Union Jack India Pale Ale | Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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Union Jack India Pale AleUnion Jack India Pale Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
California, United States
firestonewalker.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by beerguy101 on 10-09-2003

BEER STATS
Ratings:
6,602
Reviews:
1,350
Avg:
4.23
pDev:
9.46%
 
 
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4.6/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.66/5  rDev +10.2%
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4.15/5  rDev -1.9%
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4.5/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.6/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.25/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.28/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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4.39/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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4.4/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Look: 2-3 finger head. Great color: Light straw/golden and extremely clear. Great head retention.

Smell: Very floral and hoppy. Loads of citrus and pine. Slight malt and bread.

Taste: Nice punch of hop bitterness at first sip. Sweet malt rushes in after the bitterness fades. There is a nice earthiness and buttery flavor. Very crisp. After the sweet malt and bread/yeast fade, I'm left with a slightly smoky aftertaste.

Feel: Medium bodied. The Fizz dies out halfway through so it isn't as interesting on the tongue towards the end of the glass.

Overall: Great IPA. Well balanced between the bitterness, sweet caramel malt flavors, and hop flavor (which are citrusy and fruity).

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4.19/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.88/5  rDev +15.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

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3.75/5  rDev -11.3%
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3.75/5  rDev -11.3%
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4.52/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Had this on tap in VA. A 12 oz tulip

Appearance- A cloudy amber color with an dull off colored head. About a finger of head and thick lacing down the glass.

Smell- A blend of grapefruit, pineapple, and other citrus fruits with a nice kicker of piney hops. The West Coast aroma I was expecting.

Taste- The hops and piney quality really come through past the citrus notes. Slightly bitter for an aftertaste and the citrus really evens it out.

Feel- A medium carbonation fee with a nice creamy texture. It sticks with you

Overall- A great West Coast style IPA. A great hoppy bitterness combined with citrus for a super drinkable brew.

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3.88/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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4/5  rDev -5.4%
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4.08/5  rDev -3.5%
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4/5  rDev -5.4%
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Union Jack India Pale Ale from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
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