Double Jack | Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
95.7%
Liked This Beer
4.33 w/ 7,575 ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Double / Imperial IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by ThreeWiseMen on 06-25-2009

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
1,403
Ratings:
7,575
Liked:
7,251
Avg:
4.33/5
pDev:
8.78%
Alströms:
0
 
 
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532
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1,806
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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Bottled on 10/23/14. About a week over 2 months old.

Appearance- Clear golden, orange, amber color. About one inch of head produced.

Aroma- Muted aroma, but from what I can tell there is a grapefruit/citrus/pine combo along with some malty sweetness.

Taste- Hit of bitterness upfront with grapefruit and citrus hop flavors being the most noticeable. Caramel malts add a touch of sweetness at the beginning that help balance things out and help transition to some sweeter fruit hop flavors like pineapple and mango. Finish has a juicy citrus flavor along with a super dry malt that leaves some lingering bitterness.

Feel- Low to Medium carbonation, very dry and bitter, and medium-full bodied.

Overall- A good DIPA for sure, but not as amazing as I used to think it was. Really nice array of hop flavors throughout this, but the malt can be a bit too dry in the finish at times, almost to the point of astringency. Not quite a world class beer for me, but its definitely great and well worth future purchases.

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DBLJACK:

The nose is phenomenal. Sweet resin, light fruit, and a strong pine are the notes.
Tastes incredibly balanced. Very light and not cloying. Some lingering bitterness.
Light. PtY from 2013 may be a bit lighter.
Well done Firestone. The price of the bottle (8%) is worth the beer.

A must try.

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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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