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Double Jack - Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

5,949 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 5,949
Reviews: 1,199
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 8.76%
Wants: 325
Gots: 857 | 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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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

hbchrisg, Aug 10, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

xGreatWallx, Aug 10, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

flyingmick, Aug 10, 2012
Photo of ngeunit1
4.65/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A - Pours a hazy golden-orange color with a finger of frothy white head. The head fades down fairly slowly leaving behind some nice lacing.

S - Aroma is full of grapefruit, pineapple, pine, and citrus hops, sweet caramel malts, and some biscuit.

T - Starts off with grapefruit, pineapple, and citrus hops with some bitterness and some sweet caramel malts. Through the middle, lots of pine hops come through with more bitterness and a bit more caramel malts. The finish is a mix of grapefruit and pine hops with some resiny bitterness and some sweet caramel malts and a touch of booze.

M - Medium-plus bodied with moderate carbonation. Feels smooth with a dry, bitter, and resiny finish.

D - Very drinkable. Very nice hops profile and bitterness and the overall balance is spot on.

ngeunit1, Aug 10, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

99firehawkman, Aug 10, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

mattviator, Aug 10, 2012
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5/5  rDev +15.2%

kevgod, Aug 09, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

KVNBGRY, Aug 09, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -13.6%

ek_ek, Aug 09, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

Schmuckles, Aug 09, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

dtx00, Aug 09, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

LaChupacabra, Aug 08, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

paulromeroii, Aug 07, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -13.6%

2beerdogs, Aug 07, 2012
Photo of brystmar
3.73/5  rDev -14.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

On tap at Blind Tiger.

Good appearance, decent head retention. Piney, fresh hop aroma and smells malty too. Gets more pungent as it warms. Taste is good but not great: lots of piney hops, some malt too but it clearly leans towards the West Coast style. I prefer my IPAs juicy, though, and Double Jack doesn't do that for me. Above average, not great.

brystmar, Aug 07, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

nrombes, Aug 07, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

guytyping, Aug 06, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

ThinkAgain, Aug 06, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

ChuckGnarly, Aug 06, 2012
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5/5  rDev +15.2%

Dchandler422, Aug 06, 2012
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4/5  rDev -7.8%

mattparsons, Aug 05, 2012
Photo of nimrod979
4.03/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

650ml bomber. Poured into a Dogfish snifter. No freshness date but I suspect this bottle has been sitting around for awhile.

Appearance: Pour a glowing orange/copper color with a one finger creamy white head. Retention is long and leaves long legs all over. Beautiful.

Aroma: Piney and resiny hops. Also lots of grapefruit hops. And some caramel malty sweetness in the background.

Taste: Slight pine up front. I'm getting mostly grapefruit-y and tropical hops. Sweeter caramel malt backbone is a bit bold. But again, I think this could be due to this beer sitting awhile. Little bit of heat as it warms

Mouthfeel: Thick, fuller side of side of medium. Low carbonation. Bitter finish. Pretty much all is expected for the style.

nimrod979, Aug 05, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: Pours a nice transparent orange color, a two finger frothy off white head at the top that leaves a great lacing around the glass as you drink.

S: Smells great, citrus and tropical fruit throughout, lots of pineapple, slight hints of booze

T: Great taste, follows the nose exactly, some bitterness from the hops, but a perfect amount, the malts are well balanced with everything else as well.

M: Medium to full bodied, perfect amount of carbonation

O: A fantastic beer, I thoroughly enjoyed this brew, well balanced IPA.

thedoubler55, Aug 04, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

billdirt, Aug 04, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

kindbill, Aug 04, 2012
Double Jack from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 5,949 ratings.