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RATINGS: 1380   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.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
fonefan (34595) - 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 (4979) - 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.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
BucannonXC5 (827) - San Diego, California, USA - OCT 2, 2011
UPDATED: OCT 21, 2011 Poured from a 650ml bottle into a pilsner glass. Color was caramel amber. About an inch of head. Average amount of lacing on the top. The film on the sides wasn’t as good as I hoped, but still had a presence. Very hoppy on the nose. The usual suspects with pine and citrus balancing the way. Lemon zest is the main citrus with grapefruit a semi-distant second. A lot different than I expected with the taste. Some caramel in there, along with the previously mentioned citrus and pine. The initial taste immediately gives way to a sharp alcohol bite. It then smoothes out at the end with citrus finish that slowly dissipates. Medium body. Average carbonation. Smooth and consistent taste throughout. Orange comes through later in the beer, where it seemed to be lemon and grapefruit early on. Just a fantastic beer. It got better as I rated it. I am a bit of a Firestone homer, but it’s hard not to be when their beers are so good.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
3fourths (7976) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - SEP 30, 2011
bottle. clear brass body with an off-white diminishing head. hugely resinous pine sap nose with complimentary notes of orange oil / floor wax, burnt citrus rind and an unpleasant peanut and ethanol note. medium body, moderately sweet, coming across sticky and a bit waxy, with strong pine sap / amber / resin rather than fruit / grass, which i prefer. alcohol is noticeable, malt is overly rough, sweetness is far too high and the hops are excessively astringent.

3.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
thicksuds (415) - Massachusetts, USA - SEP 30, 2011
Very bitter double IPA, if you like bitter, this is for you, probably the most bitter dipa I have ever had, nice flavor to it, but bitterness dominates and takes away from the taste IMO, but still worth trying, top notch.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
chrisv10 (10869) - DENMARK - SEP 30, 2011
Bottle. Slightly hazy deep golden with medium off-white head. Aroma is malt, citrus, hops, caramel and pine. Flavour is malt, pine, citrus, hops, grapefruit, caramel and bitter.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Rasmus40 (10828) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - SEP 30, 2011
fonefan tasting. Hazy golden with an off-white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, caramel and very hoppy - pine needles and grapefruit. Flavor is quite sweet and rather bitter. Dry and rather bitter finish. 300911

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dedollewaitor (13802) - Odense, DENMARK - SEP 30, 2011
Bottle @ Morten minus Peter smagning, Ulfborg. Pours cloudy golden with a small creamy white head and lacings. Nose and flavors are heavy grapefruit and pine. Green hops. Very dry and bitter. Smooth. Ends really dry.

4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
saxo (13851) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - SEP 30, 2011
Bottle @ fonefan tasting. Nice head wit good duration. Color is amber. Aroma and taste are flowers, peach, citrus, malt, caramel and hops. Nicely balanced.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Ssimkins (6) - - SEP 29, 2011 does not count
Love this Double IPA. Great pine aromas with a hint of citrus. Great bitterness that fades away. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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