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

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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3.9/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.84/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A- looks like urine
S- Smells like dish soap
T- grapefruit until your tongue is numb from the alcohol
M- rusty and bitter
O- I've had better

My Italian friend is convinced this tastes and smells like soap. But everyone says grapefruit so follow the leader? This was our first double IPA

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4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

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4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

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4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

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4.12/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Poured into a Dogfish Head Spiegelau glass.

A - Pours as nice orange hue. Think sudsy head.

S - Smells of tropical fruit; Mango, apricot, mango, papaya.

T - Tons of tropical fruit flavors as mentioned with the smell. Of course with it being 9.5%, it was a little boozy, but not overpowering.

M - Good carbonation with a bitterness that lingers in the mouth.

O - Honestly a little let down from this one, but a great beer nonetheless. Lots of tropical fruits, but not the crisp hop profile that I was expecting.

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4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

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4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

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5/5  rDev +15.5%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

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4/5  rDev -7.6%

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4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

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4.48/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

A-Typical deep orange/dark honey DIPA look. Wow this sandy 4-finger head seems to never die! One of the best billowy heads I've seen in any beer.

S-Citrus. Hops. Bubbling sugar.

T-Bitter fat hops crash like asteroids on the surface of tongue. Exploding bursts of citrus wash over. Sweet-breads such as fruitcake and cinnamon raisin. Orange bitters. Grapefruit. Honey.

M-Medium body. Nice thickness. Gel like in texture on the finish.

O-The taste wins. The flavor and overall smoothness make Double Jack a top shelf DIPA. Flavor shape-shifts a bit even as it warms, retaining the character but inviting your palate to discern new and previously unknown taste traits. 9.5% ABV is barely perceptible. Sneaks up on you nicely. Try to keep a bomber in the home at all times. Go Firestone!

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Double Jack from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.33 out of 5 with 7,577 ratings
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