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Union Jack IPA | Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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4.23/5
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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:
No notes at this time.

Added by beerguy101 on 10-09-2003

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#857
Reviews:
1,369
Ratings:
6,689
pDev:
9.46%
Bros Score:
4.5
 
 
Wants:
521
Gots:
1,738
Trade:
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4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

Photo of KDHicks1958
4.27/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours a medium dark yellow with a nice tall head. Leaves a nice lacing on the glass.

Aroma of floral hops.

Lightly bitter, piney hops in the taste.

Mouthfeel is just a little thinner than I like, but not bad.

This beer really comes together nicely as it comes up to room temp. I like this one a lot.

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4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

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4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

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2.5/5  rDev -40.9%

Photo of delta490
4.4/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

A- poured a beautiful clear amber with a big creamy white head. Head has great retention and leaves moderate lacing

S- big citrus hops aromas dominate

T- there is a great big pine and citrus hops flavor that is balanced out against the caramel malt flavors (bready)

M- a little thinner than other big flavor IPAs but it makes it a little easier to drink

O- this is a great full-flavor IPA. No flaws

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4/5  rDev -5.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

Photo of papat444
4/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12oz bottle, bottled 10/21/13.

Pours a hazy light orange, huge 3-4 finger head that just sits there patiently. Aroma is pungent sweet hops, fruit rinds, sweet grapefruit. Taste is papaya, peaches, orange, biscuity, bitter fruit and a herbal finish. Good stuff!

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4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

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4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -11.3%

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5/5  rDev +18.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -17.3%

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4/5  rDev -5.4%

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5/5  rDev +18.2%

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

Appearance: Nice golden color with some white head, leaves good lacing

Smell: Nice grapefruit hops

Taste: Citrusy hops up front, then biscuit and caramel malts.

Mouthfeel: Medium body, good carbonation

Overall: A good IPA, nice to see it more available in NJ.

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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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