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Jai Alai IPA | Cigar City Brewing

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4.28/5
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7,892 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
Ranking:
#596
Reviews:
1,513
Ratings:
7,892
pDev:
9.35%
Bros Score:
4.5
 
 
Wants:
1,040
Gots:
2,320
Trade:
77
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 7,892 |  Reviews: 1,513
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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

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4.28/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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3.25/5  rDev -24.1%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

Photo of Phigg1102
4.6/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Juiciest IPA I've ever had. Tropical fruit explode out of the can and hit you right in the nose. Orange, Grapefruit, maybe even peach flavors come through in the taste.

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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

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4/5  rDev -6.5%

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4.75/5  rDev +11%

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5/5  rDev +16.8%

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4/5  rDev -6.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -18.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

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4.42/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Hands down one of my favorite ipa's that I've been able to try. I put down a 5 for the appearance because I have never poured it into a glass! This is great straight from the can. My family went through about 6-6packs while we were vacationing on Sanibel. This just tastes tropical. Doesn't smack you in the face like a dirtwolf but is dangerously sessionable. My wife absolutely loves this beer, and she is not an ipa fan. If you can get your hands on some fresh Jai Alai, do it!

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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

Photo of godlessape
4.65/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured this into a Monday Night Brewing pint glass. The body has a somewhat cloudy brassy color, and the head started off at about two fingers then swiftly sank down but never gave up.
The aroma is alive and teeming with juicy tangy fruit and citrus notes, like a mid-morning Floridian farm stand.
The flavor is fruity and sweet, much like the nose but balanced off well in the end with a fairly decent hop bite and sizzle.
The mouthfeel is as smooth as the glassware I poured this into.
Overall an incredible IPA. I love that Cigar City is putting this stuff into cans that are actually dated. I'll be back for more.

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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

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4/5  rDev -6.5%

Jai Alai IPA from Cigar City Brewing
Beer rating: 4.28 out of 5 with 7,892 ratings
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