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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
95
world-class

5,165 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 5,165
Reviews: 1,163
rAvg: 4.24
pDev: 9.67%
Wants: 333
Gots: 602 | FT: 10
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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12 oz. bottle. pours a clear light amber with a smallish white head, fading to a ring around the glass with decent lacing throughout. aroma of grapefruit, some orange and pine. flavor has some sticky malt sweetness, but this one has a nice lingering bitterness through-out. low carbonation, just enough to bring it all together. finding a beer like this is why I still enjoy trying new ( to me ) and untried beers. very nice IPA!

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look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12 oz. bottle poured into a snifter

A - Slightly cloudy, dark amber, very nice head with medium-sized bubbles and good lacing.

S - Oak, caramel, sugary malts

T - Resinous hops up front which are balanced by brown sugar-esque malts, honey, and general sweetness. This subsides into a lingering piney bitterness. Tastes more like a DIPA than most regular IPAs which I've had.

M - Grows a bit syrupy as it warms. Good carbonation.

D - One is thoroughly enjoyable, but any more would be pushing the envelope due to the sugar element.

I've been looking forward to this beer for awhile, and it didn't disappoint. There are definitely other West Coast IPAs which I like better, but this is a very good beer which I'd love to have access to on a semi-regular basis.

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Union Jack India Pale Ale from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
95 out of 100 based on 5,165 ratings.