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Double Jack - Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

5,489 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 5,489
Reviews: 1,176
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 8.76%
Wants: 290
Gots: 698 | 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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Alpar

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -7.8%

07-08-2013 05:38:18 | More by Alpar
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DarrenStory

Oregon

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

07-08-2013 04:04:26 | More by DarrenStory
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trentbrown89

California

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

07-07-2013 22:50:23 | More by trentbrown89
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kristougher

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -7.8%

07-07-2013 22:34:15 | More by kristougher
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Benjiehorn

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -13.6%

07-07-2013 21:58:40 | More by Benjiehorn
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timbuktu1344

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

07-07-2013 20:26:14 | More by timbuktu1344
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BullBearHawk

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

07-07-2013 16:18:51 | More by BullBearHawk
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feltondengler

North Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

07-07-2013 12:11:23 | More by feltondengler
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Johnny58

California

4/5  rDev -7.8%

07-07-2013 08:02:22 | More by Johnny58
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akang

California

4/5  rDev -7.8%

07-07-2013 07:07:14 | More by akang
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scotorum

Massachusetts

4.48/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a Samuel Smith English tulip pint glass from the 12 oz. bottle.

a: Golden amber, huge inch and a half white head disspitated slowly to a finger thickness, tons of lacing.

s: intense fruit hops.

t: Hop Bomb City! Which covers the 9.5 ABV beautifully. And My God, the head just refuses to die!

m: Light to moderate, very pleasant. Lots of lingering carbonation.

o: Magnificent high ABV IPA, well worth the extra cost above the regular Union Jack, which was the best IPA I'd tasted until this.

UPDATE 5/8/14: Having a single bottle tonight in a head to head with Union Jack. As might be expected, DJ is silkier and hoppier, but this bottle is much older, sealed 10/03/13, so the hop flavors would be pretty well gone. Due to the age on this I will not change any ratings. This one has relatively little head on a vigorous vertical pour into a Tree House snifter, but dense lacing and good carbonation tingle nonetheless. Mouthfeel is solidly medium to full. Will be looking to be sure to buy fresh and consume soon next time, since this is still one of my top go-to DIPAs.

Serving type: bottle

07-07-2013 05:15:06 | More by scotorum
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Steamer

Missouri

4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

07-07-2013 03:02:26 | More by Steamer
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far333

Connecticut

3.69/5  rDev -15%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Crystal clear apricot colored with an orangey beige firm head that lingers long. Aroma of honey, light brown sugar, and tangerine. Flavors of tangerine, orange rind pith, red grapefruit and pine. Some malt balance, but there is firm bitterness and big hop flavors. Full mouthfeel, bitterness and ABV warm and roughen up the palette, but the beer remains fairly drinkable. Good beer overall.

Serving type: bottle

07-06-2013 19:33:51 | More by far333
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Rish907

California

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

07-06-2013 17:29:04 | More by Rish907
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ausonius

New York

3.75/5  rDev -13.6%

07-06-2013 16:45:58 | More by ausonius
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fsck

Washington

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

07-06-2013 04:49:29 | More by fsck
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ygolordned

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

07-06-2013 02:41:45 | More by ygolordned
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jayhunter357

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -7.8%

07-05-2013 15:06:06 | More by jayhunter357
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kbuzz

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

07-05-2013 13:00:01 | More by kbuzz
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kbrown

Ohio

4/5  rDev -7.8%

07-05-2013 00:18:18 | More by kbrown
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Jeffrey2310

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

07-04-2013 23:46:51 | More by Jeffrey2310
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SerpentX

California

4/5  rDev -7.8%

07-04-2013 20:28:00 | More by SerpentX
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acidicbassist

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

07-04-2013 05:36:34 | More by acidicbassist
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v161

New York

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

07-04-2013 02:24:11 | More by v161
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tclipse

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

07-03-2013 22:33:07 | More by tclipse
Double Jack from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 5,489 ratings.