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Double Jack - Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

5,735 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 5,735
Reviews: 1,186
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 8.76%
Wants: 309
Gots: 791 | 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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likeemdark

California

3.5/5  rDev -19.4%

01-27-2012 15:16:34 | More by likeemdark
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jskennedy

Virginia

5/5  rDev +15.2%

01-27-2012 02:08:44 | More by jskennedy
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BlakeMatt

Washington

4/5  rDev -7.8%

01-27-2012 00:14:36 | More by BlakeMatt
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KAF

Iowa

4/5  rDev -7.8%

01-26-2012 21:59:26 | More by KAF
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Mappies

Arizona

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

01-26-2012 05:22:45 | More by Mappies
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Hopfenpeter

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

Poured into my crystal mug, the beer is a clear deep golden color and builds a one finger high white head, which dissipates fast, but leaves very good lacing.
The smell is piney with fruit like peach and pineapple. Very inviting!
Tasting the beer, the fruit flavors hit first. The peach and pineapple notes are mingled with some citrus upfront. The middle has a malty backbone, but mild and subtle enough, not to overpower, but to nicely balance. In the finish some piney hops linger on the tongue, leaving a great aftertaste.
A really great medium bodied beer, which fits the style. The ABV us well hidden.
Great beer!

01-26-2012 03:46:11 | More by Hopfenpeter
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GJ40

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

Sampled from a 22oz bottle purchased at Bittersweet Liquors in Greeley, CO.

A – Golden with good clarity and a sturdy white head. It looks alive with a good flow of bubbles and thick lacing.

S – Mostly piney hops with some citrusy and earthy characteristics. It really jumps out at you.

T – Rich and complex with piney and citrusy notes and a lurking sense of alcohol (yet even at 9.5%, it never fully reveals itself though it gets braver as it warms). The malt provides a proper foundation but stays well in the background.

M – Creamy, silky and even a bit oily.

O – An effective and impressive Double IPA that successfully tests the bounds of that style.

01-26-2012 01:39:51 | More by GJ40
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Ralphs66

New York

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

01-25-2012 23:15:31 | More by Ralphs66
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RyanCoonan

California

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

01-25-2012 04:54:18 | More by RyanCoonan
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olafphysics

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

01-24-2012 23:51:27 | More by olafphysics
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switzer

Oregon

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

01-24-2012 23:01:58 | More by switzer
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Cinderbike

Nevada

4/5  rDev -7.8%

01-24-2012 20:51:47 | More by Cinderbike
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chingonjefe

California

5/5  rDev +15.2%

01-24-2012 20:34:30 | More by chingonjefe
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madman45

Illinois

4/5  rDev -7.8%

01-24-2012 19:08:03 | More by madman45
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ChefHopMeister

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

01-23-2012 18:14:48 | More by ChefHopMeister
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J0E

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

01-23-2012 14:01:05 | More by J0E
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rondufresne

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

01-23-2012 03:24:08 | More by rondufresne
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InfernoBoss

California

5/5  rDev +15.2%

01-22-2012 08:03:27 | More by InfernoBoss
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cbrunpc

Oregon

4.83/5  rDev +11.3%

First beer review, so take it for what it is worth.

A: Beautiful amber color (maybe, i am color blind)

S: Very Herbel and floral, makes you want to take a big sip!

T: Hoppy and amazing, smooth

M: Hits the palate very well, does not overwhelm like many do.

O: Love it cant wait for another!

01-22-2012 01:48:48 | More by cbrunpc
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bonez05404

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

01-22-2012 00:56:11 | More by bonez05404
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eorwar

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

01-21-2012 21:52:13 | More by eorwar
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riotinmyskull

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

01-21-2012 21:08:42 | More by riotinmyskull
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jeonseh

Indiana

4.4/5  rDev +1.4%

Bottle poured into GI tulip

A - dark copper color with a nice frothy, two finger head that sits on top. Look is very clean and shiny and reminds me a bit of looking at a copper still. Decent amount of carbonation streams up the middle of the glass

S - main scent is pine hops with a slight tropical fruit notes. I pick up hints of tangerine and pineapple. A nice and rather fragrant nose overall

T - taste is initially piney and pine hops are the main characteristic of the beer. There is a nice, mild malt backbone to this that keeps it balanced. From this sweetness I note citrus, mostly orange, pineapple, and hints of orange zest. The finish is dry with the main pine flavors lingering on the tongue well after the beer is gone. It does well to cover its ABV and is actually a bit on the hoppier side for the style.

As it approaches room temperartue, the beer actually improves as the sweet flavors become much more pronouced up front and balances the hops on the backside of the beer beautifully.

MF - medium body with a nice, slight stickiness to it. Carbonation is present and matches well to the body to give the beer a nice, full character. Can definitely get the hop resin coating both while drinking the beer and lingering in the finish

O - A very good DIPA that leans on the hoppier side of the style, which isn't a bad thing at all. It brings a strong hop presence but has just enough malty sweetness to balance the beer overall. This is one of those beers where everything about it is good and there are no clear opportunities for improvement, yet it has nothing about it that screams phenomenal. Solid offering from FW and a very good deal for the price

01-21-2012 01:27:07 | More by jeonseh
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NeutroMan

Illinois

4/5  rDev -7.8%

01-21-2012 00:52:16 | More by NeutroMan
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dlepeau

Arizona

4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

01-20-2012 21:02:25 | More by dlepeau
Double Jack from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
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