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Double Jack - Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
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world-class

6,708 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 6,708
Reviews: 1,283
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 8.76%
Wants: 407
Gots: 1,213 | FT: 34
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:
Beer added by: ThreeWiseMen on 06-25-2009

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Photo of Tuck_leepulin
4.77/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

12oz bottle with pry-off cap poured into a snifter bottled on 12/02/2014

Appearance: Pours a clear, golden amber with 1 finger of white head

Smell: Citrus hops with an underlying earthy pine note

Taste: Like chewing on hop flowers, so much citrus, lemon zest, pine needles, and all flavors from the hop spectrum without a palate wrecking bitterness

Mouthfeel: Medium and crisp

Overall: Just brilliant. Hits the nail on the head for the flavor I want in a DIPA. Its chock full of flavor without a crazy bitterness to overwhelm. Very bright in flavor and dry in its finish.

Photo of spacebear09
4.46/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Look- Slightly dark for a West Coast DIPA, copper colored beer with good lacing.

Smell- Wonderfully pungent and dank hop scent.

Taste- Heady tropical fruits... mango, pineapple, melon, a hint of pine... there is a lot going on here but it's not convoluted. Very subtle, toasty malt structure.

Feel- Crisp, complex but not overwhelming.

Overall- Great change of pace DIPA. Not what I usually reach for due to price constraints, but this beer is the real deal.

Photo of Straycorn
3.77/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mdphill
5/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Mdfabio18
4.88/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of SierraFlight
3.98/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

From 22oz bomber with bottled on date of 3/15/13. Citrus and melon nose with a little bread. Good bitter/malt balance.

Photo of TreyIsWilson
4.32/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

A - Pours a clear golden orange with a two-finger white foamy head. Tons of soapy lacing.

S - Aroma of sweet oranges and piney hops.

T - The flavor is juicy oranges, pineapple, lemon, sweet malts, and strong piney hops. The piney hops produce a good amount of bitterness in the finish.

M - Medium bodied with medium carbonation. Mouthfeel is smooth and creamy. The finish is sticky and somewhat dry.

O - Big piney hops mixed with juicy tropical flavors make this a top shelf DIPA.

Photo of Hop_God
4.19/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of kamikazeokami
4.03/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Ginepiece
4.55/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of tedho21
4.41/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Shawner
4/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of McMatt7
3.63/5  rDev -16.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Cheezus
4.79/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of BuckeyeBeers
4.09/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Reds76
4.39/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of leilei143
5/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Claydoe4
5/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

When Jesus wept, this is what his tears tasted like...

Photo of drummerguy
4.5/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Gajo74
4.49/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of blankenhoney
3.86/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

22oz bomber bottled 1.5.15 and enjoyed today, 2.21.15, from a Bell's Hopslam glass

Double Jack is a really nice and sweet tropical DIPA

It pours a clear orange with bronze and brassy undertones and a nice and thick 2-finger head. The nose explodes with sweet, syrupy oranges, thick, dank pine sap, and an earthy, almost sandy(?) hop profile. There's some light notes of tangerines or nectarines, too.

The flavors are sticky sweet tropical and citrus fruits lying on top of thick pine sap. Kind of like that syrup that comes with canned peaches or oranges, but boozier? Mouthfeel is syrupy, but not in a good way. This one is almost too thick and chewy for me.

Overall, this is a DIPA I'd revisit regularly if it were available in my distro area, though I think we do the hoppy game much better out here in Ohio. Great nose, and pretty tasty.

Photo of MightyMonk
4.33/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of Roudy
4.38/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Ivanhoes_Backpack
4.3/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Double Jack from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 6,708 ratings.