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RATINGS: 1575   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.


4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Duke13 (9) - Connecticut, USA - JUL 7, 2012 does not count
Little heavy. Great fruit flavor and spectacular aroma. Big grapefruit taste is welcomed after the bite from the 9.5% alcohol ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
colinize (317) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUL 6, 2012
This is exactly how I like my beers. Hoppy, bitter and light malts. Pours golden caramel with a small white head. Little to no aroma but could be from the inadequate glass. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jmadway (8) - - JUL 6, 2012 does not count
Bottle. Incredible scent of citrus is a powerful starting point of this fantastic IPA. I love Union Jack IPA, but I love this even more. Incredible hop flavors mingle perfectly with a deep maltiness. No overwhelming bitterness, but certainly distinct. A nice balance between bitter and sweet, fruity and malty. Outstanding. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
soccer290 (225) - Highland Park, Illinois, USA - JUL 6, 2012
12 oz bottle. Had a sample of this at a craft beer tasting a week ago, thought it was good enough to get a full bottle of. Pours an effervescent light bronze color with a small off-white head. Smells of hops, fresh citrus, malt, and a bit of earthiness. Taste is very strong; definitely tastes the tangerine, good hops presence, and you can taste some alcohol warmth. Full bodied flavor, though Iím not sure I like the tangerine/grapefruit citrus combo (not bad, but a bit different). Overall a very impressive beer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
markwise (4867) - North of Tampa, Florida, USA - JUL 5, 2012
On draft at Henrietta MacGregors. Pouts a clear yellow with a white head. Nose is sweet malt, citrus hops, and slight pine. Flavor is similar with citrus and sweet malt all over. A nice double ipa. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
rougeau13 (2215) - Richmond, Texas, USA - JUL 4, 2012
Tap. Clear amber with a good sized off-white head and nice lacing. Huge citrus aroma over pale malts and florals. Taste is plenty bitter, but thereís a nice balance as well. Medium bodied. Excellent.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
PaulHegedus (85) - British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 1, 2012
Bottle. A transparent golden coloured ale. Thin off-white head. Floral aroma with citrus fruits, especially tangerine and lime then honeydew melon and avocado. Full bodied. Bitter flavour with ripe cantaloupe, pine, damp wood and earth, tropical fruits, biscuit and tea. Long, moderately bitter finish. Thanks Peter for sharing this one!

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
highibus (756) - Vail, Arizona, USA - JUN 30, 2012
Pours brilliant crystal clear deep straw. Really nice aroma, sharp and rounded. Flavor is hoppy but smooth hoppiness it really is well done. Lingering hops all the way to the finish. Really great beer. Does not show itís 9.5%.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
adam42381 (384) - Fort Myers, Florida, USA - JUN 27, 2012
Poured from a 22 ounce bomber into a goblet. No freshness info on bottle. I suspect that it was rubbed off. Appearance: Pours a clear light golden-amber color with yellow-orange highlights and a 2 finger fluffy eggshell head. Very nice lacing. Smell: Sweet citrus with a touch of pineapple and grapefruit and hints caramel and candied malts. Thereís just a whiff of alcohol in the aroma. Smells delicious. Taste: Bitter grapefruit and caramel malt up front followed by resinous piney hops and a mild candied sweetness in the middle before ending with lemon zest and pine at the finish. Aftertaste is bitter with a touch of sweet citrus and is quite long-lasting. The alcohol is subdued and just creeps through at the finish. Mouthfeel: Medium-to-full-bodied with a decent amount of carbonation. The tongue gets coated with hop oils which leave a sort of film which, in this case, is a good thing. Drinkability: Very good drinkability. Iím savoring this one and will have no problem finishing the bomber. Overall: Excellent beer overall. Iíd love to try one that I know is fresh to be able to see if I missed anything. I found this one to be great, so if it gets better than this youíre in for a real treat. Try it.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
McStagger (13) - Santa Barbara, California, USA - JUN 27, 2012
Poured into tulip. Nice head retention. Orange with good clarity. Awesome lacing. Big fragrant citrus and fruit monster. Bit of spicy juniper in there as well. Good malt backbone with carmel notes. A bit woody in the nose. Intensely bitter and juicy, with a long, lingering citrus and mango finish. All the malt to back this up. Not a trace of alcohol present. Every conversation concerning the top DIPAís in the world needs to have this in it.


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