2014 20:53:44 | More by michellek
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JIMTRK16

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

02-26-2014 19:55:51 | More by JIMTRK16
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mjrex77

California

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

02-26-2014 19:13:40 | More by mjrex77
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Celtics76

Rhode Island

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

02-26-2014 15:43:30 | More by Celtics76
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shystersrule

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

02-26-2014 14:54:55 | More by shystersrule
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lenber

California

3.75/5  rDev -11.6%

02-26-2014 14:47:09 | More by lenber
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hvy1

Maine

5/5  rDev +17.9%

02-26-2014 14:44:57 | More by hvy1
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UHCougar12

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

02-26-2014 14:35:54 | More by UHCougar12
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Localdrinklax

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

02-26-2014 06:49:02 | More by Localdrinklax
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Travix1516

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -17.5%

02-26-2014 05:50:28 | More by Travix1516
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mattwjones

California

4/5  rDev -5.7%

02-26-2014 05:49:14 | More by mattwjones
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jdlive

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +17.9%

02-26-2014 01:56:17 | More by jdlive
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MadCat

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -5.7%

Appearance: Nice golden color with some white head, leaves good lacing

Smell: Nice grapefruit hops

Taste: Citrusy hops up front, then biscuit and caramel malts.

Mouthfeel: Medium body, good carbonation

Overall: A good IPA, nice to see it more available in NJ.

02-26-2014 01:47:29 | More by MadCat
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Modernrickk

California

3.75/5  rDev -11.6%

02-25-2014 23:36:47 | More by Modernrickk
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miggy96

California

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

02-25-2014 16:45:20 | More by miggy96
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dantsbeats

New York

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

02-25-2014 05:01:23 | More by dantsbeats
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mitch3114

New York

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

02-25-2014 02:38:13 | More by mitch3114
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fourstringer

Maryland

4/5  rDev -5.7%

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a pint glass. Moderate hand. Bottled 12.18.13.

A: Apple-juice, golden yellow with good clarity. 1.5 fingers of off-white head. Good retention. Moderate lacing.

S: Sweetness & bitterness. Grapefruit & lighter pine. Orange. Touch of pine. Bread & biscuit.

T: Bittersweet, vaguely fruity initially with development of a moderate American hop bitterness. Dry finish. Lingering essence of grapefruit pulp. Light alcohol presence. Malt backbone is present throughout.

M: Low to moderate carbonation with moderate body. Palate coating with slightly syrupy texture.

O: Smooth brew with hops and malt on fairly equal footing for an American IPA. Solid drinker for the first of the day!

Prost!

02-25-2014 00:50:10 | More by fourstringer
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RobDB

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

02-25-2014 00:26:36 | More by RobDB
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imhoudinibitch

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -5.7%

02-24-2014 09:23:32 | More by imhoudinibitch
Union Jack India Pale Ale from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 4,819 ratings.