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RATINGS: 1681   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.04/5   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
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Double Jack IPA is our first ever Imperial IPA. It features a big malty middle to cloak the high alcohol and mouth puckering hop bitterness. Huge tangerine, grapefruit and juicy fruit aroma blossom over the herbal blue basil and malt earthiness of this aggressive beer. Best enjoyed in moderation.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
blankboy (7171) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 18, 2012
My bottle [660ml] shared with garthicus & herrbrown1974. Pours a cloudy orange with a small diminishing frothy white head. Lovely resiny hop aroma along with caramel malt, tropical fruit and a hint of alcohol -- smells great. Flavour of caramel malt, tropical fruit, citrus, a good amount of resiny hops, a hint of alcohol and a nice bitter finish. For 9.5% the alcohol is quite well hidden. Medium bodied. A really nice DIPA, good stuff.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
herrbrown1974 (427) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 17, 2012
Shared a 650. Thanks to blankboy. This is a fine 2xIPA. Fruity and balanced, big tIme hops. Plenty of grapefruit and orange with caramel malt in the aroma. Soft and meaty mouthfeel. Balanced fruit rInd. This is simple and exactly what many brewers strive for in an IPA. Not Much left to say. Just drink and soak it up.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
garthicus (2906) - Dublin, IRELAND - FEB 17, 2012
Thanks to Blankboy. Appearance: Hazy orange, small snow white head. Aroma: oranges, pine, lots of pine and wood, mango and citrus. Flavour: Tangy, mango, lots of pine, thick sweet mouthfeel, grassy and sticky, long sweet finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
savnac (2391) - Anchorage, Alaska, USA - FEB 17, 2012
On tap @ Cafe Amsterdam. Clear golden yellow with a thick, white head and nice lacing. Aroma is big grapefruit, pine resin, tropical fruit and some sugary bubble gum. Flavor is firmly bitter but with a bit of malt sweetness and some light alcohol. Medium body with active carbonation and a long bitter finish. Very nice IIPA, tons of hop aroma and a fairly balanced taste.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
brigg (612) - Washington DC, USA - FEB 15, 2012
(22oz bottle) A clear, bright orange amber, with a big off-white head. Light lacing on the glass. Strongly citrus aroma: lots of orange notes, also grapefruit. Also very floral, some fresh grass, sweet caramel malt. Full bodied, creamy with an oily feel. Bitter hop flavor up front before rounding out with some sweetness. Finish is long and bitter--the bitterness seems to keep building.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
OllieMeyer (1) - - FEB 15, 2012 does not count
A deliciously fruity and crisp IPA with an aroma that is not easily forgotten. Color is golden amber with decent lacing. An excellent blend of malts and hops which mask a quite potent ale.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MBrausen (69) - Minnesota, USA - FEB 15, 2012
Reviewed from notes. Poured from a bottle into a CBS snifter. A. Pours a deep orange color with a 3mm head, rests after 30 seconds to some slight bubbles around the edge and a thin ring. Slight lacing on the glass. S. Smells of grapefruit, sweet and ripe orange peel, mild pine and lots of other citrus. T. Tastes if lots of grapefruit, tangy citrus, tart and sourness of the grapefruit coming through, slight bits of orange and a hint of pine. M. Medium body, mild carbonation, wet feeling and a hint coarse. O. A good beer. It wasnít anything out of this world. Iíve had many better DIPAís. Itís worth a try and tastes good, but not something to go searching for.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dmschefke (576) - Macomb, Michigan, USA - FEB 14, 2012
Pours a slightly amber copper orange with medium white head, decent lacing. Aroma is obvious of citrus hops but decently balanced with malt sweetness. Flavor matches well, but a little extra sweet holds it back from the elite DIPAs IMO. Extremely good DIPA though.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
boxofrane (2553) - Spring City, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 14, 2012
UPDATED: MAR 6, 2013 Been quite awhile so iím rerating this. Bottle from Park Towne Bev. Pours clear copper with a small white head that quickly dissipates. There is a ton of carbonation in the glass. The aroma is loaded with citrus including grapefruit, mango, and then a big astringent run.. some pine.. awesome smelling brew. The taste is assertively hoppy with a medium bitterness that is followed by a huge citrus taste. This guy is heavy on the grapefruit and the carbonation cuts the alcohol very well.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bigtaster (898) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - FEB 11, 2012
Pours clear golden orange color with large off white head. Nice tropical fruit on the nose, pineapple, apricot, grass. Clean medium body, not a ton of bitterness, sweet maltyness, mixed with nice fruity hop flavor, long finish. Great completely that all works together.


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