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Double Jack - Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
96
world-class

6,685 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 6,685
Reviews: 1,279
rAvg: 4.34
pDev: 8.76%
Wants: 404
Gots: 1,196 | FT: 37
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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Photo of Ivanhoes_Backpack
4.3/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of KTCamm
3.75/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

2/12...pours bright gold orange, light on the bottom and opaque at top. Foaming white lid about 1/4 inch. Bright bitter, sunny, citrus. Heavy hearty wall of deep malt bitter. Boozy and then some. Mellows with time.

Photo of Purified
4.25/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Jeff_whitman
3.43/5  rDev -21%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Nothing great and nothing bad. Overall disappointing. Just an average iipa

Photo of PDrinks
4.03/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of jws6w7
4.3/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Noahtrumble
4.9/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Best IPA I have ever had, ok one of the best!

Photo of gcrowell77
3.78/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of NotDarkEnough
4.4/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Bryan_Schmidt
4.75/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of MSandahl23
4.33/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of TylerKitchens
4.21/5  rDev -3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jooler
4.56/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Two finger head. Smell is hopsational. The initial taste is hoppy with just enough backbone. This is kind of like pure hoppiness but less sweet are more alcohol taste.

Photo of Cheynem
4.89/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Double Jack is one of my favorite DIPAs of all time. It is extremely aggressively dry-hopped which makes it very strong in its smell and taste profile.

The issue with this beer, as with so many other DIPA, is that recently it's been near-impossible to find fresh. I don't know if that's a result of their distro process, but it seemed to happen around the time they switched to the new bottle label.

The fact is that you will rarely find this beer fresh, and it's not worth the price usually. But always check, and if you do find that fresh bottle, buy it immediately and proceed to drink one of the better DIPA on the market today.

Photo of psweendogg
4.31/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of kramnotwen
4.5/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of thumperskibum
4.23/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of twistjawa
4.41/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of bpkrippner
4.24/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Nhoelzen
4.46/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Benh777
4.21/5  rDev -3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of PlinyRyan
3.88/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of 1KEVIN1
4.25/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BeeryMcbeerenstein
4.17/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of bschmidt_37
4.12/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Double Jack from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
96 out of 100 based on 6,685 ratings.