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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

4,902 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 4,902
Reviews: 1,144
rAvg: 4.24
pDev: 9.67%
Wants: 323
Gots: 495 | FT: 8
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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Aroma starts off with noticeable grapefruit and biscuit malt. Taste tends to the citrus/pine side more with a definite bitter bite which doesn't linger too long. On the back a toasted biscuit malt makes a presence to offer some balance. This reminds of torpedo except a notch above, but simply for subjective reasons. Definitely one of the best ipas ive tried. (92/100)

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Excellent gold colored body with a foamy, thick white head; minor lacing on the glass. Beautifully enticing fruit and citrus aroma; musk melon and lemon; light biscuit malt scent. Fruity esters, lightly toasted grain, and subtly piercing hop bitterness dance together with the flavor. Medium bodied; crisp and mostly dry finish.

This brew comes across very well-balanced, packed with amazing aromas and nearly unforgettable flavors. The only weakness was a relatively mediocre appearance, but who cares too much about that minor nag when the key components of scent and taste are so topnotch? Yep, this will be on my short-list for tasty, affordable, big flavor/big hopped IPAs.

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Union Jack India Pale Ale from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 4,902 ratings.