Union Jack India Pale Ale | Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

6,617 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:
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Added by beerguy101 on 10-09-2003

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

On-tap at Beer Authority in NYC.

Beer is orange/golden in colour. Moderately-sized off-white head. Good lacing, decent retention.

Smell is sticky (excuse the synaesthesia), with bright citrus scents. Grapefruit, orange. Pine resin.

Very tasty. Large citrus flavour, grapefruit and a touch of mango. Quite bitter. A bit of sweetness in the finish, a touch of caramel. Very bright hop flavours that really pack a punch. Resiny.

Medium bodied, moderate to high carbonation. Quite oily.

Overall, very, very good. A terrific IPA.

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3.75/5  rDev -11.3%

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4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -11.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

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4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

Photo of MNBeer1017
4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

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4/5  rDev -5.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

Photo of Dave1999
4.45/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Pours a transparent amber with a white foamy head.

The smell is full citrus hops, strong oranges and grapefruit.

The taste is similar to the smell, citrus hops, a little bitter.

The mouthfeel is smooth with medium carbonation.

Overall this was a great citrusy hoppy ipa, a fantastic example.

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4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

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4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

Photo of jaz58
4.5/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I'm a big fan of IPA's and this is a classic.

Enjoyed in a clear pint glass.

A nice cloudy appearance. Reddish orange colour.

Great hints of citrus, lemon and grapefruit on the nose.

Clean hops with grapefruit finished with a good bitters. Not in your face.

A good mouthfeel. Balanced.

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4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

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4/5  rDev -5.4%

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5/5  rDev +18.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

Union Jack India Pale Ale from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
4.23 out of 5 based on 6,617 ratings.
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