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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Ratings: 7,575 |  Reviews: 1,403
Photo of joaopmgoncalves
4.72/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Thanks to bnuno for the awesome trade again!

A: It poured a awesome amber, crystalline yellow body with a small thick head that announced that this beer has low carbonation. Yet, the perfect level of carbonation for this IIPA.
S: Once I've popped the cap, the aroma of citrus and pine came up with such intensity that made Double Jack, possibly, the most aromatic beer I've ever had.
T: Its taste is an amazingly complex combination of pineapple, tangerine, mango, lemon with a small tone of resin and caramel.
M: For a beer with 75 IBUs, the bitterness has a low profile while the beer is still inside the mouth but after the sip it creates the awesome feeling of dry mouth that so much craft brewers want to replicate. Awesome.
O: It was my first IIPA and my first FW beer and I'm convinced, very convinced. This is probably the awesomest american beer I've had until today.

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1 PINT 6 FL OZ bottle
Served in a tulip glass

A - This beer pours beautifully into my glass. It is amber and crystal clear. It is topped with a generous helping of off-white head.

S - It smell some citrus. Then the pine rushes in.

T - The taste is a blend of malt and resinous pine. I get some malt to start out with, and it finishes with a strong pine taste.

M - Smooth as Billy Dee Williams

O - This is a prime example of a west coast hop monster. It is loaded with piney hops, and if it wasn't a couple months old I'm guessing I wouldn't be tasting any malt.

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12 oz. bottle with no date

A - Golden straw bronze with a thick white head

S- Super complex! I'm getting hints of sweet malt, pineapple, grapefruit tart, clementine rind, white grape, and a hibiscus floral scent.

T - This beer come rushing at your taste buds! Malt with a slight alcohol burn gets blown away by a sudden rush of floral hops. Getting orange, citrus, piney hoppy joy! This is a literal hop bomb but the malt backbone holds it on it's own to balance it out as it lingers!

M - Resiny mouth feel to this one but yet still crisp and dry on the finish. The hops wreck your palate though and dance on your tongue for a while after every sip.

O - Oh heck of a double IPA! Great malt and hop contrast will definitely please any hop head! Not the most balanced Double IPA but the hop line up on this one is really well done and leads to a fantastic beer! Also dangerously drinkable for 9.5% found myself blowing through this one before i knew it! Great offering from Firestone Walker!

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4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

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