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:
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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
 
 
Wants:
529
Gots:
1,809
Trade:
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Ratings: 7,578 |  Reviews: 1,403
Photo of KT123
4.08/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of samtrillo
4.25/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Grainius
4.75/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

From a 22oz bottle. Light hop aroma with a bit of fruit (tangerine) and prominent malty background. Pours clear medium dark golden amber with 1" off-white head that lingers and leaves lots of lacing. Very clean tasting. Lots of hop bitterness is balanced excellently with the caramel malt flavor. Because of it’s hop/malt balance and ability to hide it’s 9.5% ABV, this is a very drinkable DIPA. I really enjoyed this one.

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Photo of tem3175
4.06/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Imcoachoshea
4.08/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of tscanlon51
4.4/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of aaronyoung01
4/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ElJacobian
4.9/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

The "chewiness" of the Double Jack almost reminds me of tropical gushers- that sweet, syrupy residue taste it leaves on your gums. My favorite part about this beer is how the honey/gusher residue pushes the bitterness out of the way on the backend. That, coupled with the pungent floral smell is what makes this beer so great.

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Photo of Eziel
4.27/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of CoffeePorter
4.29/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Golden amber in color with minimal white lacing. Very clear beer.
Smells of mango/pineapple/very citrusy.
Tastes of mango/citrus like flavors. Mild bitterness.
Mild to medium amount of carbonation. Very smooth beer.
Overall, not a bad DIPA it gets better as the alcohol warmth hits after a few sips. The mango taste is very apparent and definitely adds to the beer.

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Photo of mkmarth
4.27/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of arehall
4.05/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of bwags81
4.59/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of JLaw55
4/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This one is dank and wet and piney. All balanced by a moderate amount of stone fruit flavors and slight sweetness from the malt. It was pretty good, just not my favorite DIPA.

Would Drink Again: Yes
Would Purchase Again: Yes

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Photo of BuccoFan
3.97/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Poured 12 oz bottle into pint glass. Color is a sort of golden brown, with very little head forming. Aroma is hop, and I don't catch too much else. The taste is a sort of malty vanilla that is a tiny bit sweet and becomes more tasty as it goes on. Its body is firm and it finishes the same. Absolutely solid DIPA.

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Photo of DraftDaddy
4/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of goblue3509
3.93/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of kmbeer
3.73/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of RJM1978
4.23/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

In my opinion the best readily available Imperial IPA around.

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Photo of Drew_Fischer
4.25/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ordybill
4.79/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Poured from a 12oz bottle into a pint glass.
Aroma- Has a great hops and citrus blend.
Appearance- A copper to golden amber color with a small white head.
Taste- A great blend of hops, citrus and lemon zest
Palate- A medium bodied beer with moderate carbonation with an excellent dry crisp finish.
Overall- An outstanding beer.

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Photo of 31Sam13
4.75/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Dustin_Sallitt
4.27/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JSuperman
4/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Khoward
4.16/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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