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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

5,057 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 5,057
Reviews: 1,159
rAvg: 4.24
pDev: 9.67%
Wants: 327
Gots: 558 | 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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Photo of barnzy78
4.41/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

12oz bottle, Bottled on 02/04/14
L - deeper golden color with nice clarity and a frothy off-white head that holds good retention
S - grapefruit rind, pine, caramel, toasted grain
T - toasty grain and oak, caramel, pungent grapefruit rind, pine, nice sweetness with an even nicer bitterness
F - medium body, pleasant carbonation, finishes bitter and dry
O - one of my favorite IPAs. Outstanding.

barnzy78, Mar 12, 2014
Photo of earlholman
3.5/5  rDev -17.5%

earlholman, Mar 11, 2014
Photo of Bnjmnlws
3.75/5  rDev -11.6%

Bnjmnlws, Mar 11, 2014
Photo of stevehagy
4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

stevehagy, Mar 11, 2014
Photo of SteveB24
4.64/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

appearance; clear amber/ copper, lots of bubbles, thick white head with great retention.

smell; very sweet smell with some floral essence in there along with light fruit.

taste; not quite as sweet as the smell; flowers, lemon peel, sweet fruit, malty sweetness, and a touch of very complimentary bitterness.

mouthfeel; light/ medium body, medium/ heavy carbonation. perfectly dry in the backbone.

overall; Very nice, memorable IPA, in a very large category in which its easy to be overshadowed, this beer distinguishes itself with its sweetness and complexity. would easily buy again.

SteveB24, Mar 11, 2014
Photo of dank203
4.01/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

very filtered golden-orange. lingering head. lot of peppery , ginger, piney and mango notes on the nose. pretty complex interesting and different. flavor has good amount of lemon lime, black pepper. only hints of the tropical fruits. has its own character for sure

dank203, Mar 11, 2014
Photo of jaywes754
4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

jaywes754, Mar 10, 2014
Photo of Keananmichael5
3.5/5  rDev -17.5%

Keananmichael5, Mar 10, 2014
Photo of obiwan_k3n00bi
3.25/5  rDev -23.3%

obiwan_k3n00bi, Mar 10, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -11.6%

Liondiscs, Mar 10, 2014
Photo of AlkaholTester
4/5  rDev -5.7%

AlkaholTester, Mar 10, 2014
Photo of Hops_n_Hawks
4/5  rDev -5.7%

Hops_n_Hawks, Mar 10, 2014
Photo of JayCheG
4/5  rDev -5.7%

JayCheG, Mar 10, 2014
Photo of Lare453
4/5  rDev -5.7%

Lare453, Mar 10, 2014
Photo of JustShutUpStupid
4.6/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Let's be honest my friends, this is the only Firestone Walker beer I really really like. I've tried them all. Call me crazy but this beer has extreme depth. You know it when you drink it. It's like drinking breakfast, lunch and dinner. Nothing wrong with that. As they say in the movie the Matrix, "All a Body needs". And I don't even like the Union Jack Flag. Spend a few extra, and skip the other brands for this brewery. Signed 805 local person.

JustShutUpStupid, Mar 09, 2014
Photo of MarcWP
4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

MarcWP, Mar 09, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

chefbigjon, Mar 09, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

BMos, Mar 09, 2014
Photo of kmanjohnson
4/5  rDev -5.7%

kmanjohnson, Mar 09, 2014
Photo of PeakedInHighSchool
3.25/5  rDev -23.3%

PeakedInHighSchool, Mar 09, 2014
Photo of georgiaboy8686
4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

georgiaboy8686, Mar 09, 2014
Photo of Stoutfan23DJ
4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

Stoutfan23DJ, Mar 09, 2014
Photo of JediFarmer1913
4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

JediFarmer1913, Mar 09, 2014
Photo of Rhf9120
4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

Rhf9120, Mar 09, 2014
Photo of bleeps
3.75/5  rDev -11.6%

bleeps, Mar 09, 2014
Union Jack India Pale Ale from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 5,057 ratings.