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Double Jack - Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

5,818 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 5,818
Reviews: 1,189
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 8.76%
Wants: 314
Gots: 817 | 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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mrzazz

West Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

03-26-2013 16:18:38 | More by mrzazz
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crytion

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

03-26-2013 09:50:12 | More by crytion
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obrike

Texas

4.39/5  rDev +1.2%

Bought a bomber at HEB in Round Rock for just under 9 bucks...3/1/13 brew date.

Poured a golden-light orange color with a finger and a half of white head. Faded slowly...leaving nice spotty lacing in my Firestone Walker pint glass.

Aroma is full of grapefruit, pineapple, lemon rind, pine, and a nice touch of sweet malt. What's not to like?

Man...a nice blast of grapefruit, pineapple, and citrus hops with some sweet caramel malts. A bit of pine hops come through with more kick on the backend...followed with the malts and a bit of of the 9.5%. Good balance here. Uber smooth with a dry, resiny finish. Love the mouthfeel on this one.

Oh so drinkable. Great hop profile and bitterness...but the overall balance is spot on. This is a top notch DIPA. Welcome to Texas Firestone Walker!

03-26-2013 03:38:58 | More by obrike
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joeseppy

Illinois

4.73/5  rDev +9%

Bottled 12/12 Aggressive pour yields a two inch pour with a dazzling cascade of effervescence. Golden honey hue.

Tropical fruit most prominent. Ritz cracker. Wildflower sweet honey and mild hop.

Tastes like a tropical fruit bowl with a lot of grapefruit. Perfect hop bitterness, for me. No earthiness or harshness---I love it!

Pleasant easy drinking. Dry, clean and not so heavy, keeps you coming back for more. Lacing present throughout.

This is crushable. Absolutely spectacular! How has this eluded me for so long? Imagine this fresher and/or on tap! When no Sucks is around, this is a sure replacement. I will be in search of some more anyway.

03-26-2013 02:05:11 | More by joeseppy
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Dbot

Delaware

4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

03-25-2013 20:44:31 | More by Dbot
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surlytheduff

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -13.6%

03-25-2013 18:59:50 | More by surlytheduff
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phooky

New York

5/5  rDev +15.2%

03-25-2013 17:26:02 | More by phooky
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sdm9465

Nova Scotia (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

03-25-2013 16:21:01 | More by sdm9465
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MattSweatshirt

Texas

4/5  rDev -7.8%

Bomber dated 03/01/13 poured into a snifter.

You can pour this down the center. Couple fingers of sudsy white head and a clear copper body.

Big ol' sweet hop aroma with peach, tangerine, grapefruit, and pine.

Drinks smooth with a resinous pine, grapefruit that lingers through the aftertaste, and gets a little earthy. Nice balance of bitter and sweet.

Sort of reminds me of the most recent Enjoy By IPA. Good stuff.

03-25-2013 05:08:44 | More by MattSweatshirt
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acjones

Japan

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

03-25-2013 02:39:28 | More by acjones
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megamass

New Jersey

4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

03-25-2013 02:22:01 | More by megamass
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Phacoman

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

03-25-2013 01:13:45 | More by Phacoman
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drgonzo2k2

California

4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

03-25-2013 00:54:47 | More by drgonzo2k2
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stephensinner

Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

03-24-2013 23:51:35 | More by stephensinner
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Joshgonzales79

Texas

5/5  rDev +15.2%

03-24-2013 23:02:16 | More by Joshgonzales79
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DaKur

Rhode Island

4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

03-24-2013 22:38:46 | More by DaKur
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Rast

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

Bottle enjoyed March Madness 2013.

X-factor for the overall score: the bottle art features a male lion about to box a grizzly bear. Nice. I've never seen an IPA that looks this excellent. The carbonation cascades as if a stout while the minimally hazy orange liquid pools beneath gravity's grip. Nose is blunt: bold citrus with floral over/unders. Mouthfeel is bubbly, yet smooth. Tastes like grapefruit rind. Bitter citrus: mission accomplished. Surprisingly sessionable for a 9.5%. No percent boozy. Anyone have a filleted flounder I can eat?

03-24-2013 18:46:03 | More by Rast
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TheLevi4000

New York

3.5/5  rDev -19.4%

03-24-2013 02:57:21 | More by TheLevi4000
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Ozzie1111

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

03-24-2013 02:54:32 | More by Ozzie1111
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Jamison85

Indiana

5/5  rDev +15.2%

03-24-2013 02:45:34 | More by Jamison85
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Sweasty

Texas

4.3/5  rDev -0.9%

Firestone Walker coming to Texas is a welcome sight. Seeing the reserve series beers makes me happy as well. Double jack looks the part of a good double IPA. Double Jack pours a crystal clear copper. Things are topped off by healthy two fingers of head. Head settles to a ring. Plenty of lace is left in its wake.

Double jack has a wonderful aroma. Plenty of citrus hits first. Grapefruit and oranges mostly. Some pine melds with the citrus. Some sweet malt notes round out the nose.

Tastes matches the nose. Hops wash over the tongue with a drying quality. Citrus notes stand out first. Grapefruit notes just edge out orange notes for domination. Light piney notes play against the citrus. A sweet sugary malt profile sort of balances it all out. The finish lingers on with sweet juicy citrus notes.

Double jack comes in on the fuller side of medium bodied. Carbonation is adequate.

Double jack is quite the tasty double IPA. The alcohol is kept in check well. Its starts to show up as I near the bottom of the bottle. I generally prefer my Double IPAs to fall on the drier side of the spectrum. For a Double IPA with a fuller malt present this is still pretty hop-centric. Props to Firestone Walker for giving me one of the best hop experiences this year.

03-24-2013 02:42:17 | More by Sweasty
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GreatBloomer

Texas

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

03-24-2013 02:12:57 | More by GreatBloomer
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mre0683

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

03-24-2013 01:53:54 | More by mre0683
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Knuckles_Nuclear

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev -13.6%

03-23-2013 22:21:06 | More by Knuckles_Nuclear
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Sparky44

Illinois

4/5  rDev -7.8%

03-23-2013 20:20:38 | More by Sparky44
Double Jack from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 5,818 ratings.