Jai Alai IPA | Cigar City Brewing

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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:
7,760
Reviews:
1,480
Avg:
4.21
pDev:
9.74%
 
 
Wants:
1,035
Gots:
2,228
For Trade:
78
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look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

This is my first review so forgive me for my lack of knowledge and verbiage ( new to good beer).

Very smooth taste with a crisp citrus flavors. Nice hint of orange color. My personal favorite. Just enough hops with a sweet caramel twist to it. It is light in the mouth. Wonderful beer for a hot summer day sitting on the porch.

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

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look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

On tap at the Dark Lord Day. Sampled before my pallet got eviscerated and my brain turned to jelly.

Notes:
Nice pour. Hazy yellow with a perfect, wispy white head like whipped cream. Smells of strong citrus hops--orange, grapefruit, and pineapple. Tastes very fresh, very high alpha, lots and lots of delicious fruit. Very hop-heavy, good yeast burst at the end to balance it out somewhat.

I must have liked it an awful lot to have bothered to review it. Nothing genre-defining, but a damn good example of its style.

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Jai Alai IPA from Cigar City Brewing
4.21 out of 5 based on 7,760 ratings.
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