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Union Jack IPA | Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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4.23/5
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6,696 Ratings
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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:
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Added by beerguy101 on 10-09-2003

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#864
Reviews:
1,371
Ratings:
6,696
pDev:
9.46%
Bros Score:
4.5
 
 
Wants:
522
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1,743
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Photo of barnzy78
4.5/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

12oz bottle, Bottled on 02/04/14
L - deeper golden color with nice clarity and a frothy off-white head that holds good retention
S - grapefruit and orange rind, pine, caramel, toasted grain
T - toasty grain and oak, caramel, pungent grapefruit rind, orange rind, pine, nice sweetness with an even nicer bitterness
F - medium body, pleasant carbonation, finishes bitter and dry
O - one of my favorite IPAs. Outstanding.

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3.5/5  rDev -17.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -11.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

Photo of SteveB24
4.63/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

appearance; clear amber/ copper, lots of bubbles, thick white head with great retention.

smell; very sweet smell with some floral essence in there along with light fruit.

taste; not quite as sweet as the smell; flowers, lemon peel, sweet fruit, malty sweetness, and a touch of very complimentary bitterness.

mouthfeel; light/ medium body, medium/ heavy carbonation. perfectly dry in the backbone.

overall; Very nice, memorable IPA, in a very large category in which its easy to be overshadowed, this beer distinguishes itself with its sweetness and complexity. would easily buy again.

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Photo of dank203
4.01/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

very filtered golden-orange. lingering head. lot of peppery , ginger, piney and mango notes on the nose. pretty complex interesting and different. flavor has good amount of lemon lime, black pepper. only hints of the tropical fruits. has its own character for sure

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4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -17.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -23.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -11.3%

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4/5  rDev -5.4%

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4/5  rDev -5.4%

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4/5  rDev -5.4%

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4/5  rDev -5.4%

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4.59/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Let's be honest my friends, this is the only Firestone Walker beer I really really like. I've tried them all. Call me crazy but this beer has extreme depth. You know it when you drink it. It's like drinking breakfast, lunch and dinner. Nothing wrong with that. As they say in the movie the Matrix, "All a Body needs". And I don't even like the Union Jack Flag. Spend a few extra, and skip the other brands for this brewery. Signed 805 local person.

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4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

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4/5  rDev -5.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -23.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -11.3%

Union Jack IPA from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.23 out of 5 with 6,696 ratings
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