Double Jack | Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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Double JackDouble Jack

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

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.50%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by ThreeWiseMen on 06-25-2009

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

Photo of skrabbenhoft
4.5/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Vogey77
4.37/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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3.95/5  rDev -7.7%

Photo of Brianito
5/5  rDev +16.8%

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4/5  rDev -6.5%

Photo of Mr_Hoptimistic
4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

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4.75/5  rDev +11%

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4.75/5  rDev +11%

Photo of cfalls
4.2/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

L - light amber, no haze, head dissipates quickly

S - subdued nose for a DIPA, grapefruit

T - follows the nose with grapefruit, some grassiness and earthiness in the middle, and a long bitter finish

F - fairly light bodied, medium-to-high carbonation, slight oiliness on the finish

O - one of the best DIPAs of the older more bitter style, like a stronger Sculpin, rather than the newer mosaic/citra/etc dry-hop style

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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

Photo of olympuszymurgus
3.83/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Who knew? the local tribal smokeshop/casino/liquor store has stepped it up. Five new coolers with a solid selection of craft, Double Jack yells out, jumps into my arm, into the truck, into my heart.

I crack it open while cooking caramelizing some onions, making cornbread, celebrating a lazy sunday afternoon. The afternoon is waning and the sun heading off, the farm relaxes and I see the peach colored liquid, crystal clarity topped with a whipped cream head. Sexy. One of the best looking DIPAs to grace my humble little cabin.

Smells verdant, rich and, dare I say, Dank. Humid nugs of hop resin with a hair of a harshness. Tastes beautiful, too much sweetness compared to the mild yet harsh bitterness. I would say it heads more to the pine and herbal sides of hoppiness than the citrus or tropical fruit side, a fine deviation from my Pliny forays.

A great beer, not The Great beer but deserving a seat on the greater pantheon of brews.

Firestone-Walker - Keep on staying damned sexy.

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4/5  rDev -6.5%

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4.75/5  rDev +11%

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3.5/5  rDev -18.2%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

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4.8/5  rDev +12.1%

Photo of Liverpool08
4.42/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

My first try for this brewery. Pours a nice golden orange, with a thin head. Very nice lacing. Smell is great! Super Juicy. Great smells of pineapple, grapefruit, oranges. Taste is has great crisp bite, of hop and more juicy grapefruit. Nice tiny hit of bitter that keeps this a good thirst quencher. Very impressed at how well the alchohol is hidden. Maybe the best DIPA i have had as far as hiding the booze and making this a great drinker.
Go and get a bottle of this!

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4.92/5  rDev +15%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

A- clear amber with thick white head that dissapates into a thin coating on top of the beer.

S- big citrus aroma slight pine. lots of tropical fruits. Smells absolutely amazing!

T- more pine on the taste than the smell. Still lots of tropical fruits and a slight bready flavor. Very nice.

M- medium light body with good amount of carbonation for the style.

O- this is a great example of a double IPA. I want more of this! im kind of sad I shared half the bottle with my wife! :-)

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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

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4/5  rDev -6.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

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2.5/5  rDev -41.6%

Double Jack from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
4.28 out of 5 based on 7,575 ratings.
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