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Double Jack - Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
97
world-class

6,463 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 6,463
Reviews: 1,236
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 8.99%
Wants: 363
Gots: 1,037 | FT: 31
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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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

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.

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Double Jack from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
97 out of 100 based on 6,463 ratings.