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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

4,606 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 4,606
Reviews: 1,124
rAvg: 4.24
pDev: 9.43%
Wants: 302
Gots: 382 | 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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jtd335

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

04-28-2012 01:29:17 | More by jtd335
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wcl113

Illinois

5/5  rDev +17.9%

04-27-2012 23:11:46 | More by wcl113
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jmccraney

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -11.6%

04-27-2012 20:26:22 | More by jmccraney
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BennyL1

Massachusetts

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

Review from notes - Quaffed on 2/27/12. Bottled on 1/20/12

Pours a nice golden body, small bubbly white head. Nice lacing and retention.

Aroma packed with lots of citrus, particularly orange and grapefruit. Hint of malt in the background, nothing overly noticeable.

Taste has lots of bitter citrus notes like lemon and grapefruit upfront. Pale malts provide a slight but good foundation. Superb flavor, bitter and refreshing.

Medium in both carbonation and body.

Great brew, one that I could see myself buying regularly.

Serving type: bottle

04-27-2012 20:04:21 | More by BennyL1
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makasi

California

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

04-27-2012 19:14:51 | More by makasi
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Huffaroma

Montana

5/5  rDev +17.9%

04-27-2012 01:58:33 | More by Huffaroma
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2dogbrew

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

04-26-2012 22:07:48 | More by 2dogbrew
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countchunkula


4/5  rDev -5.7%

04-26-2012 19:09:39 | More by countchunkula
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IpeeA

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev -11.6%

04-26-2012 05:31:26 | More by IpeeA
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gvacca

New Jersey

4.75/5  rDev +12%

04-25-2012 13:19:45 | More by gvacca
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MarkyMOD

Colorado

4/5  rDev -5.7%

04-25-2012 08:31:05 | More by MarkyMOD
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jwillyburns


4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

04-24-2012 22:28:55 | More by jwillyburns
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Gabany


4.75/5  rDev +12%

04-24-2012 17:55:01 | More by Gabany
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Deivos


3.5/5  rDev -17.5%

04-24-2012 02:10:39 | More by Deivos
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BeerForHokie

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +12%

04-23-2012 23:24:02 | More by BeerForHokie
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TastyIsBeer

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

04-23-2012 23:07:15 | More by TastyIsBeer
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jifigz

Pennsylvania

4.1/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle poured into a pint glass.

A: The beer pours a very clear and light colored orange with a nice white head that lasts slightly longer than average.

S: The smell is citrus and pine, citrus and pine, and some citrus and pine.

T: The taste is, well, citrus and pine. The flavor of this beer is just wonderful and it is not as bitter as I was expecting for having such an intensely hoppy aroma and flavor. The alcohol, for being 7.5%, is pretty much not noticeable.

MF: The mouthfeel is nice and light and very smooth. It feels crisp and clean on the palate.

O: This is a very solid IPA. I think it's almost impossible to have an incredible beer these days or one that really stands out, especially an IPA, because there are so many fantastic ones made. Yes, this IPA is delicious, but I don't see what sets it apart from other top notch India Pale Ales.

Serving type: bottle

04-23-2012 22:51:41 | More by jifigz
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jayp82

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

04-23-2012 19:05:45 | More by jayp82
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DocJitsu

California

4.2/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a clear golden amber with an off white head. Nearly no head retention, but FW beers rarely do retain a head. So much sticky lacing that the glass almost appears to be frosted. Wonderful grapefruit and floral hop bouquet. Slick on the front of the tongue and finely scrubby on the back. The taste is a little disappointing just because the nose is so remarkably appetizing. Pine resin and grapefruit dominate. Really good beer, just not great.

Serving type: on-tap

04-23-2012 01:28:00 | More by DocJitsu
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ambruns1979

California

4/5  rDev -5.7%

04-22-2012 07:19:07 | More by ambruns1979
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standorsey

Rhode Island

4.75/5  rDev +12%

04-22-2012 02:10:56 | More by standorsey
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rippedflesh89

New York

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

04-22-2012 01:26:22 | More by rippedflesh89
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leansean88

New York

4.75/5  rDev +12%

04-21-2012 21:10:51 | More by leansean88
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server222

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

04-21-2012 03:05:49 | More by server222
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smartassboiler

Illinois

4/5  rDev -5.7%

04-21-2012 02:20:07 | More by smartassboiler
Union Jack India Pale Ale from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 4,606 ratings.