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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

4,518 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 4,518
Reviews: 1,119
rAvg: 4.24
pDev: 9.43%
Wants: 297
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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Tellytell

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

07-01-2014 20:52:53 | More by Tellytell
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hansenm72

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -5.7%

07-01-2014 18:29:52 | More by hansenm72
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randyb0007

Texas

4/5  rDev -5.7%

07-01-2014 03:45:02 | More by randyb0007
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MikeM417

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -5.7%

07-01-2014 02:49:52 | More by MikeM417
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Ozzylizard

Pennsylvania

3.88/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Bottle dated 5/29/14 at 40 degrees into snifter
Aroma of pine resin
Head average (4 cm), white, creamy with rocks, rapidly diminishing to 2 mm ring
Lacing good – reticulum of mostly small bubbles
Body medium yellow, clear
Flavor begins with pine, ends quickly; no alcohol, no diacetyl; ends with astringency
Palate medium, slightly oily, soft carbonation

An OK IPA, maybe a hint of malt.

Serving type: bottle

07-01-2014 00:26:59 | More by Ozzylizard
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draheim

Washington

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

12oz bottle (bottled 5/29/2014) into a tulip. Pours a crystal clear honey color w/ a gorgeous fluffy white 1-finger head that leaves some nice patchy lacing.

Aroma is mostly citrus and pine, some nice delicate floral notes too. A hint of caramel malt and some resin.

Taste is bright and citrusy with an undertone of bready caramel malt. Hints of pineapple and spice in there too. Nice balance, good complexity.

Mouthfeel is medium bodied, luxurious. Leaves a nice lingering bitter aftertaste.

This is a good solid go-to IPA; few flaws at all. It's just a touch on the malty side, but even that seems to give it a certain sophistication compared to the all-out hop bombs that have gained prevalence.

Serving type: bottle

07-01-2014 00:20:29 | More by draheim
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BoSean_Rodriguez

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +17.9%

06-30-2014 14:44:58 | More by BoSean_Rodriguez
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JIMMER

California

4/5  rDev -5.7%

06-30-2014 04:31:22 | More by JIMMER
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dmf01

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

06-30-2014 03:07:44 | More by dmf01
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msumike89

Michigan

4/5  rDev -5.7%

06-29-2014 23:45:32 | More by msumike89
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nleaders

Arizona

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

06-29-2014 20:14:42 | More by nleaders
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Ardeer

New York

4/5  rDev -5.7%

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Captnlhook

Illinois

4/5  rDev -5.7%

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derekweidman


5/5  rDev +17.9%

06-29-2014 03:38:05 | More by derekweidman
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Btip1969

California

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

06-29-2014 02:25:49 | More by Btip1969
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Bcorms10

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

06-28-2014 20:55:02 | More by Bcorms10
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AmitC

New York

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

06-28-2014 18:02:33 | More by AmitC
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kerry4porters

Arizona

3.75/5  rDev -11.6%

06-28-2014 08:03:01 | More by kerry4porters
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BREWS4LA

California

4.43/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Just tried this and I was surprised how good it was. Poured from bottle into glass, nice color clear good lacing.

The aroma was outstanding, nice citrus grapefruit with the piney hop right in the middle.

The taste was even better citrus/tangy with a slight bitter finish but very well balanced. Extremely refreshing it was great with my meal. i will definitely be getting more of these.
Was reminded of a Lagunitas IPA.

Cheers

Serving type: bottle

06-28-2014 04:37:54 | More by BREWS4LA
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Steve_Gonz

California

4.75/5  rDev +12%

06-28-2014 02:12:10 | More by Steve_Gonz
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QuakeAttack

California

4/5  rDev -5.7%

06-28-2014 00:29:50 | More by QuakeAttack
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Soste87

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +17.9%

06-28-2014 00:23:46 | More by Soste87
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mlefebvre7

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -11.6%

06-27-2014 23:22:24 | More by mlefebvre7
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JohnnyMc

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

06-27-2014 22:23:13 | More by JohnnyMc
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Happyyb


4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

06-27-2014 21:55:33 | More by Happyyb
Union Jack India Pale Ale from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 4,518 ratings.