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Double Jack - Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

5,492 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 5,492
Reviews: 1,176
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 8.76%
Wants: 291
Gots: 699 | 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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morningthief

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +15.2%

02-07-2012 22:23:54 | More by morningthief
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SoCalStout

California

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

02-07-2012 07:31:34 | More by SoCalStout
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tony223366

California

4.47/5  rDev +3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A: Three fingers of extremely fluffy white head. Lots of really gorgeous lacing. Lots of action is easily apparent, which is always a good sign. Nice golden color with a really beautiful clarity.

S: Huge aromatics, big citrus and pine elements. Freshly cut crass. Caramel malts are absolutely here. A bit of alcohol is present. Smells amazing.

T: So crisp and delicious. I'd put this just a step behind pliny. Huge floral, citric flavors and some great pine-ness. Flavorful caramel malts. I'd like just a tad more malts for balance. Besides that it's delicious and I really enjoy it.

M: Slick mouthfeel, medium body or so and great carbonation. You need that carbonation to pull you through the rest of the big abv, hop bitterness and richness.

O: Loved having this right after union jack. You can see how different they are but both great. This is a premium DIPA. Just a hair behind pliny which has a richer malt base.

Serving type: bottle

02-07-2012 05:56:57 | More by tony223366
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myzamboni

California

4/5  rDev -7.8%

02-07-2012 01:38:26 | More by myzamboni
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jwat

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

02-06-2012 23:53:35 | More by jwat
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Rekrule

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

02-06-2012 22:42:39 | More by Rekrule
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Pecafaced

Maryland

5/5  rDev +15.2%

02-06-2012 20:42:59 | More by Pecafaced
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AngusOg

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

02-06-2012 16:34:50 | More by AngusOg
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Pahn

New York

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

02-06-2012 01:43:57 | More by Pahn
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hendge

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

02-06-2012 00:47:21 | More by hendge
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Kenai4

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

02-05-2012 18:14:30 | More by Kenai4
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DelicateDelirium

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -7.8%

02-05-2012 17:08:10 | More by DelicateDelirium
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muskiesman

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -7.8%

02-05-2012 16:02:18 | More by muskiesman
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Cresant

Kentucky

4/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served this 22 oz. brown bottle in a Sierra Nevada Hops glass. No date. The body was pale honey and clear of haze. The modest head was off-white.

The smell was of pine and marmalade. Alcohol was present.

The taste mirrored the aroma. Candied citrus but also significant sweetness. Nicely complimenting flavors of pungent hops and deeply fruity sweetness.

The body was rich, medium to full bodied. Adequately carbonated.

Serving type: bottle

02-05-2012 14:36:52 | More by Cresant
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cooler4life

Quebec (Canada)

4.4/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Poured a white fluffy one finger head. Carbonation appears to be macro-bubbles that dissipate rather quickly. Color is a chestnut, carrot light orange. Lacing is great just 5 minutes after the pour.

S: Intoxicating. Explosive citrus, honey, malt, and HOPS! The nose on this beer really is fantastic. Is it the force? Yes, tap into it.

T: Ski lodge piney resin, oak, caramel, orange peel, bready malt and lingering mint.

M: Creamy, resiny, and sticky. Carbonation is well balanced like a Swedish massage on the tongue.

O: Some have described as 'sneaky' due to the high ABV. I prefer the term...'Assassin'. You won't even know until it’s too late.

Serving type: bottle

02-04-2012 07:34:25 | More by cooler4life
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AndrewMichael

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

02-03-2012 02:05:48 | More by AndrewMichael
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MisterKilderkin

California

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

02-02-2012 22:46:49 | More by MisterKilderkin
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koopless

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +15.2%

02-02-2012 20:56:18 | More by koopless
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DrHoptagon

California

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

02-02-2012 09:17:55 | More by DrHoptagon
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StarRaptor

California

5/5  rDev +15.2%

02-01-2012 20:48:45 | More by StarRaptor
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stckhndlr

Virginia

4.65/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Had on tap at Max's Taphouse in Baltimore, MD

A- Light straw color with a crisp white head. You could put this next to a bud light and get it confused due to it's super clarity. However one distinction that clearly would separate it from a water beer (BL) is the lacing. This one is off the charts.

S- Pure hop aroma- Like taking a handful of hops and just shoving them up your nose. I can smell this beer from 2 feet away. Very enticing.

T- Nice hop flavor, the sugars come to play and really balance the flavor out, not overly bitter but it does come through on the finish. Citrus flavor has a toastiness to it.

M- Medium to full body with some creaminess. Very smooth finish.

O- Great beer. Drinkable even as it warms. Fantastic. You know you have a great beer when you can sit for an hour and it still tastes great.

Serving type: on-tap

02-01-2012 04:35:40 | More by stckhndlr
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RBlaszak

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

02-01-2012 00:29:58 | More by RBlaszak
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thatdirtymick

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +15.2%

01-31-2012 05:17:38 | More by thatdirtymick
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ystazi

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

01-30-2012 22:54:40 | More by ystazi
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Morningside

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +15.2%

01-30-2012 21:40:19 | More by Morningside
Double Jack from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
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