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Double Jack - Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

6,124 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 6,124
Reviews: 1,208
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 8.99%
Wants: 332
Gots: 919 | FT: 27
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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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

bostonryan, Dec 15, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

metapod, Dec 15, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

slemkuil, Dec 14, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

beersvh23, Dec 14, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

sstuckey, Dec 13, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -13.6%

Treb0R, Dec 13, 2012
Photo of memoarauz
5/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

So I stopped by my neighborhood store and the owner insisted I try my 1st! IPA, he highly recommended Firestone Double Jack and I've tried more since but I absolutely love this beer. Smell, taste are amazing and it does the job. Great for a poker night and just chillin around the house.

memoarauz, Dec 12, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

MinnTwins, Dec 11, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

ajkiser12, Dec 10, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

gshak, Dec 10, 2012
Photo of Joshpu
4.5/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: Poured into a tulip glass, almost no head, very clear in appearance. Basically a very light and bright orange color, similar to a peach.

S: Smells terrific, smelling pineapple, mango, sweet smelling.

T: Taste is excellent, you can taste the fruity citrus hops, also getting the malt balance.

M: Mouthfeel is light and crisp, a very drinkable beer. The fruity hops flavor linger for a little while, which I love.

O: Overall this is an excellent beer, I am not getting any traces of the alcohol for it being almost a 10% beer, one that I could drink on a regular basis.

Joshpu, Dec 10, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

Gambrinus1184, Dec 10, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

itsthepleats, Dec 08, 2012
Photo of Heritage02Rider
4.35/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

So I was given a gift of a 24 oz Double Jack. What better thing to do on a Friday night than savor the taste of a fine double IPA.

A - The appearance is golden amber. Very clear with limited to no head. Could be the glass I used, but i was surprised by the lack of head. However, IPA's in general tend to be light on the foam. SO no real surprise here.

S - Very light smell of hoppiness. No aroma indicating a strong IPA or of alcohol.

T - The first sip screams IPA! It goes down easy with that back of the throat tang from a high IBU beer. I am not one to find hints of fruits and other craziness... it just tastes citrusy as all IPA's tend to.

M - When in the mouth, it is smooth and does not appear to leave a strong after taste; contrary to most IPA's. I attribute that to the higher alcohol ABV of 9.5%. The strong hoppiness counters the hoppiness and vice-versa.

D - this beer from the first few sips will go down easy and I will surely finish this easily. However, I cannot see this be pounded. It is a great sipping beer.

Overall - I find this to be a very good IPA and will recommend it to any IPA fan. If you are not a traditional IPA fan or do not like high IBU beers; stay away and let me have yours. Thanks for sharing.

Heritage02Rider, Dec 07, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

Damian74Shensky, Dec 07, 2012
Photo of NiceTaps
4.13/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 22oz bomber into my Alchemist pint glass.

A- Crystal clean light golden orange color that changes in the light, a little amber hue comes through. A slow fading 1+ finger head that sticks rings of lacing. Bubbles away!

S- Strong citrus to begin, grapefruit and orange, pineapple, too. Pine upfront as well. Then as it sits the bready malt and alcohol aromas show up. Nice mix.

T- the flavors do not quite live up to the aromas. Good citrus and semi-dry, not too sweet malt flavors, grapefruit and orange, some earthy/wood notes. The flavors are there, just not as pronounced as the smell might indicate.

M- A bit thin on the sip but the flavors bounce around and the hops hold up for a good finish, carried by near perfect carbonation. The abv does not try to hide in this brew.

O-It feels and tastes good, smells even better. It just may be a tad too strong to drink regularly, but I'm enjoying it now.

NiceTaps, Dec 07, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

josephwa, Dec 07, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

ssimpson89, Dec 07, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

Rmullerkc, Dec 06, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

pcarney8, Dec 06, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

jayp82, Dec 06, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -13.6%

jmccraney, Dec 06, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

gratefuld, Dec 06, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

wbumgarner, Dec 05, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

Hopmarc, Dec 04, 2012
Double Jack from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 6,124 ratings.