Jai Alai IPA | Cigar City Brewing

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7,796 Ratings
Jai Alai IPAJai Alai IPA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Cigar City Brewing
Florida, United States
cigarcitybrewing.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Pours copper in color with notes of citrus and tropical fruit in the aroma. Flavor has upfront citrus bitterness with a hint of caramel and citrus and tropical fruit hop notes in the finish.

70 IBU

Added by cjgator3 on 12-05-2008

BEER STATS
Ratings:
7,796
Reviews:
1,488
Avg:
4.21
pDev:
9.74%
 
 
Wants:
1,037
Gots:
2,258
For Trade:
78
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 7,796 |  Reviews: 1,488
Photo of Mdsurveyor
4.13/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of hardysf
4.27/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Poured out of a can. Nice color, but lots of floating sediment. Nice hop flavor up front with some sweet maltiness. Finishes pretty smooth and balanced. Excellent beer. The hops were a little more muted than when I had this fresh at the brewery. Liked it much better, not sure how old the can was.

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Photo of Andnkuhn
4.34/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Bis4beer70
4.75/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

The second micro brew i got while in florida...loved it! Quite possibly among the best AMERICAN india pale ales i've ever had...shared one w/my brother in-law,Bob (he enjoyed it too,& that man KNOWS beer-even lives in the PNW too!)...One of the highlights/best things to say about it,is that the Jai Alai has a fine, non-lingering after taste & is one of the top two beers i had while on vacation in 2015...tampa beers! cheers!

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Photo of hozersr
4.6/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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

Photo of themaj
4.09/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DblDiamond
4.43/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Mcheek24
3.85/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of rbenedit
4.6/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of moetherfolker
4.75/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of brewskis
4.2/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of wulfie85
4.13/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ManUtdSooner
3.78/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of xtonytx
4.05/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Roby923
4.25/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Tasty, full bodied IPA. Deep citrus taste with a malty, toasted caramel backbone. A real highlight out of FLA. Appears on some top 10 beers in USA lists, and for good reason.

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Photo of InkedinRi
4.49/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

Had this beer for the first time tonight, very smooth and hoppy! A great IPA

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Photo of jasden
4.61/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Faxmesomehalibut
4.16/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of djhowell
4.27/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of TankNYC
4.64/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of chrisjws
4.83/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of jwiley42
3.56/5  rDev -15.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jeromiej
4.24/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Roudy
4.49/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Jai Alai IPA from Cigar City Brewing
4.21 out of 5 based on 7,796 ratings.
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