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Double Jack - Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
97
world-class

6,453 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 6,453
Reviews: 1,235
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 8.99%
Wants: 361
Gots: 1,028 | 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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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of EveningCordial
3.99/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

On tap.

A- golden colored with slight amber hue. Lots of carbonation, medium lacing, and a nice white, frothy head about a finger width tall.

S- nice citrus and floral scent with some orange zest, grapefruit, and flowers up front as well as some pine and resin. Hops give way to quite a malty backbone with hints of biscuits and some caramel.

T- nice hop flavor of the fruits blending nicely with the pine and malts. Perhaps a little too much malt for my liking but balanced nonetheless. The swallow is crisp and clean with a small bitter bite on the finish.

M- medium bodied for an IPA with a nice creaminess. Carbonation present and the finish is crisp and refreshing with a nice IPA bite to it.

O- this is great beer when it's drank fresh. I've noticed a few different FW IPAs fall off pretty quick with time and this can be one if them. Fresh it's delicious, but after a couple months this becomes a malt bomb.

Photo of secondtooth
3.99/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Notes on this tasting were from bottles 6 months old (according to bottle dating), so take that into consideration.

Appearance: Hazy amber-golden, with a nice big head of off-white suds. Detailed but fuzzy lace.

Aroma: Pungent pineapple, tropical, pine hops. Very appealing!

Taste: Strong, with plenty of bitter citrus and pine hops. A little bitter and warm at the finish, but overall this is an exceptionally well-balanced imperial IPA, as the malts keep this heavy-handed triple-dry-hopped brew in check. Would love to try one fresher (maybe one day Firestone Walker will distribute to Indiana).

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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

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4.28/5  rDev -1.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

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

Pours a honey orange with a 2 finger thick white foam head. Smells of orange blossom, citrus, light pine. Sweet orange and pine, sweet malts. Medium/light carbonation, aftertaste of sweet and spicy pine. Outstanding beer from beginning to end.

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4/5  rDev -7.8%

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Gray stuff. Drinks well

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Double Jack from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
97 out of 100 based on 6,453 ratings.