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Double Jack - Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

5,549 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 5,549
Reviews: 1,177
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 8.76%
Wants: 301
Gots: 718 | 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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LSUPT

California

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

11-17-2011 06:23:19 | More by LSUPT
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pest

Ohio

5/5  rDev +15.2%

11-17-2011 05:41:38 | More by pest
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emaciated

California

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

11-17-2011 05:09:32 | More by emaciated
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draheim

Washington

4.45/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

22oz bottle (bottled 10/10/2011) poured into a tulip. Pours a gorgeous, crystal-clear amber color with effervescent carbonation and a fluffy white head. A beautiful beer to behold. Among the best-carbed IPAs I've ever seen.

Aroma is tropical grapefruity citrus, cool pine, sticky hop resin. Smells wonderfully fresh and clean.

Taste is perfectly balanced. The solid malt presence is tempered by copious bitter and aromatic hops. Even the high alcohol works with the other ingredients as a flavor enhancer. Everything works together in harmony. This is a luxurious, well-crafted beer. Mouthfeel is smooth and clean; sticky, chewy, a little oily.

Overall, when fresh this is an outstanding, world-class DIPA. But I imagine that even a few weeks past its prime this beer could slide quickly downhill into caramel malt bomb territory. There's just too much malt and too much hops to keep this perfect balance for long.

This is truly a double IPA in every sense.

Serving type: bottle

11-17-2011 05:08:58 | More by draheim
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discreplayboss

Illinois

4/5  rDev -7.8%

11-17-2011 04:40:13 | More by discreplayboss
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vonburgey

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +15.2%

11-17-2011 04:23:09 | More by vonburgey
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CEDAMA

California

5/5  rDev +15.2%

11-17-2011 04:00:02 | More by CEDAMA
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benz08

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +15.2%

11-17-2011 03:32:55 | More by benz08
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Maryland

5/5  rDev +15.2%

11-17-2011 02:06:48 | More by BrooBub
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New York

5/5  rDev +15.2%

11-17-2011 00:12:46 | More by sobeleg
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codynevels

California

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

11-16-2011 23:40:24 | More by codynevels
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mjr2377

California

5/5  rDev +15.2%

11-16-2011 23:27:10 | More by mjr2377
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projectflam86

Ohio

4.1/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

trxxpaxxs sent me this as an extra in our trade. Thanks dude!

22oz bomber.

A- Pours a hazy golden/orange color with a thick white foam head that leaves good lacing.

S- Huge grapefruit hop aroma with some pine and alcohol. A touch of caramel malt is present in the nose but overall the hop aroma dominates.

T- Sticky hop bitterness upfront with a noticeable malt sweetness in the finish. The bitterness is restrained but the hop flavor is still pronounced with some citrus and pine flavors coming through.

M- Medium bodied (slightly on the full side) with good carbonation. Not quite as dry as I was expecting.

O- Very solid DIPA and glad I got the chance to try it.

Serving type: bottle

11-16-2011 23:09:58 | More by projectflam86
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jag21

Washington

4/5  rDev -7.8%

11-16-2011 23:09:43 | More by jag21
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bastu

Tennessee

5/5  rDev +15.2%

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California

5/5  rDev +15.2%

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Minnesota

4/5  rDev -7.8%

11-16-2011 17:16:57 | More by gdhawley
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RichBeer

California

4/5  rDev -7.8%

11-16-2011 08:35:52 | More by RichBeer
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Mages64

Washington

5/5  rDev +15.2%

11-16-2011 06:44:59 | More by Mages64
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Illinois

5/5  rDev +15.2%

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BigMilkDan

California

5/5  rDev +15.2%

11-16-2011 05:06:27 | More by BigMilkDan
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coz

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

11-16-2011 01:20:06 | More by coz
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barfdiggs

California

5/5  rDev +15.2%

11-16-2011 01:03:14 | More by barfdiggs
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District of Columbia

5/5  rDev +15.2%

11-15-2011 17:11:56 | More by dukebrian
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New Jersey

5/5  rDev +15.2%

11-15-2011 15:56:06 | More by richbrew
Double Jack from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 5,549 ratings.