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Double Jack - Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

5,921 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 5,921
Reviews: 1,199
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 8.76%
Wants: 326
Gots: 843 | FT: 28
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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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

comfortablynirm, Sep 04, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

Huge thanks to Genghis22 for the bottle.

Crystal clear yellow orange body, perhaps one of the cleanest looking DIPAs I have come across. Huge four finger bright white head perched atop. Retention is very solid, a very decent amount of lacing is left clinging to the glass.

The first thing that strikes me is how clean the aroma is. Not that it is not strong, it is, but it comes off super clean. Piny hops lay beneath an assertive citrus aroma. Subtle tropical fruit plays a very complimentary role. Very soft pale malt lays down a solid base but remains quite subtle.

The flavor delivers much more complexity than I expected. As the beer leaves the glass and hits the tongue a soft honey, pale malt and subtle citrus flavor greet the tongue. The citrus flavor builds in intensity as it hits mid palate. A strong pine and pith bitterness along side a strong citrus characteristic dominate the mid palate. The piny resin flavor diminishes as the beer heads towards the back of the palate. The tropical fruit flavors lay on the back of the palate until the finish.

Medium bodied DIPA with moderate but appropriate carbonation. Very smooth texture, slightly oily. The finish is a bit dry but the residual hop flavor does like to cling to the tongue.

Very impressive beer. The more I drink from Firestone Walker the more I am impressed. Perfect balance and hits every mark. Double Jack belongs on the top tier with all the great DIPAs. Simply a damn good beer.

kzoobrew, Mar 12, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

a - poured a three-finges thick creamy tan head into a snifter that left great lacing and sheeting throughout. the body was a bright amber color.
s - big piney hop aromas with a hint of spice with a caramel backbone.
t - big piney bitterness wtih some herbal and grassy hops flavors. nice bready balance here as well.
m - very creamy.
o - terrific beer and one of the best DIPAs i've had.

GPHarris, Apr 02, 2012
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Double Jack from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 5,921 ratings.