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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

4,533 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 4,533
Reviews: 1,120
rAvg: 4.24
pDev: 9.43%
Wants: 299
Gots: 358 | 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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ummswimmin

New Jersey

4.18/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

I picked this up as a hedge that it might show up in the top 100 beers of fame. That is one of my goals, and I'd hate for this beer to knock me back once it gets 1000 reviews.

The smell and flavor has a bunch of grapefruit/citrus presence. The flavor is very strong, but not overwhelming. I like the simple, clean flavors in the Union Jack.

This is a very good example of an IPA. Not really a shock if you ever had Walker's reserve.

Serving type: bottle

07-20-2012 23:26:15 | More by ummswimmin
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Nfl1991


4.23/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

You REALLY gotta love hops to enjoy this beer. Im a hophead, so I thought this was a quality brew. Borderline double IPA, perhaps a few more IBUs would have put this over the top for me. Not much lacing for the quality of this beer, but a nice head size and great retention. Comparatively speaking, Union Jack easily matches up to other good IPAs, and in some cases surpasses them in quality. I personally would still go for a Stone IPA, but if the store ran out I wouldn't hesitate to pick this up.

Serving type: bottle

07-20-2012 14:01:26 | More by Nfl1991
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mwayne


4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

07-19-2012 20:13:54 | More by mwayne
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ahuckk

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

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hansenme

California

4/5  rDev -5.7%

07-17-2012 02:54:55 | More by hansenme
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3Hops

Minnesota

2.75/5  rDev -35.1%

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craigmeer

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

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RMoeNay

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

07-15-2012 14:17:35 | More by RMoeNay
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nickfran

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -5.7%

07-15-2012 01:37:22 | More by nickfran
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MFauver35

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

07-14-2012 20:30:34 | More by MFauver35
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MathNut

Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

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rolltide8425

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

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TurnX


4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

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bmoman

Maryland

4.75/5  rDev +12%

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ajs4bd

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -17.5%

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adamhand

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

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HarleyCorps

California

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

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IPAFrankieH

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +12%

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bobotron

Oregon

4/5  rDev -5.7%

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tun

New York

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

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dumptruck81

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

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Myst

District of Columbia

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

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HopBrain

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +17.9%

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prisdefer

New York

5/5  rDev +17.9%

07-09-2012 22:02:49 | More by prisdefer
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SammyJaxxxx

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

07-09-2012 04:37:36 | More by SammyJaxxxx
Union Jack India Pale Ale from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 4,533 ratings.