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Double Jack - Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

5,759 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 5,759
Reviews: 1,188
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 8.76%
Wants: 309
Gots: 801 | 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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MaxSpang

Ohio

4.1/5  rDev -5.5%

Bottled 9-29-11, drank 12-10-11. Served in a Great Lakes Christmas Ale snifter.

APPEARANCE

The beer is a nice orange/straw color with only a slight amount of haze. There was a pretty good sized head, about 1-2 fingers. It was a slightly off-white color, and left a lot of lacing on the glass. B-e-a-utiful brew.

SMELL

Big American hop aroma. Lots of grapefruit and citrus, as well as some awesome tropical fruits and slight hop spice. There's a slight grain aroma, and a little tinge of alcohol. Smells like an awesome IPA.

TASTE

Like the nose, there's some big hop character. There is some big orange juice/zest flavor. I'm guessing it has a lot of Amarillo or Citra hops. The bitterness is high, and lingers well after the swallow. There's a wee bit of malt that gives it some balance, but it definitely leans way towards the bitter end.

MOUTHFEEL

This beer is very easy to drink for 9.5%. It's nice and dry, which I love in an IPA, but it has just enough body to keep it interesting. There is a lingering hop resin that is left in the tongue, and sort of amplifies any mouth sores you may have!

OVERALL

An awesome double IPA. Great American hop character, lots of juicy fruit notes, and it's easy drinking. This could certainly be a go-to brew for any hop head, and just rocks your socks in flavor. A beer buddy was nice enough to pick me up a bottle of this from Vegas, and I'm more than happy he did!

Cheers.

12-11-2011 00:11:07 | More by MaxSpang
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marct

Nevada

4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

12-11-2011 00:06:31 | More by marct
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bkny27

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -7.8%

12-10-2011 18:11:54 | More by bkny27
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Captstrapper

Vermont

5/5  rDev +15.2%

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maltlikker

Colorado

5/5  rDev +15.2%

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Louisiana

5/5  rDev +15.2%

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CSQ1111

Kentucky

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

12-09-2011 22:36:51 | More by CSQ1111
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patmcd

New York

5/5  rDev +15.2%

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Virginia

5/5  rDev +15.2%

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cletusdog

California

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

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starrdogg

District of Columbia

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

12-09-2011 04:46:31 | More by starrdogg
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FrankyLikesIt

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +15.2%

12-09-2011 02:46:15 | More by FrankyLikesIt
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California

4/5  rDev -7.8%

12-08-2011 19:32:38 | More by lballstar
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BMart

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

12-08-2011 18:16:01 | More by BMart
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kornkid8600

California

4/5  rDev -7.8%

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leprakhan

California

5/5  rDev +15.2%

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LambicKing

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

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Washington

5/5  rDev +15.2%

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California

5/5  rDev +15.2%

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HOPPYKC

Kansas

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

This is will say is one of my favorite IIPA's! Huge notes of pine resin and mouthwatering hops that seem to stick around the nose forever. This pours a nice and deep orange color that is a bit deep for my personal taste. As soon as the smell hits you, you know you have found the right beer. Taste is of pine, apple, pineapple, light wheat,warm spice. This is one of my top IIPA's. Highly recommended.

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Illinois

5/5  rDev +15.2%

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Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

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shanghai55

California

5/5  rDev +15.2%

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mhaugo

California

4/5  rDev -7.8%

12-06-2011 15:27:49 | More by mhaugo
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patreely12

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

12-06-2011 04:41:16 | More by patreely12
Double Jack from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 5,759 ratings.