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Double Jack - Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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5,958 Ratings

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Ratings: 5,958
Reviews: 1,199
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 8.76%
Wants: 325
Gots: 859 | 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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4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

pirmannt1, Dec 21, 2011
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4/5  rDev -7.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

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4/5  rDev -7.8%

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5/5  rDev +15.2%

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4/5  rDev -7.8%

pschul4, Dec 19, 2011
Photo of vic21234
4.53/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

22oz bomber poured into a snifter.

A- A great looking cloudy orange with about a finger's worth of head that quickly dissipates.

S- A beer that you can smell immediately when you first pop the cap off the bottle. Tons of citrus hops.

T- Starts and ends with a big hop hit. I get a bite of the alcohol at the end.

M- Again, hops are the overwhelming characteristic. Lingers for quite sometime.

I'm a big fan of beers favoring the citrus hops. One of my favorites, and glad its come to the Chicagoland market.

vic21234, Dec 19, 2011
Photo of GarrettMD
4.1/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Hazy light orange with half finger of off white head. Head retention is good, lacing looks average.

S - I can smell it from a few feet away from the glass. It sort of smells like lychees from this far away. Closer up that changes, it's mostly light citrus hops with a touch of alcohol and a good background of sweet malts. Lychees are still there just not as much.

T - Malts take over, but not too much. Sweet caramel, toffee, some light fruits. Hops are definitely not pushed aside though. Grapefruit, orange, lemon, general citrus are all there. Good balance between the sweet malts and the bittering hops.

M - Medium body, sticky sweet mouthfeel. Coats the mouth with sweet caramel malts. Finish is sweet and slightly drying with tastes of sweet malts, bittering hops, and citrus hops.

O - Good balance, nice range of hops, easily drinkable for the ABV, overall I would definitely get this again.

GarrettMD, Dec 18, 2011
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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

22oz. Bomber
Bottle Cap: 2010 Vintage

Poured into my DFH glass a very nice cloudy golden orange color, nice carbonation, with a very nice thick one-finger creamy off-white head, with some sticky lacing left behind. The nose is hoppy with some malt notes, lots of citrus and pine notes. The taste is sweet, hoppy, slightly malty, very nice citrus/pine notes. Medium body, with a nice bitter/dry finish. This is a very nice DIPA, glad to finally try it and it's here in Utah.

Wasatch, Dec 18, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

LOCAL, Dec 18, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

mthomas84, Dec 18, 2011
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3/5  rDev -30.9%

Jaacob, Dec 18, 2011
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4.47/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a light golden color.

This has a fantastic bouquet of pine and grapefruit. Very floral. Some sweetness, a little chew, a touch of pine. It’s amazingly light and quaffable for a strong DIPA, deliciously so. Called “the nectar of the gods” by someone who took a sip, and I’m borrowing that phrase because it’s so apt. Wow.

elNopalero, Dec 18, 2011
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4/5  rDev -7.8%

pennington, Dec 18, 2011
Photo of SHODriver
4.1/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Pours a hazy orange with an ample white head
S: Smells of citrus, pine, a little spicy and some caramel. Very delicious
T: very light and delicate flavor that starts off sweet with some caramel and some grapefruit from the hops kicks in in the middle with a spicy and piney aftertaste on the swallow.
M: A little on the thin side but not too much so with slightly prickly carbonation but not overbearingly so.
O: Not bad, a little light on flavor but well balanced. Definitely a solid beer if a bit lacking. I like my stuff to be hop heavy but this one shouldn't disappoint.

SHODriver, Dec 18, 2011
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4/5  rDev -7.8%

iSrALE, Dec 18, 2011
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4.75/5  rDev +9.4%

Chugs13, Dec 18, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

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5/5  rDev +15.2%

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5/5  rDev +15.2%

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5/5  rDev +15.2%

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5/5  rDev +15.2%

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Double Jack from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 5,958 ratings.