Serve in Shaker, Tulip


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RATINGS: 468   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.86/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
This is an American White Oak-aged version of Jai Alai India Pale Ale. The white oak adds smoothing notes of vanilla and slight hints of dill to the aroma and flavor profile. The finish is elegantly dry due to the light tannin notes from oak aging and though still loaded with hop flavor, hop bitterness is more restrained.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
gregwilsonstl (1709) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - JUL 19, 2015
Dark copper from a can. This is good. Some flavors I canít quite place, I guess thatís the dill. Grapefruit. Woody Quite dry, to the point I need to grab a water. Score from Apache! Thx!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JBPortland (1374) - Portland, Maine, USA - JUL 18, 2015
12oz can pours clear red amber with a finger of foamy head. Nose is fruity malt, some light oak, piney grapefruit, toast. Taste is medium bodied, malt forward, oak is prominent but balanced, nice accent of toast spice and dry wood, some stickt caramel pine and citrus. Finishes mildly sweet, malty toast, light piney grapefruit, caramel, orange, vanilla. Nice, a step up from regular Jai Alai for sure.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
youdictategood (467) - Florida, USA - JUL 14, 2015
Have had canned and on tap. No detailed notes - just noticed I hadnít entered this. For me, the oak is too overwhelming in this one.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
berntholer (1507) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - JUL 12, 2015
ivorywhite head leaves lacing. orange colour. aroma is vanilla, dill, sweet, caramel. taste like aroma, has a certain spiciness with a long bitter finish, slight sourish end. quite dense mouthfeel, medium carbonation. can / bd jun-2015

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Paigeturner (101) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - JUL 9, 2015
Just like the IPA Light red dark orange pour. Carbonated well which brought out floral nose. A little thick on palate. Flavor is caramel and hops. Finishes malty them hoppy ending. just add the nice subtle oak character. Do both back to back.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
demmbonz (710) - Erin, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 3, 2015
12oz can to snifter. Bucket list tick. Thanks Michael. Orangey amber colored. Frothy off white head that is retained for quite some time. Aroma is heavy on the oak. Was not expecting that much. Can is exactly a month old so hops may be a little faded. Drinking after a 5 day old can of regular Jai Alai. Iíll try to be fair. Lots of oak in the flavor as well, like licking a 2x4. Sweetness and vanilla. Some citrus on the finish and mild bitterness, again brought up in the very end by more oak.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MacBoost (1647) - Pouring Bus, New York, USA - JUN 20, 2015
Can from my brother. Pours a clear peach/Amber color with a medium white head. Aromas of floral hops and wood. Taste is gently bitter with some sweetness. Flavors of grassy hops, some oak, caramel malts. Aging seems to have subdued the hop bite a bit, but not entirely. Force carbonation is obvious. Not a big fan of aging hop forward beers, to be honest. Takes a lot of the shine and brightness away. Rounds it out too much. This is an interesting experiment that works ok as a whole, but prefer the regular non oaked version by a mile.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ctipping (713) - Florida, USA - JUN 18, 2015
12 oz. bottle poured into a pint glass. Light amber body with a giant white head and great retention. Sharp, fresh oak aroma. Citrus hops behind it and something like peaches? I expected sweetness, but the oak has a sharp flavor that cuts through the malt. Hops take a back seat to the fresh oak. High carbonation. Medium body. Sharp oaky bite in the finish. One of my favorite treatments from CCB.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
skmikeg (1546) - Cherry Hill, New Jersey, USA - MAY 31, 2015
Pours burnt orange with a one finger white head with nice lacing. Aroma is citrus, pine, oak, tropical fruits, apricot, peach, and some grassy hops. Taste is about the same as the aroma. Has a medium body with a semi creamy mouthfeel and a moderately bitter, semi dry, medium-long finish. Overall, a tasty, refreshing, and unique IPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theydon_Bois (15015) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 16, 2015
Keg at Cigar City Brewery, 21/02/15. Clear golden amber with a decent beige covering. Nose is spice, wooded notes, white grape must, citric pith, passionfruit. Taste comprises vanilla, spice, guava, pine needle, light wood, grapefruit. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close peppered with hop bitterness. Decent wooded IPA - this combo can work!

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