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Double Jack - Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

6,697 Ratings
THE BROS
90
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Ratings: 6,697
Reviews: 1,281
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 8.76%
Wants: 404
Gots: 1,208 | FT: 36
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:
Beer added by: ThreeWiseMen on 06-25-2009

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5/5  rDev +15.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

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4/5  rDev -7.8%

Photo of MBrausen
3.83/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Reviewed from notes. Poured from a bottle into a CBS snifter.

A. Pours a deep orange color with a 3mm head, rests after 30 seconds to some slight bubbles around the edge and a thin ring. Slight lacing on the glass.

S. Smells of grapefruit, sweet and ripe orange peel, mild pine and lots of other citrus.

T. Tastes if lots of grapefruit, tangy citrus, tart and sourness of the grapefruit coming through, slight bits of orange and a hint of pine.

M. Medium body, mild carbonation, wet feeling and a hint coarse.

O. A good beer. It wasn't anything out of this world. I've had many better DIPA's. It's worth a try and tastes good, but not something to go searching for.

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5/5  rDev +15.2%

Photo of homebrew311
4.15/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Sered on tap at Tap house grill.

A: clear golden with dense white head, great retention of velvety white head, sticky lacing, the glass is coated with lacing as the beer goes down

S: in your face resinous hops, tons of pine, a touch of woodiness, sweet malt profile in the back with mellow notes of molasses

T: bitterness from hops is extremely pronounced, waves of caramel and pine intertwine nicely, flavors are bold, finish is heavy on the bitterness

Mf: big body, smooth texture, moderate carbonation

O: this is my first time having this brew fresh and wow, the flavors really pop, the balance is nice... Great for an easily available dipa

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3.5/5  rDev -19.4%

Photo of kylehay2004
4.13/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A: two finger frothy head on a hazy golden with a slight crimson hue body. Nice lacing.

S: light citrus and floral hops. Less aromatous than I was expecting but still good.

T: initially musty, pungent and hoppy with a orange sweetness in the finish.

M: medium body and moderate to high carbonation.

Overall: Very smooth DIPA. Not getting a very strong boozy sense to this one.

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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

Photo of quaybr
4.27/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Deep amber with a little foam head on top. Leaves a small amount of lacing behind.

Smells of citrusy (orange and grapefruit) and grassy hops. Big aroma. This is remarkable. The citrus comes across first, and in an undeniable way; followed by the grasses.

Taste follows the aroma with a subtle malt backbone - caramel notes are present. But really, the hops take the show.

Medium-body carries the flavor appropriately. Malt and carbonation are balanced quite well.

This is a great beer. Don't pass up an opportunity to taste this.

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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

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4/5  rDev -7.8%

Photo of Hopdaemon39
4.35/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 22 oz bottle into a tulip- poured a dark orange color with a one finger that quickly dissipated and left some splashes of lacing.

Smells of piney hops and a bit of alcohol sweetness.

The taste is unique- starts of with a bit of malt that passes over to a flavor that seems to me like jasmine green tea, definitely not in a bad way. That's followed by some piney hops with a trace amount of alcohol.

Mouthfeel is pretty light- certainly very drinkable. Medium bodied with light carbonation. Good double IPA but maybe not one I'd get again.

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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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4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

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4/5  rDev -7.8%

Photo of paulozanello
4.69/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Pours a dark golden color, very transparent, with a fluffy tan head that sticks for a while leaving good lacing.
Very fresh bottle, as it should be.

Aroma is heavenly and very centered on citric and tropical fruit: grapefruit, tangerine, orange, mango, pineapple - you name it, it's all here. All very well backed up by caramel mat and a light booze note.

Taste starts out very fruity and citric as well, taking also a mild grassy note. Very important to point out that the maltiness is just right riding below the surface, with nice caramel sweetness. Bitterness is mild and well rounded, with a fruity aftertaste.

Body is very mild given the style. Carbonation is mild to low and alcohol almost non apparent. Dry finish leaves the mouth open for the next sip. Drinkability is huge on this beer.

Overall this is without a doubt one of the finest DIPAs ever made. The hop fruitiness gives some kind of a sweetness to this beer that blends very well with the bitterness.

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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

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5/5  rDev +15.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

Double Jack from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 6,697 ratings.