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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

4,824 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 4,824
Reviews: 1,138
rAvg: 4.24
pDev: 9.43%
Wants: 317
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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roblund

California

3.5/5  rDev -17.5%

01-09-2013 19:01:50 | More by roblund
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CommanderOfAwesome

California

3.5/5  rDev -17.5%

01-09-2013 18:06:34 | More by CommanderOfAwesome
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Zuidman

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

01-09-2013 14:25:52 | More by Zuidman
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jeff1973

California

4/5  rDev -5.7%

01-09-2013 04:12:43 | More by jeff1973
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tomholland

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

01-09-2013 00:23:40 | More by tomholland
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BeerThursdays

Delaware

2.75/5  rDev -35.1%

01-08-2013 23:14:19 | More by BeerThursdays
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Franch

New York

3.5/5  rDev -17.5%

01-08-2013 21:08:57 | More by Franch
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scott2269

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

01-08-2013 20:53:20 | More by scott2269
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Conniehophead

New Jersey

4.75/5  rDev +12%

01-08-2013 17:25:22 | More by Conniehophead
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AntLeatherface

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -23.3%

01-08-2013 04:36:06 | More by AntLeatherface
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KFBR392

Illinois

4.43/5  rDev +4.5%

Appearance: A very thin head followed this beer throughout drinking it. Lacing nice crept down the glass. Color is a gorgeous burnt orange color.

Smell: Nice subtle aroma, I was honestly surprised the aroma wasn't more prevalent with the taste of this beer. It was nice to enjoy the aroma of this beer instead of being overpowered by it with other ultra hoppy IPA's. Perfect combination of the crisp hops and tropical fruits.

Taste: An awesome single IPA. Bold pine smoothness on the front of this beer followed by the crisp hop presence. The 7.5% ABV adds a nice spicy feeling which makes this an incredibly complex IPA. Focusing on all the different parts of this beer is almost impossible on each drink. The taste definitely brings a wow factor.

Mouthfeel: Smooth. A nice creamy texture covers the palette but the tingle of the hops sticks on the tongue. A little hot but makes you continue to pay attention to its presence.

Overall: A really exceptional IPA. If you ever get the opportunity to try it and are feeling some hops, you cant go wrong with this choice. Definitely a contender in the top single IPA's in the world in my opinion.

01-08-2013 02:14:20 | More by KFBR392
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adamdd

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

01-07-2013 23:35:51 | More by adamdd
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deweese

Missouri

3/5  rDev -29.2%

01-06-2013 21:51:41 | More by deweese
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Kopfschuss

Oregon

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

01-06-2013 20:03:50 | More by Kopfschuss
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RockAZ

Arizona

4.8/5  rDev +13.2%

Recently have had this beer in three different places and I am amazed at the change in two years. This, I swear, is the Double Jack IPA of a few years ago. Anyway, strong hop nose, fiery malts bring the sugar to the bitterness in a balanced way. Good mouth feel, excellent with many foods and leaves a good finish on the tongue. An excellent IPA even though I am convinced I have been served the Double Jack on a mislabeled keg,....

Nope, finally got a keg of it for my home and this is a very excellent IPA. Smooth mouthfeel, wonderful aroma, excellent head retention. A bit more bread yeast to it since I have had it alone with no other IPA's to influence the taste buds. I increased my ratings on this.

01-06-2013 06:48:58 | More by RockAZ
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caseyscarb


4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

01-05-2013 08:02:12 | More by caseyscarb
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2GOOFY

California

4/5  rDev -5.7%

01-05-2013 05:57:47 | More by 2GOOFY
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MrBoh

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

01-05-2013 04:02:37 | More by MrBoh
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joeseppy

Illinois

4.23/5  rDev -0.2%

Prominent hop aroma with citrusy, resinous and fruity character.

Forefront of hop bitterness. The malt backbone sustains the hop character. Clean and malt sweet. Aspects of mango and some onion character to finish, but not in an intrusive way.

Mouthfeel is dry with malt sweetness. Bitterness lingers but not to harsh.

Overall this is fantastic. Very drinkable and easy to sit down with a 6 pack. Bottle version I would grade taste a 4.0 due to freshness, as tap is always the way to go if possible. Happy drinking!

01-05-2013 01:07:52 | More by joeseppy
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Ctruskey

New York

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

01-05-2013 00:16:34 | More by Ctruskey
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Madskill

California

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

01-04-2013 21:37:49 | More by Madskill
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MaltAndHopsFC

California

4.75/5  rDev +12%

01-04-2013 09:25:13 | More by MaltAndHopsFC
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bbrown12

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

01-03-2013 23:57:41 | More by bbrown12
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iKasey

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

01-03-2013 06:18:14 | More by iKasey
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hoptitsbrews

Oregon

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

01-02-2013 22:02:21 | More by hoptitsbrews
Union Jack India Pale Ale from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 4,824 ratings.