Double Jack | Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by ThreeWiseMen on 06-25-2009

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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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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Looks like a bowl of honey. Smells like orange and pineapple with flowers and herbs. Taste starts citrus followed by floral then by resiny hop bitterness. great complexity. a full bodies brew. slight booziness but hidden well considered the abv. very good dipa.

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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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Double Jack from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 95.7% out of 100 with 7,575 ratings
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