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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

4,548 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 4,548
Reviews: 1,120
rAvg: 4.24
pDev: 9.43%
Wants: 300
Gots: 363 | 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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North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

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California

4/5  rDev -5.7%

12-14-2013 02:03:06 | More by Tristan_E
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New York

4.75/5  rDev +12%

12-13-2013 21:05:35 | More by emlord52
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21Maestro8

Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +12%

12-13-2013 18:54:26 | More by 21Maestro8
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BltByKrmn

New York

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

12-13-2013 18:16:00 | More by BltByKrmn
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loganburgh

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

12-13-2013 17:24:03 | More by loganburgh
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kustard

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

12-13-2013 15:10:18 | More by kustard
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emergency_beef

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -11.6%

12-13-2013 08:43:24 | More by emergency_beef
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berlinabb

California

4/5  rDev -5.7%

12-12-2013 22:44:18 | More by berlinabb
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jlivings757

Virginia

4/5  rDev -5.7%

12-12-2013 19:51:08 | More by jlivings757
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chrisxdodge

Washington

5/5  rDev +17.9%

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California

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

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mweso2000

Georgia

4/5  rDev -5.7%

12-12-2013 00:41:51 | More by mweso2000
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liquorpig

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

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itracy63

Alaska

3.75/5  rDev -11.6%

12-11-2013 02:50:25 | More by itracy63
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BrandonN24

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

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Triglycerides

Rhode Island

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

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spoony

Colorado

4.14/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

From a 355 ml bottle (dated September 19, 2013) into a tulip.

A-A normal pour produces about two fingers of dense, off-white head with pretty good retention and lacing. The brew is orange-hued golden in color and mostly clear. I can see a fair bit of carbonation. Good looking, but not mind-blowing.

S-The aroma is hop-forward, but more subdued that I would have expected for this relatively big West Coast IPA. I get some zesty citrus like orange and grapefruit, and a touch of juicy pineapple. The malts are mostly buried, but balance is not completely gone with some bread crust and toast underneath.

T-The taste is more assertive and in line with my expectations. It is very zesty and citrusy with orange, tangerine, and a touch of pineapple, as well as a moderate bite of bitterness that suggests pine and pepper, but never really gets all the way there. Malts are out-gunned, but a nice bit of bread crust fills out the flavor profile.

M-The brew is softer on the palate than some beers, but with enough carbonation to keep it lively. Moderate to full in body.

O-This is a solid example of an IPA that verges on IIPA. My not-so-fresh bottle still packed a good hop wallop on the palate, although it was less inspiring on the nose. The relatively full body was a pleasant surprise and was perhaps the high point for me. Would love to taste a fresh bottle.

Serving type: bottle

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Jeffrey2310

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

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Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

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South Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

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4.75/5  rDev +12%

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Colorado

4/5  rDev -5.7%

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jsher1112

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

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MNMike

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -11.6%

12-08-2013 05:27:58 | More by MNMike
Union Jack India Pale Ale from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 4,548 ratings.