Union Jack IPA | Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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94
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6,653 Ratings
Union Jack IPAUnion Jack IPA
BEER INFO

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

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by beerguy101 on 10-09-2003

BEER STATS
Ratings:
6,653
Reviews:
1,361
Avg:
4.23
pDev:
9.46%
 
 
Wants:
517
Gots:
1,718
For Trade:
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Ratings: 6,653 |  Reviews: 1,361
Photo of deonreds
3.93/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

Photo of RowjamiE
4.76/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

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

Photo of gearbike
4.26/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of WoostaBia
4.49/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of RickGrimes
3.12/5  rDev -26.2%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Maybe not so fresh, but not tasty. Deep amber colour, white frothy head. Smells like malt bomb, a lot of caramalt, grapefruit. The flavour is the saime, citrussy finish.

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Photo of ManapuaMan
4.06/5  rDev -4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Great beer that brings all the characteristics of an awesome IPA to the table - piney aroma; taste of tropical fruit like mango, pineapple and more traditional orange. Caramel, bready malt brings the citrus flavors back to the ranch and a slow-building bitterness brings about a welcomed balance. A great beer that's even more impressive when you taste how different Union Jack is from its session-able brother Easy Jack. Clearly a ton of effort was put into differentiating the two and neither seem like lighter or heftier clones of one another.

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Photo of Jon4than
4.46/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of RichD
4.08/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Laugookneetuss
4.58/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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

Pretty basic but very well made. Great balance of flavors. I would have never guessed it was 7.5%. Been on an ipa kick lately and this has been one of the most enjoyable I have had.

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Photo of RobinLee
4.1/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of 2Xmd
4.53/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BuccoFan
3.86/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

It's a quality beer. It's hard to fault it in any category, except that it doesn't really present a distinctive taste. It's hearty and yet smooth, but also a tad bit bland.

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Photo of Hearneator
4.3/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of twillingthenoz
4.04/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Kenmac19
4.41/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of TheDrunkenNerds
4.58/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

For 7.5 percent alc this beer is incredibly smooth. Perfect amount of hops. Firestone does not dissapoint here!

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Photo of budfox
4.7/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of pat61
4.75/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

A: Hazy copper gold under a 2” sudsy, persistent, lacy off white foam cap.
S: Melon, citrus and biscuit
T: Starts melon and citrus riding on biscuit to graham cracker and concluding with a well balanced citrus zest bitter finish. The bitterness is not harsh.
M: Creamy, medium body and very fine, soft carbonation.
O: A very drinkable, go to American IPA.

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Photo of Nietzsches_Horse
4.27/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of twistjawa
4.05/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ThomasAWilson2
4.45/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of JodyPowers
4.38/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of IPAlmighty
4.75/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Union Jack IPA from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
4.23 out of 5 based on 6,653 ratings.
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