1. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  2. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Double Jack - Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

Not Rated.
Double JackDouble Jack

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
96
world-class

5,555 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 5,555
Reviews: 1,177
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 8.76%
Wants: 301
Gots: 720 | FT: 30
Brewed by:
Firestone Walker Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial IPA |  9.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: ThreeWiseMen on 06-25-2009)
View: Beers (73) |  Events
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Ratings: 5,555 | Reviews: 1,177 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by AndyAvalanche:
Photo of AndyAvalanche
AndyAvalanche

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

22 oz. bottle poured into a Duvel Tulip Style Glass. Comes out an in between orange/yellow blended with gold color. Excellent clarity, I expected a little more hazyness to it, but it's not, not really a bad thing. Erupting white head that gives lots of lacing.

Smell is very good. It's very hoppy without being overwhelming. A good blend of citrus, then pine. As hoppy as it is, it's also very well malted. Pale glazed/caramelized malts. There is a slight tickle in the nose from some sweetness and I'm guessing the alcohol.

Taste is totally top shelf. Strong hoppy flavors, primarily grapefruit, then some lemon zest as well, hints of pine, hay and earthy tones all well blended. That's just the hops though, it's a very well balanced brew with plenty of malts. Again pale malts that are glazed with something real nice, almost like a honey or syrup, really, really tasty.

Mouthfeel is good, closer to medium bodied but on the lighter side. Initial sweetness with a sharp, clean bitter finish. Perfect carbonation level and extremely well balanced and drinkable. I'm digging this. My first of hopefully many Firestone Walker reviews!

Serving type: bottle

06-21-2011 00:59:27 | More by AndyAvalanche
More User Reviews:
Photo of Mfbda1daonly
Mfbda1daonly

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -7.8%

07-30-2014 20:09:12 | More by Mfbda1daonly
Photo of Bcritell45
Bcritell45


4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

07-30-2014 19:01:35 | More by Bcritell45
Photo of BradleySig
BradleySig

California

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

07-30-2014 18:55:38 | More by BradleySig
Photo of JWallace1013
JWallace1013

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

07-30-2014 18:05:40 | More by JWallace1013
Photo of CavemanRamblin
CavemanRamblin

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

07-30-2014 14:31:13 | More by CavemanRamblin
Photo of ryanflc
ryanflc

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -7.8%

07-30-2014 12:25:19 | More by ryanflc
Photo of stevebrown
stevebrown

West Virginia

4/5  rDev -7.8%

07-30-2014 02:08:06 | More by stevebrown
Photo of Diggy
Diggy

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -19.4%

07-29-2014 21:56:44 | More by Diggy
Photo of Shapantleg
Shapantleg


4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

07-29-2014 11:30:12 | More by Shapantleg
Photo of meperson
meperson

New York

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

07-29-2014 10:41:06 | More by meperson
Photo of loverofthecraft
loverofthecraft

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

07-29-2014 07:21:59 | More by loverofthecraft
Photo of TheSupremeAJ
TheSupremeAJ

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

07-29-2014 05:04:48 | More by TheSupremeAJ
Photo of GapingMcNulty
GapingMcNulty


5/5  rDev +15.2%

07-29-2014 04:08:29 | More by GapingMcNulty
Photo of robdelozier
robdelozier


4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

07-29-2014 02:21:14 | More by robdelozier
Photo of omgrr
omgrr

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -13.6%

07-29-2014 00:26:18 | More by omgrr
Photo of grimholm
grimholm

California

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

07-28-2014 22:44:40 | More by grimholm
Photo of Elicoleman
Elicoleman

Tennessee

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

07-28-2014 18:36:39 | More by Elicoleman
Photo of Optcynbassist
Optcynbassist


4/5  rDev -7.8%

07-28-2014 17:47:16 | More by Optcynbassist
Photo of the-gobbler
the-gobbler

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -7.8%

07-28-2014 16:23:19 | More by the-gobbler
Photo of BBA1946
BBA1946

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

07-28-2014 14:05:50 | More by BBA1946
Photo of Benton
Benton


4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

07-28-2014 13:30:30 | More by Benton
Photo of Robyn
Robyn

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -13.6%

07-28-2014 13:05:46 | More by Robyn
Photo of Orange_Whip
Orange_Whip


4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

07-28-2014 07:39:54 | More by Orange_Whip
Photo of Viscousbike
Viscousbike

Ohio

4/5  rDev -7.8%

07-28-2014 03:42:36 | More by Viscousbike
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Double Jack from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 5,555 ratings.