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RATINGS: 1308   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.05   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 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
evergreen0199 (1832) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 14, 2011
Bottle from New Beer Distributors, New York, NY. A golden/amber coloured pour with a medium white head on top. Decent hoppy, malty aroma. Tastes hoppy, malty, grapefruit, yeasty, bitter, sweet. A quality Imperial IPA.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jow (1866) - New York, USA - OCT 14, 2011
Grabbed a growler for Thursday night poker game. Taste is malty, grassy, grapefruit, and other IPA deliciousness. You get caramel, and citrus. Its kinda sweet and just hoppy enough. pretty decent although drinking an entire growler probably wasnít good idea.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
daleharshman (856) - San Diego, California, USA - OCT 13, 2011
Bomber from Holiday Wine Cellar ($7.99). Pours a clear orange-amber color with one finger of creamy white foam that has excellent retention, (not dissipating at all!). Aroma of sharp hops (grapefruit, tropical fruit, earthy resin) along with a nice balancing caramel maltiness. The initial flavor of intense hoppiness (resin, pine, bitter grapefruit) is soon followed by a good deal of honey-caramel malts and a hint of alcohol. Both lingering bitterness and sweetness lead to a pleasant finish. A very good and finely balanced DIPA. (466, 619)

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ernest (6031) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - OCT 12, 2011
Bottle. Head is initially average sized, frothy, white, mostly lasting. Body is dark yellow. Aroma is lightly to moderately malty (toasted grain), moderately to heavily hoppy (resin, grapefruit). Flavor is moderately to heavily sweet, moderately acidic, lightly to moderately bitter. Finish is lightly to moderately sweet, moderately acidic, moderately to heavily bitter. Medium to full body, velvety/watery texture, lively carbonation, lightly to moderately astringent, moderately alcoholic. The aroma is certainly to style for American IPAs, but itís remarkably one-dimensional. Resinous green hops not much else. The usual suspects in the mouth, too...citric, astringent, and quite bitter. This doesnít really do anything wrong, but itís the same as hundreds of other American renditions. I guess itís too much to ask for something unique in this style, but one can dream.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RSRIZZO (1847) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - OCT 12, 2011
22oz bottle poured into a Snifter at 40į. Color is a bright gold with good carbonation and a thin head. Aroma is big citrus with a grassy back note. It has a medium body with a crisp mouth feel. Flavor comes out with a bold citrus taste (they nail it in there description with tangerine), then a bit of malt shows with a faint sweet feel and a big bitter bite on the end. In the after taste the citrus hangs as the bitterness peaks. Overall its a very good Imperial IPA just leans a little too much on the citrus for my taste.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bricks (558) - Delaware, USA - OCT 8, 2011
UPDATED: OCT 10, 2011 Smells strong of piney notes. Good head on the appearance. Very hoppy taste, almost grapefruit. Very good IPA.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jkwood04 (3430) - Connecticut, USA - OCT 8, 2011
22oz bottle in a tulip. Pours copper with a thick, fluffy, off-white head. Aroma strong of citrusy hops, some caramel malts, and hints of alcohol. The malts could be stronger to balance out the hops/alcohol, but overall itís a really good beer. Could be a little thicker too.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
r464 (1786) - Earth, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 6, 2011
Coppery amber in color with an off white head. Very nice taste with citrus flavors, hints of spice, and a slightly herbal or floral hoppiness. Very good bitter finish. Not overly strong considering the alcohol. A very good IPA.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
fonefan (33333) - VestJylland, DENMARK - OCT 5, 2011

Bottle 22fl.oz.

Clear medium orange colour with a average to large, frothy, good lacing, mostly to fully lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, caramel, moderate to heavy hoppy, citrus, wood, orange - citrus, pine, soap. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration. Nice balance IIPA. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20110930]

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
decaturstevo (4665) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - OCT 4, 2011
Orange pour with watery white head and lace. Huge resiny aroma with nice malty sweetness. Sweet caramel start with a nice resiny bitter finish. Medium/full bodied with good carbonation. nice beer.


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