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Double Jack - Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

5,487 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 5,487
Reviews: 1,176
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 8.76%
Wants: 291
Gots: 698 | 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)
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afdempse

Maryland

3.48/5  rDev -19.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Orange colored beer, thick frothy head with good lacing.

Aroma of candied orange peel, sweet malt and pine.

Strong flavors of caramelized sugars, citrus, spruce. Solvent-like alcohol packs a punch. Boozy, caramelly, chewy malt sweetness.

Feel is thick, and slightly syrupy. The hot alcohol and sweet malt interfere with the more subtle flavors that could be displayed by the hops, and detract from the overall drinkability.

Overall, it doesn't quite live up to the hype for me. Sweet DIPAs are not my thing. I'd prefer the hops to steal the show, not get masked by alcohol and sweetness.

Serving type: bottle

10-23-2011 01:42:51 | More by afdempse
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Double Jack from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 5,487 ratings.