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Double Jack | Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

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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:
7,578
pDev:
8.78%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Ratings: 7,578 |  Reviews: 1,403
Photo of Smurf2055
3.77/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours clean golden with a finger of white pillowy head. Big bubbles.

Smell is very piney, strong bitter. Pretty distinct.

Taste is bitter, but not super overpowering. Pine and floral hoppieness. Waxy finish. Crisp and drinkable.

Not a bad IPA at all for the price.

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Photo of BeersAndBears
4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

Photo of MagicJeff
4.19/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a bomber into my RR tulip glass.

Appearance: Copper-orange. Nice finger head gives to about 1/8 inch head that is retained for a while. Nice lacing after.

Smell: Sweet hops. Citrusy and tropical notes.

Taste: Pineapple and oranges. Sweet malt action in the middle. Slight alcohol burn on the back end ties it all together.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied. Despite the alcohol prevalence it's very drinkable.

Overall: Great take on the West Coast style. Drinks crisp and clean. Even better when it warms.

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Photo of pathman
4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

Photo of IPAIsaac
4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

Photo of Robb_in_Austin
3.7/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a bomber with a 5/2013 bottle date(cant tell if 02 or 20th).

A: Beautiful golden color, nice, creamy appearing, off white head.

S: Nice citrusy/piney hop aroma, faint hint of malty goodness. Do I detect some sweetness?

T: VERY balanced. Nice hop bite right off the bat, then the malt rushes in; well done FW.

MF: Bit thin IMO. It dies on the palate the minute you finish the drink.

O: I like it but I want to like it more. This may be me but, IMO, a Double IPA should be very hoppy and very malty. This is hoppy on the nose but both the hops and the malt die way too quickly. It's well put together, and I'd buy and drink again, but it's not quite up to snuff.

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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  rDev -7.6%

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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%

Photo of KristineT
4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

Photo of Trapman
5/5  rDev +15.5%

Photo of spw109
4/5  rDev -7.6%

Photo of tone77
4.06/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a brown 12 oz. bottle. Has a copper color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is of grapefruits, hops, strong and flavorful. Taste is lots of citrus, grapefruit in paticular, some bitter hops, tropical fruits, tasty and alcohol is well hidden. Feels full bodied in the mouth and overall is a quality beer worth seeking out.

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4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

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5/5  rDev +15.5%

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4.25/5  rDev -1.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +3.9%

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4.75/5  rDev +9.7%

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4/5  rDev -7.6%

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4/5  rDev -7.6%

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4/5  rDev -7.6%

Double Jack from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.33 out of 5 with 7,578 ratings
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