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Double Jack - Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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96
world-class

5,552 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 5,552
Reviews: 1,177
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 8.76%
Wants: 301
Gots: 719 | 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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atowle25

Washington

4.03/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A- Pours a nice orange color, nice head that sticks around. Good looking beer.

S- Mmmm, nice nose on this one. Tangerine, peach, orange and a slight floral smell. The tangerine aroma really sticks out to me.

T- Tastes very similar to the nose actually. Fairly malty for an IPA and a bit on the sweet side, with a slight tinge of bitterness and alcohol on the finish.

M- Moderate carbonation and body. Kind of a slick/oily feel to it.

D - Good, but not great. It's a little bit sweet for me..granted, this is 9.5%, ABV but still not the most drinkable DIPA I've had. Certainly better than most though.

I'm a little torn on this one...It didn't quite live up to my expectations, but I do like it. Maltier IPA's are not my preference. I'm liking it more as it warms up though. Seems to get more of the tropical fruit notes that I detected in the nose as it warms. At $8 for a bomber, I'm not sure I'd go out of my way to get this.

Serving type: bottle

03-01-2011 03:12:51 | More by atowle25
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Double Jack from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 5,552 ratings.