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Double Jack - Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
97
world-class

5,533 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 5,533
Reviews: 1,177
rAvg: 4.35
pDev: 8.74%
Wants: 301
Gots: 708 | 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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SkinniePost

Wisconsin

4.75/5  rDev +9.2%

03-28-2014 18:45:41 | More by SkinniePost
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mad3air

Delaware

3.75/5  rDev -13.8%

03-28-2014 17:45:12 | More by mad3air
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lazyfrodo

Texas

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

03-28-2014 16:20:16 | More by lazyfrodo
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GStein

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

03-28-2014 06:11:22 | More by GStein
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cdean801

California

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

03-28-2014 03:08:43 | More by cdean801
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cwehr13

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

03-28-2014 02:24:07 | More by cwehr13
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Cfeezy

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

03-28-2014 00:01:07 | More by Cfeezy
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Great-Pyrebeers

California

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

03-27-2014 23:59:41 | More by Great-Pyrebeers
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FreddieMercuryHayes


4/5  rDev -8%

03-27-2014 23:46:02 | More by FreddieMercuryHayes
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vma

California

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

03-26-2014 23:57:17 | More by vma
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ricknelson

Vermont

4/5  rDev -8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

7 BA's attending a beer tasting that I hosted in my man cave pub gave this beer an average rating of 4.00. It ranked 5th out of the 8 Firestone beers we tasted. The group of 7 were divided evenly, 2 that favored IPA's, 2 that favored belgians, and 3 that favored Stouts. It actually scored highest with one taster, and low with two other tasters. Unfortunately this beer was too old to properly judge. It should have been a lot fresher in all fairness.

Serving type: bottle

03-26-2014 23:50:15 | More by ricknelson
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greymalkin

California

4/5  rDev -8%

03-26-2014 22:53:26 | More by greymalkin
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kustard

Illinois

4/5  rDev -8%

03-26-2014 22:00:16 | More by kustard
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msween21

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -19.5%

03-26-2014 19:19:43 | More by msween21
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UFOsandBeers

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +3.4%

03-26-2014 05:46:11 | More by UFOsandBeers
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Getalegup

Texas

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

03-26-2014 03:51:21 | More by Getalegup
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Hoggo

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +9.2%

03-26-2014 02:25:27 | More by Hoggo
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ONovoMexicano

New Mexico

4.34/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from the bomber into a snifter. The beer was bottled on 2/3/2014.

I'm struck by the pillow- or cushion-like head as I look at it from above. It's so soft and delicate looking. The head is pale white and stands a finger and a half above the liquid. There's a ton of carbonation rising steadily upwards in the copper liquid that is clean, but slightly opaque.

This is sweet bomb on the nose! Citrusy, with a hint of dankness and piney, but the malt is potent and makes for some sweet breadiness.

Citrus still prevails, although now it's much more zesty and like the peel of an orange. Some bitterer, piney hops are also in the mix about mid-palate. The malt that was so prominent on the nose takes a bit of a backseat, but still provides some sweet caramel and bread.

Double Jack is a bit of a journey of a beer. Initially zesty, then piney, then intensely bitter and dry at the finish. There's a good creamy quality to the beer and not even the slightest hint of alcohol to suggest a nearly 10% ABV.

This is a great beer with exceptional traits, flavors and aromas. I've got nothing but good words for this beer and brewery.

Serving type: bottle

03-26-2014 02:24:10 | More by ONovoMexicano
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paulish

New York

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

03-26-2014 01:14:23 | More by paulish
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diehl07

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -25.3%

03-25-2014 19:18:24 | More by diehl07
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Mikeluzzjr

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -31%

03-25-2014 19:17:57 | More by Mikeluzzjr
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Edward19

New York

4.25/5  rDev -2.3%

03-25-2014 17:28:14 | More by Edward19
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brpendergast85

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev -8%

03-25-2014 05:00:24 | More by brpendergast85
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ShaneFudge

Arkansas

5/5  rDev +14.9%

03-25-2014 03:49:05 | More by ShaneFudge
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Bedrocker

Washington

4.54/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 22 oz bomber into a snifter.

Appearance: Clear, golden body with a two finger white head that sticks around for a decent amount of time. Leaves nice lacing on the side of the glass.

Smell: Grapefruit, pine, and a lot of hops.

Taste: Starts out bitter with a huge citrus taste. The bitterness and citrus die down at the back end and yield a nice mix of pine and malt flavors. Aftertaste is a bit malty with lingering citrus. Very tasty.

Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied with a good amount of carbonation, but isn't sticky like a lot of DIPAs are. Extremely drinkable, very smooth.

Overall: Awesome DIPA and one of the best out there. I love more citrusy IPAs/DIPAs, so this beer has always been right up my alley as far as taste goes. Almost too easy to drink--especially considering the ABV--which isn't a bad thing.

Serving type: bottle

03-25-2014 03:46:21 | More by Bedrocker
Double Jack from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
97 out of 100 based on 5,533 ratings.