Union Jack India Pale Ale | Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

6,616 Ratings
Union Jack India Pale AleUnion Jack India Pale Ale

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

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by beerguy101 on 10-09-2003

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4.41/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

07/15/15 On tap at Coopers, Chelsea, NYC. Still big. Head is way small but there. Aroma is honest as it let's you know this has hops w/a capital H but won't make your eyes water or split you skull.

Ever stand next to a race horse? Big & powerful but managed. Well managed if it's a winner & this sure is.

01/08/14 From cask. I've been drinking this since the spring '13 & surprised I've left no notes. This is a superior drink. Big in every way. From the cask there is no head whatsoever but that doesn't matter. I don't like hops that are overbearingly applied so this exercise in restraint is just right. They are there, but whether it's the type or the technique the result is first class.

This is a must for any beer lover even if not an IPA fan. This will show what's possible in the right circumstances.

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3.5/5  rDev -17.3%

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look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.75

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3.14/5  rDev -25.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Appearance: Perfectly filtered light copper in color with nice retention and a nice sized head. Lacing is something of note, even with a bad pour.

Nose: Papaya, mango, pineapple. A tiny bot of juicy fruit candy, apple, and lemon.

Taste: Crisp and bitter. Slightly chalky with orange rind. A nice clean finish with nothing really lingering.

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Union Jack India Pale Ale from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
4.23 out of 5 based on 6,616 ratings.
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