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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

4,524 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 4,524
Reviews: 1,119
rAvg: 4.24
pDev: 9.43%
Wants: 299
Gots: 355 | 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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cfcairns

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

05-14-2012 15:17:13 | More by cfcairns
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joewsorenson


4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

05-13-2012 01:42:05 | More by joewsorenson
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Sicem99

Georgia

5/5  rDev +17.9%

05-12-2012 23:16:11 | More by Sicem99
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Samp01

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a shaker glass a clear coppery amber with a medium white lasting head, with good lacing. Aroma of floral piney hops, caramel malt and some citrus notes fill the senses. Taste is of floral piney hops, grapefruit and citrus notes along with some caramel malt flavor. A medium smooth body with good carbonation on the palate. The finish is sweet caramel malt, citrus notes followed by some good floral piney hops on the end for balance. Flavor and aroma of caramel malt becomes stronger as it warms up. Overall a very good well rounded and tasty IPA.

Serving type: bottle

05-12-2012 20:32:36 | More by Samp01
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brez8791

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

05-12-2012 20:32:13 | More by brez8791
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BERNUTBAG


4.9/5  rDev +15.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This is one of the best IPA's that i have had next to Zombie Dust, Heady Topper, and the Furious,This beer just came to new hampshire, awesome!! I would of gave it all fives, but the smell is very light on this one. Specially after you take a wiff of Heady Topper. will keep this one on stock for sure.

Serving type: bottle

05-12-2012 12:48:16 | More by BERNUTBAG
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tedho21

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

05-12-2012 11:50:20 | More by tedho21
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StubFaceJoe

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

05-12-2012 05:51:24 | More by StubFaceJoe
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jds8411

California

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

05-12-2012 05:40:57 | More by jds8411
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jdhasse

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

05-12-2012 03:48:56 | More by jdhasse
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WeedKing4

Ontario (Canada)

4.15/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

22oz bottle bought from City Beer Store in SF. Pours a dark, clear amber with a decent amount of carbination. Tastes very balanced with citrus, pine, and a malt backbone finish. The 7.5% alcohol is well hidden in this one and its very easy to drink. Very decent IPA overall.

Serving type: bottle

05-12-2012 02:23:20 | More by WeedKing4
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standardcherry

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

05-11-2012 07:28:48 | More by standardcherry
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Piason

California

3.5/5  rDev -17.5%

05-11-2012 02:43:13 | More by Piason
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bumchilly25

British Columbia (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

05-11-2012 02:14:48 | More by bumchilly25
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Streetcore

Massachusetts

4.3/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12oz bottle

A: Light amber with a sticky white head.

S: Grapefruit, pungent hops, musty, ripe citrus, soft pineapple, fresh cut grass, some floral notes coming through

T: Lemon zest, grapefruit, light biscuity malt, herbal, mint

M: Light mouthfeel, some slick hop oils sticking around

O: This is my first brew from Firestone and it won't be the last!

Serving type: bottle

05-10-2012 02:39:30 | More by Streetcore
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tgeorgf

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

05-10-2012 01:36:13 | More by tgeorgf
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adkrogue

New York

4.43/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from bottle into a chalice glass.

A: Almost an amber color, not quite as dark or deep but a nice orangish color with a creamy just off-white head. I poured this 20 mins ago and let it settle and the head hasn't dissipated at all.
S: Floral, grapefruit. Definitely more floral than piney.
T: Delicious? It is a really really good IPA. Hoppy but not overwhelming. Hops taste like they smell to me, floral, citrusy. A bit more pine in the taste than I picked up in the nose. Crisp, clean. Really balanced with the malts and the alcohol is subtle. Doesn't take like 7.5%. Nice clean finish with no lingering bitterness.
M: Best part. Medium body but so smooth. Its silk, in a delicious beer. This beer is making love to my mouth.

Serving type: bottle

05-10-2012 00:20:10 | More by adkrogue
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prisoner1572

Illinois

3/5  rDev -29.2%

05-09-2012 16:10:29 | More by prisoner1572
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nathanjohnson

Vermont

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

05-08-2012 21:38:00 | More by nathanjohnson
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Topher78

California

4.6/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This brew pours a beautiful light copper color with 1 1/2 fingers of an off-white head and good lacing. The aroma is of citrus and pine with a light hint of malt. The taste is of orange rind, pineapple and balanced well with sweet malt. The aftertaste is nice and slightly dry and beckons another sip. One of the best single IPA's period.

Serving type: bottle

05-07-2012 23:02:35 | More by Topher78
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thydarkprevails

Illinois

4.43/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a bottle to a duvel tulip. Pours a clear blonde orange with a 2 inch white head that slowly shrinks with great lacing. Aroma is strong. Very floral, grassy, and citric. Taste is grapefruit, caramel, pineapple, mango, papaya, orange, and a touch of lemon. Mouthfeel is medium to thin. Alcohol is invisible. This beer is super sessionable and a perfect go to ipa.

Serving type: on-tap

05-07-2012 11:20:09 | More by thydarkprevails
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ceraphin

New York

4.75/5  rDev +12%

05-07-2012 06:12:54 | More by ceraphin
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hlaus

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

05-06-2012 05:10:12 | More by hlaus
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javatime

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +17.9%

05-05-2012 18:14:03 | More by javatime
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vonnegut21

New York

4/5  rDev -5.7%

05-03-2012 15:33:04 | More by vonnegut21
Union Jack India Pale Ale from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 4,524 ratings.