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

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Added by ThreeWiseMen on 06-25-2009

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
7,575
Reviews:
1,403
Avg:
4.28
pDev:
8.88%
 
 
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Pours clear copper-amber with a head of bone white soft foam that fell gracefully to some really gorgeous lace. The entire inside of the glass is coated with fine white lace. Beautiful! Nose is tantalizing. Tropical fruits, tangerine, melon, doughy malt, nutty, grass and floral with a tad bit of spice in back. Alcohol doesn’t come to the nose at all. Smells clean and vibrant. You could describe the nose as glowing it’s so animated. Taste follows the nose. You are greeted with oily hop resins and bitter, those delicious fruits all juicy and some nutty flavor from the strong caramel malt that has more bread than you think. Finishes dry with good bitter, earth and dank.

This was one of the most artful west coast DIPA’s I’ve had. Everything in balance and playing off one another. Bitter like crazy but not offensive. Fruits were so juicy up against the alcohol dryness and hop bitter. Alcohol is a little bit on the palate but it belongs there. You are left with the sweet taste of pine like a gracious afterthought. Smooth, really smooth. Original, strapping, unconfined.

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A - Pours a clear and bright yellow color into the glass. There is a thin white colored head that leaves behind somewhat nice lacing.

S - Smells of sweet crystal malts and sugars. Bit of a bitter hop character with pine, lemon, and a bit of a honied sweetness.

T - Bitter piney and bright. Quite astringent and drying. Really nice hop profile, pine, pineapple, little bit of sweet mango.

M - Medium bodied, a little bit of a sticky sweet finish to it.

O - Fantastic overall. A great representation of the style. Typical Firestone fare. Executed perfectly.

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Double Jack from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
4.28 out of 5 based on 7,575 ratings.
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