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RATINGS: 1668   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.05/5   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.


4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Wittales (761) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - OCT 18, 2012
Appearance was clear orangish caramel honey gold with diminishing off white creamy tiny 1 finger head, spotty head. Aromas are sweet caramel, crystal, 2-row malts, hops of citrus fruits, herbal and spicey with estery soft yeasts. Taste are hops of grapefruit, orange, lemon, pine, resin, herbs and spice, alcohol hidden well. Palate was smooth creamy CO2 with meduim-full body, the long amazing balanced smooth finish. Excellance in a bottle...

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sweetone (32) - USA - OCT 18, 2012
draft- pours clear wildflower honey w/ small white head that recedes to a ring of lace Aroma is perfumey: floral hops, peach, detectable alcohol. Taste is similar. Very good stuff. Mouthfeel is medium/ full & finish is sweet, bitter, & lingering.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
coolfunnj (352) - Margate City, New Jersey, USA - OCT 17, 2012
very nice citrus hop aroma with a hint of candylike maltiness..clear orange yellow color with thin white head good lacing..tastes of grapefruit,orange and even lemon with malt mostly for full bodied flavor more than balancing..refreshing perfectly carbonated tingly medium bodied with a bit of stickiness..in short a model of the double ipa style

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tricyclist (1125) - Florida, USA - OCT 17, 2012
from notes - snifter pour of light hazed straw with a light white head. Nose was full of juicy grapefruit, citrus and hops with pine and resin. Flavor is similar with pine and resin up front, hops and citrus following. Bitter throughout. Medium body with light lacing. Quite amazin.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Iphonephan (5833) - McLean, Virginia, USA - OCT 16, 2012
Poured from a 22 oz bottle shared at home. Almost opaque light amber with a thick frothy head. Citrus hop aroma. Tangerine notes. Sweet round finish.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
hoptimus_prime (73) - Utah, USA - OCT 13, 2012
bear vs. griffin thing! who wins. griffin thing. look at those claws. pours gold, white head. nose of fresh pale malt and hoppy goodiness. mouth: exactly what im seeking, solid clean malt, with fresh green suck in my nose hops. overall, firestone has for me consistently giving fresh tasting brew, yes i live close to the west coast but ive had other cali brews that fail to achieve such a distinction.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Dorkwad (3) - - OCT 13, 2012 does not count
Phenomenal beer. Had it at my 40th birthday in Las Vegas!! Recommend it to anyone!!! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
poisoneddwarf (2228) - Rathdrum, Idaho, USA - OCT 11, 2012
Bomber bought at Super 1 in CDA, ID. Pours crystal clear deep old gold (clearest IPA/Impy IPA I’ve ever seen, I think. No hint of haze whatsoever); lacework sheets the glass. Aroma is catboxy, grapefruity, hint of coconut (wha??). This is how I like my imperial IPAs to smell like--nice and hoppy, limited malt presence, and most importantly, no vegetation! Taste is bittersweet with a lingering bitter finish; flavor is citrusy backed by honeyed bready malt. Carbonation is soft, body full. Nice one, but it doesn’t top Port Brewing’s Hop 15 as far as recent Imperial IPAs I’ve tried. This is one of those beers where you relish a good belch...nice resinous hoppy flavor comes back up onto the palate...disgusting, I know.

4.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
dudebun (139) - GERMANY - OCT 9, 2012
I like my IPAs a little hoppier in the nose than this was. That said, it was otherwise a very spectacular beer. Kinda creamy mouthfeel, great bitterness, alcohol very well hidden. I would definitely buy this again if it wasn’t so expensive in Germany. (11€ per 650ml bottle)

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
XmnwildX12 (2079) - Farmington, Minnesota, USA - OCT 6, 2012
Has big bold scents of hops, sweet and malty notes as well. Taste is a nice balance of malt and hops, has a nice bitter hop flavor, smooth finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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