Jai Alai IPA | Cigar City Brewing

7,708 Ratings
Jai Alai IPAJai Alai IPA

Brewed by:
Cigar City Brewing
Florida, United States

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

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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Jai Alai - Cigar city brewing
American IPA
7.5% ABV
70 IBU

APPEARANCE: Pours an attractive deep golden orange, with a nice creamy eggshell colored head that really stuck around. Finally settled into a nice thin halo that left some really great lacing.

AROMA: The smell reminds me of my bar ha! Lots of fresh cut citrus fruit and fresh squeezed juices. Even has that piney/woody aroma that my bar has with the huge wood bar top and shelves. Nice amount of malty sweetness that rounds out the bouquet.

TASTE: Really follows the nose, like biting into a pieces of toasted bread smothered with a tropical fruit marmalade. Nice amount of piney hop bitterness that I really enjoy. Slight earthy, floral undertone that brings it all together on the backend.

MOUTHFEEL: Medium body and Medium carbonation. Nice creaminess that still delivers a slightly sticky feel. Great long tingly bitter finish.

OVERALL: I've had Jai Alai once before and didn't like it at all. Had a odd fish oil, omega 6 pill thing going on. Really glad I ended up giving this another try. I am guessing I had a bad can first time around. I thought this was an outstanding ipa really enjoyed the Caribbean fruit influence they have going on.

RATING: 4.2/5 Zombie Heads!

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Jai Alai IPA from Cigar City Brewing
4.21 out of 5 based on 7,708 ratings.
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