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Double Jack - Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
96
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5,485 Ratings
THE BROS
90
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Ratings: 5,485
Reviews: 1,176
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 8.76%
Wants: 291
Gots: 697 | 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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soldat329x

Illinois

4/5  rDev -7.8%

12-11-2013 14:38:45 | More by soldat329x
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LilLebowskiUrbanAchievers

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev -13.6%

06-25-2014 03:12:31 | More by LilLebowskiUrbanAchievers
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andrewm190

North Carolina

4.4/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Probably one of the last IPAs I'll do this calendar year, but one of the best. It didn't strike me as particularly complicated, just straight to the point, good hops. This is my first Firestone brew and their ability to cram a ton of hops into a beer and not make it overwhelming, or so bitter your face and throat contort sideways is impressive. The "Double Jack" poured a thick and frothy head and revealed a strong hops aroma. Tasted of hops obviously, maybe a touch buttery? Maybe a touch nutty? Maybe not, but the hops were great, and by the end of it, I didn't feel an immediate need to brush my teeth with a Brillo pad.

Great stuff.

Serving type: bottle

11-17-2011 06:59:51 | More by andrewm190
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caponeduke

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

10-22-2013 13:35:30 | More by caponeduke
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ricksrealm

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -19.4%

05-26-2012 12:08:13 | More by ricksrealm
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SquidVicious

Texas

5/5  rDev +15.2%

08-21-2012 00:44:51 | More by SquidVicious
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musicsherlock

New York

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

10-19-2012 22:34:16 | More by musicsherlock
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henryhampton

South Carolina

4/5  rDev -7.8%

11-25-2012 18:13:09 | More by henryhampton
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Mitch_Cumstein

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

06-29-2013 04:16:21 | More by Mitch_Cumstein
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_RL_

Maryland

4/5  rDev -7.8%

05-01-2014 03:24:41 | More by _RL_
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VTEno17

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

05-20-2014 23:57:18 | More by VTEno17
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rudedude985

California

4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

03-21-2014 22:09:39 | More by rudedude985
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prg1976

Pennsylvania

4.7/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Bottled on 3/14/11 according to the case.

Pours a crystal clear amber color with a frothy white head.

Smell is citrus hops, and lots of em. Orange peel, grapefruit. So far so good.

Taste is excellent. Super hoppy, super citrusy.

Mouthfeel is a little fizzy. Lots of carbonation. but medium body, not super heavy or syrupy.

Overall, excellent. I'm glad these finally made it to the philly area. Will definitely be getting this one on a regular basis.

Serving type: bottle

04-23-2011 00:32:03 | More by prg1976
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Snikwad1020

Maryland

5/5  rDev +15.2%

03-07-2013 20:28:08 | More by Snikwad1020
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howard12

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

03-14-2012 00:07:53 | More by howard12
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powpig2002

Florida

4/5  rDev -7.8%

07-13-2012 03:00:26 | More by powpig2002
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312HopBomb

Illinois

4.4/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Nice head with a quick pour into the Sierra Nevada IPA glass. Light orange/straw color. Light lacing.

Aroma consists of intense piney fresh hop. Smells very fresh.

Taste explodes with more resinous pine. Malt takes a back seat to intense bitterness but not in a bad sense. Light onion mixes with the pine. Not much citrus here.

Mouthfeel is on the light side with low/moderate carbonation.

One of my favorite of the west coast piney DIPA's. A Luxurious hop bomb! Kudos to Firestone Walker Brewery!!

Serving type: bottle

04-24-2013 02:49:42 | More by 312HopBomb
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jamesewelch

Vermont

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

08-31-2013 21:58:15 | More by jamesewelch
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Fantalek

New York

4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

08-23-2013 01:08:36 | More by Fantalek
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Tibi81


4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

01-14-2013 12:47:46 | More by Tibi81
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acashk

Texas

5/5  rDev +15.2%

11-04-2013 01:44:38 | More by acashk
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SB_Brewmaster

California

3.25/5  rDev -25.1%

09-15-2013 22:47:53 | More by SB_Brewmaster
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benz08

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +15.2%

11-17-2011 03:32:55 | More by benz08
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cooler4life

Quebec (Canada)

4.4/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Poured a white fluffy one finger head. Carbonation appears to be macro-bubbles that dissipate rather quickly. Color is a chestnut, carrot light orange. Lacing is great just 5 minutes after the pour.

S: Intoxicating. Explosive citrus, honey, malt, and HOPS! The nose on this beer really is fantastic. Is it the force? Yes, tap into it.

T: Ski lodge piney resin, oak, caramel, orange peel, bready malt and lingering mint.

M: Creamy, resiny, and sticky. Carbonation is well balanced like a Swedish massage on the tongue.

O: Some have described as 'sneaky' due to the high ABV. I prefer the term...'Assassin'. You won't even know until it’s too late.

Serving type: bottle

02-04-2012 07:34:25 | More by cooler4life
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40ontarget

Colorado

4/5  rDev -7.8%

02-27-2012 23:25:22 | More by 40ontarget
Double Jack from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
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