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Double Jack - Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
97
world-class

6,348 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 6,348
Reviews: 1,223
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 8.99%
Wants: 351
Gots: 992 | FT: 29
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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4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

tpgraham, Nov 14, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

jbdpsu82, Nov 14, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

Cooker_stp, Nov 14, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

Jame515, Nov 14, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

the4_5, Nov 13, 2013
Photo of BethanyB
4.45/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Appearance: Brilliantly clear, and medium gold in color. The white head is large and has excellent staying power, but is uneven and frothy.

Smell: A cornucopia of American hops: grapefruit, floral, and grassy notes abound, and are accompanied by a balanced helping of honey. Not as pungent as some IPAs, but a strong and pleasing bouquet.

Taste: A smoky, woodsy flavor creates a sophisticated background for biscuit malt, caramel, and an assortment of American hop flavors. A whisper of dark alcohol is in the finish. Less bright and punchy than some IPAs. Impresses with its uniqueness and balanced complexity.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied and slightly chewy, with medium carbonation. The alcohol warming is light, yet noticeable.

Overall: Absolutely delicious. The complex hop combination combines splendidly with the interesting secondary flavors. The alcohol, earthiness, and light sweetness help to create a rich, inviting, one-of-a-kind IPA.

BethanyB, Nov 13, 2013
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5/5  rDev +15.2%

gspeer711, Nov 13, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -19.4%

mmulebarn, Nov 13, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

jklecko2, Nov 12, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

jjd315, Nov 11, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

ananddullabh, Nov 11, 2013
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4/5  rDev -7.8%

schmidtmattsays, Nov 11, 2013
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4/5  rDev -7.8%

Pando, Nov 11, 2013
Photo of nikoconnor
4.84/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

A: Pours nicely into a hazy golden orange color. A light, white head which is very pretty to look at, although it doesn't seem to stick around for very long.

S: Great! Very hoppy with a hint of citrus.

T: Very very good. Very hoppy, with a balanced citrusy (almost grapefruit?) taste. Not too boozy, all in all very smooth and easy to drink.

M: Very easy to taste everything, very smooth and crisp.

Overall: An amazing double IPA. This might be one of my new go-to's, with an awesome blend of bitterness, hops and citrus. I highly recommend it.

nikoconnor, Nov 11, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

thegrimone, Nov 11, 2013
Photo of Siriusfisherman
4.46/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

L: Bright, clear, gold with a good white head on top. Excellent lacings.

A: Grapefruit, peach, berry, and pine resin hops, clean candylike malt, and some alcohol as well. Very soft and delicate aroma for such a potent beer.

T/M: Smooth bitterness upfront, moves into a big citrus, peach, and piney hops. Hops linger through, and the bitterness increases toward the middle. All the intensity is balanced out by a full body of clean, bready malt with a touch of caramel sweetness. The beer finishes dry and hops linger through.

Overall, Firestone Walker makes some seriously good hoppy beers, and this is no exception. Perfect balance for the style, a full bodied beer, but no sweetness to take away the drinkability.

Siriusfisherman, Nov 11, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

teraflx, Nov 10, 2013
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4/5  rDev -7.8%

Acropora, Nov 10, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

hopflyer, Nov 10, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

Xandrose, Nov 10, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

Braden, Nov 09, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

bobsy, Nov 09, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

HollyHops, Nov 09, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

baklo, Nov 09, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

StevenLaValley, Nov 09, 2013
Double Jack from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
97 out of 100 based on 6,348 ratings.