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RATINGS: 454   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.86   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 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Lubiere (11373) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 26, 2011
An orange reddish amber IPA with a thi lacing off white head. In aroma, a smooth floral hops with dill herbs notes, nutty notes, quite superb. In mouth, a smooth IPA with nice c-hops, citrus, dill in finish, well balanced and smooth. On tap at brewery, Jan 5 2011.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jtclockwork (11246) - , New Jersey, USA - JAN 12, 2011
Bottle thanks to Drowland. Pours cloudy apricot. Nose of citrus, oak, spicy hops and caramel malts. Taste has lots of spicy hops, some oak and light citrus, caramel malts and a mild pine finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Benzai (11028) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - MAR 10, 2012
33cl bottle @ ZZT III. Courtesy of Martinus. Clear orange color, small white to off-white head that becomes a white lacing quickly. Smell hops, pine, some sweetness. Taste pine, hops, some wine indeed. Soft mouthfeel, bitter finish, medium body.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerandBlues2 (10909) - San Diego, California, USA - MAR 28, 2011
Bottle. Pours clear orange with a medium, frothy beige head, medium retention with good lacing. Aroma and flavor are medium malt (biscuit, meal, bread), heavy hops (floral, grassy, citrus), apple/pear and oak notes. Medium body, warmth, and carbonation with a dry and biting finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - DEC 25, 2011

Name: Jai Alai, White Oak
Date: July 24, 2010
Mode: Draft
Source: Brewery
Appearance: hazy orange, frothy beige head, sticky lace
Aroma: big hop aroma, sweet fruity orange, touch of oak
Flavor: big hop flavor, lots of oak, touch of fruity sweetness, nice citrus

Name: Jai Alai, White Oak
Date: August 20, 2011
Mode: Bottle
Source: Tasting
Appearance: hazy orange, wispy white head, bits of lace
Aroma: sweet fruity aroma, vanilla adds to the fruity sweetness, light oak, touch of citrus
Flavor: sweet malt and vanilla flavor, light citrus, touch of fruityness, balancing bitterness, long bitter finish

Aroma: 7/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 15/20
Rating: 3.6/5.0
Drinkability: 8/10
Score: *** /4

Name: Jai Alai, White Oak
Date: October 08, 2011
Mode: draft
Source: bsp
Appearance: crear gold, creamy beige head, sticky globs of lace
Aroma: sweet aroma of vanilla and fruity orange citrus
Body: sticky body
Flavor: big citrus hop flavor, sweet crystal malt, light oak, touch of vanilla

Aroma: 7/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 15/20
Rating: 3.6/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: *** /4

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
daknole (10346) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - JUL 8, 2010
Gold pour. Tons of tropical fruit, raw wood, citrus hops, honey and more. Flavor has a ton of fresh cut wood, citrus, pineapple and a really interesting finish: a dill note. Great beer!

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
hopscotch (10200) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - SEP 27, 2010
Bottle… This beer rocks!… Hazy orange ale with a huge, frothy, white head. Fantastic retention. The aroma blows me away – freshly cut firewood, tropical fruit medley, spruce and nectarine. I didn’t think I could like the aroma of any other treatment of Jai Alai more than that of the Humidor IPA but now I do. Medium to full-bodied with a creamy mouthfeel and medium carbonation. Bittersweet, fruity, spicy flavor and finish. World class beer!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
adnielsen (10145) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - OCT 31, 2011
Bottle @ home, courtesy of markwise. Thanks Mark! Hazy, amber orange appearance with an off white head. Woody, evergreen, piney hoppy, grapefruit, orange citrusy nose. Tangy, pineapple, orange, grapefruity, oak, pine, cedar, hoppy sweet pale malty flavor. Awesome, flavorful, easy drinking brew.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hopdog (10105) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 30, 2011
12oz bottle. Poured a cloudy golden color with an averaged sized off white head. Aromas of wood with citrus. Tastes of wood, citrus, vanilla, and caramel. Side x side with the regular version, and I liked this one more.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mcberko (10049) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 16, 2011
12 oz. bottle, sent by Glouglouburp (thanks Dany), split with Matts_Property, pours a beautiful opaque dark reddish orange with minimal white head. Aroma of tropical fruits, resinous hops (despite the oak aging), some birch tree, maybe some spicy / woody notes but I wouldn’t have guessed this was [white] oak aged. Flavour is more spicy and woody than the nose suggests, with less of the hoppy character coming through - some tropical fruits, birch or cedar tree, maybe a little grapefruit, with a slightly spicy, dry tropical fruity finish. The oak aging is subtle on this one, which is good in my books, as I’m usually unimpressed by oak aging IPAs. Very enjoyable take on the regular, excellent Jai Alai.

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