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RATINGS: 485   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 15/20
Berard (622) - Salem, New Hampshire, USA - APR 13, 2015
Can. Pours murky dark orange with creme colored head that lingers. It tastes like, well, oak. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
beechner224 (1024) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - APR 3, 2015
On tap at cigar city. Pours a copper orange color, white head. Strong mix of hops and oak in the nose. Taste follows, lots of oak in this batch. Nice beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
AndyReynolds (1085) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - FEB 28, 2015
Can thanks to the bearded TJ. Punch in the face with citrus slight oak notes, orange. Flavor brings the oak forward, really bringing the orange out.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
JHeath99 (1676) - Warner Robins, Georgia, USA - FEB 15, 2015
Bottle. Pours an orangish dark amber with a thin layer of off white head. Aroma and taste of hops, citrus, oak that brings a hint of booze with it.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Bule (1813) - California, USA - NOV 14, 2014
12oz can pours a yellow amber color with a bit of head. The oak is overbearing and harsh in both flavor and aroma. Not enjoyable.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mikedevilsfan (225) - Portland, Oregon, USA - OCT 27, 2014
Very interesting beer. Very little head, color is a dark orange almost red. Aroma is very strong chardonnay. Smells wonderful. Taste is very little IPA even though this is the base. Hard to describe the flavor, almost in a unique category. Immediate bright taste with a smooth malty flavor, some hops as an accent and a dry wine finish. Very interesting.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ericdevin (988) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - OCT 1, 2014
Can from unknown via Justin D. Pours an ominous amber-orange brown, lots of fluffy head. Aroma resinous with a touch of caramel, and maybe a hint of the suggested vanilla, definitely not as dank as the OG Jai Alai. Body arch and slightly sweet, with the oak definitely coming through in a the finish, dry yet slippery, with a warming sweetness. This is pretty nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
AmericanSpirits (11) - St. Petersburg, Florida, USA - SEP 21, 2014
Iíve always enjoyed white oak, and I would like to give a rating of a previous vintage, but this is my first rating, and itís of the 2014. Oak presence has diminished greatly. Has usual tasting notes of itís regular ilk, and a pronounced sharpness that previous entries were so renowned for lacking. Itís a good beer, it just used to be a great one.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
jkwalking05 (4577) - Arlington, Texas, USA - SEP 15, 2014
On tap at the brewery. Amber in color with a decent off-white head. Aroma is tons of citrus, lflorals, a hint of dank hops, and grass. Taste is of grapefruit, light pine, oranges, some mango, light wood, nice dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Elwood (3336) - Leesburg, Virginia, USA - SEP 8, 2014
Serving: Can. Hazy orange pour with a lingering white head. The nose has plenty of wood, citrus, and some pine. Heavy on the oak flavor-wise. Plenty of hop bitterness. Surprising malt sweetness. Oak, pine, and sweet citrus in that order. Interesting but a little overbearing for my tastes.

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