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Double Jack - Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

5,489 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 5,489
Reviews: 1,176
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 8.76%
Wants: 290
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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sethmeister

New Hampshire

4.22/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Perfectly clear brassy orange gold with a cakelike offwhite head. Small amounts of sticky lace decorate my tulip glass.

Sweet boozy scent wafts from the bottle, reminding me of a barleywine. Once in the glass this smells sweet and floral with a hint of tropical fruit.

Taste is first sweet and fruity. Tropical fruits. Candied fruit. Grapefruit dipped in sugar. Clementines, orange peel and lemons. A mildly sour aftertaste, like eating lemon candies. Herbal and a touch of pine. Bitterness comes in afterward in a dramatic long, slow finish. A minty flavor pops up after that! This beer really lingers on the palate. There's an apple note in there as well. Alcohol esters.

Mouth is sticky, slightly viscous and coating.

Drinkability is good and the abv is, although not hidden, managed well.

This is quite a good DIPA. I love the juxtaposition of sweet and sour notes and the finish is remarkably long.

Serving type: bottle

07-22-2011 00:56:04 | More by sethmeister
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Double Jack from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 5,489 ratings.