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Double Jack - Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

6,136 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 6,136
Reviews: 1,210
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 8.99%
Wants: 332
Gots: 926 | FT: 27
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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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Served from a bomber dated 3/14/11 into a snifter. Two fingers of a bright white head from a gentle pour. Its noticeably clear. Reddish golden in color. Lots of citrus hops in the nose along with some tropical fruit notes. Biting citrus hops up front. Immediately made me think of fresh grapefruit. Floral hops and a mild alcohol taste in the finish. Left a watery lacing around my glass. At $ 9.99 per bomber I'll definitely be picking up more of this one.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

1-24-2012:

Firestone has really dialed this beer in since its inception. More or less then same beast, just with more juicy tropical fruit aroma and more kick to the flavor profile. Really good stuff if you can find it fresh - check the neck of the bottle for a bottling date.

Bottle into a nonic.

Golden hued and brilliantly clear. The head is thin but lasting.

The nose is good, but not necessarily explosive. The hops convey tropical fruit aromas, mango and pineapple predominantly, but there's a touch of papaya in there, too. There's a little sugary malt sweetness that's reserved and pleasant, complementary to the hops. Alcohol is noticeable at a low level.

Malt and alcohol play an opening role. Sugar cookie sweetness clashes a bit with some brash booziness at first, but the hop flavors soon take over. Peach, pineapple and mango hop notes are amplified by the pale malt, giving the impression of juicy ripe fruit. Medium in body, quite drinkable though decidedly boozy. The finish is moderately bitter, moreso than the initial 2009 batch of this beer, though to my palate it could use a little more kick.

Very good on the whole, with a bit of tweaking I feel this could be a great beer, but as it stands it's 2nd tier.

largadeer, Mar 03, 2011
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Double Jack from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 6,136 ratings.