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Double Jack - Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

5,810 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 5,810
Reviews: 1,189
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 8.76%
Wants: 315
Gots: 818 | 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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humuloner22

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -7.8%

This is a good beer. I have had beers I enjoy more, but overall this beer is well balanced and I am happy that I had the opportunity to try it. Fortunately I live in an area that is close enough to a state that carries this beer. I would like to try other beers from these guys. I had never really heard of them prior to Beer Camp, even though that beer wasn't all that spectacular, this one was.

Color: Golden straw color with a slight bit of reddish hue to it. Virtually no head to speak of and settled into a light lacing when allowed to sit for a few minutes.

Smell: Maybe it was me, but I didn't get a lot from the nose. It was not as pungent as some other West Coast beers that I have had. Maybe its their style or maybe the beer was losing some of the aroma due to age. I do live on the East Coast and this beer was marked for bottling at the end of May. It is now approaching September. 3 months shouldn't be that big of a deal, but the fresher the better with hop driven beers.

Taste: Nice balance, hops are still present but much like in the aroma they are not as dominant as other West Coast beers. I recently drank a Hop Stoopid that was just as old or older than this one and the hops remained for the most part intact. This beer was a bit boozy for me also, of course at 9.5% you should expect some alcohol. However, other brewers hide it better.

Overall: This was a solid experience. Better than most, but not as good as others. Its a solid above average beer but not in the mind blowing category.

08-26-2014 04:17:02 | More by humuloner22
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DavidasMatthews


3.64/5  rDev -16.1%

08-26-2014 01:23:14 | More by DavidasMatthews
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texasspottedcow

Texas

4.16/5  rDev -4.1%

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JPJAM

Arizona

4.6/5  rDev +6%

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Billquirk

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -30.9%

08-25-2014 20:32:33 | More by Billquirk
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dougieboy

California

4/5  rDev -7.8%

08-25-2014 18:42:15 | More by dougieboy
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Goatdavemac

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

08-25-2014 11:37:45 | More by Goatdavemac
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SirElton

California

4/5  rDev -7.8%

08-25-2014 05:18:32 | More by SirElton
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joemochas

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

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ToshiroS

California

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

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dumptruck81

Texas

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

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jrempel

Quebec (Canada)

4/5  rDev -7.8%

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Jaylee


3.8/5  rDev -12.4%

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seyton

Virginia

4/5  rDev -7.8%

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thefuneral

New Jersey

4.56/5  rDev +5.1%

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ptickle

Texas

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

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Danny_Gurbada

California

4.56/5  rDev +5.1%

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EricTKole

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

08-24-2014 02:42:36 | More by EricTKole
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csallen10


4.56/5  rDev +5.1%

08-24-2014 01:59:39 | More by csallen10
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BJJMojo

California

4/5  rDev -7.8%

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TL33

Missouri

4.52/5  rDev +4.1%

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4/5  rDev -7.8%

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Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

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joshshepperd


4.16/5  rDev -4.1%

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sstover26


4.56/5  rDev +5.1%

08-23-2014 12:35:44 | More by sstover26
Double Jack from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 5,810 ratings.