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Double Jack - Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

5,560 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 5,560
Reviews: 1,177
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 8.76%
Wants: 300
Gots: 722 | 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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cowboy83

New York

5/5  rDev +15.2%

06-15-2012 19:06:19 | More by cowboy83
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6demonbag

Missouri

5/5  rDev +15.2%

06-15-2012 07:09:27 | More by 6demonbag
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IPRayRay


5/5  rDev +15.2%

06-14-2012 19:54:06 | More by IPRayRay
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nevery


4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

06-14-2012 05:43:01 | More by nevery
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PJCracker

New York

2/5  rDev -53.9%

06-14-2012 04:10:17 | More by PJCracker
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TheBronze

Washington

4/5  rDev -7.8%

06-13-2012 03:16:55 | More by TheBronze
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themind

New Jersey

4.23/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I picked this up in Viginia at a small wine cellar. I must say the beer has an excellent aroma, pours a good head and the taste is right up there. This is the first time I have had a beer from Firestone and it did not let me down.

Bottom Line- If you see it, pick it up! it's worth a try for sure.

Serving type: bottle

06-12-2012 18:52:02 | More by themind
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Dan86

Florida

4/5  rDev -7.8%

06-12-2012 04:07:02 | More by Dan86
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bsimms

New Jersey

4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

06-12-2012 02:04:41 | More by bsimms
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lauries444

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -7.8%

06-12-2012 01:14:49 | More by lauries444
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EyePeeAyBryan

Arizona

4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

06-11-2012 21:33:39 | More by EyePeeAyBryan
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kdown

California

4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

06-11-2012 07:29:31 | More by kdown
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jrfehon33

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -7.8%

06-10-2012 23:42:27 | More by jrfehon33
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mcbaumannerb

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 22 ounce bottle into a hop glass.

A: An extremely clear golden color with a thick white head that laces nicely.

S: The aroma is very earthy with tons of pine with lesser hints of moss and citrus.

T: There's no mistaking the DIPA when you drink it. Very hop forward and bitter and a pine flavor that is what I imagine you'd get drinking the water from your Christmas tree. It finishes with the citrus and a nice dry tingle on the back of the mouth.

M: nicely carbonated, foams well on the tongue and is light.

O: Definitely my go-to DIPA for now!

Serving type: bottle

06-10-2012 23:05:11 | More by mcbaumannerb
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brenjames

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev -7.8%

06-10-2012 18:55:02 | More by brenjames
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Wmbolling

Colorado

5/5  rDev +15.2%

06-10-2012 01:12:37 | More by Wmbolling
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stephenjmoore

Maryland

4.2/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A- Dark golden transparent body with a bone white head.

S- Floral hop aroma, with a good mix of pine and citrus.

T- Very hop forward, with the pine coming through the most. Slight malt backbone to balance the overall flavor.

M- Good carbonation, stickiness left from the hops, just the slightest dryness at the end.

O- Very solid IIPA offering.

Serving type: on-tap

06-09-2012 22:33:02 | More by stephenjmoore
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Chickenhawk9932

Pennsylvania

4.73/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a nice amber with a white head that had good retention and lacing.

Citrus in the nose with orange and ruby red grapefruit backed by a nice floral bouquet.

Nice hop bitterness up front with bitter orange, grapefruit, and herb dancing on your palate. Then notes of sweet orange and apricot waltz into a solid malt backbone. The warmth of the alcohol is hidden in the sweet citrus notes that linger and compete any dry notes that would claim the finish. This is a big tasty beer with subtle complexities. Certainly the best II IPA I've had.

Serving type: on-tap

06-09-2012 11:43:32 | More by Chickenhawk9932
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Rymish

Colorado

3/5  rDev -30.9%

06-09-2012 05:36:07 | More by Rymish
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millertime416

Iowa

4.73/5  rDev +9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Simply amazing. Beautifully crystal clear golden hue. Reeks of citrusy, fruity hops; brings to mind something like skittles, laffy taffy or fruity pebbles...in a very good way. Fairly bitter, but still extremely drinkable. Alcohol seems well hidden. No real malt presence (but fits the style).

Don't know if I got this super fresh or what, but this seems way way under-rated. Just tried heady topper for the first time a week ago, and never thought I would find anything even close. However, this is right up there and in terms of appearance is far superior; it is, perhaps, a tad to bitter though. Will definitely be back for more.

Serving type: bottle

06-09-2012 04:29:25 | More by millertime416
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Bobheed

Texas

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

A: This one has that typical IIPA look, nice, amber, tree sap in color with a two finger soapy white head and a fair amount of carbonation coming up from the bottom

S: This one is really dominated by pine. It's got quite a bit of earthy citrus fruits as well, such as grapefruit and lime, but the pine is really intense. Not just pine as in the typical pine needles sort of aroma either, but a huge pine wood characteristic.

T: Follows the nose pretty well, mostly pine wood. Also has a nice sweet characteristic reminiscent of honey lemon tea. Alcohol flavor is there just a little bit

M: Medium carbonation with a fairly heavy body, makes the flavors pop a little bit more with the thickness of it, no alcohol heat despite the flavor being detectable

Overall I love this one. I mean, it's a Firestone pale, could it really be anything but great. One of the trusted IIPAs that I always go back to

Serving type: bottle

06-09-2012 03:11:02 | More by Bobheed
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RKing44

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

06-07-2012 13:05:14 | More by RKing44
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rkarimi

Colorado

4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

06-07-2012 01:54:53 | More by rkarimi
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WhiskeeTango

Missouri

4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

06-05-2012 14:59:43 | More by WhiskeeTango
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Pichon


4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

06-05-2012 06:37:15 | More by Pichon
Double Jack from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 5,560 ratings.