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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

4,548 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 4,548
Reviews: 1,120
rAvg: 4.24
pDev: 9.43%
Wants: 300
Gots: 363 | 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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57md

Pennsylvania

4.39/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Appearance is light copper with a thin layer of head that leaves some lacing behind. The nose is distinctly of fresh hops. You can tell immediately there is going to be no skimping on flavor here either. Drinks more like a DIPA than a single especially considering the body and hoppiness (particularly in the finish).

Serving type: on-tap

02-27-2013 06:36:47 | More by 57md
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PHKrames

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

02-27-2013 02:03:19 | More by PHKrames
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JClarson


4/5  rDev -5.7%

02-26-2013 23:10:10 | More by JClarson
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DWarcher

California

4.75/5  rDev +12%

02-26-2013 22:30:44 | More by DWarcher
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Schwillis

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

02-26-2013 06:59:37 | More by Schwillis
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thomascj

New York

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

02-25-2013 20:24:04 | More by thomascj
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JackOGreen

Wisconsin

4.75/5  rDev +12%

02-25-2013 07:15:43 | More by JackOGreen
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jewellrunner

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev -11.6%

02-25-2013 02:19:22 | More by jewellrunner
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tmt71883

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

02-25-2013 01:02:33 | More by tmt71883
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catfan2000

Kentucky

4.75/5  rDev +12%

02-25-2013 00:21:34 | More by catfan2000
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2dashes

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

02-24-2013 06:37:57 | More by 2dashes
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dcbeers

District of Columbia

5/5  rDev +17.9%

02-23-2013 17:55:54 | More by dcbeers
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emsjf

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -11.6%

02-23-2013 15:40:30 | More by emsjf
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n00blar

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

02-23-2013 06:31:52 | More by n00blar
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Tiernan

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -11.6%

02-23-2013 03:21:55 | More by Tiernan
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weezarc

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

02-22-2013 21:30:09 | More by weezarc
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ShanePB

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -5.7%

02-22-2013 18:08:29 | More by ShanePB
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volta

New Jersey

4.75/5  rDev +12%

02-22-2013 16:04:51 | More by volta
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cnbrown313

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

02-22-2013 13:58:11 | More by cnbrown313
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vkv822

Oregon

4.16/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

12oz : tulip
bottled on 12/12/12

Clear, bright copper with a thick, foamy off white head and nice lacing.

Bright citrus, piney hops.

Citric, grapefruit hops with a lightly sweet, toasty malt backing.

Medium+ body with foamy carbonation.

A well done IPA. For whatever reason I always passed this one up when buying beer, but I am quite happy that I finally decided to pick it up. Something I would purchase again.

Serving type: bottle

02-22-2013 09:26:40 | More by vkv822
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jaylib

California

4/5  rDev -5.7%

02-22-2013 06:25:52 | More by jaylib
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obrike

Texas

4.48/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Had this one on tap at Homefield Grill in Round Rock...got a free Firestone Walker pint glass to boot!

Slightly hazy pale orange with a one finger thing white head. Retention was decent and there was a bit of spider web lacing.

Getting a ton of grapefruit, citrus, and tropical hop aromas. There's a bit of sugary malt as well, but the fresh hops dominate. Smells incredible.

Taste follows scent perfectly. Fresh grapefruit balances well with the sweet biscuity malt. A bit of a sticky feel too... medium carbonation...almost feels more like a DIPA. The finish is long bitter and very dry. Easily one of the best IPA's I've ever had.

So very thankful to have this one in Texas. It will be a staple of mine.

Serving type: on-tap

02-21-2013 14:13:42 | More by obrike
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anvilx

Texas

4/5  rDev -5.7%

02-21-2013 05:29:31 | More by anvilx
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RudnicsMEB

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev -11.6%

02-21-2013 04:10:04 | More by RudnicsMEB
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Teleweizen2

New Jersey

4.3/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

A - pours a crystal clear vibrant orange. A heavy handed pour results in over three fingers of thick bubbly white foam. Decent retention but does fade to a bit of film and a thin white ring around the glass.

S - the nose is bright, fruity and herbaceous. Lots of sweet citrus mostly bitter orange peel with a touch of grapefruit pith. Hints of grass and pine as well as a sort of stalky vegetal character. All come together on a sweet honeysuckle malt character.

T - sweet honeyed malt character. Crisp citrus flavors in the center, mostly orange pulp. Leafy greens. Snappy grapefruit rind bitterness on the backend of the palate along with a touch of pine.

M - medium bodied. Medium carb.

O - an excellent india pale ale. Delicously balanced even though it is essentially a hop bomb.

Serving type: bottle

02-21-2013 03:28:34 | More by Teleweizen2
Union Jack India Pale Ale from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 4,548 ratings.