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Union Jack IPA | Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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4.23/5
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6,689 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:
#857
Reviews:
1,369
Ratings:
6,689
pDev:
9.46%
Bros Score:
4.5
 
 
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Aroma starts off with noticeable grapefruit and biscuit malt. Taste tends to the citrus/pine side more with a definite bitter bite which doesn't linger too long. On the back a toasted biscuit malt makes a presence to offer some balance. This reminds of torpedo except a notch above, but simply for subjective reasons. Definitely one of the better ipas ive tried.

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Excellent gold colored body with a foamy, thick white head; minor lacing on the glass. Beautifully enticing fruit and citrus aroma; musk melon and lemon; light biscuit malt scent. Fruity esters, lightly toasted grain, and subtly piercing hop bitterness dance together with the flavor. Medium bodied; crisp and mostly dry finish.

This brew comes across very well-balanced, packed with amazing aromas and nearly unforgettable flavors. The only weakness was a relatively mediocre appearance, but who cares too much about that minor nag when the key components of scent and taste are so topnotch? Yep, this will be on my short-list for tasty, affordable, big flavor/big hopped IPAs.

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Union Jack IPA from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.23 out of 5 with 6,689 ratings
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