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Double Jack - Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

5,494 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 5,494
Reviews: 1,176
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 8.76%
Wants: 293
Gots: 699 | 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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gyberic

California

4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

07-21-2013 22:23:21 | More by gyberic
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theBIERlad

New York

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

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SE-VAbeerdrink

Virginia

4/5  rDev -7.8%

07-21-2013 20:09:51 | More by SE-VAbeerdrink
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jamvt

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -7.8%

07-21-2013 13:41:15 | More by jamvt
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Sazz9

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -13.6%

07-21-2013 03:33:37 | More by Sazz9
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JamesMN

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -7.8%

07-21-2013 03:04:38 | More by JamesMN
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scottDC

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev -7.8%

07-21-2013 02:45:37 | More by scottDC
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Hendry

Vermont

4.59/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

FW does not distribute to my state, so during a trip to New York I managed to located a few 4 packs of Double Jack, and they had a six pack of Union Jack that I grabbed as well.

The creamy white 3 finger head atop the clear as a bell amber/copper hue is impressive and leaves some nice lacing. The nose was not the tropical fruit bomb I was expecting from this uber rated DIPA, but it didn't go the way of a malt bomb either. While the hops are present in the nose, the aroma seems more muted in the tropical fruit arena: cantaloupe, honeydew, with a Bavarian soft pretzel dough background.

Nicely carbonated, and somewhat oily, the flavors coat the palate with a balance of malt and hops, in that order. The smoothness and drinkability factor are what deserve high marks more so than the nose and aftertaste: at 9.5% abv, Double Jack is criminally consumable and potentially dangerous.

This is a quality DIPA with a high ABV and smooth drinkability, worth a try but pricey for what it is. Great label!

Serving type: bottle

07-20-2013 23:42:47 | More by Hendry
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Vuaspeliador

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -13.6%

07-20-2013 17:58:39 | More by Vuaspeliador
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Wolverine48104

California

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

07-20-2013 06:21:14 | More by Wolverine48104
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whiterapid

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

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lionnusmb

Iowa

3.75/5  rDev -13.6%

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db12

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

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jjf3792

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

07-19-2013 17:35:14 | More by jjf3792
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acc88

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

07-19-2013 02:49:27 | More by acc88
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dsm45

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

07-18-2013 23:04:42 | More by dsm45
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Spaz7

California

4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

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ridiculotron

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

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kenmyers70

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -13.6%

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jroberts8811

Missouri

4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

07-18-2013 04:31:09 | More by jroberts8811
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gpblackgt

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

07-17-2013 20:09:17 | More by gpblackgt
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Benish

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -7.8%

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Abbbp

Texas

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

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PoolFishGolf

Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

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cwelsh55

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

07-17-2013 02:45:02 | More by cwelsh55
Double Jack from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 5,494 ratings.